The Moon, Ruler of Cancer

Luna54.jpgLuminary of the night, the companion of sailors, a romantic presence - the Moon really doesn't need definitions. In antiquity the Moon was considered masculine, the deus Lunus, the Moon god, which explains its apparent passivity in the sign of Cancer, which is substantially more authoritative and desiring of power than what they care to admit.
Therefore, the traditional concept that sees Cancer as a weak sign, lunatic and in need of protection, is not exactly true. It deals with a 'form' that is not to be understood in a rigid way. The nature of the Moon itself, its orbit, the fact that it goes round the zodiac in less that month, its phases - these are other factors that influence those born under this sign, and therefore used to noticing the mutability of reality right from early childhood, and to love the night, sleep, milk, mother and all the factors that are traditionally connected to the Moon, including the rain and crystal-clear and regenerative water from a limpid source. The Moon as a symbol is developed from inside and lived day-by-day, always changing the perspective ...