challenges and difficulties
Ballard fears of becoming emotionally dependent upon others, and may distance herself or deny her needs for relationships of closeness and intimacy so that she will not be vulnerable to rejection or abandonment. On the other hand, Edna Ballard may cling excessively or need constant reassurance from loved ones and family. Developing a deep, inner sense of security, as well as the ability to give and receive nurturing are important tasks for Edna.
Ballard is generally not a "joiner" and she does not feel comfortable in clubs, organizations or other groups of people that are centered on some common ideal or interest. If Edna Ballard does participate in a group, she may find the rules and procedures restrictive - or she may simply feel that she does not fit in with the others.
Being alone or with older, more experienced people suits Edna Ballard better than being with groups of her own peers.
Edna Ballard has a serious outlook on life and a tendency to dwell on her own flaws as well as those of everyone else. Ballard could be rather reserved with people and may find it difficult to express herself, giving a more negative impression than she intended.
She is susceptible to deception by others and may encounter people who dissuade her from her objectives and try to use her vulnerability to their advantage. Edna Ballard should watch her relationships very carefully so she will not get seriously hurt or disappointed.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Edna Ballard 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 Edna Ballard needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Her natural instinct, especially when under stress, is to passively go along with whatever is easiest, refrain from clearly analyzing or assessing her situation and perhaps even try to escape from seeing her situation clearly by indulging in fantasies, intoxicants, and the like. Dreaminess and impracticality, being unfocused and undefined (at least in certain areas) are ways Edna Ballard copes with stress. Edna Ballard also has trouble setting limits and saying no.
Her development path lies in cultivating discrimination and clarity, becoming more precise, and developing technical and practical skills that will enable Edna Ballard to function more efficiently in the world. Finding a way to be of practical service is also important.
It is in her relationships with others that she is most likely to wrestle with these issues. There is a dynamic balance (or conflict) within Edna Ballard between acting spontaneously and being true to herself versus modifying herself or her behavior to suit others. Edna Ballard seesaws between being inordinately concerned with her self to being overly conciliatory and concerned with others' needs, rights, or opinions about her. Learning to act authentically and forthrightly regardless of possible consequences is Ballard's task.
Ballard is a good team worker and has the ability to lead others. Her relationships and associations with others tend to be harmonious and cooperative. Edna Ballard may also have a very industrious family and she tends to be strongly tied to them.
Edna likes beautiful surroundings and knows how to create harmony in her environment. Edna Ballard 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 Cancer
Saturn in 11th house
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Mercury
Saturn Conjunct Neptune/Asc.
N. Node in Virgo
N. Node in 1st house
N. Node Conjunct Mars/Asc.
N. Node Conjunct Jupiter/Asc.