challenges and difficulties
James Rizzitano has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. James is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but he may lack the capacity for joy and play. James Rizzitano 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 Rizzitano's that may inhibit him a great deal. James Rizzitano must avoid becoming cumbersome and cynical, or a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose sense of practicality and realism rob him of the playful, imaginative side of life.
His fears revolve around money and material security, and James Rizzitano works very hard to ensure that his assets are solid. He may be very conservative, even stingy with his money because he is afraid there will not be enough. He may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
His aspirations and dreams are always tempered by realism and practical considerations. James Rizzitano pursues his aims in a systematic, disciplined and thorough manner, and he is willing to take his time, advancing slowly and steadily toward his goal.
Sometimes James Rizzitano underestimates what is possible, and holds himself back unnecessarily due to a lack of faith or an overly cautious attitude.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which James Rizzitano 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 James Rizzitano needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
His natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing his situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing his situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways James Rizzitano copes with stress. James Rizzitano also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
His development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable James Rizzitano to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that James Rizzitano is most likely to wrestle with these issues. James Rizzitano needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Rizzitano.
The specific habits which are likely to hold James Rizzitano back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Excessive thinking, rationalizing or talking, the overuse or misuse of Rizzitano's intellectual abilities and the tendency to allow his energy to be dissipated in trivial activities.
The following are specific activities that will support James Rizzitano in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Rizzitano, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
James Rizzitano's path to wholeness involves confronting his dark and hidden recesses, bringing them out into the open, and transforming himself in the process. Healing abilities develop as a result of Rizzitano's willingness to experience and transform deep emotions such as grief, anger, and pain. Furthermore, bringing light to the darkness and pain in the world without becoming overwhelmed by it is a significant challenge for James.
James has the power to influence people to his way of thinking and may forcefully try to obtain leadership in his community. Others cannot help noticing him, and James Rizzitano will probably be the leader in any club or association he joins.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 2nd house
Jupiter Conjunct Saturn
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Pluto/MC