10 NATAL REPORT FOR BRENDA ability to heal others as well. Chiron is called "the wounded healer" because it represents the archetype of imperfection and loss which when integrated leads to compassion and understanding of others' suffering. The empathy and the understanding that are gained through life's trials provide the ability to serve as a helper and a healer for others. You are more invested in this archetype than most, since it is in a powerful connection with your Sun, representing your conscious self. You have undoubtedly experienced pain and frustration related to your self-concept, perhaps through your relationship with your father or the same-sex parent. There could have been trauma in your early years concerning your parenting or the parental protection that may have been withdrawn too suddenly or misapplied. You may have suffered actual abuse in childhood or perhaps in later years such as in the period of adolescence, when you needed to make the transition to your own adulthood and may have been prevented from fully emerging into a more responsible and complete state due to external circumstances or your own lack or self-confidence. Since you have come through the fires of difficulty you are likely to be someone with career possibilities in the helping professions. It is often easier to face others' troubles than one's own, and you may even be more ready and available to help others than to help yourself. It is good to integrate your past experiences, no matter how painful they may have been, and no matter how painful these feelings continue to be for you in adult life. Then you will be in a position to truly sympathize with others' suffering and help them to work out their traumas as well. Sun in strong square (within 2.6 degrees) with Midheaven The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time. This aspect gives a strong personality, very involved in work and career. You can be autocratic and may appear selfish, or bent on getting your own way. You have tremendous drive, and will likely go far, but you might need to beware of too much ego-involvement in being on top. Sun in semi-square (within 0.1 degrees) with Venus Ruler of sun sign - sun's ruler The planetary energies conflict in determined subtle tension; calmness is required. This aspect gives an excitable and emotional personality, with cheerfulness and warm affections. There is usually artistic ability indicated, perhaps in music and dance, as well as a love of refined surroundings. You may appear flighty in your attitudes and your emotions. You are graceful and charming, and are likely to be well-liked.
11 NATAL REPORT FOR BRENDA Sun in conjunction (within 3.5 degrees) with Mars Ruler of rising sign The strongest blend of the energies represented by these two planets. This conjunction gives an active, outgoing and self-confident personality. You are daring and may be combative in your approach to life. You have great physical vitality and stamina, and are likely to have a wiry and spare physique. You may be quite athletic and also hard working. You are not likely to be argumentative, but you can definitely "hold your own" in a dispute. You require constant activity as an outlet for your abundant physical energy. Sun in square (within 6.6 degrees) with Jupiter Focal planet of planetary pattern The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time. This aspect gives an optimistic and high spirited individual. You are likely to be fortunate in your material surroundings. You are convivial and lively, and generous with your money and your affections. There may be a tendency to overdo things, or to expand the waistline. You are attracted to higher learning and the fine arts, and are courageous and loyal, but you can be extravagant and suffer from errors in judgment. You should also beware of too much egotism. Sun in square (within 9.0 degrees) with Saturn The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time. This aspect gives a deepening and concentration, or a blocking of your selfexpression. You are ambitious and may make your mark in the world. There may also be a barrier between you and your self-realization, so that your true feelings are denied outlet. You may be strong-willed, or even autocratic, and can appear selfish, or cautious and reserved. There is usually a sense of rejection or coldness in relationship to your father, and a sense of lack of love in your life, generally, leading to a subconscious desire for recognition. There may be feelings of hostility or a physical ailment that prevents your total participation in life activities. Your heartcenter may need developing. The lesson for you is to deepen and broaden the knowledge of who you really are at the level of your innermost soul, and to really learn to love the person that you find in this process. Sun in quintile (within 2.8 degrees) with Uranus The planetary energies are positively linked, subtle, and spiritual in dimension.