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This short extract gives you a taste of your personal "Career and Vocation" horoscope by Liz Greene. The small samples taken from various chapters convey an impression of the complete vocation horoscope (18-25 pages) which can be ordered as an E-Horoscope or a bound book in the AstroShop.When we are children, people say to us, "What do you want to be when you grow up?" At that age, we usually have dreams. When we are children, we are still capable of hearing the voice of the soul. As we grow older, the questions change. There is no longer time for dreaming; we must now "face reality" and think about how to survive in the big, bad old world. This astrological report is about your vocation. It is meant to help you get a sense of what you might be good at and what might be good for you, so that your working life has a meaning as well as a pay cheque. II. How You See the World
This chapter briefly describes your personal perspective on life and explains how you can best express this in your career.III. Your aptitudes and strengths
This chapter, which contains 8-10 pages, is one of the most comprehensive sections in the "Career and Vocation" horoscope. Here is a short selection of three samples from the numerous aptitudes described in the complete report.An honest and realistic understanding of your fundamental strengths can help you to orientate yourself in the world and put your energy into areas where you can hope to shine and achieve at least many of your most cherished goals. [..] Instead, you want to dedicate your energy and efforts to something in which you believe wholeheartedly, so that you can offer service of some kind to that higher source. But because you are well anchored in the world, this service has to be practical; you would not be content [...] [..] Or you could create structures such as a school or business which is solidly anchored in the mundane world but which serves as a purveyor of the ideals to which you aspire. You may be happy marketing knowledge, selling inspiration, advertising consciousness - making your [...] [..] You have patience, realism, and excellent qualities of containment, and could work well with those who have been psychologically damaged by forces beyond their control. Your boundaries are strong enough to allow you to do such work without losing your sense of self. The various [...] IV. Know Your Limits
This chapter describes your personal limitations and suggests how you can deal with these in your professional life. In the complete horoscope, this chapter is about 5-7 pages in length. Please click here to read a complete sample reportRecognising your innate limitations can help you to focus your energy in the right direction and get the maximum fulfilment from your work. [..] But it is doubtful that the higher reality toward which you aspire requires you to curtail pleasure in the incarnate world in which you are living and working. You may need to find a creative balance between your ideals and your capacity to enjoy the pleasures of everyday [...] Your wish to serve something greater than yourself is one of the strongest motivations toward a vocation involving helping others. But you need to be clear about your motives. Some of your drive stems from essential character; this is what Socrates called the "daimon", [...] V. Working with Others
The two final chapters of "Career and Vocation" deal with the way you work together with your colleagues in your everyday working life, and what success means to you personally.One of the most important factors to consider in terms of your direction in life is how you work with others. Everyone has his or her own style of relating in the working environment; everyone has different needs and requirements. VI. What Success Really Means to You When people speak of "success", they generally mean a position of importance in the world's eyes, or a job that yields lots of money and all the material pleasures and comforts that implies. But success, in terms of the deeper issue of vocation, is a highly individual thing that means different things to different people.