There are four elements in astrology, as there are four basic elements on Earth. The elements and their attributes are as follows:
Fire: initiation & creation
Air: thought & communication
Water: intuition & emotion Earth: logic & foundation
There are twelve signs in the Zodiac. Each sign is it's own personality. Therefore, we really only meet 12 different people throughout our time in this Earth realm. Each sign represents one of the four elements, and thus form an elemental family.
You are probably familiar with the signs, in that you know you are Sun sign. However, there are 10 planets/luminary bodies that give describe your personality, emotional self, communication and learning style, etc...
The 7 Inner Planets
The 3 Outer Planets
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