A collection of aspects, that are in place at the time of your birth. These aspects are related to animals, the weather, stones, plants, minerals and so on. Each aspect will have an impact or influence on you and your life. They can denote your strengths, or help you see your weaknesses.
The "birthing sign" are symbolism set along the road to help us understand a certain situation in our life. These aspects tell us about who we are, why we probably look at things in a certain way and react to situations or people using particular responses.
I'm do not claim to be a pagan, a wiccan, or a witch, simply a journeymen apprentice practitioner of what I believe, I don't have a wisdom, but I desire to learn, I cannot tell you what to believe, but I can tell you one thing: Whatever you do, whatever you believe, don't ever lose your believe in yourself.
Let the moon and the sun bless you in your path, let the spirit guides to guide you to your path, let your journey be safe and sound, let your life be gentle and warm. I send to you this bless, from the bottom of my heart, and should you got lost from your path, let there always be a light of the lantern to guide you back to home.
Never be afraid of losing your home, because your home is where your heart and soul is. Within you.
The start of the ripples out from you first factors is: time, day, date, year, given name. Many cultures have ways of showing one what they are ‘aligned with. With that known is it moon phase, zodiac, horoscope, birth symbols or cultural thoughts. As well as date meanings within different calendar systems.
If one first looks up all that can of these items that is the first circle of you the closest and the foundation of the next. Using 3-7 or more places which are different in words but meanings are same to ensure that is correct and not just some thought up idea. For the internet has become a land of copy and paste but not always looking at if correct or not.
From these items found one can find the attributes or associations to them. These are the secondary of self and will be factors still within but not as influenced upon.
The third is the same as you did for the above these are he gray the mist the shadow of yours. These are the least influences through out yourself. And though the farthest they can be the ones that many see for they are not deep within but more of ‘out of the corner of the eye’ and easily miss understood.
Upon the finding the explaining of each will be noted and explained out according to what the factors, and influences of each are. Within that will be found the others that are to be seen.
So if one takes Sept 22 1965 you first find that it fell upon a Wednesday. The common things right off is that it is Virgo, year of the snake, and depending upon when the date falls is the fall solstice, last day of summer or first day of fall.
If one goes just bit further. It can be found that Wednesday is called for Odin Mercury and Hermes. The Snake is of the wood element year. And Virgo has several factors. But that is just the time of the start.
For on that day the moon was waning crescent moon. The Celtic astrology sign is willow. The Aztec is Wind or Eecatl. Egyptian brings Mout
There are many more but now you see the start of it.