A. Spencer Paterson
challenges and difficulties
A. Spencer Paterson has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Arthur Spencer is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but he may lack joyfulness and the ability to play. A. Spencer Paterson often feels burdened by life's demands and responsibilities, and may envy those who seem to attract what they want in life without a great deal of personal effort.
There is a very judgmental, stern, and uncompromising side of Paterson's which may inhibit him a great deal. A. Spencer Paterson must avoid becoming heavy and cynical, or becoming a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose practicality and realism squeeze out the playful, imaginative side of life.
He is serious-minded and may have difficulty making light social conversation or participating in friendly, personal interchanges.
A. Spencer Paterson tries to be strictly accurate and he is critical of people who exaggerate or talk on subjects they really know little about. Paterson withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Arthur Spencer's silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which A. Spencer Paterson instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that he is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for him. The direction A. Spencer Paterson needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
It is easy for A. Spencer Paterson to become distracted from his path by the multitude of interesting choices, possibilities, and options available to him. A. Spencer Paterson needs to develop single mindedness and focus. Until Arthur Spencer directs his attention to some of the big questions, such as "What is my life's purpose?" "What is really important to me and essential to my happiness?", he is apt to dabble, scatter his energies in many directions and engage in activities which are entertaining but ultimately neither fruitful nor enriching.
Having an overall vision for his life and aligning his daily activities so that they support rather than detract from Paterson's larger purpose in life, is a significant step toward his personal development.
It is in his dealings with money, financial security, tangible assets and possessions that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above are ones A. Spencer Paterson needs to integrate in tangible ways: how he makes a living, building assets and a secure material base, what he does with the resources he has. A. Spencer Paterson should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
The specific habits which are likely to hold A. Spencer Paterson back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Staying in relationships with domineering, controlling, abusive people or being manipulative. Arthur Spencer sometimes abuses his own power to use others to his own selfish ends.
The following are specific activities that will support A. Spencer Paterson in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Paterson, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
A. Spencer Paterson should be willing to become more of a free thinker, to experiment and change, to loosen his ties to tradition and the known and to allow for new developments. He needs to practice getting involved in an area involving new techniques, rapid changes and innovation. Arthur Spencer can be part of the avant-garde promoting such changes - be it in science, music or social relationships. A. Spencer Paterson has to be willing to be different and perhaps to be considered eccentric or odd.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 3rd house
N. Node in Sagittarius
N. Node in 2nd house
N. Node Opposition Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Uranus