last sign of any season represents a point of transition.
The mutable signs are Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces. The mutable air sign Gemini is a perfect
symbol of this period of duality, a time when spring
is preparing to become summer (or fall turning to winter
in the southern hemisphere).
Twins represent the ability to detach ourselves from
the environment to see it more objectively. All the
air signs (Libra and Aquarius are the others) are about
breathing room with which to better observe and comment
on the world around us.
or Just Cool
is associated with Mercury, the planet of communication.
Its sharply observant eye often gives rise to a wicked
sense of humor, or just a puckish playfulness. For those
who can't stand to be toyed with, Gemini can seem uncaring
and without sentiment. But it's Gemini's job to help
us see alternative views of reality.
is neither about truth nor judgment. It offers options,
explorations, possibilities, conjecture and jokes. The
lens of perception may be turned in its need to catch
the light from yet another angle. If we take this to
the limit we may ridicule others, using wit to separate
ourselves from feelings. But the purpose here is not
for us to wound or be wounded. It is to lighten up,
brighten up and open the mind's eye to new possibilities.
can be real compassion with detachment now. This is
the season for sharing our thoughts and observations
without the censor of truth or judgment. We may find
the space to speak with openness, simply exchanging
information and ideas.
one needs to be right. There is no grade for this course.
It's a free pass for the eye, the mind and the mouth
to travel new paths and remember that reality is not
just one thing, but an infinite web of possibilities.
is not the essence of Gemini. The sign of the Twins
symbolizes variety, rather than stability. Nevertheless,
those born under this sign can be highly committed individuals.
The key to Gemini commitment is to keep the mind moving.
If a relationship, a job or field of interest is sufficiently
diverse, those born under this sign can show up every
day. But once routine takes over the Gemini is gone,
if not of body, certainly of mind.
it's enough to alter the regularlity of the schedule
to keep Gem's attention. Where there are choices, life
is interesting. When there are none, Gemini ceases to
flourish and fulfill its purpose.
shouldn't be surprising that many songwriters were born
with the Sun in Gemini. Paul McCartney, Jewel, Bob
Dylan, Lauren Hill, Stevie Nicks and Alanis
Morissette are among the better known of this group. Humor
shines through Geminis Drew Carey, Mike Myers, Jerry
Stiller and Bob Hope.