John C. Lilly
challenges and difficulties
Lilly doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. John 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.
John C. Lilly takes both his work and his health very seriously, but he may demand so much of his at work that he compromise his health. John can become a workaholic, not so much because he has lofty ambitions, but because he never feels like he has done enough. John C. Lilly is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
Lilly can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Lilly is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. John C. Lilly is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which John C. Lilly 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 C. Lilly needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
John C. Lilly's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Lilly's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Lilly's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Lilly'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?" Lilly's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, John C. Lilly needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how Lilly's unique gifts can benefit others.
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 John C. Lilly 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. John C. Lilly should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
The following are specific activities that will support John C. Lilly in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Lilly, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
John C. Lilly should develop faith and confidence both in himself and in a higher power that can guide, nourish, and help him. He needs to expand his willingness to dream and envision better things in life by studying religion, philosophy and other subjects that enable him to acquire a larger, more inclusive view of the world.
Being generous with his time, energy and resources in helping others achieve a better life will in turn benefit John C. Lilly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 6th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 2nd house
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter