9 NATAL REPORT FOR SAIDA bit self-indulgent. Like Leo rising people you expect to be the center of attention, and often are. You also have great energy, courage and honesty and are very proud. Your challenge is to become more aware of yourself; to refrain from arrogance and egotism, and rather to develop humility and compassion, and to learn detachment in the gift of your affections. Jupiter in sesquiquadrate (within 0.4 degrees) with Ascendant The planetary energies conflict in determined subtle tension; control is required. 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. You can sometimes be extravagant or suffer from errors in judgment. You may have a tendency to overdo things, or for being overly optimistic, but in general you have good executive abilities. You have generally simple tastes, but your enthusiasm for life may give your waistline a tendency to expand. You are attracted to higher learning and the fine arts, and you are a courageous and loyal friend. Saturn in trine (within 4.4 degrees) with Ascendant The planetary energies flow smoothly; the connection is easy and beneficial. This aspect gives a deepening and concentration of the self-expression. You are serious about your responsibilities, and possess good executive abilities. You are also ambitious and are likely to make your mark on the world. There may also be a barrier between you and your self-realization, so that your true feelings are denied outlet, or you may have a sense of rejection or lack of love in your life, leading to a subconscious desire for recognition. Your lesson in all this may be to deepen and particularize the knowledge of who you really are, make contact with your own inner significance, and learn to love yourself. Sun in Pisces (19° Pis 27' 53") Sun in the Tenth House The Sun represents your will and purpose, your sense of vitality, and your evolving higher Self. In Pisces it is Mutable-Water, and rules the feet. Your ruling planet is Neptune, and also Jupiter. You are friendly and likable, and yet you can be very moody and introspective as well. Pisces is a watery sign, concerned with subtle emotions and secret mystical depths. You are not entirely at home in this world. You may at times prefer your inner life to this one. You are dreamy and full of imagination, and are easily influenced by everything around you, being quite sensitive to the emotions of others. You also have an artistic temperament that allows you to express these feelings in creative and innovative ways. You can be strong when
10 NATAL REPORT FOR SAIDA necessary, but you may have a hard time making a decision. You also may experience upsets periodically, stemming from your extreme sensitivity as you react to situations and events that seem harsh to you. At your best you are truly compassionate, offering service, love and understanding to all of life that surrounds you. The Sun in the Tenth House represents a concentration of one's vital force to act with authority and make a responsible contribution to the world. You have a great need to feel accepted and acknowledged by society. Career or vocation is very important to you. You also enjoy the idea of being famous. You may feel yourself to be ambitious, seeking a position of honor, nobility, or leadership. You are likely to personally identify with your career, which could in fact be the underlying reason for seeking status. You may feel more comfortable behind a mask or title than when directly showing yourself to others. You may also closely identify yourself with your mother or opposite sex parent, taking their goals and priorities as your own. Stimulated by your need to receive recognition you are primed to succeed at whatever you choose to do. Your drive, stamina, and commitment generate an aura of calm and collected strength. You are at your best when you are able to fulfill a role from which you can earn respect and gain insight into your inner motivation, in order to realize your true source of personal power, as you work your way toward your ambitious professional goals. Sun in strong sextile (within 0.6 degrees) with Chiron The planetary energies flow together, open into new possibilities, new connections. With this aspect between Sun and Chiron there are indications that you may experience painful realizations throughout your own life and that you also have the 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. 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.