challenges and difficulties
Gertrude Lawrence has a critical, cynical attitude towards many religions and philosophies. Without realizing it, she prevents herself from appreciating new viewpoints and attitudes. Lawrence is more rigid and dogmatic than she realizes. Her approach may also be too intellectual or moralistic. Gertrude Lawrence takes her own political beliefs and spiritual philosophy very seriously, worrying and fretting if she is not 100% clear about some ideology or theory.
She is serious-minded and may have difficulty making light social conversation or participating in friendly, personal interchanges.
Gertrude Lawrence tries to be strictly accurate and she is critical of people who exaggerate or talk on subjects they really know little about. Lawrence withholds her thoughts and opinions until she has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes Gertrude's silence discomforts others.
Her mental concentration is very good but her breadth of understanding may not be.
She is serious and sincere about her interests, does not accept superficial answers and is not easily placated. Gertrude wants her inspirations to become reality and she does not mind upsetting a few apple carts in the process. Gertrude Lawrence becomes impatient with others for being hesitant to implement new ideas and take action, and her occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
She is inclined to feel inferior and may easily be taken in by others. Gertrude has to guard against being deceived or used by others, though her intentions may be good. Gertrude Lawrence must not let her desire to have things cloud her ability to see what is really happening.
Gertrude Lawrence tends to be somewhat gloomy and may feel that life is difficult and that her will is blocked in some way. Gertrude 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 Gertrude Lawrence 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 Gertrude Lawrence needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Gertrude Lawrence has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that she is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Gertrude Lawrence needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, she has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, she may encourage others to depend on her emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Gertrude Lawrence needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in trying to strike a balance between Lawrence's inner, personal life and her career or involvement with the world at large that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Gertrude Lawrence needs to focus attention on her home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Gertrude Lawrence back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Excessive thinking, rationalizing or talking, the overuse or misuse of Lawrence's intellectual abilities and the tendency to allow her energy to be dissipated in trivial activities.
The following are specific activities that will support Gertrude Lawrence in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Lawrence, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Gertrude Lawrence should care for and nourish children, plants, pets or other people. She needs to make a home, create and sustain strong relationships with her family or a community that can support her and give her a sense of safety and belonging.
Gertrude Lawrence should develop her listening skills and deepen her understanding and appreciation of women and their perspective. Gertrude Lawrence has to learn to trust her own feelings, intuitions and emotional needs. She needs to care for herself in an accepting, non-judgmental way.
It is in Gertrude Lawrence's best interest to take all that is good and helpful from her past and use it in a new way. (If she is so inclined, Gertrude may want to explore the potential of past-life regression to tap into gifts she has already developed).
Gertrude Lawrence has a very affectionate attitude toward others and the capacity to love a lot of people. There probably is a very deep bond between Gertrude and her friends, and when she falls in love, Gertrude Lawrence is likely to love just as deeply.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Sagittarius
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Conjunct Uranus
Saturn Opposition Mars/Neptune
Saturn Opposition Mars/MC
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Moon
N. Node Opposition Venus/MC