challenges and difficulties
Joel has an innate distrust of groups and/or a cynical attitude toward society that may leave him feeling out of step and unable to participate in activities with his peers. Overcoming a sense of aloofness and alienation from others is an important task for Osteen.
His attitude toward religion, philosophy, and politics is very conservative and possibly narrow or rigid. On the one hand, Joel Osteen may believe in nothing that is speculative or intangible, requiring proof for any idea presented to him. Each idea is thoroughly and systematically examined. On the other hand, Joel may tenaciously cling to his grand philosophical or metaphysical beliefs and opinions, refusing to modify them or to be open and receptive to others' insights and perspectives.
His overall outlook on life is serious, and Joel Osteen may feel that life or God will punish him if he does not watch his step!
Joel Osteen strives and struggles a great deal with his ideals or spiritual aspirations. He may go through periods of self-denial, asceticism, and in-depth study of religious philosophy and spiritual practices, or he may lose heart and become cynical about religious ideals; however, he can never quite divorce himself from his idealistic concerns.
He is likely to have very intense experiences in his emotional life and should guard against feelings of depression and inhibition. Joel Osteen may be plagued by inner turmoil and obsessive ideas or notions.
He is quite cool and reserved in matters of love relationships and tends to hold back his inclination for love. Somewhat inhibited with regard to relationships, Joel Osteen is inclined to feel that he is better off staying by himself.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Joel Osteen 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 Joel Osteen needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
When under stress, Joel Osteen is apt to shut off the flow of his emotions and ignore his needs and feelings in order to do what he perceives as his duty or simply what the practical realities of the situation dictate. This can lead to a certain rigidity and inflexibility. If overdone, self-control, self-discipline, or an exaggerated concern over what society, family or others expect of him, makes life more of a burden than an adventure.
Fostering his tender, caring, feminine, and nurturing aspects is an important step in Joel Osteen's growth. Joel Osteen needs to learn how to nourish and lovingly tend to both himself and others. Letting himself be taken care of sometimes is okay!
It is in his dealings with money, financial security, tangible assets and possessions that he is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The qualities described above are ones Joel Osteen needs to integrate in tangible ways: how he makes a living, building assets and a secure material base, what he does with the resources he has. Joel Osteen should try to avoid over involvement or entanglements with other people's money matters, legal business, and personal affairs.
The specific habits which are likely to hold Joel Osteen 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.
Osteen cooperates with others in a vigorous and energetic way. His motto seems to be "one for all and all for one", and he feels strongly connected with others. In fact, Joel Osteen looks upon other people as necessary for a worthwhile life.
Osteen is inclined to seek out relationships with people who have the same interests and he has a desire to work with them on obtaining mutual objectives. Some of Joel's contacts or introductions could come about suddenly.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aquarius
Saturn in 9th house
Saturn Square Neptune
Saturn Opposition Moon/Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Venus/MC
N. Node in Cancer
N. Node in 2nd house
N. Node Opposition Venus
N. Node Conjunct Moon/Mars
N. Node Conjunct Uranus/Asc.