Leo – The Lion

Leo – 23rd July until 23rd August

Leo The Lion

Origin: The Lion first appeared in Egypt about 3,000 BC and it is linked to the pattern of stars in the constellation.

Ruling Planet – The Sun
The Father

Element
Fire

Body Area Associated with Leo
The Back, The Spine & Heart

Gemstone Associated with Leo
Ruby

Keywords: Creatively Warm-Hearted Patronising Dogmatic Overdramatic

Basic Personality: You will find that there is a powerful creative urge within Leo. Leo needs to be expressed and if not, these traits will be lost. But also remember that creativity comes in all shapes including such things as printers, artists, dress designers, the garden, the kitchen and much more.
Leo’s like to live life to the full, they have a bright inner light that lights up their lives and people around them as well. Leo’s need to be fulfilled in all areas of life and if not, this could destroy Leo.

Leo is the second of the four fixed signs of the zodiac. 
Fixed signs are Taurus Leo Scorpio Aquarius.
Cardinal Houses are 2nd 5th 8th and 11th House.
Fixed signs are concerned with maintaining something, changing things so they were the same as before or they will want to stabilise everything. You will find that these signs will need to be regularly fed and watered.
Fixed people are normally stable, firm, and dependable.
Fixed people, well Leo in this case wants to keep power, he will only change something if it means keeping the power.
Leo belongs to the fire element and you will often find that fire signs (Aries Leo Sagittarius) can be fiery indeed, but you will also find that they can be very creative and have a great zest for life.

Tarot Card

Strength is a Major Arcana Tarot card, and is numbered either XI or VIII, depending on the deck. Historically it was called Fortitude, and in the Thoth Tarot deck it is called Lust. This card is used in game playing as well as in divination.

Depiction: A woman and a lion, with the woman looking calm and gentle, yet dominant over the lion.

Meaning: Strength predicts the triumphant conclusion to a major life problem, situation or temptation through the strength of character. It is a very happy card if you are fighting illness or recovering from injury.

Upright card (keywords): Confidence, Enjoying power, Inner strength, Potency, Self-belief, Virility, Vitality
Reversed card (keywords): Hedonism, Lack of self-control, Lacking courage, Self-doubt, Vanity