challenges and difficulties
Shirley 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 Jones.
She may have vague but ever-present feelings of guilt and fear that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if Shirley Jones does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend herself from its dangers and its unknowns. Shirley Jones 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.
Shirley Jones 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 Shirley's belief that she must struggle alone.
She is capable of tremendous effort and of overcoming great odds and handicaps. Through these efforts Shirley Jones develops her power and inner strength. However, Shirley Jones 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.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Shirley Jones 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 Shirley Jones needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Shirley Jones' path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Jones' actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Jones' life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Jones' 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?" Jones' focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Shirley Jones needs to strike a balance between doing for herself and doing for others, by discovering how Jones' unique gifts can benefit others.
It is deep within herself, as Shirley Jones faces her own demons, fears, and struggles - those aspects of life that are not easily or readily shared, those parts of her life that Shirley Jones keeps hidden from public view where she is most likely to wrestle with these issues.
The qualities described above can also be beneficially channeled into some sort of charitable work, altruistic service or ministering to people in need.
The following are specific activities that will support Shirley Jones in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Jones, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
She needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Shirley Jones has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. She needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Shirley Jones has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating her ability to love and to receive love.
Shirley Jones should foster self-discipline and learn to handle responsibility. She may shoulder an inordinate amount of responsibility as well as burdens that sometimes limit Jones' activities and opportunities in life. However, this is a maturing and ultimately empowering process. She is also likely to be offered positions of tremendous responsibility, whether Shirley really wants such jobs or not, usually because she has invested real effort and made some sort of substantial contribution.
There may be considerable obstacles in her path - more adversity than others seem to face - and Jones' task is to learn to cope with pressure and persevere.
Shirley Jones tends to pick her friends and associates very carefully and is always on the lookout for responsible and congenial people. This enables Shirley Jones to feel secure with her colleagues and enjoy good relationships with them.
Shirley Jones has a strong desire to acquire a leading position in her community. Although she is very capable of assuming leadership, Shirley also has a tendency to impose her will upon others. But in spite of that, she is likely to be successful.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 12th house
Saturn Quincunx Pluto
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 12th house
N. Node Conjunct Venus
N. Node Conjunct Saturn
N. Node Conjunct Sun/MC
N. Node Conjunct Mars/MC