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Sample Text from an Astro*Talk Report:
- Below is some sample text from a number of the chapters of an Astro*Talk Profile, created from Diane Keatonís birth data. These excerpts show the writing style of the author, Michael Erlewine.
This sample text begins with the planets in Diane Keaton's chart. Each planet is introduced with a basic description of that planet followed by its specific aspects in Diane's chart. Here are excerpts taken from some of the
- Planet Aspects
- The Lights: The Sun and Moon
- At the time of our birth, the planets (through their configurations and
relationships) tell us something about how things were when we were born.
Each planet points to special qualities within us. Yet, of all the
planets, the two most important planets to astrologers are the "lights,"
the Sun and the Moon. From where we stand here on Earth, the great shining
Sun by day and the reflecting Moon at night are our constant companions.
They have much to tell us as to where we have been and where we are headed.
- The Sun: Your Self and Future
- From the Sun comes light, that which draws us into life. The Sun represents
all the changes we have not yet taken, that part of us that we have not yet
experienced but are headed toward. The Sun represents our identity, or self,
in that it is toward these that we are moving and developing. Thus, it also
represents that which we will become: older people, authorities -- those we
look toward, or up to. Our essence, or future. Teachers, gurus, and older
(more experienced) people are represented by the Sun. The Sun is "hot stuff"
-- those further up the road of life experience.
- Sun in Capricorn
- You have clear vision and can see what to do. Happy when in control, you
enjoy managing anything practical. Not too emotional, you are objective,
businesslike, and reliable -- disciplined. To you, life is a serious business
and you are a great provider, always far-sighted. You are social, or
- Sun Conjunct Venus
- You have a basic self-esteem that is plain to all who meet you. Your sense
of discrimination and innate good taste means that you know good items from
bad and are a connoisseur of all that is fine and beautiful. A love of authority
figures (men in particular), plus an appreciation for authority and your
elders in general, makes you welcome at any social scene.
- Sun Opposite Saturn
- Your innate sense of responsibility, or the actual duties that come your
way, may prevent you from fulfilling your real ambitions. Those in
authority, or those older and more experienced, may challenge or oppose
you and thus hold you back. Whatever the reason, your goals probably lack
the organization and careful planning they need. Your personal self-discipline,
or lack thereof, may amount to a liability, thus working against you.
- Planets in Signs: Internal Planets
- Mercury: The Mind and Communication
- Mercury is the light in our eyes, the ever-changing consciousness within us
that moves from idea to idea. Thus Mercury has always represented thoughts,
ideas, and the mental process in general. It governs not only ideas, but
communications, too. Communications -- by phone, letter, spoken, or however
-- are ruled by Mercury. Also thoughts, connections, phone wires, and
everything that connects and conveys -- even conversations.
- Mercury in Sagittarius
- You are fair-minded and above-board, always direct and honest in thought.
You are more interested in eternal thoughts and broad landscapes than in
minute details. You always manage to get the picture right away. Farsighted,
you have a wandering mind that loves to travel and are at home with the bare
bones of truth.
- Planets in Signs: The External Planets: Mars, Jupiter, Saturn
- The major planets outside the Earth's orbit (external to us) are Mars, Jupiter,
and Saturn. These are the planets of the outer world -- life as we find it
outside ourselves. Mars tells us something about the drive and energy we have,
Jupiter shows us how to best channel that energy, and Saturn decrees what sort
of material or territory we will be passing through. Again: Saturn tells us
about the territory we will be going through, Jupiter the way or path through
it, and Mars what kind of push or drive we can count on to keep going.
- Mars: Drive and Emotions
- Mars is the planet of emotion and inner motivation or drive. When we search for
the meaning of something, life or whatever, it is Mars that urges us on, keeps
us searching. Mars also drives us against things, too and sends us into war and
combat. The urgency of Mars, the search for meaning, is identical to the need for
union, yoga, and marriage. Mars is the planet of union, and marriage is the most
common form of yoga. When we have questions about the opposite sex, we are looking
at the planet Mars.
- Mars in Cancer
- You have a real security drive and a need to care and protect others --
mother hen. Very sensitive to the slightest emotional change, you have all
the artistic traits and talents. If threatened, you can be very defensive,
and you hate competition. You love family, children, and animals. You have common sense.
- Landscape: Major Life Periods
- What follows amounts to a brief overview of the first thirty years or so of
your life -- a road map of the years to come. Since childhood, adolescence,
and early adult life are so crucial to each of us, an attempt has been made
to describe these formative years. Based on the gradual movement of the planet
Saturn, this is one of the most tested of all astrological techniques. It is
used by almost every professional astrologer as part of any personal consultation.
Provided that your time of birth is more or less accurate, you will find this
information both accurate and informative. Here is a general life overview,
followed by a close-up on your current changes -- what is happening right
now. First the overview:
- Your Personal Background
- A fairly easy childhood up until around the 11-12th year, at which time you will
begin to become more subjective and inner-directed. This could mean that your
adolescence is somewhat more lonely and less socially oriented than the average.
This inner time of exploration lasts until you are about 18-19 years of age. At
that time, you will proceed to take hold, discover yourself, and become more
outward -- in a rather short time. Your sense of confidence will take hold and
build, and the years of introspection will pay off as you begin to reach out.
The years from 18 through 25 or 26 will be ones of hard work and continued gains
in self-confidence. From the 26th year, your real climb to fame and fortune
will commence. Your 30s and 40s will be very good and successful years.
- Your Burn Rate
- You have a high burn rate (index of change) and tend to run hot and fast. It is
almost like having many lifetimes within this single one. Things are always fast
and furious with you, and you seldom remain calm for long. Your thirst for experience
and growth keeps you always on the move. You work through an enormous amount of change
compared to an average person. In particular, the following qualities are areas
where you have experienced and will continue to experience much change. These areas
of life persist in presenting themselves to you, so you may already have become
very experienced in them. On the other hand, they could be arenas in which you
struggle but have not yet attained mastery.
A majority of planets in the FUTURE suggests that you tend to run ahead of the
pack, taking changes and acting things out before they become accepted and a
part of the status quo. Things happen to you that you come to understand over time.
- Major Transits Happening Now
- Astrologers use the term "transits" to mean the positions of the major planets
that are overhead (in the sky) right now and their relationship to our birth chart.
Transits are very important indicators of the current situation in which we find
ourselves. They can provide insight into what we are now going through. Here are
the dates when the next major transits for the planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus,
Neptune, and Pluto are exact in your chart. Some dates will have already passed
and some are still to come.
Remember, with these large planets transits don't just happen on
the day when they are exact. They cover a wide span of days, weeks,
months, and sometimes years, depending on which planet is involved. In general,
transits of Jupiter take from several days to a week or two to complete, while those
of Saturn take from two weeks to a month to play themselves out. With the outer
planets, the period of activity is even longer: transits of Uranus take about two
months, Neptune three or four months, and Pluto takes about a year. Uranus, Neptune,
and Pluto move so slowly that the complete transit experience may take a year or
two to complete itself. So be prepared to work with these situations:
SEP 24, 1999 1st Pass D> (Age 46 8m):
Jupiter Sextile Mars
Things are happening, and your career, or path depends upon your own ambition
and drive, which are strong now. Able to use good common horse-sense, you can
feel trends and make the right moves. A time to get ahead by taking action.
NOV 15, 1999 1st Pass D> (Age 46 10m)
APR 22, 2000 2nd Pass R< (Age 47 3m)
JUL 11, 2000 3rd Pass D> (Age 47 6m):
Jupiter Trine Moon
Your home environment, friends, and surroundings in general get facilitated and
receive encouragement. Your work or career is in real harmony with the rest of
your life. You could gain from subordinates or younger people during this time.
- Planets in High Focus
- Your sense of appreciation and discrimination amounts to a very great talent,
a real gift. You have a loving and compassionate quality that requires very
little education or development. This is a precious commodity. Low burn rate here.
- Questions of attitude, approaches to problem-solving, and the methods for handling
authorities and the law are in high focus and are indicated by a high burn rate
regarding your career and making your way through life. Perhaps you will have
many jobs or be forever going through changes and adjustments that affect your
career. It could be difficult finding lasting success or prosperity, and the
path to it may be areas where you have real experience and particular expertise.
- You have a high rate of change when it comes to what you believe in -- your
ideals and dreams. You adjust and change your ideals often and struggle
not to get carried away with each new vision. The world of your imagination
is a major focus of change.
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