challenges and difficulties
Carole has difficulty asserting her will and desires directly and openly. She may also suppress her anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in herself are important tasks for Lombard.
Carole Lombard has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything she does. Caution and realism are her virtues though Carole limits herself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in herself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Carole Lombard difficult to get to know intimately, as Lombard tends to distance herself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
Her faith, optimism, and sense of possibilities are tempered by much caution, and often doubt or skepticism as well. Whatever hopes or visions Carole Lombard has for her life are firmly held in check by her sense of reality. At times she may wish for more freedom, but Carole also fears it and hang back. Carole Lombard may blame practical limitations or some external condition or the prevailing Authority for her own inhibitions.
Her vitality tends to be a bit low and Carole may have to fight against the tendency to be inactive. Easily discouraged, Carole Lombard is inclined toward pessimism. Perhaps her upbringing was too authoritative, causing problems in her relationships with her parents.
She is likely to find it hard to make decisions, looking forward to the future with great enthusiasm on one hand, but afraid of misjudgments on the other. Never quite sure about anything, Carole Lombard may withdraw from situations and people periodically.
When she is with others, Carole Lombard often may suddenly become inhibited. She is inclined to be afraid of confrontations and probably will avoid group activities as much as possible.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Carole Lombard instinctively and habitually reverts to when under stress - a mostly subconscious process that she is apt to over indulge in because it is so familiar and hence easy for her. The direction Carole Lombard needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Carole Lombard needs to take what she has learned (either through formal education or her 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 Carole's quality of life or that of persons in her world, is of little real value. Putting Lombard's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in her daily relationships, and in the multiple choices she makes every day, will enable Carole Lombard to really test her belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Carole Lombard is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Carole Lombard needs to cultivate her ability to live in the present!
It is in trying to strike a balance between Lombard's inner, personal life and her career or involvement with the world at large that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Carole Lombard needs to focus attention on her home and family situation, and create a secure inner anchor.
The following are specific activities that will support Carole Lombard in her growth. These may or may not feel natural to Lombard, and she may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to her path to wholeness.
Carole Lombard's path to wholeness involves confronting her dark and hidden recesses, bringing them out into the open, and transforming herself in the process. Healing abilities develop as a result of Lombard's willingness to experience and transform deep emotions such as grief, anger, and pain. Furthermore, bringing light to the darkness and pain in the world without becoming overwhelmed by it is a significant challenge for Carole.
Carole likes to be on the go constantly and tends to have a hectic family life. She knows how to eliminate competition, but should guard against rising to the top in her position at the expense of other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 1st house
Jupiter Quincunx Saturn
Saturn Opposition Sun/Mars
Saturn Opposition Mercury/Jupiter
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/N. Node
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 4th house
N. Node Conjunct Pluto
N. Node Opposition Uranus/MC