challenges and difficulties
Howard either overvalues or undervalues his possessions and assets. He can also go to extremes in dealing with bodily needs and desires, being either hedonistic or ascetic. Desmond Howard may deny himself sensual pleasure and enjoyment of the fruits of his labors. He may also be stingy and unable to give freely. Many times Desmond Howard feels that he does not have "enough" to make him feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) he has!
Howard is generally not a "joiner" and he does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Desmond Howard does participate in a group, he may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or he may simply feel that he does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Desmond Howard better than being with groups of his own peers.
Because he lacks self-confidence, Desmond Howard has the feeling that his luck has abandoned him. He is inclined to sit and wait for the right opportunities to come along, place too much emphasis on wishful thinking, and then get disappointed when nothing happens.
He is inclined to be rather serious and withdrawn. As he feels very uncomfortable in the presence of others, Desmond Howard shies away from social contacts and prefers to be by himself.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Desmond Howard 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 Desmond Howard needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Howard's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, he is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and he can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
Desmond Howard has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. He should let his feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use his imagination and let his dreams emerge!
It is in fostering a personal vision or philosophy of life, whether through religious or philosophical studies, education or the wisdom of distant lands or cultures that Desmond Howard is most likely to wrestle with these issues. Desmond Howard needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Howard.
His relationships with others may be rather unstable and unreliable. With a somewhat negative attitude and weak will, Desmond Howard avoids opposition and escapes his responsibilities. In his relationships he is likely to choose people who are asocial.
Desmond likes beautiful surroundings and knows how to create harmony in his environment. Desmond Howard loves to be around people and has a strong desire to be influential in social circles.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 11th house
Saturn Opposition Jupiter/Neptune
Saturn Conjunct N. Node/Asc.
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Opposition Mars/Neptune
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Asc.