challenges and difficulties
William Colby has a penchant for order and precision, and an almost compulsive attention to detail. He is often hypercritical and can be such a demanding perfectionist that he discourages himself or others from even attempting something that will not be done exactly the way Colby knows it should be done.
He frequently over analyze or pick things apart mentally. William Colby may be something of a hypochondriac also. William must learn that he does not have to rationally understand everything in order for it to be valid, and also to relax his unnecessarily high or strict standards.
He is serious-minded and may have difficulty making light social conversation or participating in friendly, personal interchanges.
William Colby tries to be strictly accurate and he is critical of people who exaggerate or talk on subjects they really know little about. Colby withholds his thoughts and opinions until he has thought everything through quite thoroughly, and sometimes William's silence discomforts others.
His mental concentration is very good but his breadth of understanding may not be.
He prefers to work alone rather than with other people. Content on his own, Colby tends to become inhibited when he is with others, especially women. William Colby may feel that the effort required to be with others is too great and probably not even worth it.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which William Colby 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 William Colby needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
He is capable of withstanding outside influences and remaining constant and steady on his path, but when under stress William Colby becomes downright obstinate and implacable, resisting any change no matter how necessary or desirable the change may be. Tenaciously trying to preserve the status quo and hold on to what he has, he is apt to ignore the subtle signals he receives about needing to do something differently, which often leads to a crisis.
William Colby needs to learn the limits of his ability to control life, and to accept and even embrace change and loss of the familiar, in order to allow for new life and growth. "Letting go" is a major life lesson for him. Colby also needs to develop a balanced attitude toward his appetites and desires, as William Colby tends to overindulge and/or deny himself excessively.
The arena he is most likely to wrestle with these issues is in playful self-expression, games or sports, and creativity. William Colby should try to develop any artistic, expressive, creative potentials he feels he possesses, utilizing the qualities described above.
The following are specific activities that will support William Colby in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Colby, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
He needs to give and receive affection, love and pleasure (primarily with the qualities described previously). William Colby has to learn to respond to, appreciate and create beauty, art, harmonious surroundings and relationships. He needs to be aware of aesthetics and to do things in a gracious, pleasing manner. William Colby has to start enjoying life, nurturing friendships and cultivating his ability to love and to receive love.
He is gay and cheerful in the company of others and happy to be with them. William Colby is fond of telling jokes and is likely to entertain everyone. His relationships with others are inclined to be for a common purpose.
William has the power to influence people to his way of thinking and may forcefully try to obtain the leadership in his community. Others cannot help noticing him, and William Colby will probably be the leader in any clubs or associations he may decide to join.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Virgo
Saturn in 3rd house
Saturn Conjunct Moon/N. Node
N. Node in Scorpio
N. Node in 5th house
N. Node Conjunct Venus
N. Node Opposition Jupiter/Uranus
N. Node Opposition Pluto/MC