5 SOLAR RETURN REPORT FOR EVA The Moon in your Solar Return chart indicates an area of emotional intensity and challenge, which is also part of a process of purposeful evolution. There is progress from year to year, so that this year's placement builds on earlier ones. With the Moon in the Eleventh House, over this twelve-month period until your next birthday you are feeling socially connected and energized. Over these twelve months, the emotional ties you feel to your group affiliations, and as well your dreams and goals, will be quite intense. You might also have to struggle to maintain faith in your ability to achieve your dreams because of feelings of insecurity along your path towards self-fulfillment that threaten. It is not an easy road, but there is a pot of gold at the end of it to the extent that you are willing to believe in yourself. Alliances with friends or with social groups or clubs are also more important for you than ever, and could fluctuate. Your friends may seem more like family than your actual blood relatives at this time, and the support you feel from them feeds your soul. The most positive influence for you on a personal level is that you break free from all restricting influences in your life. You may at this time detach from a relationship that has compromised your individuality or has made you feel unworthy of receiving love and emotional support. There could be fluctuations in your income earned from career as well. It could be a negative or positive change, depending on other factors, but it is not likely to be a major event for you this year. Indeed the major news is that you will need to embrace your self-reliance. Be true to your dreams and to yourself and don't worry about being ostracized for following your bliss. For you this year, your freedom and the independence of your thoughts and plans will be the greatest reward. Moon in strong square (within 1.2 degrees) with Mercury The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time. With the Moon in dynamic aspect to Mercury in these twelve months leading up to your next birthday, your emotional emphasis is on connecting your thoughts and your feelings. Your mind and feelings may not always work together as a team, for better or worse. Over this year it's likely that you will be attempt to use a logical frame of reference to understand the reasons behind your emotions and instinctual patterns with varying degrees of success. In some instances the tension that is created in this way will be a creative tension, so that good ideas and even art can result.
6 SOLAR RETURN REPORT FOR EVA This is a good time to journal your thoughts, feelings, and especially your dreams. The power of intellect could work in your favor now to translate the symbolic meaning behind your unconscious images so that they come into view. It's also possible that this will be a year you will make decisions using your instincts as a guide over your intellect. Sensitive communication will be a hallmark for you over these twelve months. While this will enhance your receptivity, this strong connection could work against you, if you allow your emotions to overpower your rationality. On the other hand you might observe your mind attempting to trivialize your feelings. These disparate parts of yourself can blend well with effort. Your powers of observation and memory can pull you through so that your common sense in the end serves you well. Moon in strong square (within 0.3 degrees) with Mars The planetary energies conflict; internal and creative tensions bring rich rewards through effort over time. With the Moon in dynamic aspect to Mars in your Solar Return chart over these twelve months leading up to your next birthday, your emotional emphasis is on integrating your instincts and security needs with your desires. You are also intent on taking the proper action to ensure total security for yourself. This might be easier said than done. You may find that you often feel a combination of moodiness, anger and frustration. You're apt to experience situations that challenge your comfort level to such an extreme that action is your only choice. Still, it's likely to be an uncomfortable compromise to lash out rather than to passively give in. Emotional volatility could be a hallmark of your life as you move through the experiences of an interesting year. The good news is that for this year you are endowed with a spectacular emotional courage that can be coaxed to come to your aid when you need it. You will have an easy access to this energy and fearlessly attack anything that jeopardizes your sense of comfort. Just be aware that you also might find in yourself the potential to lash out and attack when you are feeling threatened. It's likely that the tension within you this year could find their best outlets in art or extreme work efforts. It is also possible you will be able to use this enhanced passion to help or nurture someone - or some project - that requires direct action. In this case your emotional excitement and powerful feeling nature can be of great service to a larger plan. It is also the road to a better integration of these energies in your life. Moon in strong opposition (within 0.9 degrees) with Uranus