challenges and difficulties
Maggie has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave her feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with her peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Dame Maggie Smith.
She may have vague but ever-present feelings of guilt and fear that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if Maggie Smith does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend herself from its dangers and its unknowns. Maggie Smith must learn to overcome her ingrained habit of discouragement and anxiety, and to see the world more as a friendly place than as a treacherous one.
Maggie Smith tends to be her own worst enemy, demanding inhuman perfection of herself and harshly criticizing or persecuting herself when she does not measure up. Perhaps circumstances or relationships in her life have been extremely difficult and demanding, reinforcing Maggie's belief that she must struggle alone.
She is capable of tremendous effort and of overcoming great odds and handicaps. Through these efforts Maggie Smith develops her power and inner strength. However, Maggie Smith should not make life harder than it is. She must give herself permission to let up sometimes, and to realize that she is only human.
Dame Maggie Smith forges ahead diligently, but may have to work harder than others to gain recognition for her efforts. Reserved and shy, Maggie Smith tends to build a wall between herself and others and she seems to be more receptive to older and more mature people.
She is inclined to be somewhat withdrawn and has a hard time discussing important matters with her family and close relationships. As a serious and deep thinker, Maggie Smith would like to explain her views to others, but has a difficult time finding the right words.
Maggie tries to build her life on solid ground, but may find it difficult to move forward because she always tends to look back. This could result in feelings of inferiority and periodic depression.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Maggie Smith 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 Maggie Smith needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Maggie Smith's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Dame Maggie Smith's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Dame Maggie Smith's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Dame Maggie Smith's ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress she is likely to become overly focused on herself and her own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" Dame Maggie Smith's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Maggie Smith needs to strike a balance between doing for herself and doing for others, by discovering how Dame Maggie Smith's unique gifts can benefit others.
It is in any involvements she has with teams, clubs, organizations, networks, and the like that Maggie Smith 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.
Maggie Smith seems to be a loner, rather serious and quiet. Perhaps she is burdened by family conditions that weigh her down. Maggie prefers to associate with older or more authoritative people and is happier in a subordinate position.
Maggie likes beautiful surroundings and knows how to create harmony in her environment. Maggie Smith loves to be around people and has a strong desire to be influential in social circles.
Maggie Smith often tends to feel sad and may sympathize with people who are "in the same boat". She is likely to cling to old things and wants to pass on her traditions.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 12th house
Saturn Quincunx Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Asc.
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Asc.
Saturn Conjunct Asc./MC
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 11th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter/Asc.
N. Node Conjunct Saturn/MC