THE TWELVE HOUSES – Keywords
The First House
Angular, Accidental Dignity – Fire
Appearance, how others see you, personality, the physical body, general constitution, first impression on others, birth experience, the mask that you wear, formative influences, how you interface with the world.
The Second House
Succedent, Accidental Dignity – Earth
What you value, self-worth, personal resources, finances, spending habits, money, physical sense of the body, attachments, possessions, pleasure. Investment of time, energy, money, love.
The Third House
Cadent, Accidental Dignity – Air
Communication, routine functioning of the mind, intellectual endeavor, writing, teaching,
the local neighborhood, siblings, elementary school.
The Fourth House
Angular, Accidental Dignity – Water
Where you belong, home (childhood or adult), roots, heritage, family traditions,
one parent (usually Father), foundations, real estate, security, the tribe, family of origin.
The Fifth House
Succeedent, Accidental Dignity – Fire
Where you have fun, love affairs, creativity, children, amusements, hobbies, entertainment,
gambling, speculative investments, acting and role playing.
The Sixth House
Cadent, Accidental Dignity – Earth
Where you prepare, service, work environment, employment, employees, health, and health care,
lifestyle, habits, personal refinement, details of life, hygiene, routines, rituals, rites of
The Seventh House
Angular, Accidental Dignity – Air
Projection onto others, relationship, what you seek from others, marriage, one-to-one
interactions, partnerships, open enemies, contracts, lawsuits, counseling relationships,
cooperation or competition, what you learned from your parents about marriage.
The Eighth House
Succedent, Accidental Dignity – Water
Where you share, where you transform, the power dynamics of relationship, who has control
over you, partner’s resources and values, death, sexual intimacy, taxes, the occult, legacies,
wills, inheritance, psychotherapy, secrets.
The Ninth House
Cadent, Accidental Dignity – Fire
The god you worship, the search for truth, meaning and faith, long trips, religion, philosophy,
foreign influences and involvement, higher education, wisdom, ideology, ethics, morals, teachers.
The Tenth House
Angular, Accidental Dignity – Earth
Goals, where you walk your talk, the field of your aspirations,profession, career,
the public self (reputation and social standing), the mark you make, vocation, authority
figures, social role, the other parent (usually mother).
The Eleventh House
Succeedent, Accidental Dignity – Air
Where one reaches out and establishes contacts with the group, friends and social circle,
people of like mind, social or political groups, professional colleagues, social causes and
ideals, hopes and wishes for the future, financial investments
The Twelfth House
Cadent, Accidental Dignity – Water
Where you go to be alone, asylums, ashrams, institutions, hospitals, self-undoing,
secret enemies, past lives, the unconscious, ego transcendence, sacrifice, spiritual connection,
hidden aspects of your life, family secrets.