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 Simpson. O.J. Simpson 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 O.J..
He may have vague but ever-present feelings of guilt and fear that are difficult to pinpoint or eradicate. It is as if O.J. Simpson does not trust Life itself, and is always seeking ways to defend himself from its dangers and its unknowns. O.J. Simpson 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.
He is suspicious of groups, crowds, and social organizations. Simpson is quick to pick up on social charades and insincerity and avoids the limelight and glamour. O.J. Simpson 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He is inclined to be somewhat withdrawn and has a hard time discussing important matters with his family and close relationships. As a serious and deep thinker, O.J. Simpson would like to explain his views to others, but has a difficult time finding the right words.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which O.J. Simpson 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 O.J. Simpson needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
O.J. Simpson 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 O.J.'s quality of life or that of persons in his world, is of little real value. Putting Simpson's understanding, philosophy, and convictions into practice in his daily relationships, and in the multiple choices he makes every day, will enable O.J. Simpson to really test his belief system and discover more about life.
When under stress, O.J. Simpson is apt to seek refuge in imagining that the grass is greener elsewhere, rather than working with what is at hand. O.J. Simpson needs to cultivate his ability to live in the present!
It is in his public life and career that O.J. Simpson is most likely to wrestle with these issues. The latter will impact Simpson's reputation and standing in his community or professional circle, as well as how O.J. Simpson achieves his important life goals and aspirations.
The following are specific activities that will support O.J. Simpson in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Simpson, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
O.J. Simpson should become a warrior and cultivate a positive, victorious, active approach to life and to any problems he faces. It is in Simpson's best interest to act on his own behalf instead of stalling, waiting or hoping someone else will do it for him. O.J. Simpson needs to assert himself openly and courageously and not to be afraid to make mistakes or stumble; there are bound to be a few trial runs to any new initiative. O.J. needs to foster a healthy fighting spirit, pick himself up, and go! He also should learn to appreciate conflict and confrontation as a means to grow.
O.J. Simpson has a tendency to shy away from other people, and he reacts toward others in an almost fearful way. Simpson seems to lack confidence in himself and for this reason may feel that he lacks the ability to adapt easily to relationships with others.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 12th house
Saturn Conjunct Pluto
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Asc.
N. Node in Gemini
N. Node in 10th house
N. Node Conjunct Mars
N. Node Conjunct Moon/Saturn