For the next 12 blogs, we are going to explore the 12 sun signs and the traits and attributes of that sign .This week we look at the zodiac sign of Cancer!
Ruling Planet: The Moon
Symbol: The Crab
(June 21 – July 22)
Cancer is a water sign and that often signifies emotion. Cancer’s symbol is the crab and crabs often live in the inter -tidal zone of the oceans. Having to protect themselves from other creatures and animals, crabs have a hard shell that not only protects them , yet also becomes their home. Those with the cancer sign may also develop a hard shell or exterior when it comes to their personality, protecting themselves in attempts to no make themselves vulnerable to possible outside threats and people.
The symbol of the Crab also embodies pinching claws, making things easier to grab onto. Those with the Cancer sign, may have a tough time letting go of the past and are extremely protective and dedicated to people they care about. This may also mean that they have a difficult time letting go of people and past hurt and pain as well. Cancer folk can be nuturing and protect you with their shell, however they can also perhaps appear smothering sometimes.Being a water sign and water in the astrological world symbolizing emotion, those with the Cancer
sign can be quite emotional characters. The tides and currents in the ocean churn and sometimes make ripples, sometimes creating large crashing waves. Sometimes the emotional state of those with the Cancer sign, run so deep that they cannot even put words to their feelings at times.
The key planet of Cancer is the moon. The moon is constantly changing, yet races around the earth always coming back again once a month. So there is some consistently with the patterns and a knowing of what’s going on. The moon is often connected to women’s menstrual cycles and have often been tied to the lunar rhythm. The moon is key in house of Cancer and the moon often also signifies emotions and emotional states. Those in Cancer, have an innate knowing of not only their own feelings, yet also the feelings of others . Based upon this intuition, it also helps them nurture and protect other people in their lives.
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