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Short Report - Forecast

from February 2017
for Joan Didion [Adb], born on 5 December 1934
Text by Robert Hand, Copyright © Astrodienst AG 2017
Introduction

Growth and optimism * Jupiter sextile Sun: * Beginning of November 2016 until beginning of July 2017:

Limited warranty * Saturn sextile Saturn: * Beginning of January 2017 until end of October 2017:

Setbacks * Saturn square Mars: * End of February 2017 until beginning of December 2017:

A confusing period * Neptune square Sun: * Mid-March 2017 until beginning of January 2019:

Blurred categories * Neptune opposition Neptune: * End of April 2017 until mid-February 2019:

The next step * Uranus conjunction Uranus: * End of May 2017 until beginning of February 2019:

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Introduction

This report is a short edition of the Forecast Horoscope. It is meant as a sample and advertisement for the full version of the Forecast Horoscope which can be ordered from Astrodienst as a bound report of about 15 - 20 pages.

In the short edition, only a few, but nevertheless important transits over your natal chart are considered. It is likely however that some important transits of this six month period have been omitted in this abbreviated report.

If you are interested in the full pattern of relevant themes, please order the full version of this report. Your best choice of report will be Liz Greene's Yearly Horoscope Analysis or Robert Hand's Transits of the Year. These reports will select the really relevant themes of a 12-month period for you, and deal with them in depth and style.

The report was generated for 6 months starting from the 1st of February 2017 with the following birth data: female, born on 5 December 1934 at 5:55 pm in Sacramento, California.

Your sun sign is Sagittarius. This is the sign in which the Sun is in your birth chart. Your Ascendant is in Cancer, and your Moon is in Sagittarius.

 

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Jupiter sextile Sun: Growth and optimism

Beginning of November 2016 until beginning of July 2017: This is a time when life seems to flow very easily. With little effort, you are able to move in the direction that you intend, and even your ideals seem to be within reach of fulfillment. It is a period of growth, optimism and taking it easy. In many respects this is a good time to sit back and take a long look at how well your life is working out.

Because you feel vigorous and energetic, this is an excellent time to advance your interests in almost any area, although that impetus may be lacking.

Relationships with others are usually quite good now, and you enjoy being with friends. This influence often indicates good times, as your enthusiasm for life bubbles over and affects everyone around you.

This is also a good time for making plans, for you are inclined to "think big," which is a general function of your optimism. While you can overdo this tendency, you will probably be alert to opportunities that you would normally overlook or be afraid to take.

You feel generous and tolerant, and not easily bothered when something goes wrong in your world. You recognize that there is plenty of time to correct the problem, so you don't get upset. You aren't annoyed by persons who usually irritate you, and you may even feel like patching up relationships that have gone bad or become difficult.

 

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Saturn sextile Saturn: Limited warranty

Beginning of January 2017 until end of October 2017: This is a time of equilibrium and balance in your life, because now you have a pretty good idea of how to handle your own world. Events will run along more or less easily during this time. But it is important to note that it will not necessarily be an especially happy or peaceful time. Our lives are directed by our own demands much more than we realize, but very often those demands are unconscious. We would often be horrified if we knew what we are really trying to do. We try to protect ourselves and what we feel belongs to us from "threats" that often are not real threats according to adult criteria. Yet we structure our world according to them. This influence only guarantees that you will be successful in patterning your world. If you are very unhappy at this time, you had best get in touch with what you are really doing.

This can be a time when you are successfully approaching your main conscious goals in life. Or it can be a time when you are being run largely by unconscious "programs," as if you were a computer. Usually you will experience a little of both of these effects. However, in the long run the positive possibilities are more useful to know about. Concerning the negative side of this influence, suffice it to say that the difficult and unsatisfactory aspects of your life that you are experiencing now require you to look into yourself more closely.

At this time you are particularly good at working with other people. You are able to see your individuality and differentness in a way that makes it possible for you to work with others in a complementary way so that neither you nor they feel competitive. You can work just as well with people who are above you and with those at your own level.

You approach your own goals methodically and practically, for you are not particularly idealistic at this point. You are much more concerned about how to achieve what you want in concrete practical terms. Use this time well, for it gives you the opportunity to lay a foundation that will protect you in the future.

 

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Saturn square Mars: Setbacks

End of February 2017 until beginning of December 2017: This can be a time of intense ego conflicts with others, and you are very likely to be the loser if you are not careful. Your ambitions in various areas may provoke others to try to stop you because they feel threatened. Or it may be that you come across people whose goals are intrinsically opposed to yours. This may happen in any area of your life; most commonly it will affect your public and social life, but it can also affect your personal and domestic life.

During your first run-ins with others, you will probably be very bitter and antagonistic, but you will also become cautious about venting your anger. The result is that you will constantly be in a state of suppressed rage. Then someone who has nothing to do with your mood may be the victim of a sudden unexpected burst of anger. Needless to say, that is not the way to win anyone over.

You must not get discouraged by the failures you experience at this time. This period will not last, and you can consider it a testing time for yourself and your ambitions. There is no need to assume that your present setbacks are permanent.

 

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Neptune square Sun: A confusing period

Mid-March 2017 until beginning of January 2019: This can be a period of confusion and uncertainty in which your life direction becomes unclear. Even if you have previously felt that you knew what you were doing and why, now you may encounter circumstances that force you to question your assumptions. Your will may seem to be temporarily paralyzed, and you won't have your usual energy. In fact this influence can coincide with times of low physical vitality and low psychological energy. For this reason you should avoid unnecessary physical stress and follow good health habits to maintain strong overall resistance to illness.

But it is much more likely that this influence will result in disorientation, as alluded to above. You may experience disappointments in your public or social relationships or even in your home life that make you feel defeated and dispirited. But you must not sit back and allow this reaction. Certainly you may suffer defeats during this time, but these defeats occur only when you do something that is not a true reflection of yourself. Because your total energy as a human being is not behind your actions, you don't push through with the vigor that would guarantee success: hence your failure.

You should avoid several types of activity during this time, because your insecurity about yourself will make them turn out badly. First, this is not a particularly good time to become involved in spiritual or mystical sects. Your sense of self needs nourishment and growth, not denial. You are not yet ready for that, and the teachings of such groups are likely to confuse you and retard your development as a human being. Similar warnings apply to the study of the occult in general.

Second, avoid risky or speculative ventures, because your sense of reality is too weak to appraise the risks accurately.

 

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Neptune opposition Neptune: Blurred categories

End of April 2017 until mid-February 2019: This is a time in your life when the old categories of living and experience cease to have any real meaning for you. Your consciousness will be heightened, although your initial feeling is likely to be one of confusion. But you will be able to learn the lessons of this period only if you are willing to be patient and allow the universe to reveal what it has to show you.

The general effect will be a blurring of categories, an ability to see relationships among things that you were never aware of before. You will have a better understanding of the inherent unity of all existence, which will be reflected in a greater empathy between you and others, an ability to put yourself in another person's place. You will learn many things, even after a full life of learning everything that you thought you could. And you will be in a position to teach others as well.

But these developments will come about only if you are willing to let go of old ideas. Otherwise this will be a time of confusion and defeat, when you feel that you must withdraw into yourself. This inner drive to withdraw is likely to be manifested as a need for some sort of hospitalization. Or you may choose to withdraw as a sign of completion rather than defeat, in which case this influence signifies that you will begin to find peace and respite. At your age, this influence should not hold the horrors that it sometimes holds for younger people, unless you have become fearfully rigid.

 

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Uranus conjunction Uranus: The next step

End of May 2017 until beginning of February 2019: When this influence occurs when you are eighty-four, it signifies the closing of an entire life cycle, with very positive results. The effect of this influence is to free you from being so involved in the kinds of mundane concerns that have dominated your life thus far - paying bills and taxes, making appointments and such. This influence signifies changes that allow you to put your entire life in perspective and to relate it to eternity in some way.

Your perspective is vastly increased, and you know now that this world is not all there is, which in turn causes you to alter your sense of what is really important. Life is sweet, but you also understand that there is something beyond. You can enjoy life for what it is and yet not be so attached to it that you fall prey to its little illusions and snares. This influence confers the highest degree of wisdom and serves to prepare you for the next step in your evolution.


Short Report - Forecast February 2017 to July 2017
for Joan Didion [Adb] (female)
born on 5 December 1934 local time: 5:55 pm
in Sacramento, CA (US) U.T.: 01+55
121w30, 38n35 sid. time: 22:45:41

Planetary positions
planet sign degree motion
Sun Sagittarius 13°15'48 in house 6 direct
Moon Sagittarius 4°43'24 in house 6 direct
Mercury Scorpio 29°41'51 in house 6 direct
Venus Sagittarius 17°26'23 in house 6 direct
Mars Virgo 27°17'56 in house 4 direct
Jupiter Scorpio 11°58'51 in house 5 direct
Saturn Aquarius 22°51'53 in house 9 direct
Uranus Aries 27°54'21 in house 11 retrograde
Neptune Virgo 14°32'49 in house 4 direct
Pluto Cancer 25°46'10 in house 2 retrograde
True Node Aquarius 2°08'39 in house 8 retrograde

House positions (Placidus)
Ascendant Cancer 1°31'11
2nd House Cancer 21°57'56
3rd House Leo 13°34'58
Imum Coeli Virgo 9°52'33
5th House Libra 14°00'45
6th House Scorpio 24°19'58
Descendant Capricorn 1°31'11
8th House Capricorn 21°57'56
9th House Aquarius 13°34'58
Medium Coeli Pisces 9°52'33
11th House Aries 14°00'45
12th House Taurus 24°19'58

Transits
Jupiter sextile Sun Beginning of November 2016 until beginning of July 2017
Saturn sextile Saturn Beginning of January 2017 until end of October 2017
Saturn square Mars End of February 2017 until beginning of December 2017
Neptune square Sun Mid-March 2017 until beginning of January 2019
Neptune opposition Neptune End of April 2017 until mid-February 2019
Uranus conjunction Uranus End of May 2017 until beginning of February 2019

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