challenges and difficulties
He is very self-conscious and has a great need for ego-affirmation and praise. Expressing himself freely and openly is not easy for Taylor. James Taylor tends to work hard at playing and "having fun", rather than being light-hearted and spontaneous. Developing self-love and self-acceptance regardless of his "performance" is an important task for James.
Taylor 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 James Taylor 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 James Taylor better than being with groups of his own peers.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Taylor is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. James Taylor is direct and to the point in speech and manner, stubborn and inflexible, and often unwilling to communicate his innermost feelings and thoughts.
He is not afraid of hard work and leaves no stone unturned in the pursuit of his objectives. James Taylor has a strong desire to overcome any difficulties or obstacles in his way and will do this at all cost, even if it means having to use force.
He is somewhat pessimistic and prone to depression. James Taylor may feel like withdrawing from everything, with the sense that he is not adequately equipped to handle his life. He may need someone else's point of view to balance his overly pessimistic outlook.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which James Taylor 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 James Taylor needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
James Taylor benefits by becoming more aware of the rhythm of the seasons and the natural world, learning to slow down and allow life to unfold in its own time. Nurturing a garden, a child, or some other living, growing thing gives James Taylor a sense of inner balance.
James Taylor has a tendency to be deeply suspicious, to not take anything at face value and to see hidden agendas and dark motives even where none exist! Life does not have to be a constant conflict... James needs to learn to accept things as they are.
Taylor also needs to develop patience, peace and stability by grounding himself in his daily work and behaving consistently and reliably towards others.
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 James Taylor is most likely to wrestle with these issues. James Taylor needs to cultivate the qualities described above in this endeavor. Long distance communication and involvement with foreigners is likely to be significant to Taylor.
James Taylor has a sympathetic understanding of other people and the ability to easily adapt himself to them. His emotional fulfillment is likely to come through his relationships with others and Taylor will probably feel a soul-affinity with many of them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 11th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Mars/Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Neptune
N. Node in Taurus
N. Node in 9th house
N. Node Conjunct Moon/MC