challenges and difficulties
McFarlane doubts her own intelligence and mental capacities, and she may work very hard at studies in order to compensate for this. Elaine 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 her.
She may have nebulous but ever-present guilt and fears that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if Spanky McFarlane does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend herself from its dangers and its unknowns. Spanky McFarlane 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.
She is serious and sincere about her interests, does not accept superficial answers and is not easily placated. Elaine wants her inspirations to become reality and she does not mind upsetting a few apple carts in the process. Spanky McFarlane becomes impatient with others for being hesitant to implement new ideas and take action, and her occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
Her emotional life is likely to be somewhat strained and she has a tendency toward pessimism. Spanky McFarlane may not feel as close in her relationships to her loved ones as she would like to be, and it could be difficult for Elaine to give and receive love.
Her attitude toward life is quite serious and she is very thorough. Elaine has the need to be by herself and think out everything very carefully before she takes action. Spanky McFarlane may enjoy doing some type of creative art work shaped from hard or heavy materials.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Spanky McFarlane 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 Spanky McFarlane needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Her natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing her situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing her situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways Spanky McFarlane copes with stress. Spanky McFarlane also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
Her development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable Spanky McFarlane to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in her way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Spanky McFarlane is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In McFarlane's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, she needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Gemini
Saturn in 12th house
Saturn Conjunct Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Moon/MC
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Venus
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 3rd house