26 NATAL REPORT FOR BRENDA transformation are in the area of working with other people, for you have much to share with your fellow-man. Jupiter in conjunction (within 6.1 degrees) with Chiron The strongest blend of the energies represented by these two planets. With this placement you have a strong connection with spirituality and a great tendency to go your own way rather than subserve yourself to the spiritual ideals of human consciousness. You also may have been wounded in your spirituality in some way; perhaps in your early life you were forced into relationship with some sort of spiritual community to which you did not feel a deep bond. These two planetary energies, Jupiter and Chiron, both have a strong spiritual component, but operate in different ways. With Jupiter's optimism in support of Chiron's tendency for pain and suffering as a way toward the light, you are always able to rise above distressing circumstances, buoyed up by a strong streak of faith in the ultimate beneficence of Spirit. In fact, positive outlooks can become something of an obsession with you, so that friends and associates get tired of your unflagging optimism even though you are such a helpful companion. You have an abiding interest in matters of religion and philosophy, although this is likely to represent your own style of spiritual involvement rather than any standard form of spiritual institutions. Saturn in sextile (within 6.0 degrees) with Pluto The planetary energies flow together, open into new possibilities, new connections. This aspect gives a forceful personality with a focus on issues of authority, power and control. You may have the charismatic personal magnetism of a natural leader. It is also possible that occult studies will attract and fascinate you. You may also find yourself with an ambivalence toward power, leading you to demonstrate rebellious attitudes toward established authority. You may seek a position of authority, if for no other reason than to be your own master, and then run into the difficulties inherent in maintaining such a stand, once achieved. This can work to your ultimate advantage, since the security of such a position can be a hindrance to necessary growth and transformation. What is needed is a re-evaluation and transformation of the urge for power and control, based on a deeper understanding of and more conscious and socially responsible use of personal power. Neptune in sextile (within 4.3 degrees) with Pluto The planetary energies flow together, open into new possibilities, new connections.
27 NATAL REPORT FOR BRENDA This combination gives an individual with a personal involvement in the energies of the collective. This is a generational aspect, which many of your contemporaries will share with you. You have a subtle intuition and unusually clear insight into others. The influence of the unconscious is especially strong in you. You need to connect with your higher self in order to be happy. You function at your best in service to the world, helping to move it closer to a vision of spiritual union between all mankind. Pluto in trine (within 2.4 degrees) with Chiron The planetary energies flow smoothly; the connection is easy and beneficial. With this aspect you are likely to possess a somewhat compulsive nature. You have a tendency to plunge into the depths of despair as well as the heights of manic madness as a form of compensatory reaction to the overindulgence of wallowing in the depths. There are great depths of passion within you, likely the result of painful experiences from early childhood. As long as these experiences remain unintegrated, they will cause a stir, both for yourself and for anyone you become close to. When you become more conscious of these patterns you have a great capacity to heal yourself and others. You have a keen intuition and great power to transform yourself and your personal relationships as you evolve. Pluto in sextile (within 5.5 degrees) with Midheaven The planetary energies flow together, open into new possibilities, new connections. This combination gives a forceful personality with a focus on issues of authority, power and control. There may in fact be a compulsion for control manifesting in problems with interpersonal relations or in rebellious attitudes toward established authority, or perhaps in the charismatic personal magnetism of the natural leader. What is needed is a reevaluation and transformation of the urge for power and control, based on a deeper understanding of personal power and a more conscious and socially responsible use of it. Chiron in opposition (within 3.1 degrees) with Midheaven The planetary energies are polarized; outer events stimulate their interaction; integration is the challenge. With this aspect of Chiron and your Midheaven, you likely have issues around exerting personal will versus knuckling under to authority. You have enormous energy and endurance at your disposal, although you may appear timid or unsure of yourself, since your power urge is likely to be repressed. It may be that you have had many painful experiences with authority. As a result of these