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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. You are a sensitive and idealistic person, and you may not feel wholly comfortable within the limits and boundaries of material life. For this reason, your work needs to honour your deep craving for what Plato called the Good, the True and the Beautiful. The "rat race", [...] [..] You may have a desire for precise knowledge, but behind your quest lies an intuition of unity which makes the broader patterns and purpose more interesting than mere facts in themselves. This special combination of a strong intuition with an appreciation of intellectual [...] [..] You have probably had more than your share of experiences which have revealed to you the fact that life has many levels, some of them hidden from more superficial eyes. Take such experiences, and your perceptions of them, seriously. You have a need for depth in your work, [...] 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. [..] Ultimately your work needs to embody your vision, rather than being something which you do reluctantly in order to survive on the material level. Feeling that you must choose between spirit and matter is not conducive to feeling content in a real vocation, and it could create [...] [..] Grounding creative ideas and images is a statement of individuality, and carries with it the necessity of defining yourself. It is this very self-definition which you may find painful, for it can bring an experience of loneliness with it; any creative work has to be done [...] 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.