Colonel Tom Parker
challenges and difficulties
Tom has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for Colonel Parker.
Colonel Tom Parker has a mature, disciplined, serious attitude toward life which colors everything he does. Caution and realism are his virtues though Tom limits himself at times by being too careful, shy, or fearful, and not believing in himself enough or being assertive when necessary. Others find Colonel Tom Parker difficult to get to know intimately, as Colonel Parker tends to distance himself from them or to put forth a rather stern, "adult" face to the world.
Colonel Tom Parker becomes tense and upset rather easily. He becomes irritated by the unwillingness of others to make changes. In his eagerness to see his inspirations materialize, Colonel Parker is inclined to forego tact and diplomacy in favor of achieving his goals. His occasional outbreaks of brusque, insensitive behavior often do more harm than good.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Colonel Tom Parker 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 Colonel Tom Parker needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Colonel Tom Parker 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 Tom's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Colonel Parker's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Colonel Tom Parker to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Colonel Tom Parker is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Colonel Tom Parker needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Colonel Tom Parker is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In Colonel Parker's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support Colonel Tom Parker in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Colonel Parker, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Colonel Tom Parker has to learn to communicate and express himself through the written or spoken word. It is best for Tom to study, learn skills and develop his intellectual interests and capacities. Colonel Parker needs to become involved in sharing and exchanging information with others and in developing his intellectual reasoning ability. Colonel Tom Parker should practice using his mind, his thinking skills and his ability to be objective. "Work smarter, not harder" might be a motto for him.
Writing, teaching, recording, transcribing, dialoguing, negotiating, mediating, communicating, or facilitating clear communication are significant activities for Colonel Tom Parker to pursue.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 1st house
Saturn Square Uranus
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Conjunct Mercury