3 NATAL REPORT FOR SAIDA consciousness to other realms, and bring this vision back with you into society at large. Yod, focal planet Mars, Saturn You have a Yod planetary aspect pattern in your chart, also known as the 'finger of God'. This pattern consists of two different planets forming inconjunct aspects of 150` to a third, or focal, point. Usually there will be a marked emphasis on the area of life represented by this focal point, which may be one planet, or two or more in conjunction. You may have physical or psychological problems associated with the expression of the energies of the focal planet or planets, creating a subtle form of tension in your life. The key is adjustment. Your lesson is to transform the expression of these energies along more positive lines. Mars in the Fifth House (or sign) gives an energetic and passionate nature. You are dramatic, enthusiastic, ambitious and proud, with tremendous vitality and courage. You usually put your best foot forward, being possessed of an innate charm and animal magnetism that other people immediately recognize. You have strong opinions and are not shy in voicing them, and may have a tendency to be extremely stubborn and convinced of your own point of view. You are likely to be physically quite active. There is a creative streak in you that must find its outlet, or you will suffer from energy sublimated into anger or unnecessary aggression, for the urge is strong to produce works of art or commerce that are uniquely yours, the fit expression of your ego. You may need to work through being selfish, or jealous of the success of those around you. You benefit from initiating a spirit of greater concern for others. Mars in Libra (or the seventh house) gives a sensitive and emotionally impressionable nature with an inclination to get very involved with other people. You are likely to have great charm and poise, and an ongoing attraction to love and romance. You can be a persuasive talker, and enjoy getting your own way, although you also are truly committed to making sure all parties in a dispute receive just and fair treatment, and will go out of your way to make sure that they get it. You are potentially a rash and ardent lover, and you may marry early. You are likely to seek an active partner, one who will match your own fiery independence that is a part of your basic nature you may not always show. You might need to work through quarreling with others as a way of standing up to being overly influenced by them, and benefit from exploring a greater degree of self-reliance. You also may be attracted to the idea of partnerships generally, as a way of life. You profit from cultivating moderation and objectivity in your dealings with others. Saturn in the Fifth House (or sign) gives a deepening and concentration, or a blockage, in the capacity for self-expression. There may seem to be a barrier between you and your self-realization, so that your true feelings are
4 NATAL REPORT FOR SAIDA denied outlet. Expressing yourself is very important to you, and if you believe yourself to be inadequate in this area, you may feel that you have to try all the harder for recognition. You are likely to be strong-willed and autocratic, and can also appear selfish, or cautious and reserved. Your heart-center may need developing. There may be a sense of a lack of love in your life, and a subconscious desire for acceptance that manifests as rigidity, doubt and insecurity. You may even develop a physical ailment that prevents total participation in life activities. Your lesson is to make contact with your own inner significance by deepening and particularizing the knowledge of who you really are, to discover your true self, and learn to love the person you uncover in the process. The following applies to your generation as a whole as well as to you personally: Saturn in Libra (or the seventh house) gives a pleasant personality with a deepening and concentration, or blockage, in the power to relate to others. You are easy to get along with, and you usually do well in the areas of partnerships and business relationships, being possessed of good judgment, diplomacy and tact. You are very self-reliant and yet also experience a sense of isolation in life, owing to subconscious fears regarding truly giving yourself to another. You may feel strongly the potential for being hurt in this way. You may look for a partner who is responsible, possibly older and wiser, and whom you therefore consider safe. You may also experience sorrow or difficulty in marriage. You are challenged to rise above this circumstance, which can become an opportunity for inner integration and balancing. Your lesson is to make better use of relationship on an inner level as a vehicle for self-discipline in order to further your own growth as an individual. Important Features Mercury in Aquarius (25° Aqu 08') Mercury in the Ninth House Ruler of rising sign Mercury in Aquarius gives a balanced and socially oriented mentality, insightful, analytical and detached. You have an inquisitive and scientific mind, with excellent powers of logic and reason. Your thinking is idealistic, yet also well grounded in reality. You are a good judge of character, and you are likely to work well with groups. You appreciate the beauty of things in the world, which for you includes both their utility and ultimate purpose. Your have a strong social motivation and strive in your communication and contact with others to advance the cause of humanitarian ideals. Others may find you almost too detached, and you benefit from expressing your passion when you feel it.