drive and ambition
Slayton is aspiring, enterprising and forever following a bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potential. He is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. Deke Slayton aims high and is not content with a mere quiet, secure existence. Deke likes to stretch his limits, see how far he can go and take risks. He is a positive thinker, expects success for himself, and is philosophical about failures. Slayton is flexible and he bounces back from disappointments rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea he wants to try. His enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable Deke Slayton to enlist the aid and support he needs for his projects. However, Deke Slayton sometimes promises more than he can actually achieve, because he is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
He also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going on at once. Although it is very difficult for him, there are times when Deke Slayton simply must cultivate commitment, perseverance and persistence in order to make his dreams and goals reality. Too often Deke Slayton falls short of what he could attain because he is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
Deke Slayton also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Deke's energy.
He is a team player and collaborates well with others who share his goals, ideals and intentions. Deke Slayton can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a common goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Deke, and he could be a leader, coach or director of any group endeavor.
Deke Slayton puts his heart and soul into everything he does. He is very industrious and usually acts according the way he feels. Deke Slayton learns through his emotions and it is important that he trust his feelings and his hunches.
He may find it difficult to communicate with others and has a tendency to quarrel. It is hard for Deke Slayton to express himself and his ideas and opinions may often be challenged by others. Because of frequent disagreements, Deke is likely to feel that his relationships are incompatible.
He is quite passionate, loves children, and is inclined to wish for a large family. In fact, Deke Slayton is likely to become completely bound up in his marriage and family life.
Deke Slayton has a natural ability to integrate with groups and could very well form his own associations or groups. There is likely to be a special soul-link between Deke and the friends he chooses. Deke Slayton also has a tendency to fight other people's battles.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 11th house
Mars Conjunct Moon/MC
Mars Conjunct Mercury/Saturn
Mars Opposition Venus/N. Node
MC Opposition Sun/N. Node