The sun rules your conscience day. It represents your true self, who you strive to become and how you shine. The sun is the giver of life. Your sun shows your identity, your pride and your self-confidence. Without the sun we would live in the shadows of others, we would have no drive, no direction and our lives would become repressed. As the sun breathes life into all living things, we too are given life through the light of our sun. The sun in your chart points to your life’s purpose, its challenges that must be overcome and the end to which you have been searching.
The sun is masculine energy and represents the father; in a woman’s horoscope the sun represents her partner and the kind of man she is attracted to.
The Sun is Leo’s natural ruler and both are associated with royalty, dignity and authority. Strong solar types sometimes have boundless energy and vitality and many of the positive characteristics of the Leo character, which include courage and confidence, generousity, loyalty and good health.
The sun rules the heart, your vitality and the back, especially the spine. The sun rules the right eye in a man and the left eye in a woman.
The sun has rulership over Leo, the sign that governs the 5th house in the natural zodiac.
In Greek mythology Venus was Aphrodite the goddess of love and desire. The word aphrodisiac, meaning that which induces desire, comes from the word Aphrodite.
Venus is feminine energy and rules the world of love, pleasure and all desires. Through Venus you experience joy, pleasure, lust and the nature of your own sexuality. Whatever you desire, whether it is chocolate or someone you find attractive, Venus will tell you how to get it. Strong Venusian types are wonderful lovers, but also lovers of beauty, art, music and food. Venus has rulership over the masculine natural 7th house sign of Libra, the sign of partnership. Venus rules over engagements, pairing and unions of all kinds and can also show the love of others outside of a relationship, as in our family and friendships. Venus is the Universal symbol for womankind and will show the type of woman a man is attracted to in his chart. Venus rules all things related to beauty, from physical attributes to make-up and adornments. In the personality, Venus indicates a loving affectionate person that is usually sociable and peaceable. Venus also rules sensuality and earthly pleasures which are seen through the feminine sign of Taurus; the sign that represents our need for the desires we want.
Venus rules the throat and kidneys, blood sugar and diabetes (Venus rules sugar), as well as illness related to sexual activity.
Venus has rulership over Taurus, the sign that governs the 2nd house in the natural zodiac and Libra, the sign governing the 7th house.
The moon is the fastest moving celestial body, moving through the zodiac every 28 days and spending approximately 2 1/2 days in each sign.
As the sun rules your conscience day, the moon rules your night. It rules all that is hidden and shadowy within us. The moon represents our needs, emotions (moods) and habits. People with a strong moon characteristics often have planets in Cancer, show much sensitivity and are often naturally inclined to nurture and protect those around them.
The moons energy governs our emotions and how we feel about things. As the moon rules the tides, it is fitting that it rules all things that are fluid. The moon represents the things we want, how we feel about those things and in turn how they affect us emotionally. Whether our feelings are up or down, the moon shows us how we affect others emotionally as well. Our emotions set the tone for our daily lives and the moons influence tells us how we are affected by our past memories and how we process those memories.
The PlanetsThe moon is a powerful symbol of feminine energy and represents the woman in a man’s horoscope, the type of woman he would be attracted to and his partner. Universally it represents fertility, motherhood, womanhood and babies. The moon is most comfortable in its own sign of Cancer and the other water signs. The moons 28 day cycle also coincides with the woman’s menstrual cycle. Its waxing and waning symbolizes conception, pregnancy, birth and corresponds to the growth cycle of every living thing.
The moon rules the stomach and our gut reactions. It also rules the breast, the left eye in a man and the right eye in a woman.
The Moon has rulership over Cancer, the sign that governs the 4th house in the natural zodiac.