challenges and difficulties
Richards doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Keith 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.
Fear of the unknown, of change, and/or of death may plague Keith. He strongly resists changes and transitions rather than greeting them with curiosity or a spirit of adventure, which makes them much harder for him.
On another level entirely, Keith Richards is very careful about joining forces, and especially his material resources, with others. Richards wants to keep his own and other people's property and assets very distinct.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Keith Richards 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 Keith Richards needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Keith Richards' path lies in his development as an individual, the discovery of his own strengths and joys, the capacity to express his uniqueness and to stand out in a crowd. This involves becoming a leader, even though Richards' instinct is actually to be "one of the Indians" rather than the "chief". When under stress Keith Richards is apt to seek safety in numbers, to go along with the group. Also, he may believe that striving to do his personal best and to excel is wrong or selfish, but Keith should let go of this notion. Finding his own center and doing what gives him delight and energy is the most worthwhile contribution Keith Richards can offer the world at large.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Keith Richards is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Keith Richards needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Richards.
The following are specific activities that will support Keith Richards in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Richards, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Keith Richards' path to wholeness involves confronting his dark and hidden recesses, bringing them out into the open, and transforming himself in the process. Healing abilities develop as a result of Richards' willingness to experience and transform deep emotions such as grief, anger, and pain. Furthermore, bringing light to the darkness and pain in the world without becoming overwhelmed by it is a significant challenge for Keith.
His relationships with others could be rather unstable and unreliable. With a somewhat negative attitude and weak will, Keith Richards avoids opposition and escapes his responsibilities. In his relationships he is likely to choose people who are asocial.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 8th house
N. Node in Leo
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Pluto
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Neptune