challenges and difficulties
Welles doubts his own intelligence and mental capacities, and he may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Orson 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.
Orson Welles has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Orson limits himself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in himself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Orson Welles difficult to get to know intimately, as Welles tends to distance himself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Welles is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. Orson Welles is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Orson Welles 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 Orson Welles needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Orson Welles' path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Welles' actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Welles' life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Welles' ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress he is likely to become overly focused on himself and his own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" Welles' focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Orson Welles needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how Welles' unique gifts can benefit others.
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 Orson Welles is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Orson Welles needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Welles.
The following are specific activities that will support Orson Welles in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Welles, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Orson Welles should care for and nourish children, plants, pets or other people. He needs to make a home, create and sustain strong relationships with his family or a community that can support him and give him a sense of safety and belonging.
Orson Welles should develop his listening skills and deepen his understanding and appreciation of women and their perspective. Orson Welles has to learn to trust his own feelings, intuitions and emotional needs. He needs to care for himself in an accepting, non-judgmental way.
It is in Orson Welles' best interest to take all that is good and helpful from his past and use it in a new way. (If he is so inclined, Orson may want to explore the potential of past-life regression to tap into gifts he has already developed).
Orson Welles has a sympathetic understanding of other people and the ability to easily adapt himself to them. His emotional fulfillment is likely to come through his relationships with others and Welles will probably feel a soul-affinity with many of them.
Orson likes to be on the go constantly and tends to have a hectic family life. He knows how to eliminate competition, but should guard against rising to the top in his position at the expense of other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Moon
N. Node Conjunct Moon/MC
N. Node Conjunct Uranus/MC