20 NATAL REPORT FOR EVA scholar, or a star of the legal profession. You may feel a sense of isolation and loneliness in your life. Your lesson is to learn faith and to cultivate a positive attitude toward your mental process, restructuring that process along more personal and less rigid lines. Mercury in sesquiquadrate (within 2.1 degrees) with Uranus The planetary energies conflict in determined subtle tension; control is required. This aspect gives an individual who is restless and mentally acute, with an ability to quickly grasp new concepts. You like to explore new ways of thinking and being. You are interested in occult realms of thought, applying conscious mental processes to these areas. You have a tendency to display a "know-it-all" attitude. There can be problems in communicating with others. You may lack discipline and persistence in bringing your vision to practical realization, and will benefit from attempting to gain better control of your mental processes. Mercury in inconjunct (within 2.3 degrees) with Neptune The planetary energies do not flow smoothly, one or the other predominates; discrimination must be employed. This aspect gives a clever and imaginative personality with subtle charm. You are visionary and poetic, and quite possibly possess great personal magnetism. You are likely to be an inspired thinker, and may excel in literary accomplishments, especially poetry or fantasy, or perhaps in the visual arts. With a strong connection between your conscious and unconscious mind, you think in terms of symbols rather than logical connections. You are fond of education, but you may miss out on serious study because of your dreaminess and lack of focus. Your imagination is strong, almost to the point of deception; you may tend to confuse illusions with reality, or overglamorize the object of your ideals. You can profit from learning greater discrimination in your thought process, which will allow you to reap the full benefit and inspiration of your marvelous gift. Venus in square (within 4.7 degrees) with Saturn The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time. This aspect gives a personality with a deepening and concentration, or a blockage in the area of interpersonal relationships. You are sensitive and have a strong sense of duty. You are likely to be very loyal. You may have experienced coldness from one parent, or early love experiences may have proven painful. You may seem cold or uncaring yourself at times, or express jealousy or other feelings of inferiority, which may also manifest as a nagging discontent with life in
21 NATAL REPORT FOR EVA general, or sorrow and difficulty in marriage. In a woman's chart there may be feelings of unattractiveness or fears regarding your femininity. You could also feel bitterness and disillusion with romance or fears of rejection concerning romantic contacts. Yet you also have an opportunity to rise above these circumstances in concentrated effort over time toward inner integration and balance, toward relationship more fully explored and felt, based on the self-confidence born of actual experience and mutual understanding. Venus in trine (within 5.0 degrees) with Neptune The planetary energies flow smoothly; the connection is easy and beneficial. This aspect gives a charming, generous and idealistic personality. You are likely to have an intense love of beauty and the arts, especially music and painting, and an interest in spiritual matters. You are imaginative and visionary, also compassionate and kind, and enjoy other people's company. You are a good listener, having an unusual emotional empathy with other people. You can give a great deal without expecting anything in return. You dream of finding the perfect partner, and have high ideals. You benefit from developing a more discriminating attitude toward relationships generally, and more confidence in the value of your own process. Venus in sextile (within 5.5 degrees) with Pluto The planetary energies flow together, open into new possibilities, new connections. This aspect gives a magnetic personality with a focus on forming close emotional attachments. You are charismatic and intense, and seek to break through any barriers to close interpersonal relationships. You like to be liked by others. You may experience misfortune in marriage and partnerships, but there are also great rewards to be gained in this area. You can become involved in power struggles with partners, or act in a manipulative way towards other people, which problems are made more poignant since you also may have a compulsion to be liked by others. You have simultaneously an attraction toward close involvement with another person, together with fears regarding such involvements. There are some extreme difficulties to be worked out in these areas, which may lead you to a painful reexamination of your goals. Wisdom is required in the way you handle close relationships, in order to transform the partnership energy into a growing and conscious act of sharing. Venus in quintile (within 0.9 degrees) with Chiron The planetary energies are positively linked, subtle, and spiritual in dimension.