V. Gene Robinson
challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Robinson. V. Gene Robinson tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for Gene.
He may have nebulous but ever-present guilt and fears that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if V. Gene Robinson does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend himself from its dangers and its unknowns. V. Gene Robinson must learn to overcome his ingrained habit of discouragement and anxiety, and to see the world more as a friendly place than as a treacherous one.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Robinson is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. V. Gene Robinson is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
He prefers to work alone rather than with other people. Content on his own, Robinson tends to become inhibited when he is with others, especially women. V. Gene Robinson may feel that the effort required to be with others is too great and probably not even worth it.
Gene should take care not to trust others too blindly. Some of his friends or associates may be untruthful and try to deceive him, resulting in great disappointments or even losses for Robinson.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which V. Gene Robinson 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 V. Gene Robinson needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
V. Gene Robinson needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either Gene's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Robinson's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable V. Gene Robinson to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, V. Gene Robinson is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. V. Gene Robinson needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in his public life and career that V. Gene Robinson is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Robinson's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how V. Gene Robinson achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support V. Gene Robinson in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Robinson, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
V. Gene Robinson should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put himself "out there", be seen and shine. Gene needs to be willing to take on a leading role. He needs to be a hero - a protagonist in his own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities he possesses. Doing creative work that he is proud of - anything that comes from Robinson's heart and bears the stamp of Robinson's individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than he is a way for V. Gene Robinson to grow and become more whole himself.
He is very social, loves artistic events and entertainment, and has the ability to show his feelings without reservation. V. Gene Robinson probably found joy in learning things early in life and he keeps in close relationships with his family and other relations.
His feelings are heightened when he is with others and V. Gene Robinson has the ability to open up to them and show his feeling without reservation. Lead by his instincts, Gene is likely to have many spontaneous relationships with other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 12th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Moon/N. Node
Saturn Conjunct Neptune/N. Node
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Mercury/Venus
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Uranus