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What’s Your Favorite Element?
Do have a special affinity for one of the elements of Earth, Air, Water or Fire? Do you find one of these easier to work with than the others? Do ritual objects or other items associated with this element just seem to find their way to you?
On the flip side, do any of these elements – or what they represent – give you trouble? (For example: If you are drawn to the Fire principle, do you struggle with the emotional or spiritual aspects related to Water?) How do you balance out the elements within yourself? If you are ‘missing’ an element (or more than one) in your astrological chart (few or no Air, Water, Earth or Fire signs), do you consciously make an effort to enhance or strengthen the influence of that missing element(s) in some way?
What symbols, tools, animals, compass direction, emotions or spiritual guidance do you associate with the elements of Earth, Air, Water and Fire? And what does Spirit represent or mean to you?
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| Water And Fire ||May 20th. at 10:26:51 pm EDT|
|Dawn (Storm Lake) ||Age: 20 - Email |
Gotta say I love them both. I love the way water feels on me. And I love the way fire changes color and the flame dances when I look into it. I love making candle flames dance.
| An Love For All ||May 20th. at 9:27:11 pm EDT|
|ariel latch (wa) ||Age: 15 - Email |
i dont really connect very strongly with any one element. I love the feel of water, and working with it, and yet i am also intranced by flames, and burning stuff, and the stength of it is so powerful! and then again the wind is one of the first elements i ever used, and twined around my fingers..... i dont have a very strong connection with earth, but lieing in the grass on a warm afternoon, or feeling golden light soak through the soles of your feet...priceless. so i guess i flow through all the elements. i am a scorpio...........
| Earth ||May 20th. at 9:18:54 pm EDT|
|Magnolia (Wahiawa) ||Age: 29 - Email |
I would have to say my favorite element is Earth. It corresponds astrologically to my sun sign. I also have a specal affinity for growing things. I am happiest when there is soil under my fingernails and beautiful things growing all around me.
| Pyro's Everywhere ||May 20th. at 9:13:41 pm EDT|
|Sarah-Marie (Elizabeth, NJ) ||Age: 17 - Email |
I'd have to say fire is my favorate element. Not only because I was born a fire, but because I've always loved the way fire looks. I'd always play with fire as a child and sometimes I still find myself staring into the flame. It burns so bright and high that you can't help but stare at the flickering flame.
| That's A Compelling Question... ||May 20th. at 8:07:50 pm EDT|
|Kellie (Albany, OR) ||Age: 31 - Email |
My astrological element is fire, which is good. I've always been drawn to it, especially as a kid. However, I'd have to say EARTH is my favorite element at present. Lately I've found that when things get crazy or out of control, if I go sit or lay in the grass, or just start digging in my "garden", it literally brings me back down to earth - grounds me. Also, any of my magic always involves earth in some way, usually done outside - on the ground. Thanks for sharing!
| Earth ||May 20th. at 6:49:04 pm EDT|
|Zach Davis (Providence, KY) ||Age: 15 - Email |
Okay, I am a major pyromaniac. I am always playing with fire or trying to catch something on fire. However, my affinity would have to be with the earth. I have always loved the feel of rolling down a grassy hill or taking a break and just lying down in a field, away from the world. I am always trying to protect and conserve the natural lands in my area. So I would side with earth every time.
| Water Most Definetly! ||May 20th. at 5:48:27 pm EDT|
|Aidan (Ireland) ||Age: 21 - Email |
As a born water I must say water is my favorite element. Just think about it, we are all made up of a certain amount of water. Water gives life and water takes life.
| FireFireFireFire... ||May 20th. at 4:58:49 pm EDT|
|Eri (Pittsburgh, PA) ||Age: 17 - Email |
As a born pyro, I'd have to say fire. I'm infamous for always having something burning. From candles and incense to something on the stove. :) When there are bonfires I'm always catching a stick or something on fire just to watch it burn. People find this odd...because I'm a pisces, a water sign. =P
White I've had a tendency to learn for my love for the flame, I try to keep myself balanced by taking baths, going swimming, or fishing. I try to garden (key word: try) . As the only computer/techno literate person in my house, I'm in constant exposure to electricity (some say it's a form of air) . But I still love my pyromania.
| Water Is My Favorite Element ||May 20th. at 3:07:21 pm EDT|
|Annick Lynn Rodriguez (New York) ||Age: 35 - Email |
I have always loved the water since I was a child. I have also had an intense fear of the water , since I nearly drowned as a child. But I still love the sensation of water, I love being near lakes and oceans.I know there is something magical about it and also that it is a force that should be respected, not feared. One day I will learn to swim so that I can feel the power of water touch me. I know I will get over my fear one day and when I do I don't think anyone will be able to get me out of whatever body of water I am in.
| Wind ||May 20th. at 3:01:04 pm EDT|
|Kyra (Mandeville, Louisiana) ||Age: 15 - Email |
My favorite element would have to be Air, but i never really thought of it as Air but more so as Wind. It comes naturally to me, i remeber even as a little girl conjuring up wind. And water, water has always felt like a warm safe place for me to be in. I love water and I'm a Pisces. But Wind is the easiest foer me to control, summon, and work wit. Some of my most powerful magick is done when i sing. (is that wierd or can someone else do that too?) Anyways i guess that's about it. cool question.
| Favorite Element ||May 20th. at 2:50:46 pm EDT|
|Josh Howard (Shallotte) ||Age: 16 - Email |
My favorite element would have to be wind.
| My Favorite Element Is... ||May 20th. at 2:23:02 pm EDT|
|Kyra Bruno (Erie, PA) ||Age: 16 - Email |
My favorite element would have to be Earth
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