CANCER...The Crab...22 June to 22 July (my lovely daughter-in-law was born under this sign).
'Cardinal' means you are a mover and shakers, driven by a rush of feeling-oriented energy. Your feelings are expansive and your awareness of people's needs, of moods and atmospheres, make it easy for you to take charge by giving people what they need. Your way of pushing things to happen is a very subtle way, working on emotions. Your sensitivity can also pull you away from people. sending you scuttling for a sea cave, beset by fears and worries or simply in a deep Moon-wane. You are happiest when protecting the people and home you love, while using your natural gifts in a creatively satisfying way. You are the 'mother' of the zodiac, the fourth sign and your key phrase "I nuture".
Your Planetary Ruler: MOON : Planet of Feeling
Lavishing attention on those you love and obeying the impulses of your heart, keeps you on the move. In ancient Arabic astrology Cancer is "of cold and humid nature" and "It's angel holds the keys of the creation of the world." Being the moon's own sign you keep your psychic antenna in constant use and tend to wax and wane. Emotionally absorbent around other people, and driven to achieve your goals, you need regular rest. If like the Moon you could retreat every month as the Moon wanes until after the 'black' New Moon, your moods and general health would benefit greatly. Since life's demands make this difficult, just easing off the pressure during those low energy Moon times and getting some solitude, will restore your creative spark. Emotional insight is the Moon's gift and constant reponsiveness gets heavy, so never feel guilty about time out. The parts of the body ruled by Cancer are the stomach, breasts, diaphragm, womb, ribs and abdominal organs. Sometimes sensitive to food allergies and often sensitive to hormonal shifts, Cancer is happiest and healthiest with a simple well-planned diet and a gentle, supportive home atmosphere.
The Moon represnets the receptive flow of life, the mediator of the human heart. Her special message for Caner is to honour your own truth and trust your organic wisdom.
My daughter-in-law is a wonderful home maker but also has a very important bank job so an all rounder. She certainly protects her home and the people she loves. She puts up with my son better than anyone else could and they've now been wed for 28 years. If you were born under this star sign is this you?
Extracts from Astrology with Christine Broadbent.