challenges and difficulties
Kerik both yearns for, and fears, being emotionally vulnerable with others and experiencing deep emotional intimacy. Trusting others and letting himself be known in a deep way does not come easily to Bernard, and sexual inhibitions may result from this. Bernard Kerik is very self-protective and may be compulsively secretive. Learning to relinquish control in personal relationships, and to be completely open, is an important task for Kerik.
His childhood or his relationships with his parents was restrictive, unloving, or unhappy in ways that may prevent Bernard from allowing other people to get close to him in later life. Bernard Kerik felt deprived in some manner, whether or not he actually was deprived in some way. Emotional separations or repression of his needs and feelings may typify his early life, at least as Kerik remembers it. Forgiving his parents and/or letting go of any resentments he has about the limitations that he experienced early in his life is crucial. Also, Bernard Kerik needs to build his own solid foundation, and investing time and energy into his home, domestic relationships, and inner life can help Bernard accomplish this.
Bernard has an inner conflict between idealism, hope, and faith in the future versus doubt and oppression by limitations and practical realities. Bernard Kerik needs to develop discipline and patience in order to achieve his aspirations. Kerik will grow by learning to accept frustration and to persevere in spite of obstacles.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Bernard Kerik 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 Bernard Kerik needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
It is easy for Bernard Kerik to become distracted from his path by the multitude of interesting choices, possibilities, and options available to him. Bernard Kerik needs to develop single mindedness and focus. Until Bernard directs his attention to some of the big questions, such as "What is my life's purpose?" "What is really important to me and essential to my happiness?", he is apt to dabble, scatter his energies in many directions and engage in activities which are entertaining but ultimately neither fruitful nor enriching.
Having an overall vision for his life and aligning his daily activities so that they support rather than detract from Kerik's larger purpose in life, is a significant step toward his personal development.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. Bernard Kerik should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
Bernard has an inspiring, trustworthy and courteous manner, bringing lots of friends and acquaintances with similar interests into his life. His parental home is probably very harmonious and Bernard Kerik feels strongly connected with his family.
Bernard Kerik thinks of others before he thinks of himself and is always ready to lend a helping hand. He is deeply concerned with the community which he lives in, loves his family and relatives and has a strong need to maintain close relationships with them.
Bernard Kerik has a very engaging manner in the company of others and his relationships with other people are likely to be harmonious. Some of his connections may prove to be helpful to Bernard with his plans.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Scorpio
Saturn in 4th house
Jupiter Square Saturn
N. Node in Sagittarius
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Sun/Moon
N. Node Opposition Moon/Venus
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/MC