challenges and difficulties
Linda Cristal has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Linda is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but she may lack the capacity for joy and play. Linda Cristal often feels burdened by life's demands and responsibilities, and may envy those who seem to attract what they want in life without a great deal of personal effort.
There is a very judgmental, stern, and uncompromising side of Cristal's that may inhibit her a great deal. Linda Cristal must avoid becoming cumbersome and cynical, or a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose sense of practicality and realism rob her of the playful, imaginative side of life.
Her attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, Linda Cristal may believe in nothing that is speculative or intangible, requiring proof for any idea presented to her. Each idea is thoroughly and systematically examined. On the other hand, Linda may tenaciously cling to her grand philosophical or metaphysical beliefs and opinions, refusing to modify them or to be open and receptive to others' insights and perspectives.
Her overall outlook on life is serious, and Linda Cristal may feel that life or God will punish her if she does not watch her step!
Linda Cristal feels that she must work very hard and struggle against tremendous odds that impede her chances of fulfilling her life's ambitions. Linda may adopt a very hard, cynical, or nihilistic attitude that will only drag her down further. There are major problems with her father or figures of authority. Linda Cristal may fail simply to spite "them", without realizing that she is primarily hurting herself. If she can overcome her feelings of loneliness, bitterness or isolation, and direct her energies toward constructive endeavors, Cristal can be immensely effective because of her tremendous tenacity and potential for achievement.
Linda Cristal has a sense of duty and responsibility, but may find it difficult to make up her mind and come to a decision. Cristal is somewhat slow to act, and her need to be fully prepared inclines her to let good opportunities slip away at times.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Linda Cristal instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Linda Cristal needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Linda Cristal - so much so that she seeks them out at her own expense. When she is under stress, Cristal tends to look outside herself for approval or answers, and she leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge her own path through life is a key factor in her self-development.
Linda Cristal is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about her intentions or desires, and she can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Cristal's most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Linda Cristal needs to cultivate her ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on her own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is in any involvements she has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Linda Cristal 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.
The following are specific activities that will support Linda Cristal in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Cristal, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Linda Cristal should be willing to become more of a free thinker, to experiment and change, to loosen her ties to tradition and the known and to allow for new developments. She needs to practice getting involved in an area involving new techniques, rapid changes and innovation. Linda can be part of the avant-garde promoting such changes - be it in science, music or social relationships. Linda Cristal has to be willing to be different and perhaps to be considered eccentric or odd.
Linda has an inspiring, trustworthy and courteous manner, bringing lots of friends and acquaintances with similar interests into her life. Her parental home is probably very harmonious and Linda Cristal feels strongly connected with her family.
Linda Cristal is not in the least bit selfish and she has the ability to share the joy she feels with other people. Linda seems to have a gift for getting more reserved people to open up, teaching them how to give and receive love and affection.
She is likely to offer help and protection to people around her and promote moral values. Linda Cristal stands up for social justice and unselfishly works for the good of her community. , Linda Cristal refuses any kind of personal advantage and lives in harmony with everyone.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 9th house
Saturn Opposition Pluto
Saturn Opposition Mars/Jupiter
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Conjunct Uranus
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Moon
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Jupiter
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter/Saturn