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Date ~ May 22 - June 21

Motto ~ I think

Symbol ~ The Twins
Ruling Planet ~ Mercury

View The Ruling Planet ~ Mercury

Star Constellation ~ View your sign

Element ~ Air

Quality ~ Positive, masculine, mutable

Fist Desire ~ To communicate

Day ~ Wednesday

Body Part ~ Shoulders, arms, nerves

Foods ~ Nuts, beans, peas, carrots, grains

Animals ~ Small birds, butterflies

      monkeys

Color ~ Yellow

Jewels ~ Aquamarine, golden beryl

Metal ~ Mercury

Plants ~ Ferns, myrtle

Flower ~ Honeysuckle, jasmine

Magical Number ~ 7

Key Words ~ Witty, superficial, forthright

     quick, changeable, whimsical, adaptable

 

 

 

 

 

You Know you're an Gemini When.......

 

  • you have a serious talk with yourself and there seem to be Two People present

 

  • you won't look below the surface because you think whatever's buried Deserves to be.

 

  • you receive two Opposing opinions (on everything) but no tension (about anything)

 

Famous Gemini That Share Your Sign

Your Symbol in the Stars

 

 

 
The Sun
The Sun is in this third sign of the zodiac from 21 May until 21 June each year. The symbol for Gemini is the Twins, and its planetary ruler is Mercury.
 
In Gemini the Sun is active, restless and changeable. You like plenty of variety in your everyday activities, in your friends, and even in your diet. Your interests are many and diverse--almost anything will attract your attention if only for a brief time. Truly, this is the sign of the jack-of-all-trades. As the story goes, you may find that unless you can develop your powers of perseverance, you may be the master of none. Your varied interests can result in a tendency for you to spread yourself too thin, sometimes failing to follow through on projects you've begun.
 
Being very curious, you want to know and experience as much as you can. Gemini is the sign of duality. You find it difficult to limit yourself to one job, to one relationship, or one hobby, as you constantly seek variety and mental adventure. You scatter your energies because you don't want to miss anything. You are a lifelong student, never tiring of learning new subjects. You collect facts and tidbits of data, but you may not always have the big picture.
 
To the Gemini person, communication is of utmost importance. You flourish on ideas, with a mind that is ever so quick and curious. You are a person who enjoys talking and writing. All sorts of communication ideas appeal to nature. You are aware of all that is going on around you, and you want to understand and participate in it all. You are hard to pin down, and even harder to beat in a debate. Your abilities of combining quick comprehension , and the communication of this comprehension to others, are the hallmarks of your sign. You can talk yourself into and out of situations with ease. Often Mercury people (Gemini's ruling planet is Mercury) take mischievous delight in disconcerting slower minds with their fast paced mental antics. You like to be around people, and you never do well working alone or on any routine type job.
 
Extremely friendly, you enjoy companionship, and really thrive on it. Just as you don't like to be without activity, you don't like to be alone. You are likely to have a very wide circle of friends with whom you enjoy many activities--movies, games, conversation, and such. You are naturally outgoing and possess a sparkling wit. You are apt to become quickly bored with conservative types that can't make a decision or agree with your need to impose change. Not being very introspective or reflective, often you don't understand your motivations or the motivations of others. So in many ways, relationships can be shallow and superficial. Your restless mercurial nature requires constant excitement and change, or you'll becomes very dispirited and morose.
Mercury
Gemini is the natural home for Mercury, and the placement produces pure logical reasoning of the highest order. This Mercury denotes a lightning quick thinker. Your concern is with fact and unbiased understanding, rather than personal preference. Communication is easy, rapid, accurate and often eloquent. You are an interesting and incessant conversationalist. Mercury is at its quickest and best when it resides in Gemini.

If given proper training, you excel in mathematics as well as in language. You are very logical, and your mind moves very quickly. You love logic, a fact making you an excellent teacher or reporter.

When engaged in arguments, you may miss a basic premise, but you are clever enough to win anyway. The opponent is convinced by your rational remarks. You have a great variety of interests, and your mind may flit from one idea to the next, never digging in very deeply. You have an intense curiosity leading you to want to know a little about nearly everything. This makes you a very interesting person, but rarely an expert in any particular field.

The down side of Mercury in Gemini is the sensitive nervous system often noted. It's hard for you to shut out external stimulation of any sort. You may find yourself being forced to deal with too much activity and too many impressions from time to time. If you allow yourself to be subjected to too much stress and too many demands for an extended period, you can become frazzled and subject to breakdown. The obvious signs of this problem are irritability and mental confusion. The root cause of this is simply spreading yourself too thin. Getting away from it all generally provides a quick cure.

Venus
In Gemini, Venus generates a need for a variety of experiences. You have a curiosity about people. You can become a social butterfly and something of a flirt. Open and friendly, your wit and conversational ability attract people with agile minds and keen intellects.
 
Your restless and fickle nature inclines toward much travel and change of surroundings. A delightful sort of charm and expressiveness works well for you, if you can avoid a tendency to become a little bit superficial socially. You want to taste all that life has to offer. You find it especially hard to settle down to just one romantic relationship, preferring to make friends with everyone you meet.
 
You have an excitable child-like attitude toward romance, approaching affairs with optimism and high-expectations. Yet encounters may be many and brief before you finally settle down. You are easily bored and it is hard to capture you romantic attention for long periods of time. Change and excitement is the spice of your love life, and a partner that doesn't understand this won't be around long.
 
Mental stimulation the simple joy of being together is an absolute must for any relationship to have a chance of becoming permanent. With Venus in Gemini, you may not be able to be tied down too tightly. If you marry too young or to someone who is possessive, you may have serious problems. Your partner must understand your need for variety in social matters. After you marry and settle down, you may still need a variety of friends and social contacts.
Moon
A Gemini Moon gives quick responses and the ability to learn rapidly. You're quite articulate and witty, with a tendency to feel with your mind. Using emotions of the bantam, lightweight variety; you're adaptable, and quite attracted to mental stimulation. The social sign of Gemini yields a happy and easy-going emotional personality.

A trademark of Gemini is observation, as impressions seem to form quickly. With the Moon in Gemini, you are able to verbalize all sorts of observations with amazing speed. You are quite mentally alert, versatile and perceptive, chiefly interested in the intimate contact of the moment.

Friendly, gregarious and sociable, you're likely to have a lot of friends, lovers and acquaintances. You truly like people, and they like you. Communication with people is all important to you. All types of communication interest you, and you are never at a loss for words. You have a natural ability to communicate; both orally and in writing.

Your emotional personality requires variety and novelty rather than durability and depth of feeling. In fact, you may be incapable of long-sustained feelings, or of undivided interests. Moods are changeable; you can be up one minute and down the next, and because of this, you tend to be somewhat nervous much of the time. Sometimes can appear superficial because you seemingly lack real perseverance, constantly jumping from one project to another. Actually, you are torn apart by changing feelings, and you can spread yourself too thin and scatter your forces. Your restless nature is always searching for something new.

You have the instinct to always be adaptable and flexible, and the capacity to be a little shrewd when you want to be. This attribute becomes pronounced because your senses serve the intellect rather than the emotions. The result is an ability for dispassionate observation and reasoning. A life-long student, you want to learn a little about everything.

Moon in Gemini yields a highly developed sense of humor which makes you fun to be around. Shrewd by natural instinct, you know how to play up to others and get what you want, including your romantic partners. Emotionally shallow, you don't tend to form strong attachments or get deeply involved romantically. Gemini fails to rank as one of the more domestic Moon positions. You seem to have a psychological need to do a lot of different things before you settle down to have and raise a family. Having your own home is not necessarily one of you primary goals. You want a life that won't tie you down and restrict your mobility. Freedom is important to you, and you don't want to be restricted by emotional demands.

Mars
In Gemini, Mars produces mental assertiveness and mental energies are highest here. As wonderful as this seems, on the practical side, you may be somewhat lacking, and emotionally, this placement is prone to big swings and is best defined as erratic.

You have an active and critical mind that may be inclined toward going off in many directions at once. You love to debate and engage in all types of intellectual contests. A satirical wit is often a hallmark of this Mars in Gemini. Frequently, this placement attracts persons to careers as reporters, journalists and critics. Periodic job changes or handling a variety of jobs simultaneously, are not uncommon with this placement since there is much restlessness in your nature. Since so much energy is channeled into mental and verbal activity, you are apt to be quite a talker. You may make use of this strength by becoming a teacher, a lecturer, or a related field that takes advantage of your ability to express yourself. You pride yourself on your intelligence and verbal dexterity. To you, a person's worth is based on their intelligence, and you want to be respected as a formidable thinker.

Several of your romantic relationships may be superficial. You eagerly pursue new experiences in romance, but it may be difficult for you to remain constant to any one special partner. You're apt to be an incurable flirt. Your mind, however, is your most active erogenous zone.

Mars in Gemini is high-strung and produces much nervous energy, but it is lacking in physical vitality or endurance. There is a tendency for you to burn yourself out through stress and mental strain. You may need to force yourself to get more exercise as a way of balancing the physical with the mental.

Jupiter
This placement of Jupiter produces an intellectual curiosity whether you have had the advantage of formal education or not. Your mind is very open to new ideas. You benefit substantially from your ability to communicate openly, and from your experiences gained from travel. Intellectually, you tend to sample a broad range of subjects, never focusing to any great extent in any one area. Because of this, your knowledge sometimes may be a little superficial. Yet you are always an interesting person to be around. A restless spirit may make it difficult for you to focus on accumulating wealth. Much of your enterprise is more geared toward accumulating intellectual status.
Saturn
Saturn in Gemini shows adaptability, and a systematic and logical approach. You face problems with a cool and rational sense of control. Reasoning and problem solving abilities are exceptional, and this placement is excellent for the scientific or mathematical fields. Many with this placement experience problems with their early education of with some aspect of communicating. Saturn is Gemini may make if hard to learn lessons, but retention is good when the lesson is learned. Speaking before groups is especially difficult, so you don't waste words. Despite the difficulty you may have in learning, you have a common sense head for business. You cut through detail and get to the facts. You produce tangible results with little discussion.

Uranus
Many of your peers born during the years when Uranus was in Gemini will be rather inventive when it comes to changing society. Many great ideas may be fostered; yet some changes, perhaps most changes, will be just for the sake of change.

Neptune

Pluto

Planets Michael McClain 1996-2003.