Prince William and Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, welcomed their baby boy into the world on July 22nd at 4:24 pm BST. Will and Kate have been a fresh air for the British monarchy which has been plagued by scandal and crisis for an entire generation.
The baby, who does not yet have a name, was born while the Sun was still in Cancer (at 29 degrees, 58 minutes). You can’t get much closer to a Leo Sun without being there, and the symbology of the last degree is an important one. From a practical perspective, someone whose Sun sign is at the last degree of a sign is truly on the cusp – the qualities of the next sign begin to bleed into the previous one. So the influence of Cancer (sensitivity, family-oriented) is waning, and there is the beginnings of Leo (energetic, powerful) beginning to peek in.
The 29th degree is associated with endings – it is the completion of a cycle. Yesterday I wrote that a royal baby born with the Sun at the 29th degree could see the end of the monarchy in his lifetime. However, endings also spell new beginnings. Nothing ends without something new taking its place.
The royal baby’s chart shows not only the Sun at the last degree – the Moon too is at very nearly the end (28 degrees) of Capricorn in a nearly exact Full Moon formation (the Full Moon occurs when the Moon is opposite the Sun from our perspective on Earth). The Full Moon personality type is a culmination – there is a peak of energy, a wisdom that has accumulated over previous lifetimes that can be fully expressed.
Scorpio is rising in the chart – the […]