Cardinal comes from the Latin Cardinalis-pertaining to a hinge; applied to that on which something turns or depends.
The number 12 is related to the cardinal as there are 12 eggs in a cardinals nest.
It symbolizes passionate romance and fierce leadership.
A cardinal rule is one of great importance; crucial and pivotal.
A cardinal number is a natural number as in zero, one, two, or three, etc.
Ina nautical sense, there are 4 cardinal directions, north, south, east, and west.
The cardinal does not migrate in the winter, it stands its ground.
Birds are free creatures. They’re messengers from heaven. If a cardinal appears to you and wakes you up out of your slumber it could be a message; a symbol. You’re at a crucial point in your life. Stand tall and weather the storm. Be on the lookout for passion and romance. Be natural and act with precision. Be a leader. I am free; free to choose, free to live, and free to be.