What’s your sign?” It’s a pick-up line and a conversation starter, a reference that the American population generally understands. Rarely do you have to explain what you’re talking about, everyone just knows. The concept of the 12 signs of the Zodiac is deeply rooted in our society, with horoscopes in our favorite newspapers and popping up all over social media. But do you understand how the Zodiac actually works?

Few people take the time to truly understand the inner workings of the Zodiac. For example, while we all recognize our ‘zodiac signs,’ did you realize that the horoscopes we refer to are only one small part of a much bigger study. Your ‘zodiac sign’ as is commonly discussed refers to your sun sign or the location of the sun at the time of your birth. As it takes one year for the sun to work through the 12 zodiac positions, it is the easiest to determine as it remains the same from year to year simply by looking at the month and day you were born.

Your sun sign is believed to be a predictor of your overall personality. While these predictions aren’t overly specific, they are an important basis, creating a foundation for more details astrological study. This includes your strengths and weaknesses, the areas of life in which you are naturally gifted and the elements that influence your personal energy. Putting all of this together, astrologists can predict the gifts and magical abilities that you have been blessed with based solely on your zodiac sign.

 

Aries

Element: Fire

Key to Activate Their Power: Enthusiasm

Those born under the sign of Aries are gifted in the transfer of energies, which can be applied in different ways. For example, when energy is transferred in this way into a magical tool like a talisman or amulet it can charge them for use. They can also transfer energy as needed for the purpose of healing others or to perform exorcisms.

Taurus

Element: Earth

Key to Activate Their Power: Sexuality & Satisfaction

Associated with the color green, the individuals born under Taurus have a natural gift for all things related to money, wealth and fortune. While anyone can perform spells relating to these topics, Taurus is able to manifest this ability at a higher level, making their spells far more effective.

Gemini

Element: Air

Key to Activate Their Power: Interest

Highly skilled in the areas of communication and intellect, those born under the sign of Gemini take this ability to communicate to a new level with their magical abilities. They are naturally telepathic and are often skilled in the practice of astral projection.

Cancer

Element: Water

Key to Activate Their Power: Security

Known for being highly sensitive and emotional, it is no surprise that those born under the sign of Cancer are adept at spells pertaining to friendship and love. They highly value the connection that they have with others, and this love for people strengthens their spells in this area.

Leo

Element: Fire

Key to Activate Their Power: Realizing their Divine origin

Always seen as the confident and powerful leaders in every situation they are involved in, Leos are naturally large and in charge, and this carries over in their magical abilities. Their skills are most powerful when related to the areas of fame and popularity.

Virgo

Element: Earth

Key to Activate Their Power: Remember they are more than flesh and bone

Despite being an earth sign, the energies of a Virgo are most closely associated with the skies. This light, carefree influence results in a natural draw to peace, healing, and care for those around them. As such, they are highly skilled in both healing and spiritual evolution, helping others to reach their greatest potential.

Libra

Element: Air

Key to Activate Their Power: Feel as an Enchanter/Enchantress

Naturally gifted in the areas of beauty and glamor, those born under the sign of Libra are masters of illusion, both in a non-magical way (make-up and fashion) as well as magically. They are also naturally skilled in the ability to create and maintain balance in life.

Scorpio

Element: Water

Key to Activate Their Power: Instincts

Scorpios are blessed with incredibly powerful and accurate intuition, that will rarely fail them if they just trust in it. This intuition empowers them to be fully prepared in otherwise dangerous situations, which allows them to be powerful in the area of defensive magic – banishing spells, removing obstacles, and exorcism.

Sagittarius

Element: Fire

Key to Activate Their Power: Optimism

Portrayed throughout the study of the Zodiac as being highly adventurous, those born under the sign of Sagittarius are highly skilled in the area of travel, especially the practice of traveling to other realms. They are also highly positive and ‘happy’ people, with the gift to heal negative energies.

Capricorn

Element: Earth

Key to Activate Their Power: Determination

Wise, motivated and ambitious, Capricorns are incredibly skilled in all magic relating to careers and fulfilling life goals. They value wealth and achievement, and this drive to succeed strengthens any spells relating to that area of their lives or the lives of those around them.

Aquarius

Element: Air

Key to Activate Their Power: Freedom and uniqueness

With an incredible thirst for freedom, those born under the sign of Aquarius are incredibly skilled at breaking through bonds, be it magical or physical. Their abilities and gifts enable them to effectively break curses and heal themselves and others from addiction.

Pisces

Element: Water

Key to Activate Their Power: Illusion and intuition

Focusing much of their energies on other realms and the dream world, the magical abilities of those born under the sign of Pisces is strongest when it pertains to magic not of this world. They are skilled in the ability to manipulate the dream world, and magic related to intuition and divination.