with no shame in shining, leo knows that any performance is, at its core, a spiritual act. the actor gets up on stage and allows the human condition, in all its glory and its goriness, to come forth in service of the whole. we need a true reflection of our pain, beauty, and burdens. it’s healing to witness someone else go through what we ourselves deal with. this is leo’s gift.
ready to make the crowd roar with laughter, your leo ascendant, like its planetary ruler, the sun, is born to be the center of the situation. this fixed fire sign has you famously expressing yourself and thus drawing attention your way. others in your presence, knowingly or not, will become the audience to your performance. your leo ascendant needs to be appreciated, loved, and adored for whatever it is that you are offering.
leo rules the heart and spine. your swagger stimulates the system. raising heart rate. increasing blood flow. playful and spontaneous, your leo ascendant will be known for your love of drama and the power of a good entrance. like the nobility its planetary ruler (the sun) signifies, leo is quite comfortable in a crown.
this sign distorted becomes obsessed with itself. egomaniacal, domineering, and self-absorbed tendencies constellate in leo’s lair. the lion, ever prideful, can lash out when provoked. exuding a powerful presence, you’ll need to learn what stages your leo ascendant wants to set aglow.
- I allow myself full self-expression.
- I am here to let my light shine while enjoying the brilliance of those around me.
- what about this description of leo resonates with you? what about this description motivates you?
- what do you generally receive attention for? is it positive? negative? do you admonish yourself for needing a certain amount of recognition, love, applause, or appreciation?
- what do you most want to be known for? what do you most want to be celebrated for? are you known for having a playful demeanor? is that important to you? are you known for being a diva? is that important to you?