This short extract allows you to get a taste of your personal horoscope "Stories from the Stars" by Bernadette Brady and Darrelyn Gunzburg. Small samples taken from the individual chapters will give you a glimpse of the horoscope as a whole, which comprises approximately 25-32 pages, and can be ordered as an E-Horoscope or bound booklet in the Astroshop.The vault of the heavens is a lacework of stars that people find awe inspiring. The starry sky, however, is more than just beautiful. It also carries wisdom contained within stories. This report explores those stories. It offers you information that enables you to actively work with your stars. Its aim is to help you understand how the stars contribute to your actions, your choices and your attitudes. For by understanding the role of the stars in your life you can step upon a path that allows you to be in greater harmony with them. This star report contains three sections – the stars that shape your character, the stars that shape your vocation, and the stars that shape the journey of your life.
II. The Stars that Shape your Character
This chapter describes certain qualities that your stars contribute to your personality. They show themselves in your life through parans - a connection of this star with your birth chart. The five stars discussed in the full report can be gifts as well as challenges for you to work with and profit from.This is the starting point for discovering your stars. Your journey begins with focusing on the stars and their myths that add their unique qualities to your character. Star qualities are particular features that contribute to your seed potential. They become apparent as your skills and resources through your life's experiences, for it is only by using them to deal with problems that you discover the potentials they offer you and how you can handle them wisely.
Zosma in the Lion Zosma is a small white star on the back of Leo the lion. The Greeks saw this lion as female and called it the Nemean Lion and its killing was a task given to Hercules as one of his twelve trials. The strength of the lion was so great, however, that the only way Hercules could kill her was to place his arms around her body and crush her. So Zosma represents the lion's spine where it was broken and its star quality belongs to those who are directly or indirectly rendered powerless [...]
[..] You are deeply affected by cruelty perpetrated against animals or the earth and now you take on this empathy as a personal mantle, working for and on behalf of organisations that protest the inappropriate destruction of organic or mineral resources, or lobby against cruelty to animals. You have strong [...]
III. The Stars that Shape your Vocation
The third chapter of this horoscope gives you information on the stars that are connected with themes you care and feel passionate about in the world, with your vocation.The themes of your vocation stars are fundamental to your idea of what you stand for and what is important to you and how you spend your life, far more than just your job or career. It could, however, become your career or surface in your life as your passion or a cause to which you devote your free time. Hence your vocational stars suggest how you can lead a meaningful life. Pursuing the themes suggested by these stars may not bring you riches but they will allow you to feel that you are in your proper place, living a life of purpose. No matter what other paths you take in your life, your vocation stars will always pull you back to their themes.
Zuben Elgenubi in Libra Zuben Elgenubi is a small white star in the southern pan of the scales of Libra. These scales used to be known as the claws of the Scorpion, and it was only around the time of the Greeks that they were given the name The Scales. Zuben Elgenubi is found on one side of the scales. Its counterpart, known as Zuben Eschamali, is located in the northern pan of the scales. These two stars share a common theme, that of social reform or social justice, and their combined image, [...]
[..] If you find that you are aimless, and that life is becoming futile, then look for a local organisation with an ideal or need that could do with some help. Getting involved and helping in whatever way is possible gives you a focus. Furthermore, if you are involved with a team but feel drained or frustrated [...]
IV. The Star Stories in Your Life
The star stories in this chapter contain different themes and characters that you recognize and identify with, at different times and to different degrees. Knowing them allows you to use their resources consciously rather than following them blindly.Your star stories are the narrative which provides the stage for your star qualities and your vocation stars. Some of these stories come from the stars and will make themselves apparent through re-occurring patterns of events. Knowing your star stories enables you to be alert at the beginning of the cycle before you find yourself slipping into old habit patterns with their predictable outcomes.
The Healer: Valuing the need for transitions
This is the story of the healer in the sky, a healer so brilliant and wise that legend has it he could restore life to those who had already died. His heavenly name is Ophiuchus and he stands on the ecliptic holding the head and tail of a serpent which is entwined around his waist. Rather than wrestling with the serpent, however, Ophiuchus is in relationship with it, for the serpent is a contributor to Ophiuchus' healing facility. The serpent can find herbs in the ground that heal, and is also perceived [...]
[..] In your desire to be amongst people at times of crisis or transition, you have developed a reporter's nose, and the ability to find the good story, the important critical event. You are also the anthropologist or the writer, noting and then telling the stories of others. Times of transition fascinate [...]
V. Conclusion In the face of the starry heavens you may feel that you are small, but by understanding your personal relationship with the stars, you can step upon a path that allows you to gain a greater harmony with them. This harmony can give you insights about what it is to be a part of a living cosmos. As you come to understand your stars through this report, go outside on a clear night and learn to see your stars in the night sky. Visually connecting with them can help you to understand their union with your life.
Personal Star Map
The "Stories from the Stars" report contains your personal star map. It shows all interpreted stars in colour and their positions at the time of your birth. The star map of this free try-out version only contains a reduced number of stars, and is reduced in size. Please read a complete sample report (of a different person) to get an overview of the extent of the complete horoscope, including the full star map.The upper part of the image shows the eastern hemisphere of the sky, as seen at the time and location of your birth. It is centered on the east point (E). The lower part of the image shows the western hemisphere of the sky, as seen at the time and location of your birth. It is centered on the west point (W). The highlighted stars play a key role in this astrological reading. The red ones appear in chapter II, the blue ones in chapter III and the green ones in chapter IV. The bright halves of the diagrams show the sky above the horizon; the dark halves show the sky below the horizon. The horizon is indicated by horizontal lines, the boundary circles themselves represent the meridian. The planets (drawn red) move along the band of the zodiac. Dashed lines indicate the celestial equator and circumpolar circles.
Appendix These small samples from different chapters convey a glimpse of your personal horoscope Stories from the Stars which comprises 25-32 pages. It can be ordered as an E-Horoscope or bound booklet in the Astroshop. Please read a complete sample report (of a different person) to get an overview of the complete horoscope.You may wish to take a look at the large selection of other reports.
Astrological Data used for Stories from the Stars Free Try-Out Edition
Planets and Selected Stars and Parans