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Short Report - Forecast
from May 2016
for Livingston Taylor [Adb], born on 21 November 1950
Text by Robert Hand, Copyright © Astrodienst AG 2016
Introduction

Thinking small * Saturn conjunction Mercury: * Mid-December 2015 until end of September 2016:

Peak opportunities * Saturn conjunction MC: * End of December 2015 until mid-October 2016:

Apparent defeats * Neptune square MC: * End of March 2016 until end of January 2018:

In the same boat * Neptune sextile Mars: * Beginning of April 2016 until end of January 2018:

Growth and optimism * Jupiter sextile Sun: * From 30 August 2016 until 9 September 2016:

A new freedom * Jupiter conjunction Saturn: * From 5 September 2016 until 15 September 2016:

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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 May 2016 with the following birth data: male, born on 21 November 1950 at 12:24 pm in Boston, Massachusetts.

Your sun sign is Scorpio. This is the sign in which the Sun is in your birth chart. Your Ascendant is in Aquarius, and your Moon is in Aries.

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Saturn conjunction Mercury: Thinking small

Mid-December 2015 until end of September 2016: This is a time of serious, heavy, even pessimistic thinking. Communication with others becomes more significant, but also more difficult. In fact this influence often means saying goodbye. You take life more seriously than usual and look at things more seriously, but you run the risk of losing your sense of perspective.

Your mental and intellectual viewpoint is narrowed by this influence. You are likely to concern yourself with a smaller range of ideas, but you are more likely to think about them thoroughly. You are beginning a major new cycle of ideas and opinions, of communicating in new ways. This consumes your mental energy and limits your ability to range over a large number of topics. Also you root out old ideas and notions that have outlived their usefulness in your life. Your mind is very disciplined, but with this discipline and narrowing of focus there is the danger of thinking too narrowly. You may overlook important alternatives because of your tendency to concentrate single-mindedly at this time. Also, with your tendency toward depressed thoughts you may overlook possibilities that seem too idealistic or risky; probably they are not at all - it is just that you are thinking "small."

Nevertheless this is an excellent time for working a single idea through completely, planning very carefully and realizing ideas that can have important consequences many years from now.

When dealing with yourself and others, be careful that you do not become too concerned with an unattainable perfection. One effect of the this influence can be to make you too exacting and critical, with the result that you alienate others.

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Saturn conjunction MC: Peak opportunities

End of December 2015 until mid-October 2016: This is the time when all your past preparations for the future will have their most important consequences. This influence represents an important life pinnacle for you, but it also entails very important duties and responsibilities.

About fourteen years ago, you began a new cycle of personal development. During this entire period you have laid the framework for what will happen now. For older people, this is one of the most important times in life. It is almost as if you have been climbing a mountain for many years, and now the peak is in sight.

As you approach this culmination of years of effort and ambition, it is very important to review just what you have been trying to achieve and how you have been going about it. The more solidly you have laid the foundations for your success, the greater your capability for achievement at this time. But if you have taken shortcuts anywhere or broken the rules of the game you are playing, you will have trouble in those areas of your life.

The areas of your life that you have prepared carefully will become tremendously productive now. Your opportunities are at a peak for achievement and for additional responsibility and power. People will look to you for leadership, whether you want it or not.

If your preparation for this period of your life has been sloppy or full of shortcuts, or if you try to avoid its increased responsibilities, you run the risk of losing everything, even in the areas where you have prepared well and have taken responsibility.

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Neptune square MC: Apparent defeats

End of March 2016 until end of January 2018: This time in your life is likely to be confusing and full of doubt and fear, if you are not very secure about your life direction. You will ask fundamental questions about what you are trying to do with your life as a whole. And if you, like many people, are not living for yourself and your own objectives, you will probably conclude that what you are doing is worthless and pointless. Even at best you will question your planned course.

In dealing with others, you may find it difficult to stand up for your own position because you are questioning it so much yourself. You may allow yourself to become the victim of other people, simply because you lack the confidence to fight back. But a far worse effect of this influence is that you might get into a routine of making yourself seem to be victim in order to gain others' sympathy. It is difficult to take responsibility when you are feeling insecure. For this same reason there is a strong temptation to avoid direct confrontations with others for fear that you cannot stand up to them. Therefore you may try to get what you want from people in covert or subversive ways, usually involving some kind of dishonesty. Needless to say, this will only worsen your insecurity, not give you more confidence.

But all of the above concerns the worst side of this influence, which does have something positive to teach you. Even as you suffer apparent defeats, you may discover that what you are losing is not really anything significant. You may learn that the needs of your ego are not your real needs at all. Under this influence some persons find a capacity for selfless action and spiritual self-denial that makes it impossible for them ever to lose in a way that hurts them. In that case you will learn that there is really nothing to lose. This influence can be the gateway to a very highly evolved spiritual understanding, and it is quite likely that you will become increasingly involved with spiritual teachings and disciplines. However, it is possible to go off the deep end spiritually, and this influence may very well delude you into doing so. But in the long run this is one of its less dangerous traps.

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Neptune sextile Mars: In the same boat

Beginning of April 2016 until end of January 2018: At this time success and getting your own way will not seem so important to you. You are much more concerned with whether your life serves higher goals and principles than with your own needs. It is very important to you that your own individuality be expressed as part of the larger scheme.

Consequently you are likely to work with others toward shared spiritual or metaphysical goals, and you may actively participate in a religious or spiritual movement. But you will probably stay out of the limelight for the most part, because you are in a rather retiring mood. It is as if the effort of pushing yourself into the forefront would disturb your attempt to find peace, which is more important to you now. This is a time for reflection rather than vigorous action.

As you succeed in quieting the demands of your ego, you will discover the smaller, quieter voices that exist within us all. You may discover that the furious activity that has dominated your life hasn't really meant much to you, that you did it for others in order to feel better about yourself. You may discover a psychic side to your consciousness that you haven't noticed before because you have been so busy rushing around.

One of the more benevolent effects of this influence is that it gives you empathy for others and the ability to intuitively understand their positions. Now you realize that you have been where they are, and you know from first-hand experience the tricks that people play on themselves and the foolish mistakes they make. So along with your increased understanding of spiritual truth comes the ability to understand others and to accept their shortcomings. You know that you are in the same place they are.

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Jupiter sextile Sun: Growth and optimism

From 30 August 2016 until 9 September 2016: 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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Jupiter conjunction Saturn: A new freedom

From 5 September 2016 until 15 September 2016: During this time you will confront your own inhibitions and self-restrictions, as well as the restrictions placed upon you by circumstances. You may wish to break free of them in order to enlarge your scope of activity, so you can go to places and do things that you have never been able to do before. On the other hand, you may choose to grow within the structure of restriction in your life, using that very structure to enlarge your life. It can go either way, depending very much upon your temperament. And neither way is better as a general rule. It depends entirely on what is appropriate in terms of your own life.

If you respond by trying to break free, you will begin to feel very restless. Events and circumstances will make it clear that you have neglected much that must be done, and the structures of your life that have held you back will seem intolerable. You can no longer accept barriers such as responsibilities that you have put up with for years, onerous duties or perhaps a built-in fear of breaking away from the established order. Consequently, if you react in this way, this is often a time of breaking away and leaping out into a new freedom. This is often accompanied by a change of residence or the breakup of relationships. And however catastrophic these changes seem to others, they are usually quite fortunate and allow everything to work out for the best.

If you respond in the second manner, you will also seek to expand your life and find new freedom, but for a variety of reasons you will not overthrow the structures of your life in order to do so. Instead you will seize every opportunity to build new structures and expand the already existing order. Whatever you build up now, either in yourself or in the outer world, will be lasting.


Short Report - Forecast May 2016 to October 2016
for Livingston Taylor [Adb] (male)
born on 21 November 1950 local time: 12:24 pm
in Boston, MA (US) U.T.: 17:24
71w04, 42n22 sid. time: 16:40:18

Planetary positions
planet sign degree motion
Sun Scorpio 28°50'12 in house 9 direct
Moon Aries 27°08'38 in house 2 direct
Mercury Sagittarius 10°07'50 in house 9 direct
Venus Sagittarius 0°45'04 in house 9 direct
Mars Capricorn 11°42'25 in house 11 direct
Jupiter Aquarius 28°55'35 in house 1 direct
Saturn Libra 0°05'23 in house 7 direct
Uranus Cancer 8°54'55 in house 5 retrograde
Neptune Libra 18°33'01 in house 8 direct
Pluto Leo 19°51'40 in house 6 stationary (R)
True Node Pisces 26°36'15 in house 1 retrograde

House positions (Placidus)
Ascendant Aquarius 25°41'51
2nd House Aries 14°49'07
3rd House Taurus 18°00'14
Imum Coeli Gemini 11°36'13
5th House Cancer 2°07'18
6th House Cancer 24°18'36
Descendant Leo 25°41'51
8th House Libra 14°49'07
9th House Scorpio 18°00'14
Medium Coeli Sagittarius 11°36'13
11th House Capricorn 2°07'18
12th House Capricorn 24°18'36

Transits
Saturn conjunction Mercury Mid-December 2015 until end of September 2016
Saturn conjunction MC End of December 2015 until mid-October 2016
Neptune square MC End of March 2016 until end of January 2018
Neptune sextile Mars Beginning of April 2016 until end of January 2018
Jupiter sextile Sun From 30 August 2016 until 9 September 2016
Jupiter conjunction Saturn From 5 September 2016 until 15 September 2016

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