Hidden in your time of birth are hints at your energetic elemental gifts and challenges. What if you can awaken more of your elemental nature?.
You are UNIQUE.A pinpoint of light coming from stardust, you emerged at a specific time and place giving you an energetic elemental signature, your personal GPS. No one in the universe matches your divine moment of birth, awakening into this environment on earth.
The moment of your first breath begins your life exchanging energies with the universe, outside the womb of your mother. Astrology, often depicted through symbols, is based on energies of the cosmos. And the new-old medicine of today is also based on energy – bioenergetics, chakras, qi, energy medicine.
The four elements (air, fire, earth and water) of astrology focus on energetic expression and are the symbolic building blocks of your personal gps.
The elements are symbols AND ENERGIES.They represent four energetic expressions of matter: earth is solid, water liquid, air gaseous and fire radiant energy. They represent our primary life needs – food, water, air, warmth, love or spirit. They also reflect personality and temperaments, how we engage with life – via the mind and intellect, emotions, the body physical and the spirit, will.
When we look at the physical nature of the elements – Earth represents the physical and solid, air the wind, water, flowing and fire, energy.
When we look at the elements in terms of their geometric shapes, according to my photomicrography of the minerals of the Zodiac, the shapes provide another touchstone to work with to go within to know yourself better.
Each element holds specific qualities and energy and we are attuned to our elemental signature, whether we know it or not. These elemental forces are formative principals of the universe. Carl Jung would call these archetypes. Astrologers call them the signs of the zodiac and they manifest human personalities and consciousness.
Each of us is born with innate energies and qualities that we naturally express or are challenged by. We may be more comfortable in certain environments. Are you an ocean or forest person? We may also be more attuned to specific activities or approaches to life – thinking, feeling, sensing, or intuiting.
Naturally I explored these elements as expressed in my on birth chart. I noticed the lack of one element with an overabundance of another. NO FIRE LOTS OF WATER. When I lacked fire, it helped me understand a bit better why I am slower at getting things done compared to my fiery friends who burn through time and projects effortlessly. BUT I do not have to be doomed by this pattern or lack, I am beginning to uncover ways to ignite more fire power in my life. We each may intuit, over time, how to bring more balance or energy into our lives. It can be through people, nature or simple life choices. Those of us lacking fire, do well to engage in some vigorous exercise. Greet the sun in the morning. Those who lack water, go to nature first, feel rain on your skin, visit the ocean, watch sad movies. You get it. It is so exciting to learn about ourselves elementally.
FIRE SIGNS: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius.
EARTH: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn.
AIR SIGNS: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius.
WATER: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces
Simply paying attention to your sun and moon can help guide you on your elemental exploration.