“By Jiminy” (Gemini?) has long been a sailors oath. One of the most easily recognizable constellations in the Zodiac, Gemini, the Twins, are the patron saints of “Salty Dogs”.
Associated with the myth of Castor and Pollux, Gemini is dual-natured, elusive, complex and contradictory. Gemini can be successful in many walks of life though their general characteristics tend to make them unreliable.
People often consider Geminis fickle and restless. They are also both curious and clever, which is why they are such a hit at cocktail parties.
Geminis often flit about, moving quickly and keeping busy every step of the way. Gemini, after all, rules the hands; and these people often express energy through musical instruments and the like, even video games.
Gemini makes a good friend and can return love and respond beautifully to a little. A Gemini father will have no problem at all as far as the generation gap is. A Gemini mother is lively and stimulating. In romance, Gemini makes a terrific first impression.
Physically, Gemini usually has above average height. Gemini must have plenty of food since they are hyperactive. Gemini should wear bright colors. Favored foods would be spinach, tomatoes, oranges,. Geminis need to have sound habits of work and rest. Geminis have an easy acceptance of opposites.
Gemini rules the arms, shoulders, hands, lungs and nervous system and its subjects need to beware of diseases and accidents associated with the upper part of the body, as well as nervous and pulmonary disorders such as catarrh and bronchitis.
The Twins may like two things which may be opposite to each other. Gemini is linked with Mercury, the planet of childhood and youth. The element of Gemini, air, represents movement. Gemini’s greatest strength is inquisitiveness about various interests. Most of the important tasks loose their focus and this becomes their weakness.
Gemini go everywhere together, hand-in-hand, symbolizing their dual nature. Gemini can like this and that, one thing and its opposite. Gemini motto might be “A rolling stone gathers no moss. Geminis greatest strength is their curiosity and variety of interests. Geminis establish their relationship between the self and material substance through a balance of opposing thoughts.
Gemini is traditionally associated with the vibrant pursuits and activitiesof the early summer season. Geminis are bright, witty, entertaining and rarely get deeply absorbed in any one task. Geminis are expressive folk, and this may manifest beyond mere speech.
Gemini’s are usually affectionate, courteous, kind, generous, thoughtful, and superficial. Gemini rules the arms, shoulders, hands, lungs and nervous system. Geminis probably make better friends than lovers.
Gemini is one of the more famous constellations, as being one of the few constellations that actually looks like the figure it represents. Gemini is easy to find as it glides high overhead in mid-winter, above and to the left of Orion. Gemini’s two brightest stars bear the names of the twins.
Gemini’s can be very haphazard about their financial affairs too, with many of them ending up in divorce courts mainly because their partners have become tired of living on the edge of a financial precipice.
Geminis’s are social extroverts, they are talented and very charming people. Gemini’s with their duel personalities and mood changes from moment dislike the feeling of being tied down. Geminis’ personality is adaptable to most any situation, With Gemini you will discover them to be one of the most flexible people you have ever met.
Gemini is a whiz at reaping information and can accomplish most any feat as long as they do not become bored. Gemini’s have active minds and can be quite sensitive at times. Geminians most of all desire others to show them respect.
Gemini’s being restless by nature tend to live on their nerves, allowing the energy consumption for two. Gemini is ruler of the nervous system, causing mental and nervous exhaustion to be trouble spots. Gemini’s seem to be especially prone to problems with the respiratory organs. Perhaps the most dominant Gemini characteristic is versatility. Gemini has been closely associated with the planet Mercury and is considered to be ruled by it.
Being the third sign of the zodiac, Gemini has been associated with the astrological third house. Generally, Gemini is considered compatible with Libra, Aquarius, and Gemini itself. Changing horses in the middle of the stream is another small quirk in the Gemini personality which makes decision making, and sticking to a decision, particularly hard for them.
Most Gemini have a keen, intuitive, sometimes brilliant intelligence and they love cerebral challenges. There is a side to Gemini which can become deeply involved emotionally, and another, hostile to sentimentality, which stands back from a romantic situation, laughing at it and the protagonists in it, including themselves while analyzing it intellectually. This is the worst Gemini trait of all.
The color of choice for Mercury in Gemini is Green. It has been shown to be beneficial to the health of Geminis who are suffering from circulatory problems and has been shown as an aid to getting your intuitive feelings tuned to a higher pitch.
There is another gemstone which is used for Gemini and that is the Emerald, but the Moss Agate vibrates to the levels of your ruling planet, Mercury, and therefore is much more beneficial. The driving force behind a Gemini’s conversation is their mind.
Virgos will find themselves at constant odds with their Gemini’s never ending desire for change, while Libras will tend to be understanding of both sides of their Gemini mate’s nature.
Dalliances with these folks are always enjoyable, since Geminis are bright, quick-witted and the proverbial life of the party. Even though their intellectual minds can rationalize forever and a day, Geminis also have a surplus of imagination waiting to be tapped. Since Geminis are a mix of the yin and the yang, they are represented perfectly by the Twins. The Gemini-born can easily see both sides of an issue, a wonderfully practical quality.
Ruled by Mercury, Geminis exhibit a delicious brand of mercurial energy. Any social setting is a good one for a Gemini, however, since these folks are charming, congenial and love to share themselves with their friends. While their effusiveness may be misconstrued as scheming by some, Geminis generally have their hearts in the right place.
The element associated with Gemini is Air. This quality makes Geminis an asset to any team, and while these folks are not inclined to take the lead, they are a most valuable component.
It’s also the Gemini’s literary bent that allows them to offer a useful perspective on most any situation. Luckily for Geminis (and their pals), their lightness of spirit and youthful exuberance help them to appear forever young. In keeping with that skip in their step, Geminis enjoy short road trips – and their agile minds and nimble hands ensure that they could change a tire (if needed) in no time flat.
When it comes to sports, Geminis would seem a natural for doubles tennis, and they are. Whether it’s volleyball or a game of charades, Geminis are always ready to play. In the game of love, Geminis are playful, flirtatious and endless fun.
Physically speaking, Gemini rules the nervous system, which is why Twins should practice yoga or deep breathing techniques. The great strength of the Gemini-born is in their ability to communicate effectively and to think clearly. Geminis are said to have a dual nature, as symbolized by twins.
The sign of Gemini is closely associated with exchange of ideas, communication, and trade. The sign of Gemini is thought to be very adaptable and flexible, sometimes to the point of “being” two different personalities. The glyph for Gemini depicts two lines joined together, showing the symbolism of the twins, and the duality of the nature of the sign. With the Sun in Gemini, the urge for self-expression is strong. Curious to a fault, Geminis have a finger in every pie.
Although they often have many friends, intimacy doesn’t come as easily to Geminis. It can be difficult to know what Gemini really feels at any given moment. There is usually a nervous air to Geminis that can make more personal characters a little uneasy. It is not always intuitive to trust Geminis to be loyal or to keep secrets. This is because Geminis have relatively short attention spans. Usually quite affable, Geminis enjoy the “lighter” side of life.
At the very least, Geminis will seldom bore you. Geminis are usually pleasant, witty, and charming people. People with Moon in Gemini are always interesting people, curious to a fault, and are generally well-informed. An underlying restlessness is common, and many Lunar Geminis need more stimulation than others.
Reorganizing their homes in little, and sometimes big, ways seems to keep them happy, as Lunar Geminis are easily bored by both routine and constancy. Moon in Gemini parents are generally more adept at handling the intellectual needs of their children than emotional ones. Others people’s complicated emotions can be difficult for Lunar Geminis to deal with. In their families, Lunar Geminis often take on the role of organizing get-togethers.
Moon in Gemini people almost always have a way with words. Generally, Lunar Geminis have a million and one projects going. Lunar Geminis want to do it all, and have trouble sticking to any one project. When problems do arise, the first instinct of Moon in Gemini natives is to talk things out. In fact, Lunar Geminis may be especially comfortable talking about their feelings, but feeling their own feelings doesn’t come as easily. Feeling misunderstood is common for Moon in Gemini natives.
Mercury in Gemini people are generally quick-witted. Turn to Mercury in Gemini men and women for lots of facts and figures as well as broad knowledge. Impressionable to a fault, Mercury in Gemini people pick up more from their environment than most, and they can process information at lightning speed.
The restlessness of Gemini is especially obvious when Mercury is placed in the sign. Although Gemini is a fairly open-minded sign, there is often a bias towards logic. Unless Mercury forms an aspect with the Moon in the birth chart, Mercury in Gemini natives don’t always rely on intuition, nor do they take into account the world of emotion in their decision-making processes.
Although Mercury in Gemini people are generally interested and interesting speakers, they can also be quite detached, easily discarding or ignoring more personal issues. Mercury in Gemini natives can be smooth talkers, even a little deceptive, although this is generally not with cruel intent.
Mercury in Gemini natives often possess presence of mind and will generally impress you with their wit. Venus in Gemini people will try to win over the object of their affection with witty conversation, displaying just how much they “know”, and demonstrating their diverse interests.
Even Taurus or Cancer, whose outward demeanor may suggest some reserve and caution, will want their relationships to be stimulating and full of conversation with Venus in Gemini. Venus in Gemini men and women don’t want to be tied or bogged down in their relationships. Pleasing Venus in Gemini involves supporting their need for fun and variety, showing interest in their brainpower and knowledge, and giving them space for friends and activities outside of the relationship. Try not to get overly miffed by Venus in Gemini’s changeable, fickle ways.
Mars in Gemini natives need to get everything off their chests when they’re fired up. In fact, debates are a Mars in Gemini specialty. Many Mars in Gemini natives channel their energy through their hands. However, their versatility and disdain for routine generally means Mars in Gemini natives are busy people. Those born with Gemini rising see the world as a place to learn.
While Sagittarius seeks to expand their mental and physical horizons in a broad sense, Gemini is mostly interested in moving about in their social circles. Definitely restless and often quick in physical expression, natives of the Gemini Ascendant exude an air of impatience even if they don’t mean it. In fact, there is a cleverness to Gemini Ascendants that can intimidate some, especially sensitive folk. Their facility with words can be a wonderful asset, although sometimes Gemini rising individuals identify too much with their mental agility and forget, in their personal interactions and communications, to nurture the people around them.
People with predominant Water signs may feel a little ill at ease with Gemini rising people (that is, before they get to know them better), while strong Air types more fully appreciate the fun and cleverness of these individuals. No matter the astrological element, Gemini rising natives are given to analysis and making sense of their world. As children, natives born with a Gemini Ascendant are often labeled as the intellectual, inquisitive, and perhaps odd child. In one-to-one relationships, Gemini rising people often seek a certain amount of personal freedom and space.
Some say that Geminis are an entanglement of paradoxes, but the truth is that Geminis have an easy acceptance of opposites while being curious, talkative, versatile and mentally active. Their mind can bounce around from one topic to another with great ease, making Gemini the champion of cocktail party chatter and lighthearted social encounters. Some will think that Gemini are fun to be with, but others view their ability to change with the wind as shallow. Air sign Gemini is always changing direction. Mercury, Gemini’s ruling planet makes them restless and changeable.
Gemini moves from the action, reaction responses of Aries and Taurus to the interaction response. The Gemini nature Interacts with the environment, investigating, learning, knowing and exchanging ideas. Mercury’s intellect dominates Gemini, and all things intellectual are valued greatly.
As communication is also of importance to Geminis, knowledge is never a thing to be hoarded. Being the most versatile and changeable of the signs, Geminis are seldom what they seem to be. Nothing is ever written in stone by Gemini. Restless, with an active imagination and a keen intellect, life must be lived to the fullest for the Twins.
Known for being great story tellers, Geminis have a knack of making life a little more interesting for the rest of us. Although self interest is always the primary motivator in a Gemini person, they are also known to be honest, straightforward and without guile. Other Gemini traits include: adaptability, ingenuity and cleverness.
There are broad distinctions within the Gemini character. On the turn of a moment, Gemini can become cynical, biting, moody and quickly angered. Their mood’s are inconsistent, and one of the defects of Geminis is their lack of thoroughness. Most Gemini’s cannot be relied upon, and when annoyed can have a sharp and sometimes lethal tongue.
Physically, Geminis have a youthful demeanor, sometimes childlike. As Gemini considers danger about as seriously as they consider the rest of life, there is a need to restrain a sense of heroic invincibility. Remember, what intrigues a Gemini is the unknown. Life seems too short a span to get very serious about anything for a Gemini.
Geminis have also gained the reputation of being the “chatter-boxes” of the zodiac. This may be a subtle form of jealousy by others, because Geminis do lead very unique and unusual lives. The Gemini personality can appear mysterious or detached to others and therefore they are often misunderstood and unappreciated for the talents they offer to the world at large. Another reason Geminis evoke so much interest is many born under this sign are multi-dimensionally talented. Whether Geminis like it or not, people are usually “talking about them”.
With an intense mental energy and terminal curiosity, Geminis are multi-faceted souls who enjoy knowing a little bit of everything but generally not too much about anything. Geminis are often very adept and quick at money matters. Many Geminis are involved in international financial wheeling and dealing. Most Gemini’s will lean toward careers in some sort of media or communication profession. Gemini will usually be doing two things at once. They are lively and spontaneous, ensuring to themselves and to others that life will never be dull or mundane.
An obscure oath (possible a euphemism for Jesus), By Jiminy, one seeks protection, has the ability to overcome great obstacles, and can solve complex puzzles.
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