JULY 13 Zodiac Birthday Signs – Receptive and intuitive, with deep convictions and an insight into other people’s characters, you are a Cancerian with strong social inclinations and outstanding ideas. Your powerful emotions need some form of expression. An inclination to be involved in financial ventures indicates that you could benefit from and gain success in cooperative endeavors and associations.
The subinfluence of your decanate ruler, Pisces, adds strength to your sensitivity and implies that you are imaginative and idealistic. You easily absorb the atmosphere around you, but shifting between uplifting and depressing moods can influence your inner equilibrium. This also suggests that you are in need of balance and stability.
Extremely generous to people you love and admire, you have a tendency to worry about money, which explains why you might appear materialistic or selfish at times. Your need for personal contacts, however, indicates that through learning to share and communicate, you can inspire others with your idealistic and friendly nature.
An active mind and a natural flair for people-related activities point out that you love a good mental challenge and thrive on new opportunities and contacts. This also suggests that you can excel in salesmanship. However, guard against an inclination to be argumentative and quarrelsome when you do not get your own way.
After the age of nine, when your progressed Sun moves into Leo, you are likely to become more dynamic, positive, and confident. This will give you the advantage of learning to develop social skills early in your life. At the age of thirty-nine, when your progressed Sun moves into Virgo for a thirty-year period, you become more orderly and discriminating, with a desire to be of service. At the age of sixty-nine, when your progressed Sun moves into Libra, there is another change of emphasis. This influence suggests that relationships will play a greater part in your life, and your need for art and beauty will be on the increase.
DEGREE: 20°30’-21°30’ CANCER
Pollux, also known as the Boxing Twin or Hercules; Al Wasat; Propus; Castor
Star’s name: Pollux, also known as the Boxing Twin or Hercules
Degree position: 22°15-23°11’ Cancer between the years 1930 and 2000
Constellation: Beta Gemini
Applicable days: July 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Star qualities: varied influences: Mars/Moon/Uranus
Description: a bright orange star located on the head of the southern Twin
PRIMARY STAR’S INFLUENCE
Pollux’s influence suggests a subtle yet self-reliant, spirited, and brave nature. This star imparts a love of competitive sports. Pollux’s negative influence is in hastiness and oversensitivity, which may create frustration and quarrels, resulting in unpleasant situations.
Linked to your Sun’s degree, this star indicates love of adventure and a talent for sport. You are likely to go it alone or attempt to achieve success by your own effort. Pollux also imparts psychic abilities and the courage to pursue personal ideals and goals. Prominence in higher education and interests in philosophy are also indicated by the influence of this star
• Positive: competitive yet subtle and sensitive, the power of attainment
• Negative: crafty, rash nature, aggressive or selfish with a cruel streak, moodiness
See Appendix for additional fixed star readings.
Your Secret Self
Strong inner forces drive you to initiate projects or create new opportunities for success. You experience more optimism with life when this power to accomplish is combined with your idealism to manifest your lofty objectives. This often places you in positions of leadership, but by uniting your ambition and drive with your awareness of diplomacy and cooperative efforts, you can really achieve success.
An inherent need for harmony within your personality emphasizes the special significance of a secure home that acts as an oasis from the outer world. Alternatively, this may draw you to develop musical or creative gifts. Just be careful that in your desire to keep the peace you do not become a victim to anxiety or inertia. When positive, you possess a lively, vivacious personality that enables you to share your sense of fun with others.
Work & Vocation
Your relationship skills and ability to make contacts ensure that careers involving people are ideal. These may include fields such as public relations or sales, or positions such as advisor, go-between, or agent. A propensity for business combined with your ability to sell an idea or product you believe in can stimulate your strong potential for success. There is a likelihood that you may also be interested in the areas of food preparation, things for the home, landscape gardening, or negotiations that involve real estate. Although you like to be the boss or work for yourself, you also realize the importance of working cooperatively with others. A strong idealistic streak may attract you to education, religion, or working to uplift the community.
Famous people who share your birthday include former Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie, historian Kenneth Clark, actors Harrison Ford and Patrick Stewart, and comedian/actor Cheech Marin.
Numerically, you are associated with ambition and hard work and can accomplish much through creative self-expression. Your original and innovative approach inspires new and exciting ideas that result in work that impresses others. With a number 13 birthday, you are earnest, romantic, charming, and fun-loving, and with dedication you can achieve prosperity. Receptive and influenced by your surroundings, you are often inclined to work better with others than on your own. Although friendly and cooperative, you may need to work on issues concerning trust and loyalty. The subinfluence of the number 7 month indicates that you are rational, reflective, and self-absorbed. At times, however, you can become overly sensitive to criticism from others and feel misunderstood. Highly intuitive, you need to take your time to think or make your own judgments. Since you are frequently concerned with stability, you may need to learn that security comes from within through personal experience.
• Positive: ambitious, creative, freedom-loving, self-expressive, initiative
• Negative: impulsive, indecisive, bossy, unemotional, rebellious
Love & Relationships
Strong convictions and a stubborn streak suggest that you are determined and assertive, with a mind of your own. Nevertheless, you do need intimacy and understanding as well as people who can mentally stimulate you. You are very observant, so little escapes you. When you sense that things are not right, you usually want to confront the situation and clear the air. Having strong principles, you stand your ground, admiring powerful, independent people.
YOUR SPECIAL SOMEONE
You might come close to finding your true match with someone born on one of the following dates.
Love & friendship: Jan. 3, 23, Feb. 11, 21, Mar. 9, 19, 28, 31, Apr. 7, 17, 26, 29, May 5, 15, 24, 27, 29, 31, June 3, 13, 22, 25, 27, 29, July 1, 11, 20, 23, 25, 27, 29, Aug. 9, 18, 21, 23, 25, 27, Sept. 7, 16, 19, 21, 23, 25, Oct. 5, 14, 17, 19, 21, 23, Nov. 3, 12, 15, 17, 19, 21, Dec. 1, 10, 13, 15, 17, 19
Beneficial: Jan. 3, 4, 10, 21, Feb. 1, 2, 8, 19, Mar. 6, 17, 30, Apr. 4, 15, 28, May 2, 13, 26, June 11, 24, July 9, 22, Aug. 7, 20, Sept. 5, 18,. Oct. 3, 16, 31, Nov. 1, 14, 29, Dec. 12, 27
Fatal attractions: Jan. 10, 11, 12, 13, 22, 28, Feb. 20, 26, Mar. 18, 24, Apr. 16, 22, May 14, 20, June 12, 18, July 10, 16, Aug. 8, 14, Sept. 6, 12, Oct. 4, 10, Nov. 2, 8, Dec. 6
Challenging: Jan. 11, 20, Feb. 9, 18, Mar. 7, 16, Apr. 5, 14, May 3, 12, 30, June 1, 10, 28, July 8, 26, 31, Aug. 6, 24, 29, Sept. 4, 22, 27, Oct. 2, 20, 25, Nov. 18, 23, Dec. 16, 21
Soul mates: Jan. 26, Feb. 24, Mar. 22, 30, Apr. 20, 28, May 18, 26, June 16, 24, July 14, 22, Aug. 12, 20, Sept. 10, 18, Oct. 8, 16, Nov. 6, 14, Dec. 4, 12