26 NATAL REPORT FOR HELEN 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 re-examination 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. Mars in weak trine (within 7.5 degrees) with Jupiter The planetary energies flow smoothly; the connection is easy and beneficial. This aspect gives a personality strong in selfesteem. There is expansiveness and abundant energy, and usually there is good luck with the material side of life. You have an optimistic nature, and love freedom and independence. You are fond of sports, travel and political or religious activities. You are proud and honorable in your dealings with your fellow man, and enjoy being helpful. Mars in weak trine (within 7.5 degrees) with Saturn The planetary energies flow smoothly; the connection is easy and beneficial. You tend to be reserved and to desire to better yourself. This aspect gives a deepening and concentration in the area of selfconfidence and self-expression. The purposeful articulation of your will may be inhibited by subconscious fears, but this can be overcome. You have unusually good reasoning power, and your will is controlled and well organized. Your lesson is in striving to overcome your fears of self-expression, and thus come to a better understanding of yourself and others. Jupiter in weak trine (within 6.7 degrees) with Uranus The planetary energies flow smoothly; the connection is easy and beneficial. This combination gives a socially conscious, optimistic and intuitive individual who works well with groups. You have a strong sense of optimism and possess high ideals. You are inventive and original, and are able to motivate others by your example. You like to explore new horizons, either real or imagined, and do not value security on a personal level. You can be rebellious, because you have the capacity to visualize new possibilities rather than accept an outmoded status quo. You have an incredibly strong intuition, and you do well when you follow your original impulse. You may have sudden and surprising opportunities in your life, and you will usually
27 NATAL REPORT FOR HELEN act to take advantage of these, which may involve travel to distant places. You are humane and just, and have high principles, but you should beware of your capacity to envision possibilities too vast to achieve. You can benefit from cultivating a more practical approach. Jupiter in weak opposition (within 7.7 degrees) with Pluto The planetary energies are polarized; outer events stimulate their interaction; integration is the challenge. This combination gives a positive and determined personality, with an ability to develop your powers to the fullest. You are inclined to transform yourself in the course of a lifetime. You have good judgment, and a constant sense of what is important to you. Your focus is excellent, and you make a good leader so that you may be tempted to take advantage of this in an attempt to control other people, or to convince them of your point of view. You do work well in the area of interpersonal relationships, although you should beware of this tendency to dominate others. You may be interested in the occult, or even possess the powers of a healer or mystic. Your best use of your powers of focus and self-transformation are in the area of working with other people, for you have much to share with your fellow man.