challenges and difficulties
Aitken doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Jonathan 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.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Jonathan Aitken understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Jonathan Aitken is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Jonathan Aitken 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 Jonathan Aitken 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 Jonathan Aitken copes with stress. Jonathan Aitken 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 Jonathan Aitken to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is deep within himself, as Jonathan Aitken faces his own demons, fears, and struggles - those aspects of life that are not easily or readily shared, those parts of his life that Jonathan Aitken keeps hidden from public view where he is most likely to wrestle with these issues.
The qualities described above can also be beneficially channeled into some sort of charitable work, altruistic service or ministering to people in need.
The following are specific activities that will support Jonathan Aitken in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Aitken, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Jonathan Aitken should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put himself "out there", be seen and shine. Jonathan needs to be willing to take on a leading role. He needs to be a hero - a protagonist in his own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities he possesses. Doing creative work that he is proud of - anything that comes from Aitken's heart and bears the stamp of Aitken's individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than he is a way for Jonathan Aitken to grow and become more whole himself.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 10th house
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 12th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun