drive and ambition
Haggard is aspiring, enterprising and forever following a bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potential. He is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. Merle Haggard aims high and is not content with a mere quiet, secure existence. Merle likes to stretch his limits, see how far he can go and take risks. He is a positive thinker, expects success for himself, and is philosophical about failures. Haggard is flexible and he bounces back from disappointments rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea he wants to try. His enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable Merle Haggard to enlist the aid and support he needs for his projects. However, Merle Haggard sometimes promises more than he can actually achieve, because he is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
He also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going on at once. Although it is very difficult for him, there are times when Merle Haggard simply must cultivate commitment, perseverance and persistence in order to make his dreams and goals reality. Too often Merle Haggard falls short of what he could attain because he is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
Merle Haggard also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel Merle's energy.
He is a team player and works well in collaboration with others who share his goals, ideals, and intentions. Merle Haggard can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a shared goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for Merle, and he could be a leader, coach, or director of any group endeavor.
His personal ambition is very high and Merle Haggard has the desire to perform record achievements. Although his recuperative abilities are strong, Haggard should be careful not to over-exert himself. Merle can also be somewhat ruthless in his pursuit of success.
Merle has the patience and the stamina to realize his visions and bring them down to earth, a fine balance between hard work and realism, and a positive, hopeful spirit. Merle Haggard grows through following systems and plans, and taking one step at a time. Overnight success or instant enlightenment is not what Haggard aims for. His patient, well-balanced approach gives Merle Haggard credibility with many different types of people, and he is apt to gain an excellent reputation for being able to do big things without overreaching or becoming pretentious.
Haggard dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Merle Haggard under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Haggard get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
In order to achieve his ambitions in life Merle Haggard may well feels that he must make a significant break from his personal past, especially the influences of his childhood environment, his family relationships, or familial traditions. Haggard is apt to be the black sheep, or the one who left home and never really returned.
What Merle Haggard wants to do in life may seem "off the wall" or "way out in left field" to some people.
He may have to overcome something in his background or personal past in order to achieve his long-range goals and ambitions. Sometimes Merle Haggard is apt to feel pulled in two different directions - what others expect of him or what he needs to do to progress, versus what his old conditioning or his emotional predisposition would have him do. Overcoming the pull of the past is the key.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 11th house
Mars Opposition Sun/Pluto
Jupiter Sextile Saturn
Saturn Trine Pluto
Uranus Opposition MC
Moon Square MC