challenges and difficulties
Modest Mussorgsky has a critical, cynical attitude towards many religions and philosophies. Without realizing it, he prevents himself from appreciating new viewpoints and attitudes. Mussorgsky is more rigid and dogmatic than he realizes. His approach may also be too intellectual or moralistic. Modest Mussorgsky takes his own political beliefs and spiritual philosophy very seriously, worrying and fretting if he is not 100% clear about some ideology or theory.
His fears revolve around money and material security, and Modest Mussorgsky works very hard to ensure that his assets are solid. He may be very conservative, even stingy with his money because he is afraid there will not be enough. He may turn this fear around and become very shrewd about investments and financial matters.
Modest Mussorgsky becomes tense and upset rather easily. He becomes irritated by the unwillingness of others to make changes. In his eagerness to see his inspirations materialize, Mussorgsky is inclined to forego tact and diplomacy in favor of achieving his goals. His occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
He is quite cool and reserved in matters of love relationships and tends to hold back his inclination for love. Somewhat inhibited with regard to relationships, Modest Mussorgsky is inclined to feel that he is better off staying by himself.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Modest Mussorgsky 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 Modest Mussorgsky needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Mussorgsky's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, he is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and he can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Modest Mussorgsky has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. He should let his feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use his imagination and let his dreams emerge!
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Modest Mussorgsky should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support Modest Mussorgsky in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Mussorgsky, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Modest Mussorgsky should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put himself "out there", be seen and shine. Modest 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 Mussorgsky's heart and bears the stamp of Mussorgsky'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 Modest Mussorgsky to grow and become more whole himself.
Mussorgsky cooperates well with others and has the ability to give and receive stimulating suggestions. Modest Mussorgsky is always receptive to new ideas and ready for spontaneous group efforts. He seems to have instant recall and is likely to act just as quickly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Sagittarius
Saturn in 2nd house
Saturn Square Uranus
Saturn Opposition Venus/MC
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Uranus