challenges and difficulties
Walter Russell has a great capacity for self-denial in the pursuit of a long-range goal. Walter is capable of hard work and persistent labor, but he may lack the capacity for joy and play. Walter Russell often feels burdened by life's demands and responsibilities, and may envy those who seem to attract what they want in life without a great deal of personal effort.
There is a very judgmental, stern, and uncompromising side of Russell's that may inhibit him a great deal. Walter Russell must avoid becoming cumbersome and cynical, or a rather callous, sophisticated adult whose sense of practicality and realism rob him of the playful, imaginative side of life.
It may be difficult for Walter Russell to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Walter may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Walter Russell also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Walter Russell 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 Walter Russell needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Walter Russell is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Walter Russell's growth. Walter Russell needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in his public life and career that Walter Russell is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Russell's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Walter Russell achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Walter Russell in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Russell, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
He needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). Walter Russell has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. He needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. Walter Russell has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating his ability to love and to receive love.
Walter Russell should develop faith and confidence both in himself and in a higher power that can guide, nourish, and help him. He needs to expand his willingness to dream and envision better things in life by studying religion, philosophy and other subjects that enable him to acquire a larger, more inclusive view of the world.
Being generous with his time, energy and resources in helping others achieve a better life will in turn benefit Walter Russell.
Walter Russell is not in the least bit selfish and he has the ability to share the joy he feels with other people. Walter 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 Capricorn
Saturn in 5th house
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Venus
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Jupiter