THE Zodiacal Sign of Cancer commences on June 21st, but for days it does not come into full power until about June 28th. From this date onwards it is in full strength until July 20th and is then for seven days gradually losing its strength on account of becoming overlapped by the "cusp" of the incoming sign Leo.
Such people are easily hurt by the slights of others. These are very complex people, sometimes appearing extremely strong and at other times to be as vulnerable as a child.
These people are remarkably good at accumulating things; indeed, they can be unwilling to throw anything out, even relationships that have passed their use-by date. They are generally over-anxious in financial matters, and make great efforts to gather in money; as a rule, they have unusual ups and downs in their early life and so they are compelled to work to keep ahead, but once they get on their feet they stay there.
If channeled in the right direction, their enormous sensitivity can become a great source of strength. Once they overcome their touchiness and master their turbulent emotions, their intellect and imagination enable them to become a success in almost anything they undertake.
The main problem for them is to remember not to let the powerful, turbulent emotions of the moment crowd out their normally rational judgment. Their intuitions are reliable and should be trusted.
They are generally gifted with strong imaginations, and it is very easy for them to become excellent artists, writers, composers, or musicians. At heart, they are romantic and of a very loving and affectionate disposition.
On the other hand, these people are perhaps the most sensitive of natures from any other class of people and if gone unrecognized they quickly give up or get depressed and melancholy. Above all, they require encouragement and appreciation. Their deep sensitivity presents them with valuable and illuminating intuitions, especially regarding those they care for.
They often make excellent psychics and usually have a yearning for the mysterious.
They should never marry young, for their nature seems to change at different stages of life.
People born in this part of the year often reach very high exalted positions. In their home lives, however, they usually go through a great deal of trouble and are seldom surrounded by happiness, no matter how successful they may appear in the eye of the world.
Such people have a deep love for what they call "their own people," for family customs and for tradition.
The people born under the sign of cancer are very timid and are afraid of refusal more than all other marks summarized together. However, they are ambitious. Their way to success is similar to their symbol Cancer. They advance slowly towards their aim, and then at the most unexpected moment they grasp the victim and just like cancer holding strong and not letting go. The moon operates the woman, and the men - Cancer is not very aggressive in love. However, they create an attractive facade of naivety that compels the woman to make the first step.
People who were born in this sign are the ones to whom others turn with problems, worries and life choice concerns. Despite their ability to support and nurture their pals, it is pretty difficult for them to make friends. This may be because they take friendship seriously and don't bother to indulge superficial associations. Their affections or friendships last longest with those who are born in their own period, June 21 to July 20-27, or from October 21 to November 20-27, or from February J9 to March 20-27.
They are chiefly inclined towards gastric troubles, and they must be extremely careful in regard to shellfish and such things. Inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatism, are also likely to attack them, and trouble with the legs and feet. Physical fitness or sports activities can become important ways for you to work out emotional stress. Team sports are fun, for they can adopt team members as part of an extended family.
The colors most in harmony for them are all shades of green, and cream and white.
The birth stones most favorable for this period are pearls, diamonds, opals, crystals and moonstones.