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Qualities of Water
Planets in Water signs operate on the emotional plane.  ey navigate the world through feelings, emotions,
Fire and Air share the expressive,
conscious, abstract, external connectiontotheunconscious,whichmanifestsas qualities.  ey both think rather intuition.
than feel, and they both care more Water sinks, always seeking the lowest possible about appearance than about vibration of expression. Water has no form, and must
the easier it is to identify. Planets in Fire signs are not interested in the subtle, internal nuances of feelings.
essence. Fire, however, is subjective, personal, and associative, while Air is objective, impersonal, and sequential. Planets in Fire signs become frustrated and impatient when they must function in a logical, sequential, ordered fashion.
be limited and contained. Once it has reached the lowest possible level, water begins to rise, elevating the level of consciousness.
Planets in Water signs are concerned with the internal essence of truth.  ey are subjective, and care about how things feel to them.  ese feelings are unconscious, not to mention associative and personal, but at the same time they are quite concrete and speci c. Planets in Water signs may not be able to explain why they feel, or even describe the feeling, but the feeling
and energetic connections.  ey have a deep
“Fire and Air share the expressive, conscious, abstract, external qualities.
They both think rather than feel, and they both care more about appearance than about essence.”
itself is unmistakable.
Water and Fire share the right-
brain, associative, personal, and subjective qualities.  ey are both comfortable with emotional experiences. However planets in Water signs operate by feeling, rather than thinking. Emotions are feelings with stories attached to them, and planets in Water signs
Fire and Earth have the least in common.  ey are both self- contained and generally unaware of outside in uences, but they occupy opposing ends of both axes.
Where Fire is external, abstract, conscious, subjective, personal, and associative, Earth is internal, concrete, unconscious, objective, impersonal, and sequential.
focus on the experience more than the story.  ey care about the subtle, internal nuances of feelings, and seek to explore the full range of emotions.
Water and Earth share the internal, concrete, receptive, unconscious, feeling qualities.  ey both look within for answers and guidance, and both require a reasonable degree of structure and practicality to function. However, Water is subjective, personal, and associative, while Earth is objective, impersonal, and sequential. Planets in Water signs become frustrated when they must function in a logical, sequential, ordered fashion. As much as Water needs structure and boundaries, the limitations of Earth can become too rigid for planets in Water signs.
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