element of Fire is associated with the signs of Aries,
Leo, and Sagittarius
and the planets Mars, Jupiter,
and the Sun.
represents will, freedom, and energy. A strong emphasis on fire in a
chart will produce a high‑spirited restless nature that releases
energy instead of holding it in. Fire people do not usually hold a grudge.
When angered, their emotional outbursts are like a flash fire and later
they wonder why anyone is still upset. Although fire is warm and affectionate
it values freedom more than security. Fire types are passionate and
emotionally independent. Since they hate to appear weak fire types
have a hard time crying or admitting they are needy.
THE CHALLENGE OF TOO MUCH FIRE
in a natal chart are rebelliousness, aggressiveness, insensitivity
and a bad temper. Not especially practical, a fire personality can overestimate
his abilities and energy.
THE LACK OF FIRE in a natal chart may indicate a lack of independence,
will power or the ability to take risks. These types may have difficulty
asserting themselves or acting independently of others. A strong Saturn
can greatly tone down a fire chart.
element of fire represents the energy of life. Fire is outgoing, energizing,
and transforming, and is the most self-motivated of the elements. Fire
signs are concerned with the question of identity, and they also tend
to be more action-oriented than the other elements. Fire signs are intense:
they usually radiate great warmth and light, but in close quarters,
they can also burn.
signs are very focused in the moment, although, in the same way that
a fire will spread quickly from one place to another, fire signs have
a tendency to follow a train of thought rather than sticking with one
idea or concept and seeing it through to completion. One quality of
fire that is usually overlooked in the Western traditions (but is a
fundamental quality of the Eastern element of fire) is that fire is
clinging and dependent. Fire can only exist as long as there is fuel;
once the fuel has been consumed, the fire dies.
we think of the word "fire" we also think of terms like "passionate."
Fire signs are very prone to intense emotions; however, the emotions
they are the most comfortable with are either intense joy or intense
anger. Fire signs must learn how to experience the full range of emotions
and not limit themselves to extremes.
is also a very masculine, one-pointed energy in that it has a strong
"all or nothing" tendency. When a fire sign takes action it
instantaneously runs on all eight cylinders. When fire signs go, they
GO! By the same token, when they stop, it's usually a dead stop: they
run out of fuel and drop from exhaustion. An important lesson for fire
signs is moderation.
signs are extremely honest. It never occurs to them to express anything
other than their true nature, and they have little tolerance for dishonesty
signs recharge through physical activity, especially physical activity
outdoors and in the sun, which is ultimately the strongest representation
of the element of fire. People with an emphasis in fire may also find
that they enjoy sitting in front of the fireplace, tending to campfires,
or dining by candlelight. Short of direct physical exertion or intense
emotional outbursts, simply being near actual flames can be a nurturing
and energizing experience.