challenges and difficulties
Richard Roxburgh has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Richard is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but he may lack the capacity for joy and play. Richard Roxburgh 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 Roxburgh's that may inhibit him a great deal. Richard Roxburgh must avoid becoming cumbersome and cynical, or a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose sense of practicality and realism rob him of the playful, imaginative side of life.
He is very conscientious, responsible, and concerned with his duty, his public image and reputation, and becoming a person of stature in the world. Richard Roxburgh understands the need for hard work and careful planning in order to accomplish anything substantial and he is capable of much self-discipline and patience once he sets his sights on a goal.
But Richard Roxburgh is very judgmental and hard on himself if he fails to attain success, and he can become dry, bitter, or cynical if the world does not recognize his efforts.
The side of Richard Roxburgh that wants and needs structure, order, stability, and a disciplined way of life is at odds with his urges for unfettered freedom, change, excitement, and discovery. There is apt to be much discontent, inner stress, and tension as a result, and at times Richard finds it hard to relax. Richard Roxburgh may act out in a rebellious way now and then, or clamp down hard on himself, in an attempt to strictly control his "wild" impulses. Roxburgh's task is to try to find a reasonable balance between order and creative chaos in his life.
He is likely to find it hard to make decisions, looking forward to the future with great enthusiasm on the one hand, but afraid of misjudgments on the other. Never quite sure about anything, Richard Roxburgh may periodically withdraw from situations and people.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Richard Roxburgh 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 Richard Roxburgh needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Richard Roxburgh's 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 Roxburgh's instinct is actually to be "one of the Indians" rather than the "chief". When under stress Richard Roxburgh 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 Richard should let go of this notion. Finding his own center and doing what gives him delight and energy is the most worthwhile contribution Richard Roxburgh can offer the world at large.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Richard Roxburgh should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
Richard Roxburgh has a very sympathetic and compassionate attitude toward others and shows an interest in their well-being. His relationships are more on a personal basis and people are drawn to Roxburgh because of his sincerity and kindness.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Capricorn
Saturn in 10th house
Saturn Quincunx Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Jupiter
N. Node in Leo
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Venus/Asc.