|PERSONAL PATH REPORT FOR BARACK OBAMA|
|Aug. 4 1961|
The following pages contain a brief evaluation of key elements of your birth chart, although it is by no means complete. Astrology can reveal many things about a person's life and personality, and you could study your chart for a lifetime without knowing the answers to all of your questions. The descriptions that follow will give you a "thumbnail" introduction to yourself through astrology.
In interpreting your chart, this report considers the sign of the planets and the north node in your chart, as well as their house placements. It also describes the sign of the Ascendant and the strongest aspects between the planets.
You may note that some of the following descriptions appear to contradict each other--and indeed we are all walking bundles of contradiction. If you examine yourself carefully, you will probably realize that you do in fact possess the qualities of both conflicting descriptions. Even though some parts of the reading may seem to clash, you will see that certain themes are repeated throughout the following pages. These are the ones that will become major issues in your life.
The readings stress that you are the ultimate decider of your fate. The stars may indicate the hand you were dealt at birth, but it is up to you to play that hand well enough to achieve your goals. Also, bear in mind that every "bad" aspect of a chart also has a "good" side. How it is expressed is really up to you. We tend to work at expressing ourselves more positively most of the time and only lapse into the negative behavior described when depressed, angry or scared. Or it is possible that some aspects may better describe your personality or behavior earlier in life. They may seem alien now because you have already worked through them.
A "Strength" number precedes each aspect description; this number takes into account how exact the aspect is, whether the aspect is a major or minor one, and whether an aspecting planet is close to one of the four chart angles. The higher the Strength, the more you are likely to feel the aspect and to act it out in your life.
You are a person who looks to the future, and your perspective is usually long-range. It is easy for you to understand new concepts and ideas, and you can be quite objective even when looking at yourself. You are proud of the fact that you are not like everyone else, and your personal freedom is extremely important to you. As a matter of fact, you probably enjoy shocking others now and then. Nevertheless, you make friends easily and will always be there for a friend in need.
The word "prejudice" is foreign to you; you see everyone as just another human being rather than judging others by color, sex or creed. Another's character and performance are the criteria for earning your respect. You have many talents: musical, literary, scientific, artistic, humanitarian, and even business. When you do attain professional success, you can remain modest and unpretentious.
You consider everyone to be your brother, and you will come to their aid and defense when necessary. You will also give unsolicited advice, but seldom follow any that others give you. You rarely will fight for a cause yourself but rather get others stirred up and then bow out and watch the show. Be careful not to fall into the trap of living out the motto: "Do as I say, not as I do." You can be an enigma to your friends by being wonderfully kind and extremely arrogant at the same time. You hold firm to your convictions and may even try to win others over to your view.
You enjoy working with groups and especially like being at the head of the group. Friendships are very important to you, and you will probably maintain many long-term ones during your life. Your need for freedom does not make it easy for you to commit yourself emotionally. But once you do give your oath you will be a faithful and dependable mate. Truthfulness and open communication will always be important to you, and your lover will also be your friend.
In your love relationships you may be accused of being cool and aloof. But actually you are attempting to see yourself and your love life from an objective point of view. This allows you to be very aware of all aspects of your relationship, and you are not likely to rush into any affair without looking twice. You need a partner who shares this quality.
Sun in Leo
The catch word for Leo is "ego." This sign is well known for its self-confidence, pride, creativity and ability to lead. Just be careful that this combination does not add up to a domineering personality. Remember that others also need a chance to shine. Share the center of the stage with others and it will be much more enjoyable for you as well.
Leo can be a warm, loving and charming kitten but can turn into a ferocious lion when threatened, angered or hurt. They are extremely loyal and generous with their friends and love partners and can be very affectionate. This can be considered good or bad, depending on the partner. Sometimes Leo needs to remember that they can give out too much love and affection. Some people are not prepared to receive love as freely as Leo. Allow your friends and lovers to express their love for you in their own way, even if it is not so lavish as you would like it to be.
Leos carry themselves with dignity and convey an air of regality. They don't like to have their ability or authority questioned. As a matter of fact, the best way to tame the lion is to flatter him or her. Vanity is Leo's one weak spot, and the lion can become downright arrogant. Physically, Leos are prone to sudden accidents, high fevers and chronic diseases. Particular areas of weakness are: the heart, back, shoulders, legs, ankles, throat and reproductive organs.
In relationships, you need to be given freedom to be who you are. Anyone who cannot understand this about you will most likely lose you as a friend or love partner. Just remember, you must also grant the same freedom to others.
Sun in the Sixth House
As a child you were probably quite shy and preferred to stay on the sidelines rather than jump into the midst of competition. Although you were very self-conscious in your youth, every task you undertook was done well--and you maintain and improve upon this quality as you mature. You expect perfection from yourself--and nothing less.
Since you are rather submissive in nature, you must be careful not to be dominated by others in your life. If you let them run your affairs, you will regret it and will be very unhappy in such relationships. Be more self-confident and less self-critical. If you think more of yourself, others' opinion of you will also be raised.
You have a gift for organizing your affairs and are willing to work hard for what you get. Business comes before pleasure, and you willingly delay a pleasure trip if there is work to be gotten out of the way first. You are quite serious about your long-range goals in life and exercise great self-discipline in achieving them. Be careful to maintain good health care and eating habits in order to avoid bad health.
In your love life, you prefer to have a steady, long-term relationship rather than to engage in a series of flings. Your lover must also be a loyal friend to you and must be trustworthy. The extremely outgoing, life-of-the-party types are not for you, although they may be attractive to you at first. Don't let your relationship get into a rut so that you become bored with your partner. Be sure that you introduce some variety into your love life.
Moon in Gemini
You are highly imaginative and can channel this talent into creative work. It is necessary that you maintain a steady rate of mental activity in order to avoid intellectual boredom. This Moon placement favors education, and you would be both a good teacher and a sharp student. It is difficult for you to limit yourself to one activity at a time, and you are constantly looking for new stimulating experiences.
In business you would do well with a strong, practical partner who could keep you grounded. If you can find a partner that you can respect, you will not mind entrusting them with most of the decision-making in your business. It is easier for you to adjust to adulthood if you were allowed plenty of freedom during childhood. If this is denied you, you will probably respond with a classical temper tantrum. But you bounce back quickly and are quick to respond to any emergency. You may seem fearless to others because you take chances that would be too frightening to them.
In your love life you have the ability to handle several relationships simultaneously without anyone getting hurt. You require good communication with your lovers, and they must have a keen sense of humor. A possessive partner would be a source of frustration for you, for you must be allowed to express yourself freely. Be sure your partner is aware of your needs and respects them.
You are not known for your stability, and you need a partner who can understand your dual nature. If you have such a mate, you may not feel the need to lie in order to avoid confrontations. This can be a bad habit of yours. As you age you will retain a youthful look and behavior about you. People with this Moon placement can succeed at "staying young forever."
Moon in the Fourth House
You are strongly attached to your home and family, and probably have a close relationship with your mother. Harmony at home ensures your emotional security, and lack of peacefulness in this area can be very disruptive to you. When you feel secure, you are very sensitive to others' feelings and are good at cheering up a friend who is down. But if you are feeling insecure you tend to withdraw into your own private world, closing everyone else out. You need to learn to control your wild mood swings, especially since your home life is likely to undergo some fluctuation.
You feel a strong connection to your past and may have an interest in history and your own ancestral lineage. Your home town is very important to you, and many with this Moon placement never leave the place of their roots. Owning your own home is a source of security for you, and the Moon in this house can indicate great success in real estate dealings as well as the strong possibility of a sizable inheritance at some point in your life.
In your love life you are happiest with a partner who is absolutely true to you and is always around when you need them. You tend to pamper your lover and lavish them with love and affection. You have a knack for establishing a warm, nurturing home, no matter how limited your resources. You need a lover who appreciates this much attention and is not suffocated by your affectionate nature.
Mercury in Leo
You are very self-confident about your mental abilities, and you are an articulate and convincing speaker. You are highly creative and have your own distinctive style of expression. Since not everyone is as talented or confident as you are, you need to allow them to express themselves in their own way. One challenge of Mercury in Leo is to develop patience with others who seem slow or uncreative.
Although you are happiest when others are admiring and praising you, at times it is best to learn a little humility. Otherwise, you will encounter disturbing surprises in your interactions with others which will "shock" you and force your attention away from yourself. With Mercury in Leo there is a tendency to be arrogant and demanding. Remember that you are not the only player on the stage of life, and every role is as important as your own because without any one of them the play is incomplete.
Since you are often overly absorbed in yourself and your own view of life, it is difficult to get your attention long enough to make an impression on you. You take in only the information you feel will be useful to you and reject the rest. For this reason you are not very observant and need to develop a greater attention span and eye for detail. Your reactions are usually slow, not because you are stupid, but because of your lack of interest in things which are not about you.
With your strong sense of self-confidence, you are a natural public speaker or writer and can present your ideas clearly. In discussions with others you will attack any statements that seem irrational or contradictory. You love to travel and are enthusiastic about life. With your ability to inspire children, you could be a great teacher.
Mercury in the Sixth House
You have highly developed organizational skills and a sharp, critical mind. Since you enjoy communicating your ideas to help others, you would be a good linguist, writer, or teacher. With your clear, logical mind, you rarely overlook important details in any project. Take breaks from your demanding schedule to avoid mental fatigue and nervous tension.
Venus in Cancer
Although you may be shy and quiet, you have considerable charm. You treat loved ones with sympathy and tenderness, providing the emotional nurturing that they need. It is important that you have the love and devotion of your friends and family. This provides you with a wonderful sense of inner security. Just be careful that you do not let others take advantage of your generosity. There will always be those who will try.
Your home is very important to you, and you will want your living environment to be peaceful and comfortable. From an early age, you have been closely tied to your family, especially your mother. Since you have a need to relate to others, you would do well in occupations such as teaching or health care.
You seek a deep love in which you can merge souls and personalities with your lover. You are totally devoted to your mate, and you seek such devotion in return. Be careful that this devotion does not turn into jealousy and possessiveness, which could result in your lover feeling trapped. Remember that a truly strong relationship is based on two strong individuals who share mutual goals.
Your sexual appetite is quite strong, partly because you allow your sexual energy to build for a while before releasing it. If you find this to be frustrating, try communicating your needs to your partner before you reach that point. They can only satisfy your needs if they are aware of them.
Venus in the Fifth House
You are sensuous and enjoy indulging in the pleasurable senses to the fullest possible extent. You enjoy surrounding yourself with beautiful art and music, and you may have creative talents in these areas. From an early age you were attracted to the opposite sex and are affectionate and loyal toward those you love. You have a talent for inspiring children and would be a stimulating teacher.
Mars in Virgo
Your ability to assert yourself is often frustrated by your own incessant worrying and scrupulous attention to detail. While it is good to be organized and to have a plan of operation, you also need to learn to be a little more spontaneous and carefree.
In your career you are an energetic worker. Although you are ambitious, you find it hard to handle positions of high responsibility. You tend to take on everyone's problems and end up with stomach upsets or skin rashes. Although you are practical and diplomatic with others, you are not prone to taking risks or to participating in cutthroat competition.
You are a very careful and meticulous lover and will make sure that the surroundings and atmosphere are perfect for yourself and your partner. Although you are somewhat slow to arouse sexually, you go out of your way to please your lover, employing superior technique, sensitivity and attention to detail.
Personal cleanliness is important to you, and you probably enjoy taking showers with your lovers. You can be somewhat picky and critical of your partner, although it is sincerely done with the intention of helping them. Sexual tools can be fun for you if you will allow yourself to be so bold and spontaneous.
Mars in the Eighth House
You have very strong desires, and once you decide to possess something, you usually succeed in doing so. You may experience shortages of love and money to encourage you to be less possessive in these areas of your life. You have the ability to see through the false pretenses of others. Karmically, you can make up for past lives of greed and abuse by sharing your resources with others in need.
Jupiter in Aquarius
You are highly intuitive and tolerant of differences in others. With your natural ability for working with groups, you could inspire others to help bring about humanitarian changes in society. You are an excellent diplomat and can help smooth over differences between groups of seemingly incompatible people. You have a natural talent for occult knowledge, for you recognize the existence of forces beyond those you can see, feel and measure.
Jupiter in the Twelfth House
You are highly idealistic, and your expectations can sometimes be unrealistic. For this reason, it is important to think things through before acting. With your deep love for humanity, you have a strong desire to help others who are less fortunate than you. You do not seek glory for your compassionate acts, but rather are content to work behind the scenes. You will receive much help from your guides.
Saturn in Capricorn
You are highly ambitious and well-organized, and you are willing to work hard to achieve your goals. Since you have a natural ability to put abstract concepts into layperson's terms, you would be an excellent writer or teacher. With your natural talent for finance and science, you would also do well in these fields. Having a good reputation in your community is very important to you. Avoid a tendency to work too hard and neglect your personal life.
Saturn in the Twelfth House
You are extremely sensitive and have deep self-doubt. Because you consider most people better or more talented than you, you may retreat from social contacts and/or devote your life to serving others. Even though others may praise your accomplishments, you usually believe they are just humoring you. Karmically, you feel you must make restitution for pain you caused others in previous lives.
Uranus in Leo
You are confident and well-organized, and have excellent leadership abilities. Since you find it difficult to tolerate restrictions of any kind, you can be defiant and rebellious toward authority. You do not follow trends, and in fact your values are usually different from what others consider to be acceptable in society. You will learn a great deal through sudden ups and downs in your love life.
Uranus in the Seventh House
You rebel against traditional roles in love and marriage and are attracted to rather unconventional partners. The more personal freedom you are allowed in your relationships, the more content you will be. If your spouse cannot grant you such freedom, then you will feel trapped and divorce is likely. With maturity you will learn to appreciate the love and security in marriage rather than fearing entrapment.
You are driven to uncover the deepest secrets within society, and you have a keen interest in metaphysical sciences. With your strong desire for physical pleasures, you must avoid overindulging in food, drink, sex or drugs in an attempt to escape the tension of daily life.
You are idealistic and highly intuitive. You are interested in philosophical, spiritual and mystical studies. With your strong sense of compassion, you are kind to all living things. You long to travel and are fascinated by foreign lands and cultures. Avoid a tendency to become fanatical about your beliefs, for this could impair your good judgment. Avoid a tendency to exaggerate.
Pluto in Virgo
Your generation saw the birth of social reforms, such as free medical clinics and food banks. Chemicals also became popular, and many miracle drugs were discovered. There was also renewed interest in organic health foods, vitamins and herbal remedies. You have a strong desire to achieve perfection. Avoid being too critical of yourself or others.
Pluto in the Seventh House
With your ability to see all sides of any issue, you would be a good mediator or diplomat. You will undergo your greatest transformation in life through your close personal relationships. Because you tend to attract intense and strong-willed partners, you will encounter power struggles over which of you will control the other. As you mature you will develop the fine art of compromise.
You will do well in a career which involves your ability to feel out and involve others in a collaborative venture. You are emotionally intuitive, both about potential partners and about the direction of society as a whole, so that you can speak what people are feeling. You yourself may have gone through deep transformations connected to traumatic events. You are comfortable reaching down into the depths of any subject and so make a good researcher or investigator. You are happiest in an occupation which allows you to explore and produce constructive results. Your strength may involve you in a power struggle with authorities until you can achieve a compromise. Your commitment is such that you make a dangerous enemy. Some people with this placement are so inflexible that they stay with a job that they hate.
Power and control will be issues in your life. You have the ability to coordinate the efforts of others in teamwork, handling power tactfully and with concern for the rights of others. Work with others for transformation and improvement, as opposed to maintenance of the status quo, and you will enjoy great success. Selfishness, ruthlessness, and overkill are the negative possibilities of this placement. Try to spread both the effort and the benefits to others.
Occupations consistent with your intense style of work include investigator, researcher, critic, engineer, programmer, mechanic, contractor, wrecker, exterminator, dramatic writer or poet, sex therapist, tailor, musician, entrepreneur, government or large company worker, surgeon, chemist, pharmacist, detective, psychologist, mortician, insurance actuary, artist, or the military. For the most personal career guide, also consider the nature of any planets which fall in the 10th house or conjoin the Midheaven, the sign and house placements of Pluto, ruler of the Midheaven, and any aspects which other planets make to the Midheaven.
Moon trine Jupiter (Strength: 5.20)
You are optimistic and generous and find it easy to relate to others. In the worst of circumstances you can see the brighter side; your confidence and enthusiasm are infectious to those around you. You refuse to allow your life to remain complicated very long, and therefore solve your day-to-day problems quickly and without panic.
In a career you can be very creative and imaginative, and you would do well in such fields as public relations, civic affairs, social work or physical therapy. You would do well in any position which requires you to travel a great deal or to solve problems for others. You know how to set priorities and get things done. You are well informed on a variety of subjects and are a stimulating conversationalist.
You may find that others seek you out for advice when they need guidance or encouragement. This is because of the good example that you set with your own actions. Those around you are stimulated to develop their own potentials. You take on tasks with enthusiasm and optimism, no matter how burdensome they may seem to others. At the very least, your opinion is highly regarded because you have proven yourself to be a good advisor.
Chances are that you always allow some time to indulge yourself no matter how busy your schedule is. You enjoy working on projects that will benefit others, and this type of work would leave you with a warm sense of accomplishment.
In romance you are attracted to people of good moral character -- someone who is honest and sincere as well as spiritual. You love peace and harmony and need to share your life with another who is so inclined. Tension and pressure in your love life will cause you great distress. Your relationships tend to improve as time passes, and you have a strong devotion to your love.
Moon sextile Mercury (Strength: 4.85)
This aspect indicates cooperation between your intellect and your emotions; they are rarely in conflict. You are sensitive and thoughtful of others, and you are willing to make compromises in your relationships. In your relationships with others you constantly want to be helpful.
You drink in information at an amazing rate and have a very well developed memory. Your delicate balance of mind and emotions allows you to deal with problems you encounter without acting rashly or becoming panicky. You have a strong sense of curiosity and will go to great lengths to satisfy it. Because you are well read, you are wonderful to converse with and can delicately mix humor and charm with intellectual content to delight your audience.
Since you are so extremely sensitive, you can see through false pretenses and recognize insincerity. Through it all you maintain a cheerful disposition which tends to infect those around you. You are drawn to others who are intelligent, educated, optimistic and ambitious. In your relationships you seek open communication and enjoy planning a future with your mate.
In terms of a career, you would do well in any field requiring good communication skills, such as: public relations, public speaking, diplomacy and writing. You have a talent for making others feel at ease with your genuine interest in them. You are tactful and sincere, and even your competitors will respect you.
Mercury opposite Jupiter (Strength: 4.51)
This aspect indicates that you are enthusiastic and intensely curious about everything, but that you seldom follow up in detail to use these qualities constructively. You may know a lot about a lot of things, but your information may not have come from the purest of sources. In order to avoid being embarrassed, be sure you know what you are talking about before you open your mouth.
Others may see you as a pompous "know-it-all" kind of person who wants to constantly show off what you know. But since your facts are not always the most reliable, you can easily get "busted" in your discussions with others. Try listening for a while instead of talking about your opinions all the time. This way you can avoid jumping to conclusions when your information is incomplete.
You have a gift of insatiable curiosity, but you need to supply the self-discipline to put it to good use. You are highly creative and have many skills, but you lack the patience to develop any one of them well. If you can develop the required self-discipline, you can excel in such areas as law, writing, education, and public relations. In your attempt to achieve your goals, remember to choose those which are reachable. Then when you attain them, you can set new ones that are higher still.
Be careful of agreements with others that are not put in writing. Since you tend to ignore the details and skip over the fine print in contracts, you could set yourself up for legal problems. Hire a trustworthy legal advisor to handle your business affairs--it's worth the expense.
In your personal life you are quick to jump to conclusions about how others feel about you. Allow a relationship to mature before deciding what the other person's motivations are. Be honest with yourself, and others are more likely to be honest with you.
Moon square Pluto (Strength: 3.91)
You are a person of deep emotions--you do not love (or hate) someone superficially; you love to the depths of your soul. At times the intensity of your emotions can cause you to act impulsively and then regret it later. This has been a problem for you since you were a child.
This aspect also indicates that throughout your life you have had strong ties to your past which you have had difficulty breaking. You may hold grudges or ill will toward those who have slighted you in the past. This will only harm you, however, since they have probably forgotten the incident altogether. You can tend to be pessimistic, so be sure to make a special effort to think positively. Your feelings are very powerful, so be careful how you use them.
You are rather demanding in your relationships, and this can make others feel as though they cannot possibly love you enough. Don't expect everyone to be capable of your depth of feeling. Learn to accept and love others as they are at the level at which they are comfortable. This will result in fewer disappointments in romance. You would enjoy your most successful relationships with others who are capable of your depth of feeling.
For the most part you will be a loner, even as a child. You have a lot to learn about human nature; you begin life's social lessons very young--perhaps you even feel your parents rejected you in some way. After suffering many disappointments, you may be tempted to turn bitter and defensive. The real test of this aspect is to resist falling into that trap (probably one carried over from past lives).
Make an effort to be more tender and loving, and be willing to be vulnerable now and then--only be sure it is with someone you absolutely trust (another difficult thing for you to master). Be sure to get proper rest and vacation time. This is imperative for good health. Anxiety has very destructive effects on you physically.
You have a curiosity for and a talent in occult sciences. This is fine as long as you keep all of the power you will uncover in its proper perspective. Do not dabble in black magic or satanism.
Often this aspect indicates an inferiority complex which is probably traceable to your early parental conditioning. Your parents may have misunderstood your need to assert your own individuality and tried to curb your self-expression. In self-defense you may have built emotional walls around yourself to shield you against others who would hurt you. Although you are highly creative and eager to do something with your many talents, you fear failure to such an extent that you often may not even try.
You shy away from intense competition because you underestimate your ability to emerge as the victor. Also, you don't like the idea of beating anyone in competition because you don't want to hurt their feelings. You run away from your responsibilities and then feel guilty about it. You need to learn to love yourself and put yourself first when dealing with others.
In your career it would be best to start out with a job that requires a minimum of responsibility on your part. As you gain experience and realize that you can indeed succeed, you can set higher goals for yourself. You are very sensitive and emotionally vulnerable, and you must be careful not to let others use you.
In matters of love, be realistic about your expectations of your partner; don't ask the impossible and therefore set yourself up for disappointment. If you are unsure about how to assert yourself in your relationships, let your partner take the lead and then react accordingly. Building a successful relationship will be a gradual process for you; don't rush in without looking at least twice.
Mars trine Saturn (Strength: 3.22)
It is important to you that you use your energy efficiently and not waste it on nonproductive projects. For this reason you are a good supervisor and do not expect too much (or too little) from those under your authority. And you are ever ready with assistance and advice if they need it. You can be patient with others' shortcomings and do not have a hair- trigger temper when things go wrong. Also for this reason, you would be a good teacher--either in the schools or in life in general.
The best professions for you include, besides teaching, law, police or military service, forestry service, exploration and ecological or environmental fields. You are at your best with planning and conservation of human or other resources. It is not difficult for you to achieve a management or other authority position.
You have a genuine respect for and acceptance of others and for this reason get along well with most everyone. Others can learn from your example how to better plan their lives in order to achieve their goals. They will learn from you that success is no accident but requires careful forethought and investment of energy. You have a tremendous sense of timing and are cautiously optimistic.
You are discriminate in choosing your closest friends and mate and identify most with mature, responsible people who want to make something of themselves in life. You are somewhat traditional about sex and feel that there must be more than good sex to any long-term relationship you enter into. You value the security of a family, a good reputation in your community, and the satisfaction of a job well done.
Moon opposite Midheaven (Strength: 2.93)
You are intensely emotional and become strongly attached to those you love. You are more secure when you feel you "belong" in places or with people. The way in which this influences your life will be determined by the type of upbringing you had.
If your early home life was troubled, or you felt your family did not love and support you, you'll be emotionally insecure as an adult. You may express this as jealousy and possessiveness, although the underlying cause is really low self-esteem. If this is the case, you'll need to learn to be more objective emotionally by developing your own inner sense of security.
However, if your family life was nurturing and supportive, it will be easy for you to become warm and generous toward others. You'll be able to graciously satisfy the needs of others without being preoccupied with your own neediness. In this case, your love of home and family will be a constant source of joy in your life.
Saturn inconjunct Uranus (Strength: 2.92)
You have a hard time setting priorities in life; this is partly because you are driven by a need to win the approval of others. It is possible that you do not see yourself this way but rather talk yourself into believing that you need please no one but yourself. But examine your feelings and actions more carefully and you will see that you are more concerned than you know about what others think of you.
The idea of making changes in your life is threatening to you; you fear losing the security you now have. But you can't prevent change from happening; it's inevitable. By living in the past, it becomes difficult for you to accept new innovations and technologies as time passes. This can result in your being left behind as the rest of society passes you by. The secret to your success in life lies in the ability to accept change and new experiences. This is the only way that you can grow.
It is possible that you will encounter stressful relationships with lovers. Often your partner is just pushing you to develop the vast potential they see in you. Try to strike a compromise and to trust your loved ones' assessments of your talents. You don't see your own good points as well as others do.
Maintaining a pessimistic and defeatist attitude will only result in physical problems. You are prone to such ailments as arthritis or hardening of the arteries. At the very least, you are grouchy and difficult to deal with at times. Softening your attitude will help soothe the discomforts of your body, which are only a reflection of your inner stiffness.
Your conservative sexual attitude does not permit you to engage in the areas of sex that you would find most gratifying. Consequently, you often enjoy most the areas of sex that make you feel the most guilty. The healthiest use of this energy is to apply it to bedroom fantasies that are acted out. Just be sure your lover knows what is going on.
Mercury trine Midheaven (Strength: 2.55)
You are highly creative (especially with words), and you have a talent for clearly communicating even the most complex ideas. Your inventive plans usually succeed, because of your careful planning as well as plain old hard work.
Even as a child, you gave a great deal of thought to your future goals. With the encouragement and support of your parents, you were able to prepare for your chosen career, picking up the necessary training and experience along the way.
In your career, you admire those who have risen to the top as a result of honest, hard work, and you try to follow their example. Your most satisfying job would require you to constantly use your creative mind to its fullest. You could excel in careers involving communication, such as writing, law, politics, education or science.
Uranus square Midheaven (Strength: 2.37)
You are a very independent thinker, and you will vigorously rebel against anyone who tells you what to do. In fact, if someone pushes you to the right, you are determined to go to the left just to show them they can't push you around. For this reason, you've had continuing problems with authority figures in your life (beginning with your parents and teachers).
You are highly intolerant of power abusers, and you're very quick to let them know it. Just remember, there are some people in positions of authority who are not on a power trip. Be careful not to alienate those who could be of assistance to you. It will surely hurt you more than it hurts them.
In your discussions with others, be willing to believe that they may know something you don't. Remember, only the most foolish person believes they know everything. Keep an open mind, and you might learn something.
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Venus inconjunct Jupiter (Strength: 2.06)
You tend to bend over backwards a bit too far in your efforts to meet the needs of others, but in truth you expect more from yourself than others ever could. It's not necessary to go so far out of your way to take care of someone else, especially if they don't expect you to. Somewhere along the way, remember to pay some attention to meeting your own needs. This is also important.
Some people may consider you an "easy mark" and try to take advantage of your generosity. Be more selective in choosing who to bestow your good graces on. Don't lavish others with love and nurturing unless they have proven trustworthy and sincere. This is especially true in your love life. Playing the victim is not really all it's cracked up to be. There are better ways to gain approval from others.
In a career you would do well because of your inherent ability to adapt easily to a new job. Although you will probably work in the background rather than as a leader, your job will be thoroughly done. The only thing preventing you from gaining more occupational prominence is your belief that you cannot do it. You may even set yourself up by planning impossible tasks which are doomed to failure. Your ideas may even be stolen by co-workers or competitors, who then get credit for them.
Any physical problems you may have could be traced to your state of mind. You try so hard to get others to love you that you wear yourself out with this great mental effort. Learn to respect yourself more by not allowing others to abuse your good nature. Love yourself and look on the brighter side of life, being thankful for your blessings. You're not expected to be perfect.
Jupiter sextile Midheaven (Strength: 2.04)
From a very early age, you've received a great deal of support from your family and friends. With their assistance, you've managed to be in the right places at the right times. Your eagerness to learn and your charming personality also contribute to your success in life.
Some people consider you "lucky," but in reality you have a talent for discovering opportunities that others overlook. Once you've made the connection, your self-confidence and optimism inspire others to put their trust in you. And you'll do everything in your power to see that they're not disappointed.
Your superiors are impressed by you, and your co-workers find you a pleasure to work with. You feel good about yourself and your abilities, and you don't have to make others look bad so that you can look better. For this reason, you would make a good manager or supervisor.
Sun opposite Ascendant (Strength: 1.63)
Relating to others is very important to you, and at times you may place the needs of your partner above your own. This can be an admirable trait as long as you don't get carried away. Be sure that your needs are also being considered in every decision you make. You feel lost and alone if you are not in a love relationship, and you will make your love life the major priority in your life. If you don't have a lover, you will still derive a great deal of satisfaction from a close and productive business partnership with someone whose needs are harmonious with your own.
Because you have a basic lack of self-confidence and a fear of rejection, you "try too hard" in your relationships in an effort to gain your partner's approval and acceptance. By expressing your own doubt about your capabilities, you are in fact "fishing for compliments" from others who might reassure you that you are special. In order to improve your job opportunities, you need to develop a more assertive attitude. You have to be willing to compete with others if you are going to achieve and maintain a successful position. This can be done with integrity and without conflict.
Some people with this aspect seem to pick fights and arguments with others. Perhaps this is one way to get to know yourself better, but certainly there are more peaceful methods to use. You have excellent communication skills and can use them to invoke either hostility or cooperation. The choice is yours.
Jupiter conjunct Saturn (Strength: 0.49)
This combination gives you an incredible potential for success as long as you are willing to work hard for it. The expansive (good luck) nature of Jupiter and the disciplined, structured qualities of Saturn combine to give you a definite advantage in terms of achieving your goals in life. Your determination and stick-to-it-iveness will help you overcome seemingly impossible odds against success.
Part of your secret of success is your ability to plan your moves very carefully. You have a clear image of your ambitions yet are realistic enough to know the responsibilities you must accept in order to reach them. You have a strong belief in yourself, yet you know your limits and are careful not to exceed them. You are willing to work hard for what you want and have the self-discipline to do so.
You don't like to take unwise risks, but rather approach your goals with a practical viewpoint. Therefore, you do not waste your time and energy on nonproductive tasks but apply yourself carefully to your goals. In a career you would do well in law, medicine, education, handling financial resources, or even in the ministry. Even though you have a talent for success, you also have patience for those who are less fortunate and want to help them in any way you can.
Your biggest fault is your tendency to overwork. Be careful to allow yourself time to take a vacation--to get away from it all and unwind. Otherwise, you will do yourself bodily harm through physical and mental exhaustion. Your many tasks will still be there when you get back from a much-needed vacation, and the break will allow you to approach them from a fresh perspective.
Saturn sextile Midheaven (Strength: 0.45)
You have a strong sense of honor and integrity, and others know they can rely on you to keep your word. Although you set ambitious goals for yourself, you insist on achieving them through only the most ethical means. You'll take no shortcuts, and you won't step on others in order to rise to the top. Instead, you'll succeed through good old-fashioned hard work.
Your relationships with authority figures have always been harmonious (beginning with your parents and teachers). Even as a child, you've been a bit mature for your age, and may choose to associate with people who are much older than you. Many of these friends can help you reach your professional goals by introducing you to key contacts.
In both your personal and professional lives, you gain the respect of others by being honest, responsible and dependable. Because you devote much of your time and energy to work projects, you may become somewhat of a loner, with little time for a social life. Remember to take some time off for fun (and laughter) to provide a healthy balance.
Venus inconjunct Midheaven (Strength: 0.10)
Your personal relationships are very important to you, and you will go to great lengths to gain the approval of loved ones. Just be sure that you do not compromise your own sense of ethics or of self in the process. In that case, you may gain the approval of others, but lose your self-respect.
In your early life, it may have been difficult to gain the approval of your parents. Perhaps they criticized your choice of careers or friends. As you mature, you can give yourself permission to be different. Then you'll discover that people can and do love you for the person you really are.
At times you may find it frustrating to balance the demands of home and career. As a result, you may decide to focus on one and neglect the other. During times when career seems to get more attention, be sure to consciously set aside time for home and recreation. It will make going back to work a little easier.
You are an active, future-oriented person who is not weighed down by past commitments. You take advantage of new opportunities better than most. Life for you can be a vibrant affair in which you passionately pursue causes, lovers, and experiences. You have the self-confidence to be a leader. Competitive and flamboyant, you have little patience for slow people or unexciting work. When an activity interests you, you can be very generous with your time, energy, and money. Find outlets for your gifts of creativity and intuition.
Watch out for a tendency to exaggerate or to be insensitive to others' feelings. More cautious types may envy and resent your free spirit and competitive nature. You get bored easily and may depend on others to finish the projects that you start. When your warmth is guided by love, wisdom, and positive goals you have the ability to heal and inspire others, but when you focus on your self or lack direction, your short-lived passions can affect others in destructive ways.
You seem to live for mental exploration. Discovering and communicating the connections between ideas, people, and places is your function in life. Your active mind is good at identifying new frontiers whose basics you quickly master, so that you end up knowing something about almost everything. You have a dispassionate nature that cooly considers the pros and cons of a situation, able to place logic above personal emotion. From your mental viewpoint, emotions look irrational. You make a good negotiator, sales person, communicator, arbitrator, analyst, and information processor. Ideas flow quickly for you. While impersonal and dispassionate, you nonetheless thrive on communication and social interaction. At your best, you strive to understand and accept people, not to change them. Courageously, you adhere to principles. You appreciate culture, structure, and systems.
Your greatest strength is also your weakness, namely too much coolness from placing head above heart. Leaders must be able to follow their hearts without being indecisive or equivocating. And you ignore your real connection to others if you use your mental gifts to coldly manipulate them. Try to avoid isolation by functioning as part of a team in which your logic, analysis, and communication skills are put to good use. Work with others who may be more practical, sensitive, or passionate than are you. Don't keep your good ideas inside, but write them down and communicate them to others.
Lack of Water
For you the world of feelings may be terra incognita. Close interpersonal relations, which require the expression of feelings, and empathy for others' feelings, do not come naturally or easily for you. You have difficulty putting yourself in someone else's shoes in order to feel what they feel. You will learn how to deal with life in a tough, mental sort of way. People looking for someone to empathize with them should not come to you. Those people who are comfortable with you are not looking for emotional closeness. It's not that you don't have emotions and feelings, but they do not come out easily in your relationships. If you are an artist, they may come out in your art. You probably take refuge from the difficulty of forming emotional connections by concentrating on intellectual, practical, or inspired activity. Your best companions would be those who are able to inhabit these realms with you, but who are also in touch with their feelings. They can help you to contact your own feelings and teach you to respect and honor other people's feelings.
A lack of planets in Water signs can be offset by a Water sign ascendant or by abundant planets in the houses of Endings.
With abundant planets in the houses of endings, you are probably sensitive, moody, and introspective. You are not afraid to show your feelings and make an empathetic listener to the problems and feelings of others. You have been around the track enough yourself to sense what others are going through and to show that you care. You are not the most intellectual or practical person. You can be easily swayed by an appeal to your emotions.
Lack of Relationships
Relating to other people probably plays a minor role in your life. You could remain unmarried, be a loner, or even be an orphan. Your thinking is probably subjective or personal, without the objectivity that comes from having communicated with many people. Let others teach you by showing you and if they give you any feedback on your thinking, see if you can learn from it.
A lack of planets in the houses of Relationships can be offset by abundant planets in Air signs.
Lack of Life
You could have difficulty envisioning or planning for the future. You are likely to accept the status quo, living in the past and present, but not actively striving to create the future. Lacking your own passionate goals, you are more likely to be a follower than a leader.
A lack of planets in the houses of Life can be offset by abundant planets in Fire signs.
With an abundance of planets in Fixed signs, you have the staying power to complete a project, grow a family, or expand a business. Your strength is what friends notice most about you. You have definite values; you focus your affections on the people and things that are part of your team. Friendships formed over time are important to you. You may be found at the center of a circle of friends, a large family, a government agency, or a business. You understand the contribution that stability and security make to prosperity and growth. It throws you off-balance when friends are not as reliable as you are or when love and ideals are not part of your life. Concentrate on developing confidence in yourself, a wholesome world for your family or group, and binding others to you with love. If you have a weakness, it is trouble changing or listening when people tell you a better way to do things. You can handle this weakness by empowering your team, as among them will be individuals who are good at reacting to a constantly changing world.
Lack of Cardinal
With a lack of planets in Cardinal signs, you may have trouble starting things. You may be timid about developing and carrying out plans. You would prefer to let others break the first ground of a new venture, so that you can pitch in and help once the outlines of the venture are clear. You probably lack confidence in your mastery of the real world and survival in it. You may substitute a rich inner life for your lack of action in the outer world. In its highest form, you may be unusually creative or spiritually committed. Ideas filter up as you focus on 'being' instead of 'doing'. Watch out for the lower manifestations, which are delegating tasks to others and pitying yourself over the lot that befalls you in life as a result of your lack of direction and initiative. Your different perspective on life gives you valuable insights that let you make real contributions wherever you are.
A lack of planets in the Cardinal signs can be offset by a Cardinal sign ascendant or by abundant planets in the Angular houses.
An abundance of planets in the cadent houses helps to make you versatile and adaptable. You are flexible in your plans, adapting easily to changes or to the people whom you meet. You may travel a lot or move frequently. You are a good listener and communicator. You will use your mind a lot or frequently spend time alone during your life.
Lack of Succedent
A lack of planets in succedent houses gives you a certain emotional detachment. You do not pay much attention to the pleasures of the body or to cultivating a particular group of friends. Enjoying life is not the most important thing to you. You act not on the basis of feeling or principle, but from necessity. You tend to be a restless wanderer of either the world or the mind.
A lack of planets in the Succedent houses can be offset by abundant planets in the Fixed signs.
Introduction to Aspect Patterns
Astrology describes the complex personality pattern inside each of us that makes us an individual. Some charts have many aspect patterns, others few. Some lives feature much change, others follow a steady course. Your chart features 3 aspect patterns. The fewer the patterns that you have, the closer these descriptions should fit you. This report will try to interpret the tightest, most dominant patterns first. Pattern analysis is important for understanding your special path, but there are other planetary aspects in your chart that are not part of these large patterns - these are delineated in your complete natal report. There is an almost infinite variety of planetary arrangements that are possible - the moment of your birth picked one of the possibilities. All humans feel the patterns formed by the planets at our birth, but the manner and extent to which we are able to express those patterns depends on a combination of circumstances and free will. If you are reading this, then your brain is past the stage where it is dominated purely by instinct - a part of you is sensitive to the planetary dynamics in the astral body that was created at your birth. Perhaps seen from the viewpoint of worldly values, some charts may appear to be more fortunate than other charts, but seen spiritually we each have a chart that gives us the opportunity to learn valuable lessons. The external life occupies the ego's attention while the universe teaches the spirit what it needs to learn. You have the opportunity to channel the life energies of the planets in the course of creating and experiencing the joys, rewards, sorrows, and frustrations of being alive. You experience those energies according to the unique configuration frozen in your natal chart, but you always have free will.
This chart features an Arrow Yod aspect pattern - also known as the Boomerang, it is a version of the more common Yod or Finger of God aspect pattern. At least two planets in favorable 60-degree sextile aspect to each other, Venus and Pluto, form challenging 150-degree inconjunct aspects to at least one focal planet, Jupiter, as with the Yod, but in the case of this Arrow Yod pattern, there is at least one reaction planet, Mercury, which lies midway between the sextile planets and opposes the Yod's focal planet, receiving back through the opposition in a boomerang the energy that the inconjunct planets, Venus and Pluto, direct at the focal planet, Jupiter. In the case of this Arrow Yod pattern, the connection of another planet, Mercury, through the opposition to the focal planet, Jupiter, gives Jupiter more perspective and expression than the inconjunct planets would supply. The pattern gives your life a focus and mission. Refer to the house and sign placement interpretations for Jupiter and Mercury. The favorable sextile aspect between Venus and Pluto makes you observant with the strength to act. Venus makes you personable and eager to please. You are effective at bringing people together. You might consider a career in labor relations. You know the value and strength of friendships. Pluto can mean that you must rally all your resources to face a shocking event in your life. You can tap into toughness and power. Pluto adds range and depth to your mind. This pattern centers you, making you flexible and quick to react.
With Jupiter as an Arrow Yod pattern focus planet, you are a hard worker with a distinct style and identity. You can put in many long hours of study and experiment in your chosen field. You try to strike a balance between formal and informal on-the-job training. You are neither a dilettante nor a narrow scholar, but instead a wide-ranging adventurer. Like an architect, you master both theory and technique. With this pattern, success comes after you pay your dues. Your efforts to expand your horizons can cause you to be a leader. You have the ability to see beyond superficialities and focus on what is essential. That's how you keep your life real. With Mercury as a reaction planet, you are witty with good verbal skills. You may have been a precocious and versatile student. You are astute with finances. You have high standards both for your work and for your personal life. You are adaptable and can make major changes if you are dissatisfied with your life. You could have a youthful appearance and lead an uncommitted bachelor existence, marrying late or marrying and divorcing more than once. You would make a good diplomat - you approach things mentally and know that peaceful negotiations can prevent war. You share your abundant knowledge with your many friends. You might work as a teacher.
This chart features an aspect pattern known as a
T-Square. At least two planets that are
in opposition aspect to each other, Mercury and Jupiter, form difficult but
energizing square aspects to at least one focal planet,
This chart features a frequent aspect pattern known as the Talent Triangle. At least two planets that are in favorable 120-degree trine aspect to each other, Venus and Neptune, form enabling 60-degree sextile aspects to at least one focal planet, Pluto. Unlike most aspect patterns, which cross from one side of the zodiac to the other and thereby involve the whole person, Talent Triangles involve no more than one third of the chart circle and are therefore external to the core person. They represent a talent that you can turn on or off. There is a skill which you can develop and to which you might turn for your livelihood, but it is not a mission to which you commit your entire self. There is something which you are good at, and which you enjoy, but it is not your entire life. Refer to the focal planet house and sign placement interpretations - for Pluto.
The Triangle pattern gives you a talent, something at
which you are good. The pattern planet
Venus makes you personable and eager to please.
You are effective at bringing people together. You might consider a career in labor
relations. You know the value and
strength of friendships. The pattern
With Pluto as a focus planet, you face life fearlessly. You have strong will and deep vitality. Your career could be versatile and wide-ranging. You have keen judgment and are willing to take risks. You could work as a producer, especially if Jupiter and Saturn are strong. You become conscious of how the world operates at a young age. Certain of your career and/or life choices may violate social custom. Still, it is a mistake for you to play it safe, as doing so will only cause your career to stagnate. Your success will be in proportion to the extent to which you seek truth, not popularity. A woman with this pattern will display exceptional courage and spirit. Big events could change your life and expand your awareness. When faced with life path choices, you will prefer the direction that leads to personal growth.