David McDowell Brown
challenges and difficulties
David McDowell Brown has a critical, cynical attitude towards many religions and philosophies. Without realizing it, he prevents himself from appreciating new viewpoints and attitudes. Brown is more rigid and dogmatic than he realizes. His approach may also be too intellectual or moralistic. David McDowell Brown takes his own political beliefs and spiritual philosophy very seriously, worrying and fretting if he is not 100% clear about some ideology or theory.
It may be difficult for David McDowell Brown 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.
David 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, David McDowell Brown also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
David may find it difficult to express himself, thereby feeling inhibited and lonely at times. He tends to isolate himself from others and his relationships come across as strained. Conditions in David McDowell Brown's parental home may be oppressive and strained.
His emotional life is likely to be somewhat strained and he has a tendency toward pessimism. David McDowell Brown may not feel as close in his relationships to his loved ones as he would like to, and David may find it difficult to give and receive love.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which David McDowell Brown 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 David McDowell Brown needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
It is easy for David McDowell Brown to become distracted from his path by the multitude of interesting choices, possibilities, and options available to him. David McDowell Brown needs to develop single mindedness and focus. Until David 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 Brown'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. David McDowell Brown should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The specific habits which are likely to hold David McDowell Brown back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
The tendency for self-indulgence, laziness, and over-reliance on the generosity or affection of others, as well as making love relationships, social life and superficial pleasures more important than anything else in his life.
Brown always looks to establish relationships with groups or associations and has the ability to blend in unobtrusively. David McDowell Brown has a way of integrating the needs and feelings of others, while taking into consideration the proceedings of the association.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Sagittarius
Saturn in 5th house
Saturn Opposition Sun/Moon
Saturn Opposition Moon/MC
N. Node in Sagittarius
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Opposition Venus
N. Node Opposition Moon/Mercury