challenges and difficulties
Owen 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. Mark Owen 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 Mark Owen feels that he does not have "enough" to make him feel secure, regardless of how much (money, insurance, etc.) he has!
He may have nebulous but ever-present guilt and fears that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if Mark Owen does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend himself from its dangers and its unknowns. Mark Owen 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.
His faith, optimism, and sense of possibilities are tempered by much caution, and often doubt or skepticism as well. Whatever hopes or visions Mark Owen has for his life are firmly held in check by his sense of reality. At times he may wish for more freedom, but Mark also fears it and hang back. Mark Owen may blame practical limitations or some external condition or the prevailing Authority for his own inhibitions.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Mark Owen 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 Mark Owen needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Mark Owen's path lies in cultivating idealism and humanitarian feelings, being concerned with how Owen's actions impact the world at large, perhaps becoming more aware of the social implications of Owen's life style and personal choices or becoming active politically. Participating in organizations that support Owen's ideals is one way to do this.
When under stress he is likely to become overly focused on himself and his own little world.
Instead of "how will this benefit or hurt me?" Owen's focus needs to shift to "how will this affect us all?".
Ideally, Mark Owen needs to strike a balance between doing for himself and doing for others, by discovering how Owen's unique gifts can benefit others.
It is in his public life and career that Mark Owen is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Owen's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how Mark Owen achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support Mark Owen in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Owen, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
Mark Owen should develop true self-confidence and the willingness to put himself "out there", be seen and shine. Mark needs to be willing to take on a leading role. He needs to be a hero - a protagonist in his own story - by cultivating the courageous, active, and positive masculine qualities he possesses. Doing creative work that he is proud of - anything that comes from Owen's heart and bears the stamp of Owen's individuality - is important. Also, being a mentor, a helpful, encouraging force in the life of someone less experienced than he is a way for Mark Owen to grow and become more whole himself.
Mark Owen tends to pick his friends and associates very carefully and is always on the look-out for responsible and congenial people. This enables Mark Owen to feel secure with his colleagues and he enjoys good relationships with them.
Not at all selfish, Mark Owen has the ability to share the joy he feels with other people. Mark seems to have a gift for getting more reserved people to open up, teaching them how to give and receive love and affection.
Mark Owen tends to have deep bonds with the people he associates with and is likely to encounter some unusual or fated relationships. Some of his contacts could be with very influential people who may be of help to Owen in the future.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Taurus
Saturn in 12th house
Jupiter Quincunx Saturn
N. Node in Aquarius
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Sun
N. Node Conjunct Sun/MC
N. Node Conjunct Venus/Jupiter
N. Node Opposition Pluto/Asc.