Gemini Horoscope- The Twins
May 22nd To June 21st
The horoscope Gemini is the Third Sign of the zodiac and is symbolized by the Twins. The Twins symbolize duality and it governs all the pairs of opposites in all of the zodiac. Keeping their alluring and charismatic interactions with one another and ever changing so they will eventually ease into transforming from two and becoming whole as One.
In mythology, Castor and Pollux were twin heroes called the Dioscuri. Castor was the son of Leda and Tyndareus and Pollux was the son of Leda and Zeus. Castor was an excellent horseman and Pollux excelled at being a boxer. The twins were very devoted to one another. When Castor was killed by Lynceus, Pollux could not be consoled. Because Pollux was immortal he begged Zeus to allow Castor to share his immortality. Zeus saw what despair Pollux was in and so allowed the twins to divide their time evenly between Hades and heaven. In their honor he created the constellation Gemini.
Gemini Birthstone / June Birthstone
Gemini Traits and Gemini Personality
Geminis are ruled by the planet Mercury. Mercury represents all rational thoughts, common sense, and all communications (written and verbal). Mercury is also known as the planet of youth and childhood and you’ll find all Geminians young at heart. They are the communicators in the zodiac and they make the most of this talent. Mercury also symbolizes our comprehension and reason all expressed through communication. It governs both physical and mental transportation. One of the Mutable Signs, they are inconstant, changeable, and ever changing. They are known as the peacemakers of all the signs. They are in constant motion and are forever rushing through everything they experience. Their debating skills are second to no one and in a battle of wits everyone else is unarmed. They can easily juggle several things at once but they lack staying power. They get bored very easy and are off to find something else.
Looking at their duality, one side of Gemini is elusive, complicated and antithesis; however the other side is adaptable, witty and very articulate. Gemini is governed by the Third House, which is the House of Communication. This House stands for how we grasp and discern what is being said to us, understand what is being said and then to give the appropriate responses.
It is also governed by the Sixth House, which is the House of Health. This House governs our day to day responsibilities, our jobs, our work environment, daily routine, employees, and physical fitness. This House also deals with a fulfillment of duty and the conscious mind.
Because of their dual natures, Gemini’s with their gift of eloquent speech and the art of conversation are quite capable of misleading and misinforming information to those around them causing a great deal of distress. They are just as easily capable of just the opposite with inspirational orations doing great good among people.
Geminians have quick minds and are quick learners. They seem to know a little bit about everything. They are outgoing, sociable and very clever. With their natural curiosity they love exploring new concepts using their keen analytical and scientific approach until they have absorbed everything they possibly can from it. Being so proficient in communications of any kind, you can expect to find most Geminians in journalism, radio and tv, as diplomats, politician, promoters and even law. Their analytical and logical minds make them exceptional at astronomy or as mathematicians. If they are not careful they could be drawn into illicit kinds of work. They can be mercurial and unstable making dependability and loyalty to them strained. They could be possibly shallow and insincere.
Material wealth is not something Geminis actively seek or strive for. They have no problem earning money are quite versatile and flexible in many ways. Gemini is the first of the Air Signs which means these people are creative, innovative and clever communicators who can never stand still. They can adjust to any situation. Some Geminians are known for their not being scrupulous and upright and are only interested in themselves. They can resort to using any methods to get what they want, whether it be lying and cheating and if found out will seek to lay the blame on someone else. They can be the most charming liars and are not above throwing tantrums. If they are forced to struggle they become morose, gloomy and surly.
Geminians can be born entertainers, amusing everyone, and you can find them animated, breezy, happy, affectionate, and courteous. In love, because of their basic nature, Gemini’s are inconstant to the point of almost being amoral. Geminis are not romantic and the person in love with them may feel Gemini is too reticent and aloof.They believe love should be fun but the first sign of any constraints you will see Gemini run as fast as they can and not look back. It’s not that Geminis don’t have their ardent moments because they do, but they are fickle in love. Because they can be so superficial they make better friends than lovers. They love the chase but quickly lose interest when they catch their prey.
They can however be quite generous with those they love. They like their partners to be well educated because they prefer an intellectual type of relationship otherwise they will lose interest fast. They like their homes to be meticulously clean and neat and you will find the Geminians home to be cozy and warm and pleasant. They are great with children, being the sign of youth and childhood, and they know how to communicate with children.
Look above for your Gemini horoscope for today!