LEO MOTTO - "I WILL, THEREFORE, I AM"
This is your motto for this particular house.
If Leo is your "Rising Sign" aka "Ascendant". Your Rising Sign is the sign that rules your 1st House cusp. If I wrote your chart, there is a graphic at the beginning of this Natal Chart that will show you where your Ascendant is located.
Because Leo is on your 1st House cusp, you would take on the nature, characteristics and tendencies of Leo in this particular house.
Click on the following link to read the Leo horoscope, rulerships, characteristics and tendencies. Then apply the information to this particular house in your chart.
In addition to reading your daily Sun Sign horoscopes, also read your daily Leo horoscope.
BIG TIP TO REMEMBER --- Anyone who has the same Sun Sign as your Rising Sign will automatically be your competition. So all Leo's are your competition. Notice how you act and react in a group when a Leo is present. Both of you will be competing for the attention of anyone else present. This should not turn into a dual. This is something you should know and use in order to build your character and personality. You should be a better person because of this information and you should leave all people better than you found them, including your competition. After all, your Rising Sign is all about your personality, appearance and worldly outlook. These competitive people can be just about anyone - spouse, boyfriend, girlfriend, friends, family members, children, co-workers, etc. It's just downright fascinating!
This house rules the head, face, upper lip, and upper jaw, cerebrum (brain).
The 1st House is about identity. This house also rules the personality, attitude, how you see the world, how you look, appearances, your worldly outlook, and self-awareness and how you respond. It describes how you see yourself and how others see you. It can also describe your physical appearance. Other keywords include: the self, ego, anima, projected image, expression of inner motivation, soul purpose, initial approach to life, the aura.
PERSONALITY AND WORLDLY OUTLOOK OF LEO RISING:
Leo Rising natives take on the personality of the Leo. Since Leo is ruled by the sun, Leo's naturally have a sunny and noble disposition; they are good-natured, philosophical and faithful. Leo also rules the heart, which makes them kind-hearted and generous. Leo's are "all about" loyalty and their response to disloyalty will surely come with a loud roar that can scare the pants off of you. They are frank, quite outspoken, and free in speech and will have demonstrative mannerisms. They can be impulsive and forceful when challenged, just like any lion would be.
Leo's have a huge amount of energy and will-power, which reflects in their motto, "I will, therefore I AM." Their vitality is strong. If there is a mountain to be moved, call on a Leo. They are the physically strongest sign and can literally lift their own body weight or move a mountain. They can probably throw a couch on their back and walk up several flights of stairs because they are so strong. Leo natives have to take care of their physical strength and "must" feel physically strong at all times. Therefore, adopting a ritualistic work-out routine is a must for them to act and react in a healthy manner.
Because their disposition is "sunny," they carry a lot of hope, fortitude and faith. Their generous spirit will cause them to be lavish in their expenditures, especially with those who are loyal to them. When their sympathy or interest is touched, they can be quite generous.
When it comes to affection, the Leo native is sincere, affectionate, warm, glowing and passionate. They are also very charitable because of their innate generosity and philanthropic tendencies.
When it comes to career, they are highly aspiring individuals, conscientious, inventive and intuitive. They are also easily adaptable as they rule the 5th house of children, fun, intimacy and creativity. Therefore, many times a Leo may take on a career that involves children, although this is not always so, but then again they must always have fun in their career. They are leaders by nature because they are the "king of the jungle" and will let everyone know with their load roar. They hold an incredible amount of power and command, making them attracting leaders under any circumstances. They are also quite popular in their social circles.
Leo natives generally have a balanced and easy-going temperament, although they can be high-strung and somewhat quick to anger when aroused. At the same time, they are very forgiving individuals and will not likely hold a grudge because they will move on to bigger and better things. They have a high set of ideals.
When it comes to fortune, Leo natives generally attract Good-fortune when it is all said and done. They attract and receive favors, grants and fortune in some of the most unusual circumstances. These natives will succeed the most where they have the most authority and leadership. A Leo should be placed in a position of authority, leadership, executive level or managing a group of individuals.
PHYSICAL APPEARANCE OF LEO RISING:
Leo rising natives are usually broad shouldered because they can carry so much weight. They tend to have a strong muscular system, large bones and higher than normal upper body strength. Their upper body is usually bigger than their lower body, just like the lion. These natives tend to be tall, if not their personality can make them taller than they are physically.
These natives tend to have prominent knees for resting with a strong upright gait. Leo's always take care of their mane and their hair is very important to their identity. The hair may be soft and wavy to long, straight and sleek. The hair color is usually light, although not always and if male, will have a tendency to bald. Their head is usually full or large with very round eyes that usually gray or hazel. The complexion of Leo's is typically ruddy, flushed or red in color.
MIND-SET AND PSYCHOLOGICAL TENDANCIES OF LEO RISING:
The biggest mental tendency for Leo's is the sense of loyalty they give and receive from others and their generosity. They are VERY ambitious, determined, persevering and conscientious. They can be frank, although warm-hearted and their confidence reflects a sense of fearlessness. These natives are impulsive, optimistic and cheery. They also have a fondness for power, distinction, nobility and an attraction for artistic pursuits.
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