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Re: mars in cancer- stress and depression

Originally Posted by Opal View Post
I feel, that it gives strength as I have it in Fall Cardinal Cancer.

Do others find large strength from their fall planets, or is it a Cardinal thing?
I have two fall/detriment planets, one cardinal and one mutable. But house placement is also relevant. My cardinal signs are where my angular houses are, so anything there gets accidental dignity if not essential dignity.

The cardinal planet is Saturn, in Cancer, and it's my chart ruler, so yes, it's bound to be especially strong in my life. I'm less sure how my Venus in Virgo fits in. Strong? Weak? Some of both? It's also retrograde, which is another factor. My Saturn is direct.

Planets in fall or detriment can be strengths because we have to work on them. Their gifts don't come so easily and naturally. But the planets whose gifts do come easily and naturally are ones we can take for granted, get away with not working on, and then they might become a liability.
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