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.
Alnilam in Orion Alnilam is the blue-green star which forms the buckle of the belt of the constellation Orion. Orion was called the Great Shepherd of Anu, guarding the great flocks of the sky. Thus the star is symbolically linked with joining or pulling things together. This quality means that you have the ability to take what is already known, and improve or expand the subject in such a way that a new foundation is laid. You want to create bridges between ideas or groups of people to form [...]
A problem solver Having Alnilam in paran with Saturn gives you the quality of excelling where others do not even see that a solution is possible. You do this through finding different physical or practical solutions to problems. You first saw this weave of tenacity and ingenuity in an authority figure [...]
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.
Alphard in Hydra One of the themes of your vocational drive is shaped by the bright red star in the middle of the Hydra known as Alphard, the 'Heart of the Serpent'. Many cultures have a snake or serpent connected with their creation mythology. For the Babylonians this was the dragon of Tiamat. In the Old Testament it was the snake in the Garden of Eden. In these myths it is the serpent that catalyses crisis and upheaval and thus has to be subdued, slain or crushed. Yet as the story proceeds, [...]
[..] If your focus is local, then the intensity of this star is fulfilled by working as a doula, midwife, or even bereavement counsellor, since birth and death are both times of transformation. Furthermore, family crisis management, or employment in areas where drama and crisis are part of the fabric of your [...]
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.
Looking for Eternity: The scorching fire of creativity
This story is of a star that is so bright the Egyptians called it The Scorcher. The name of the star is Sirius and its story is about the refusal to accept endings and the creation of something that lives on. The Egyptian version of the story was of a widow, Isis, who would not acknowledge her husband's death. Instead she found his body and, with her magical powers, breathed enough life into it for them to make love. From this union of life and death a child was born and this child, named Horus [...]
[..] Yours is the grand passion focused tightly into a narrow and expert-driven chosen field. These strong powers of concentration and dedication give you your brilliance. Yet the key to participating in this story so that you do not just become part of it but also help shape it, is to ensure that you do [...]
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 noon at the 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 noon at the 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