Philip Michael Thomas
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 Thomas. Philip Michael Thomas 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 Philip.
It may be difficult for Philip Michael Thomas to play spontaneously or just let his hair down, for he tends to inhibit that side of his by being too self-conscious and concerned with the impression he is making.
Philip may work very hard at some sport or creative medium in order to excel, for he wants very, very much to be noticed, acknowledged, and recognized as special in some way. Though he may indeed be outstanding, Philip Michael Thomas also needs to learn to relax and enjoy himself more.
His faith, optimism, and sense of possibilities are tempered by much caution, and often doubt or skepticism as well. Whatever hopes or visions Philip Michael Thomas has for his life are firmly held in check by his sense of reality. At times he may wish for more freedom, but Philip also fears it and hang back. Philip Michael Thomas may blame practical limitations or some external condition or the prevailing Authority for his own inhibitions.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which Philip Michael Thomas 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 Philip Michael Thomas needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Seeking harmonious interpersonal relationships, cooperation, and togetherness, as well as the desire to please or appease other people, are drives that come very naturally to Philip Michael Thomas - so much so that he seeks them out at his own expense. When he is under stress, Thomas tends to look outside himself for approval or answers, and he leans on others too much. Therefore, developing self-reliance, and the courage to look inwardly for answers and forge his own path through life is a key factor in his self-development.
Philip Michael Thomas is often tempted to be less than completely straightforward about his intentions or desires, and he can become enmeshed in a quagmire of "little white lies". Stark honesty - both inward and toward others - is the only way out! This, however, leads to the need to confront some of Thomas' most deeply ingrained fears, such as "what if they do not like me?" and "what if I have to go through this alone?".
Philip Michael Thomas needs to cultivate his ability to be assertive, take initiative and act on his own behalf. Directness and self-reliance are imperative.
It is deep within himself, as Philip Michael Thomas faces his own demons, fears, and struggles - those aspects of life that are not easily or readily shared, those parts of his life that Philip Michael Thomas keeps hidden from public view where he is most likely to wrestle with these issues.
The qualities described above can also be beneficially channeled into some sort of charitable work, altruistic service or ministering to people in need.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Leo
Saturn in 5th house
Jupiter Quincunx Saturn
N. Node in Aries
N. Node in 12th house