Cancer (Jun 22 – Jul 22)
Cancer is the fourth sign of the Zodiac and is the first of the Water Element triplicity followed by Scorpio and Pisces. Cancer is a sign of Cardinal Quality and is ruled by the Moon. The Zodiac glyph is the Crab, which is symbolic of being security oriented, protective, tenacious, and industrious. The shell of the crab further implies that Cancer born people are often somewhat hard on the outside, yet very soft and vulnerable inside. The Sign of mother, Cancer is also concerned with nurturing and caring for others, and are usually very empathetic and often found in nursing roles or keeping the family together. Highly sensitive emotionally, Cancer people are prone to changeable moods due to the rapid movement of the Moon. Taking things too personally and being overly subjective are common issues to overcome. Over protectiveness of self and others is also a challenge. Positively, Cancer as a Sun sign denotes a warm, caring, devoted personality with a good sense of humour and a fine palette indicative of their notorious love of rich foods and wine. Proactive and dutiful, and wanting to feel secure above all is a formula reflective of the fact that more millionaires are born under the Sign of Cancer than any other. Cancer is about empathy, nurturing and protection and common occupations include nurses and doctors, child care attendants, merchants, historians, archaeologists and draftsmen.
Famous Cancer personalities that depict the sign include:
- Dalai Lama – Tibetan spiritual leader
- Princess Diana – human rights activist
- Robin Williams – actor/comedian
Recent Horoscopes for this Sun Sign:
A soul-searching journey continues. That it includes finding your place and/or center in the world is not a contradiction. You are the embodiment and vehicle for your soul. It seeks self-actualization. Self-realization implies becoming aware of these truths and committing to them.
The strong influence of Pisces has been a challenge for many there past few weeks. While it will continue for a little while longer, there will be a break from the full grip of it this week. Already you have begun to scout to see through it all. You will begin to take new initiatives this week.
Deciphering who you are and are not, and what you need and don’t, continues. It can take time to discern between wants and needs; yet, doing so stands to be the best investment of time ever. Once you know what you need and focus on getting it and all your wants get categorized as bonuses, you will be savoring freedom.