Sun in Leo
July 23 - August 22
LEO NATURE: Creative, generous, passionate, and a leader. You are warm-hearted, cheerful, dramatic, humorous, faithful, and loving.
With your Sun in Leo you are dignified, proud, and honorable. Organization is important to you and you need a sense of order and control in your life. You are honest, warm, and loyal. You are a natural born leader and like to organize and delegate to the other Signs around you. You demand respect and will dismiss anyone who treats you otherwise.
You broadcast your self-assurance to the world. You are strong willed and seldom ask for help because you do not feel you need it. You were born to seek the spotlight and see others around you in supporting roles. You have a childlike nature and wonder of the world. You take life on in a wholehearted manner. You are the most creative Sign, love fun, and can be dramatic. Leos enjoy thinking about themselves and can be vain if they do not get their ego built in a positive way.
Arrogance can be your worst trait. You need to be loved and admired and told often that you are wonderful. You are affectionate, loving, and generous, and like romance, play, and pleasure. You have a tendency for drama. You can be a good actor and can play your role once you know what it is. You are susceptible to flattery.
You like the theater, taking vacations, being admired, expensive things, bright colors, and fun with friends. You dislike being ignored, facing difficult realities, and not being treated like a king or queen.
Leo Fulfillment: You find fulfillment in material comforts, good values, and your creations which include your children. Your desire for children brings you intimacy. Your gift of being able to birth new ideas provides fulfillment as does being recognized for a job well done.
You have good organizational abilities and a way of handling others under your control with constructive authority. Your talents can be used in supervisory or managerial positions or as a military leader. Your dramatic flair is great for acting and entertainment and you may be drawn to the political Mountain with your magnetic personality.
Leo Pride of Life: You are enormously proud of yourself and what you create. Your creations are the center of your life.
Keeping Pride in Check: Make the most of each opportunity to learn to think of others instead of yourself. Keep an open mind about others to help overcome self-absorption. Learn to be serious and take responsibility for yourself alone and not just for show. Balance finishing tasks with your attitude of play. Learn to say, “I’m sorry.”
Challenging/Unbalanced Traits: You can be arrogant, bossy, and vain, always knowing best, as well as stubborn, self-centered, lazy, inflexible, pompous, pretentious, interfering, and thinking the world is all for you.
This is an excerpt from the book,
"Your Destiny Discovered: Astrology for Believers," by Rose Martin
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