challenges and difficulties
Sophia Crawford often has a sense of longing or homesickness for something she cannot name or specify, and she may sense both a great attraction toward, and fear of, mysticism and parapsychology.
Overcoming feelings of fear, guilt, anxiety, loneliness, or over sensitivity is an important task for Crawford.
Sophia may be plagued by fear of the unknown, of change, and/or of death. She strongly resists changes and transitions rather than greeting them with curiosity or a spirit of adventure, which makes them much harder for her.
On another level entirely, Sophia Crawford is very careful about joining forces, and especially her material resources, with others. Crawford wants to keep her own and other people's property and assets very distinct.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Sophia Crawford 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 Sophia Crawford needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Sophia Crawford benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives Sophia Crawford a sense of inner balance.
Sophia Crawford has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... Sophia needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Crawford also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding herself in her daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
It is in her public life and career that Sophia Crawford is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Crawford's reputation and standing in her community or professional circle, as well as how Sophia Crawford achieves her important life goals and aspirations.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Sophia Crawford back, or which she is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Escapism through fantasy, intoxicants, or passive, vicarious activities (television, movies, etc.), waiting for a miracle instead of taking constructive steps to help herself, aimlessness or an inability to make and keep commitments, and self deception regarding other people. Sophia has a tendency to be a martyr.
The following are specific activities that will support Sophia Crawford in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Crawford, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Sophia Crawford should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put herself "out there", be seen and shine. Sophia needs to be willing to take on a leading role. She needs to be a hero - a protagonist in her own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities she possesses. Doing creative work that she is proud of - anything that comes from Crawford's heart and bears the stamp of Crawford's individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than she is a way for Sophia Crawford to grow and become more whole herself.
Sophia Crawford has to learn to communicate and express herself through the written or spoken word. It is best for Sophia to study, learn skills and develop her intellectual interests and capacities. Crawford needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing her intellectual reasoning ability. Sophia Crawford should practice using her mind, her thinking skills and her ability to be objective. "Work smarter, not harder" might be a motto for her.
Writing, teaching, recording, transcribing, dialoguing, negotiating, mediating, communicating, or facilitating clear communication are significant activities for Sophia Crawford to pursue.
Sophia Crawford should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems she faces. It is in Crawford's best interest to act on her own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for her. Sophia Crawford needs to assert herself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. Sophia needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick herself up, and go! She also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
She is a born leader and has the ability to persuade members of a group or association she belongs to. Crawford always promotes the fostering of good fellowship and teamwork, which ensures the success of any plans or joint undertakings she may pursue.
Sophia Crawford is not in the least bit selfish and she has the ability to share the joy she feels with other people. Sophia seems to have a gift for getting more reserved people to open up, teaching them how to give and receive love and affection.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Pisces
Saturn in 8th house
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Opposition Neptune
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Mercury
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Conjunct Sun/Mars
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Jupiter