challenges and difficulties
Burke doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Jamie is often overly serious and disinterested in light or superficial conversation. Spontaneous communication, social give-and-take, and making small talk are likely to be difficult for him.
Jamie Burke takes his commitments to others very seriously, especially in close one-to-one relationships. His strong sense of responsibility to the other person makes Burke a trustworthy and dedicated partner, but he often feels that marriage or any binding commitment between him and another person is too restrictive and burdensome, and thus seeks to avoid it. Close relationships may be more work than pleasure for Jamie Burke and it may seem that he is always "working on" his marriage rather than enjoying it. However, Burke will persevere and ultimately grow through the process.
Jamie Burke tends to seesaw between hope, optimism and faith versus doubt and oppression due to limitations and practical realities. He needs to overcome impatience and restlessness in order to achieve his dreams and desires for a better life.
His vitality tends to be a bit low and Jamie may have to fight against the tendency to be inactive. Easily discouraged, Jamie Burke is inclined toward pessimism. Perhaps his upbringing was too authoritative, causing problems in his relationship with his parents.
Because of his inner reserve and basic shyness, Jamie Burke appears to lack the ability to adapt and is a bit inhibited when dealing with other people. His approach is somewhat serious and it is difficult for Jamie to face the public.
He is not afraid of hard work and leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of his objectives. Jamie Burke has a strong desire to overcome any difficulties or obstacles in his way and will do this at all cost, even if it means having to use force.
Since he lacks the capacity to adapt, Jamie Burke tends to be rebellious and fight hard against oppression. This could even lead to violent incidents, so Jamie should try to keep his temper at bay. He may have to work extremely hard and handle a great many responsibilities.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Jamie Burke 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 Jamie Burke needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Jamie Burke's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Burke's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Burke's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Burke's ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress he is likely to become overly focused on himself and his own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" Burke's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Jamie Burke needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how Burke's unique gifts can benefit others.
It is in his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Jamie Burke is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Burke's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support Jamie Burke in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Burke, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Jamie Burke should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems he faces. It is in Burke's best interest to act on his own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for him. Jamie Burke needs to assert himself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. Jamie needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick himself up, and go! He also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 7th house
Jupiter Opposition Saturn
Saturn Opposition Sun/Mars
Saturn Opposition Sun/N. Node
Saturn Opposition Mars/Pluto
Saturn Opposition Pluto/N. Node
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Conjunct Mars