challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Bettis. John Bettis tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for John.
John Bettis has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life that colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though John limits himself at times by being too careful, shy or fearful, not believing in himself enough, or lacking the required assertiveness. Others find John Bettis difficult to get to know intimately, as Bettis tends to distance himself from them or to outwardly adopt a rather stern, "adult" demeanor.
John has an inner conflict between idealism, hope and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression due to limitations and practical realities. John Bettis needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve his aspirations. Bettis will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Bettis is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. John Bettis is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
He is quite cool and reserved in matters of love relationships and tends to hold back his inclination for love. Somewhat inhibited with regard to relationships, John Bettis is inclined to feel that he is better off staying by himself.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which John Bettis 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 John Bettis needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
John Bettis needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either John's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Bettis' understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable John Bettis to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, John Bettis is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. John Bettis needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in any involvements he has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that John Bettis is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above need to be channeled into some sort of group effort or experience, or have some impact on society at large.
John 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 John Bettis will probably be the leader in any club or association he joins.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 1st house
Jupiter Square Saturn
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Opposition Venus/MC
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Conjunct Pluto/MC