Symbol – The Crab
Ruling Planet – Moon
Element – Water
Keywords – I Feel
Key Notes – Safety and Security
Power Color – Green
Cancer rules the chest, breasts, stomach, and alimentary canal.
Cancer is a home-loving sign concerned with nurturing and the family. It’s the sign of the mother. Labradorite reflects the intuitive quality of its ruler, the Moon. Labradorite’s soothing qualities can calm an emotional overreaction or touchiness. Jade stimulates wisdom and helps one achieve their desired goals. Calming and centering, Emerald promotes creativity and perception; it can also ease a worried mind.
The Moon of Long Days (Jun 21 – Jul 22)
This period is one of maturity and wisdom. This is the time to test and develop new ways to maximize your potential. The influence is one of exploration.
Cancer is a water element—sympathetic and imaginative. They bring emotional sensitivity and intuition to any situation.
The water signs are the intuitive dreamers of this world. Water shapes intuition and emotional experience, and is linked to the feeling and emotional world. The element of intuitive perception, Water signs are inward-looking and sensitive. This is a passive, rhythmic element that ebbs and flows. Water signs need time to withdraw, to process emotional experiences, and then to reemerge into the world.
A Cardinal Sign
Receptive, sensitive, imaginative, sympathetic, kind, and emotional—Cancer possesses an active, shrewd, and intuitive mind.
Home-loving Cancerians in any relationship are nurturing and caring, but they’re most compatible with Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn.
Meryl Streep (Jun 22), Princess Diana (Jul 1), and The Dalai Lama (Jul 6)
Do you have any Cancerians in your life?
“Whatever you are not changing, you are choosing.”
— Laurie Buchanan
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