A condensed cheat sheet on the Zodiac
The power of the moon is a major player in your astrological chart . This is especially true for women and people with a lot of water in their elemental makeup.
The moon changes signs about every two days which makes it a much more variable aspect than the sun. The moon sign is different than the phases of the moon. The lunar cycle from one new moon to the next takes 29.5 days or about a "moonth".
People who share the same sun sign may seem similar on the surface yet possesses a much different set of internal motivations depending on the moon sign.
Natal astrology measures the planets location on the horizon at the moment of your transition and manifestation in this world.
Your astrology chart brings to light the gifts you've been given and the difficulty you may face.
The placement of planets, luminaries, asteroids and points of your chart describes the culmination of your unique vibrational expression.
Ascendant - your game plan, striving & success
Sun - what you’re made of, tradition & tendency
Mercury - how you talk, communication & quickness
Venus - how you love, affection & connection
Earth - your birth place, center of influence
Moon – how you feel, emotions & intuition
Mars - how you fight, passion & confrontation
Jupiter - how you expand, philosophy & geography
Saturn - how you ground, limitation & responsibility
Chiron - how you heal, wounds & wisdom
Uranus - how you rebel, idealism & activism
Neptune – how you dream, illusion & inspiration
Pluto – how you transform, death & taxes
What do the Houses mean in Astrology?
Your astrology birth chart is divided into twelve sections like the hours of a clock. There is a house for every sign.
The placement of the planets within these houses indicates extra emphasis in those areas such as home, career and romance. Everyone has all twelve houses and all the planets in their astrology chart. It is the specific arrangement of the two that signifies the weight and effect of their influence.
First House: Appearance, outward personality, outward appearance, personality, personal brand. Ruled by Aries with the motto “I am.”
Second House: Money, possessions, values, money, material gains, values. Ruled by Taurus with the motto “I have.”
Third House: Communication, immediate environment, brothers and sisters, siblings, communication style. Ruled by Gemini with the motto “I think.”
Fourth House: Home, parents, roots, circumstances at the end of life, family lineage, roots, parents, inner foundation. Ruled by Cancer with the motto “I feel.”
Fifth House: Romance, children, creativity, fun, creative efforts, children, love, romance, pleasure.
Ruled by Leo with the motto “I will.”
Sixth House: Work, health, service, career, work, service, health, health routine lifestyle. Ruled by Virgo with the motto “I analyze.”
Seventh House: Marriage and other partnerships, marriage, partnerships, long-term affiliations, aptitude towards relationship. Ruled by Libra with the motto “I balance.”
Eighth House: Sex, death, regeneration, other people’s money, sexuality, mortality, regeneration, assets, transformation. Ruled by Scorpio with the motto “I desire.”
Ninth House: Education, travel, religion, philosophy, publishing, law, higher learning, Ruled by Sagittarius with the motto “I see.”
Tenth House: Career, status, reputation, social status, reputation, legacy reputation fame and infamy. Ruled by Capricorn with the motto “I use.”
Eleventh House: Friends, groups, goals, aspirations, groups, friends, social set, inspiration, networks and vision. Ruled by Aquarius with the motto “I know.”
Twelfth House: Seclusion, secrets, spirituality, self-sabotage, institutions, self-undoing, spirituality, secret heart.
Ruled by Pisces with the motto “I believe.”