challenges and difficulties
Joseph has difficulty asserting his will and desires directly and openly. He may also suppress his anger and aggressiveness. Developing self-confidence, courage, and faith in himself are important tasks for McCarthy.
He may have nebulous but ever-present guilt and fears that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if Joseph McCarthy does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend himself from its dangers and its unknowns. Joseph McCarthy must learn to overcome his ingrained habit of discouragement and anxiety, and to see the world more as a friendly place than as a treacherous one.
A bit stubborn and self-willed, Joseph McCarthy persists no matter what obstacles he has to overcome. He has great endurance and strength and he forces himself to work very hard. Joseph McCarthy could be somewhat one-sided in the pursuit of his objectives.
When he is with others, Joseph McCarthy often may suddenly become inhibited. He is inclined to be afraid of confrontations and probably will avoid group activities as much as possible.
McCarthy knows his own shortcomings and is able to overcome many frustrations and limitations. He concentrates on his aims and goes about achieving them, even if he has to sacrifice something for it.
Joseph wants to go his own way and tends to withdraw into himself. He prefers to be alone and tends to cut himself off from other people. Joseph McCarthy could be a bit too serious and conservative.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Joseph McCarthy 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 Joseph McCarthy needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Joseph McCarthy needs to take what he has learned (either through formal education or his own questing and life experience) and share it with others, communicate it or express it in a way that can benefit others. Knowledge and understanding, which does not enhance either Joseph's quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting McCarthy's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable Joseph McCarthy to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, Joseph McCarthy is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. Joseph McCarthy needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in his way of thinking, processing information and communicating that Joseph McCarthy is most likely to wrestle with these issues. In McCarthy's relationships with neighbors, colleagues, and acquaintances, he needs to try to bring out the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support Joseph McCarthy in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to McCarthy, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Joseph McCarthy's path to wholeness involves confronting his dark and hidden recesses, bringing them out into the open, and transforming himself in the process. Healing abilities develop as a result of McCarthy's willingness to experience and transform deep emotions such as grief, anger, and pain. Furthermore, bringing light to the darkness and pain in the world without becoming overwhelmed by it is a significant challenge for Joseph.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Aries
Saturn in 12th house
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Uranus/N. Node
Saturn Conjunct Pluto/MC
Saturn Conjunct N. Node/MC
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 3rd house
N. Node Conjunct Pluto