Where spirituality intersects initiative
The dynamic, forceful, audacious, candid, and often confrontational Aries-from-Pisces person lives a rich inner life where those mystical Pisces interests are nurtured and cultivated ... and he will show a distinctly spiritual perspective where "going the extra mile" to help another is also one of the rules he lives by.
The essence of this character is confident, positive, ambitious, energetic, and full of initiative, but the powerful secondary personality, still firmly rooted in Karmic history and experience, is spiritual, intuitive, artistic, sensitive, and often self-sacrificing.
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The Aries-from-Pisces Cusp-Born Person
Points of Interest About This Combination
In Astrology, the place where two Zodiac signs intersect is called a "cusp" ... a word that literally means "edge." The sign change from one to the next occurs at a distinct point in time, although that actual moment varies from year to year. Still the five days before a sign change and the five days after define what Astrologers call "cusp-born" people ... people born near the time of a Zodiac sign change. That's what it means to be "born on the cusp."
In astrology, as in much of nature, when a change is underway it is more apt to happen gradually ... one condition shading into another, rather than there being a definite break between the old situation and the new one. Even in life, sudden, dramatic changes will, in retrospect, show evidence of their arrival ahead of time, indications that the change is happening -- or on its way -- much more often than they will show up '"like a bolt from the blue."
People born "on the cusp" of a point where the Sun changes from one sign to another in the Zodiac will show this "blending of qualities" between one sign and the next directly in their personalities and often in ways that can look and feel fairly schizophrenic. Quite literally, these complex souls will not be categorically one sign or the other, but a blending of both signs involved.
Here in the days around the 16th to the 25th of March every year, we're dealing with the sign change from the quiet, spiritual character of Pisces to the dynamic, energetic and impatient character of Aries. Many times the transition between one Zodiac sign and another shows a dramatic change, even a contradiction in character here at the junction. That change from Pisces to Aries is especially stark.
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Born on the Cusp in Astrology -- The Technical Explanation ---> A cusp, in architecture, physiology, dentistry ... and astrology, is a point where two things touch, intersect, or fit together -- one against the other. In astrology the point of the "cusp" is more abstract ... referring to the place in the continuum of the Zodiac or in a paper chart where a change occurs between one sign and the next or one house and the next.
When the Sun is in Aries ---> Welcome to Spring!! -- When the Sun is in Aries, people are aggressive, direct, and competitive. Attitudes are forceful and energetic. It's time to shake off the meditative moods that prevailed during Pisces, and kick some ... um ... aspirations. With the Sun in Aries, people are candid, blunt, emphatic and concerned with winning. They are assertive and ambitious.
When the Sun is in Pisces ---> When compassion and understanding are a way of life -- When the Sun is in Pisces, the general tone of life is most compassionate and unselfish. Attitudes are more creative, sentimental, and self-sacrificing. This combination supports ideas and choices that are empathetic and generous, and an overall mood that is sensitive and tolerant.
Understanding the Sun in Pisces ---> Turning inward -- The Sun travels through the Astrology sign Pisces once a year, a trip that lasts about a month. The Sun is in Pisces from late February until late March. The energy of the Sun in Pisces is quiet, tolerant and inclusive -- and accompanies a rise in these attitudes in everyone.
Understanding The Sun in Aries ---> Connect with your initiative -- The Sun travels through the Astrology sign Aries once a year, a trip that lasts about a month. The Sun is in Aries from late March until late April. The energy of the Sun in Aries is dynamic, assertive and competitive -- and accompanies a rise in these attitudes in .everyone.
Do You Have the Sun in Aries? -- What happens when you're born right on the cusp? ---> What's your sign? -- Do you have The Sun in Aries? If you were born between March 20 and April 20, you likely have an Aries Sun in your Natal Chart. But the beginning and end dates can be a little ragged because the celestial schedule and human calendars don't always synch.
Do You Have the Sun in Pisces? -- What happens when you're born right on the cusp? ---> What's your sign? -- Do you have The Sun in Pisces? If you were born between February 19 and March 20, you likely have a Pisces Sun in your Natal Chart. But, the beginning and end dates can be a little ragged because the celestial schedule and human calendars don't always synch.
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