William Michael Rossetti
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 Rossetti. William Michael Rossetti 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 William.
Fear of the unknown, of change, and/or of death may plague William. He strongly resists changes and transitions rather than greeting them with curiosity or a spirit of adventure, which makes them much harder for him.
On another level entirely, William Michael Rossetti is very careful about joining forces, and especially his material resources, with others. Rossetti wants to keep his own and other people's property and assets very distinct.
William Michael Rossetti may often be coerced into doing things that he does not want to do, leaving him frustrated, irritable and touchy. William could turn hard and unforgiving toward others and may break up some important relationships.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which William Michael Rossetti 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 William Michael Rossetti needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
His natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing his situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing his situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways William Michael Rossetti copes with stress. William Michael Rossetti also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
His development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable William Michael Rossetti to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that William Michael Rossetti is most likely to wrestle with these issues. William Michael Rossetti needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Rossetti.
The following are specific activities that will support William Michael Rossetti in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Rossetti, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
William Michael Rossetti should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put himself "out there", be seen and shine. William 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 Rossetti's heart and bears the stamp of Rossetti'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 William Michael Rossetti to grow and become more whole himself.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 8th house
Saturn Opposition Pluto/Asc.
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun