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Short Report - Forecast

from February 2017
for Michael Shermer [Adb], born on 8 September 1954
Text by Robert Hand, Copyright © Astrodienst AG 2017
Introduction

Higher dimensions * Uranus opposition Neptune: * Beginning of June 2016 until mid-February 2018:

Magnanimity * Jupiter square Moon: * Mid-December 2016 until end of August 2017:

Impending shortages * Jupiter square Jupiter: * Mid-January 2017 until mid-September 2017:

Extremely useful * Saturn trine Pluto: * End of January 2017 until mid-November 2017:

Treading water * Saturn conjunction IC: * Mid-February 2017 until end of November 2017:

On a pivot * Uranus square Uranus: * End of April 2017 until end of March 2018:

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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: male, born on 8 September 1954 at 7:30 am in Glendale (Los Angeles County), California.

Your sun sign is Virgo. This is the sign in which the Sun is in your birth chart. Your Ascendant is also in Virgo, and your Moon is in Capricorn.

 

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Uranus opposition Neptune: Higher dimensions

Beginning of June 2016 until mid-February 2018: How you will react to this influence will depend upon how well you have learned certain of life's lessons. If you are extremely materialistic and so caught up in the mundane concerns of daily life that you cannot see or conceive of anything higher - whether it be a religion, a system of ideals or whatever - you will experience this time as extremely confusing. Events will occur that simply do not fit into your scheme, and you will become confused and perhaps act in ways that you consider very unwise. You may suddenly start chasing after wild and impractical dreams, become involved with persons who are very out of touch with reality and generally get your goals thoroughly scrambled.

All of this arises because this influence exposes you to higher dimensions of existence, to a world that doesn't work like the one you have been taught to see. Nevertheless this higher world is real and important, in that it gives life meaning even though seemingly far removed from it. If you have always frowned on idealistic notions of higher metaphysical dimensions, this influence will confuse and upset you, because it reveals these dimensions to you. But if you have learned that the universe does not stop with what you can see and feel with your senses, this influence will allow you to experience profound revelations and understanding. Your degree of enlightenment or confusion depends entirely upon how well prepared you are.

 

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Jupiter square Moon: Magnanimity

Mid-December 2016 until end of August 2017: This is usually a very favorable influence. It gives your emotions a great deal of power, so that you feel them much more emphatically and are more in touch with them. At the same time you want to establish empathetic relationships with others, to hear their problems, to help out and play a protective role toward them if possible. This influence may make you feel very sentimental about and attached to your surroundings and to familiar objects. Your past is very important to you now, and if there are events in your past that you find uncomfortable, they are likely to come up. There is often a need to confront the unconscious areas of the psyche during this time, but you should regard this as an opportunity to be healed of the wounds made by these energies from the past.

In emotional relationships, this influence can create a tension between your desire to be close to someone and the desire to be free. Be careful to give your loved ones the same freedom that you want, and do not try to be unfairly possessive of them. Also, confrontations with the unconscious aspects of yourself mentioned above can affect relationships adversely during this time. In such cases it is necessary to cultivate a sense of detachment and not become so wrapped up in your emotions that you cannot see beyond them.

This influence gives an enormous concern with social and individual justice. You are easily outraged when you see someone getting the short end of the stick, but your emotionalism may make it difficult to see a good solution to the problem. Try to avoid feeling self-righteous and intolerant. You will need to have a very open and generous point of view in order to clear up any conflicts that occur at this time, and emotionalism masquerading as righteousness will not accomplish anything useful. Instead, take advantage of the ample positive side of this energy by helping those who need it. Protect the people you can protect and succor those who have been hurt. Magnanimity is just as much in accordance with the meaning of this influence as are extreme emotionalism and self-righteousness.

 

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Jupiter square Jupiter: Impending shortages

Mid-January 2017 until mid-September 2017: With this influence it is very important that you keep your affairs from getting out of hand. There is a strong tendency to excess, which may make it impossible to keep up with whatever you are involved in, simply because it is more than you can handle. Be particularly careful concerning financial matters, for you are likely to spend without thinking, confident that there is an abundance of money or other resources to back you up. You may not notice the pinch immediately, but shortly after this period you may experience shortages that will be severely exacerbated if you spend money foolishly now.

But money is not the only area of concern. You may be overcommitted to projects that demand more time than you really have. So in every area of your life, make sure that you really have the time or resources to do what you have set out to do. Do not overestimate the resources at your disposal.

If you avoid that pitfall, this can be a very fruitful influence, because it gives you more confidence and optimism and allows you to undertake projects that you would ordinarily be reluctant to take on. Also your basically positive attitude helps to ensure that your affairs will turn out the way you want.

Under this influence some persons experience a kind of ego inflation in which they have delusions of grandeur or overestimate their self-importance. This can lead to arrogant behavior and inflated pride with little or no real substance behind it.

What this influence does is test your sense of proportion. You have to know what you really can and cannot do and who you really are. Insofar as you fulfill those conditions, this influence will give you apparent luck and greater power to achieve.

 

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Saturn trine Pluto: Extremely useful

End of January 2017 until mid-November 2017: This influence gives you the ability to see deeply into yourself and find out what creative forces are at work. At the same time it lets you take advantage of that understanding and make use of it in your daily life. You are able to move forward to fulfill your ambitions. You can work harder now than at almost any other time in your life, because your energies operate in a controlled and almost relentless manner.

You will be greatly concerned with your innermost self at this time. Therefore it is a good time to undergo psychotherapy or some other consciousness-raising technique, if you feel that it would benefit you. Disciplines involving self-understanding and regeneration, such as yoga or meditation, are particularly effective under this influence.

You will be able to advance in certain areas of life because you can work harder and more effectively and because others are impressed by your effectiveness. You assert yourself in such a way that others realize that you are not to be trifled with. They take you and your efforts seriously. Nevertheless the energies of this influence are not likely to arouse great opposition. Others are willing to work with you, because they feel that you can get the job done.

The effects of this influence are subtle but not weak. Do not look for specific events now, for the strongest effects are on the psychological level. You will simply notice that you are more effective and can make a greater impact. This can be an extremely useful influence.

 

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Saturn conjunction IC: Treading water

Mid-February 2017 until end of November 2017: In this extremely important period of your life, you must pay very close attention to what you are doing, because you are beginning a new phase of activity that will have important consequences in the years to come. The difficult aspect of this time is that the process is very subtle, and it may not be obvious that what you do now is important.

You have just gone through a period of preparation that probably seemed like treading water, getting nowhere and accomplishing nothing. Some people may experience the time just before this influence as exceedingly difficult, with one defeat after another. Others will find it less difficult, but it will not seem terribly significant.

This is the end of a relatively low period in your life, and from now on you will gradually climb to the most significant time in your life.

You should be looking to your personal and domestic life, for this is an area of great responsibility for you now. Do not neglect it in a misguided attempt to get ahead in the outer world. Make whatever changes are necessary so that this aspect of your life is secure. Personal relationships may have broken up just before this time. Now you may have the opportunity to make new ones that will fit your new lifestyle better.

You are on your way up again. The future depends upon the foundation that you lay now.

 

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Uranus square Uranus: On a pivot

End of April 2017 until end of March 2018: This influence signifies the changes that take place as you approach old age. There is often a crisis associated with this period, when you suddenly realize that you are getting old. Roughly twenty-one years ago you confronted a crisis of reorientation. At that time you should have turned your attention toward your inner values, those that were important to you alone. If you handled that time properly, this period will not be especially upsetting. Your life as an individual will have enough richness that you will know how to handle the years ahead.

A common problem for people approaching retirement is that they have no idea what to do with their coming leisure time. All they know is their work, and when that ends, their life effectively ends. This is the crisis presented by this influence. You must realize that the richness of your life does not come only from your achievements in the outer world of business and society, but also from what you know and understand about life.


Short Report - Forecast February 2017 to July 2017
for Michael Shermer [Adb] (male)
born on 8 September 1954 local time: 7:30 am
in Glendale (Los Angeles County), CA (US) U.T.: 14:30
118w15, 34n09 sid. time: 05:45:28

Planetary positions
planet sign degree motion
Sun Virgo 15°23'57 in house 12 direct
Moon Capricorn 20°42'46 in house 4 direct
Mercury Libra 0°26'14 in house 1 direct
Venus Scorpio 1°33'10 in house 2 direct
Mars Capricorn 5°50'36 in house 4 direct
Jupiter Cancer 23°03'46 in house 10 direct
Saturn Scorpio 5°45'31 in house 2 direct
Uranus Cancer 26°22'13 in house 10 direct
Neptune Libra 24°21'36 in house 2 direct
Pluto Leo 25°21'26 in house 11 direct
True Node Capricorn 12°49'49 in house 4 retrograde

House positions (Placidus)
Ascendant Virgo 26°56'29
2nd House Libra 23°54'11
3rd House Scorpio 24°16'34
Imum Coeli Sagittarius 26°40'03
5th House Capricorn 29°04'53
6th House Aquarius 29°36'10
Descendant Pisces 26°56'29
8th House Aries 23°54'11
9th House Taurus 24°16'34
Medium Coeli Gemini 26°40'03
11th House Cancer 29°04'53
12th House Leo 29°36'10

Transits
Uranus opposition Neptune Beginning of June 2016 until mid-February 2018
Jupiter square Moon Mid-December 2016 until end of August 2017
Jupiter square Jupiter Mid-January 2017 until mid-September 2017
Saturn trine Pluto End of January 2017 until mid-November 2017
Saturn conjunction IC Mid-February 2017 until end of November 2017
Uranus square Uranus End of April 2017 until end of March 2018

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