drive and ambition
He is non-combative, noncompetitive, and something of a pacifist. DeLay will give something up rather than fight for it. He may seem weak-willed or ineffectual, for he does not have a strong ego drive for personal achievement and material advantage, or for winning at the expense of someone else. Being first, being best, being on top does not mean much to Tom DeLay, and he can be quite happy in a supporting role, working for the benefit of others or for a cause that he believes in. Tom DeLay is gentle and impressionable and is motivated by less mundane and less tangible things than most other people. He may have difficulty formulating clear, definite personal goals and making his way in the world. Tom has many dreams, high ideals, and a strong mystical or religious impulse. Tom DeLay also has a creative imagination and can successfully apply himself to art or music. Tom DeLay has a sensitive physique and he needs to maintain good regular health habits in order build strength and stamina.
It is not easy for Tom DeLay to show the world at large his angry or competitive side, but his family sees this side of his more often. Temper tantrums, tumultuous family relationships, or a great deal of competition between DeLay and one or more of his relations is likely. Tom DeLay likes to be the one in charge in his home and he puts a lot of energy into making it the way he wants it.
His self-confidence and vitality are strong and Tom DeLay believes he can do just about anything he wants to. Tom has an enterprising spirit, a good sense of timing, and the ability to sense what will succeed and what will not. DeLay usually makes fortunate decisions in work or business activities. He enjoys healthy competition and he has a rather playful, good-humored attitude toward it. Tom DeLay mostly competes with himself to see how far he can go or how much he can accomplish. Tom likes to keep stretching his limits.
Although enterprising and forward-looking, Tom DeLay is also capable of much self-discipline, patience, and effort. He may swing from confidence and trust in the future to pessimism and doubt, when it comes to achieving his aims in life.
Tom DeLay possesses the gifts of endurance and perseverance, the willingness to work hard and seriously to achieve his objectives. Once he decides he wants something or makes a commitment, Tom DeLay will do it "even if it takes forever". Self-discipline is natural to Tom and he instinctively realizes that any creative achievement is "10% inspiration, 90% perspiration". DeLay chooses practical, realistic goals and pursues them step-by-step in a well-planned, orderly way. Tom DeLay likes to concentrate on one thing at a time and he does a thorough job. He enjoys working in solitude, and often feels his best work is done when he is alone.
An inner conflict between the desire for greater opportunities and the desire to hold on to safe and predictable circumstances could make DeLay somewhat discontent. Tom DeLay longs for changes in his life, but may lack the tenacity to bring them about.
Somewhat self-willed and obstinate, DeLay tends to withdraw from everything that he deem unnecessary. He may prefer to be alone and is inclined to cut himself off from other people frequently, resulting in loneliness and depression.
He may have to overcome something in his background or personal past in order to achieve his long-range goals and ambitions. Sometimes Tom DeLay 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.
He is strongly attached to his home and family, and harmony in his surroundings and relationships is important to him. Having a good sense of team work, Tom DeLay has a strong desire to feel complete oneness with people around him.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Pisces
Mars in 4th house
Mars Trine Jupiter
Mars aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mars Trine Saturn
Mars Opposition Jupiter/Saturn
Mars Opposition Saturn/Asc.
Moon Square MC
MC Conjunct Moon/N. Node