challenges and difficulties
Crane fears of becoming emotionally dependent upon others, and may distance himself or deny his needs for relationships of closeness and intimacy so that he will not be vulnerable to rejection or abandonment. On the other hand, Stephen Crane may cling excessively or need constant reassurance from loved ones and family. Developing a deep, inner sense of security, as well as the ability to give and receive nurturing are important tasks for Stephen.
His attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, Stephen Crane may believe in nothing that is speculative or intangible, requiring proof for any idea presented to him. Each idea is thoroughly and systematically examined. On the other hand, Stephen may tenaciously cling to his grand philosophical or metaphysical beliefs and opinions, refusing to modify them or to be open and receptive to others' insights and perspectives.
His overall outlook on life is serious, and Stephen Crane may feel that life or God will punish him if he does not watch his steps!
Stephen has an inner conflict between idealism, hope, and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression by limitations and practical realities. Stephen Crane needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve his aspirations. Crane will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
His attitude toward life is quite serious and he is very thorough. Stephen has the need to be by himself and think out everything very carefully before he takes action. Stephen Crane may enjoy doing some type of creative art work shaped from hard or heavy materials.
Around others Crane is somewhat humble and shy and prefer to be by himself. Stephen Crane tends to limit his relationships with others and associates only with like-minded people. He is inclined to be cool and reserved even toward those he loves.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Stephen Crane 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 Stephen Crane needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Stephen Crane has a great capacity for sympathy, tenderness, and caring, which is a gift that he is apt to over bestow at times. For balance, Stephen Crane needs to foster mature self-discipline, self-control, and personal responsibility.
When under stress, he has a strong instinct to retreat back to the nest, to be a child again, or to become overwhelmed with feelings and longings to be taken care of. Also, he may encourage others to depend on him emotionally (and otherwise) to an unhealthy degree. Stephen Crane needs to learn how to set limits and to turn off the flow of support when necessary.
It is in his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Stephen Crane is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Crane's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support Stephen Crane in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Crane, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Stephen Crane has to learn to communicate and express himself through the written or spoken word. It is best for Stephen to study, learn skills and develop his intellectual interests and capacities. Crane needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing his intellectual reasoning ability. Stephen Crane should practice using his mind, his thinking skills and his ability to be objective. "Work smarter, not harder" might be a motto for him.
Writing, teaching, recording, transcribing, dialoguing, negotiating, mediating, communicating, or facilitating clear communication are significant activities for Stephen Crane to pursue.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 9th house
Jupiter Square Saturn
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Venus
Saturn Opposition Venus/N. Node
N. Node in Capricorn
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Conjunct Mercury