Adela Rogers St. Johns
challenges and difficulties
Adela Rogers St. Johns takes her personal relationships so seriously that they may seem more like work, constant effort, and compromise, rather than a free and enjoyable sharing. She may feel that relationships in general require more of her than they are worth, and Adela enters into any close relationship cautiously and conscientiously. Adela Rogers St. Johns also fears entrapment in close relationships.
Her fears revolve around money and material security, and Adela Rogers St. Johns works very hard to ensure that her assets are solid. She may be very conservative, even stingy, with her money because she is afraid there will not be enough. She may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
Her vitality tends to be a bit low and Adela may have to fight against the tendency to be inactive. Easily discouraged, Adela Rogers St. Johns is inclined toward pessimism. Perhaps her upbringing was too authoritative, causing problems in her relationships with her parents.
A deep thinker, Adela Rogers St. Johns has good powers of concentration. But St. Johns thinks slowly and takes her time making decisions, which is likely to be based on practical and economical methods. Having little to say, Adela Rogers St. Johns prefers to talk about serious or sad things.
Adela Rogers St. Johns tends to be somewhat gloomy and may feel that life is difficult and that her will is blocked in some way. Adela could find it hard to make decisions and to concentrate on her goals and may consider them not worthwhile.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Adela Rogers St. Johns instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Adela Rogers St. Johns needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Adela Rogers St. Johns - so much so that she seeks them out at her own expense. When she is under stress, St. Johns tends to look outside herself for approval or answers, and she leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge her own path through life is a key factor in her self-development.
Adela Rogers St. Johns is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about her intentions or desires, and she can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of St. Johns' most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Adela Rogers St. Johns needs to cultivate her ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on her own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in relationships that are more than superficial or casual - in particular in cases where Adela Rogers St. Johns has merged emotionally, legally, or financially with another person - that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. St. Johns will see these issues arise in close partnerships of any kind, especially when there is a mutual dependency involved. Dealing with in-laws, inheritances, and legal matters involving joint custody, shared assets, and resources is also a part of this.
The following are specific activities that will support Adela Rogers St. Johns in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to St. Johns, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
She needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Adela Rogers St. Johns has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. She needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Adela Rogers St. Johns has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating her ability to love and to receive love.
St. Johns is inclined to seek out relationships with people who have the same interests and she has a desire to work with them toward obtaining mutually shared objectives. Some of Adela's contacts or introductions could come about suddenly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Libra
Saturn in 2nd house
Saturn Opposition Sun/Mars
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Mars
Saturn Opposition Mars/MC
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 8th house
N. Node Conjunct Venus
N. Node Opposition Uranus/Asc.