challenges and difficulties
John McCain often has a sense of longing or homesickness for something he cannot name or specify, and he may have both: great attraction toward, and fear of, mysticism and parapsychology.
Overcoming feelings of fear, guilt, anxiety, loneliness, or oversensitivity is an important task for McCain.
John McCain 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 McCain is overly responsible or overly conscientious at work, so much so that he may not enjoy it at all.
McCain can also get overly involved in self-improvement or his health, and he tends to be a bit of a hypochondriac.
The conflict between spiritual needs and ideals versus material desires or limitations of the "real world" is one of John's ongoing challenges. It may be hard for John McCain to sort out his true values, especially when he is enmeshed in the demands of mundane life. Times of retreat, isolation, meditation and prayer could be helpful to McCain in this regard. Finding inner strength through spirituality and attunement to a higher source is ultimately the answer for him.
John McCain has a serious outlook on life and a tendency to dwell on his own flaws as well as those of everyone else. McCain could be rather reserved with people and may find it difficult to express himself, giving a more negative impression than he intended.
Basically shy, McCain tends to be somewhat inhibited in love relationships and may feel uncomfortable or awkward expressing his love for someone. John McCain longs for love relationships and dreams about love, but he is also inclined to torment himself because of a seeming lack of affection.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which John McCain 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 McCain needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
John McCain has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, John McCain needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, he 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, he may encourage others to depend on him emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. John McCain needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that John McCain is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In McCain's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Pisces
Saturn in 6th house
Saturn Opposition Neptune
Saturn Opposition Sun/Mercury
Saturn Opposition Venus/Neptune
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 3rd house