What Are The Cardinal Signs And What Do They Have In Common?

Dec 23, 2020 | Understand Your Sign

What Are The Cardinal Signs And What Do They Have In Common?

Two years ago we purchased a sweet home, that needed a little work.  After the closing; my husband flew down to meet with the contractor and create a plan for the small remodel.  I stayed in Alaska with the kids.  I felt very lucky and confident,  everything would be taken care of,  nothing would be forgotten.  My husband is a cardinal sign.  He is dependable, loves a challenge, takes control and gets things done.

If you are not familiar with astrology modalities, you may wonder, what is a cardinal sign?

Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn all fall into the category of cardinal signs,  also known as reacting signs and initiator signs.   This astrological group wants to win, push forward and start new projects.  Do you know anyone like this?

Here are some traits we love in these dynamic individuals.

They are:

  • Great leaders
  • Innovators
  • People that love new experiences and challenges
  • Spontaneous
  • Enterprising
  • Determined
  • Self motivated
  • Athletic
  • Independent
  • High Energy

You may ask, are there any potential challenges that  Aries, Libra, Capricorn and Cancer face?

If you are a reactive sign, do a self check and see where you fall in the list below.  If any of these qualities trigger a reaction; take a pause.  Look at yourself and discover where you can invite more ease into your life.

Do you think you are:

  • Controlling
  • Self centered
  • Forceful
  • Have patterns of moving to something new; before the last project was completed
  • Inflexible
  • Egotistical
  • Pessimistic
  • Domineering
  • Unable to appreciate other’s view points
  • Reactive

Fear is often the catalyst for the shadow side to come forward.   Enjoy the pause, stop your reaction.  Maybe you will discover what is causing your need to control and be inflexible?

The easiest way to find  light qualities in every sign,  is simply having faith in yourself and a higher power.  Trust you are capable of living an abundant, loving and joyful life.

If you are in a relationship with an initiator or Cardinal sign,  remember these things.

Cancers lead by their heart with passion.  This means they are very sensitive.  These brave crabs use their emotions when making decisions.  If they trust you, they will include you in the decision making process.  A happy relationship with a Cancer involves mutual respect of each other’s emotions and dreams.  Cancers will thrive in a peaceful home and family.

Libra leads by balancing power and opportunities.  They have the ability to recognize who holds the power; and may react to this.  Libra’s seek tranquility.  If you are in a relationship with a Libra, share decisions and ideas.  Let them know they are heard.

Capricorn leads with authority.  They love practices and routines that are grounding.  Think of the person that does 50 pushups a day, at the same time everyday.  They become irritated if the schedule changes.  They expect people to be ethical and work hard.  To get along with Capricorns praise their hard work and share your disciplined routine with them.

Aries are committed to, and protective of their vision. They are happiest when working hard towards their personal goals.  They expect everyone to enjoy hard work.  They also expect others to believe that their personal goals are very important for the success of the world.  To get along with Aries take interest in their personal dreams.

Fun facts about the Cardinal signs:

Two reactive signs can have control issues.  They may have difficulties sharing decision making with their partner.

Initiator signs might be soul mates with other cardinal signs; but get along best with mutable or fixed signs.  Two Cardinal signs will learn a lot about trust and faith together.

Least common sign to lead the USA, is Aries.   Cancer, Capricorn and Libra are packed in the middle of the past presidential signs.

Libra is the most common sign in billionaires.

Capricorn’s have more gold medals in the Olympics than the other signs.

Aries are recognized for their athletic abilities;  but rank 4th or 5th for Olympic Gold medals over all.

The Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded most often to Libras.  Cancer, and Aries rank in the top five most common recipients.

Successful entrepreneurs are often Aries.

Three of the twelve astronauts that have landed on the moon are Cardinal signs.  This is not Earth shattering, but I was curious:)

The NBA is a place where the Cardinal signs don’t rank well; except Aries.  The ram is third over all most common sign, in the NBA.

Successful politicians ( except president) are often Aries and Libras.

I married an Aries and two of our three children are Aries.  This has provided me the perfect opportunity to observe the blessings and challenges of having three leaders under one roof.  Each of them are independent thinkers, blazing their own trail.  I discovered early on the importance of allowing them lots of freedom to design their life.

To learn more about your strengths and secret powers, contact me for a reading at pollywirum.com

Channeled Message

Allow the new energy to come in and lift you to the new awareness or existence that has been calling your name.

We are so happy, that some part of you remembered your promise to the Universe .. You promised that you would be ready to answer the call for letting grief and madness go..

you promised you would allow love into your heart at the most surprising time..

The unraveling of old patterns and blocks has already begun..

You are beginning to experience the shift deep inside.

Soon it will become noticeable to all, that you are one with all that is.

Soon you will teach others

Inhale and see the truth ..



Begin again

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