William Howard Taft
challenges and difficulties
Taft fears of becoming emotionally dependent upon others, and may distance himself or deny his needs for relationships of closeness and intimacy so that he will not be vulnerable to rejection or abandonment. On the other hand, William Howard Taft may cling excessively or need constant reassurance from loved ones and family. Developing a deep, inner sense of security, as well as the ability to give and receive nurturing are important tasks for William.
His childhood or his relationships with his parents was restrictive, unloving, or unhappy in ways that may prevent William from allowing other people to get close to him in later life. William Howard Taft felt deprived in some manner, whether or not he actually was deprived in some way. Emotional separations or repression of his needs and feelings may typify his early life, at least as Taft remembers it. Forgiving his parents and/or letting go of any resentments he has about the limitations that he experienced early in his life is crucial. Also, William Howard Taft needs to build his own solid foundation, and investing time and energy into his home, domestic relationships, and inner life can help William accomplish this.
His upbringing may have been either too demanding or somewhat lacks. William Howard Taft resists any attempt to restrict his freedom and has the ability to apply extraordinary efforts to overcome any inhibitions or difficulties that he may have.
He is a bit skeptical, somewhat irritable, and others may think of William Howard Taft as quarrelsome or nagging. His nervousness seems to stem from his tendency to over-work himself, and Taft should try not to make more demands on others than they are able to handle.
Now we will discuss patterns of behavior which William Howard Taft 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 Howard Taft needs to follow in order to develop balance, greater awareness, and wholeness is also described.
Cultivating the qualities of empathy, gentleness, and compassion will help counterbalance Taft's deeply ingrained perfectionism and critical nature. When under stress, he is apt to try to rigorously analyze and focus on what needs to be corrected or improved, and he can easily become problem-oriented and lose sight of the big picture.
William Howard Taft has to learn to relax and surrender to the flow of events without having to figure everything out all the time. He should let his feelings and intuitions flow more freely, be more flexible and fluid, use his imagination and let his dreams emerge!
It is deep within himself, as William Howard Taft faces his own demons, fears, and struggles - those aspects of life that are not easily or readily shared, those parts of his life that William Howard Taft 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.
The specific habits which are likely to hold William Howard Taft back, or which he is prone to overdo, especially during stressful periods, include:
Being excessively egocentric or proud, needing personal recognition and applause, wanting to be center stage all the time, needing to be important and special.
The following are specific activities that will support William Howard Taft in his growth. These may or may not feel natural to Taft, and he may initially resist or feel awkward about them, but they are crucial to his path to wholeness.
William Howard Taft should become more aware of the spiritual side of life and its underlying unity by getting involved in charitable activities and opening up his psychic channels. Meditation that develops Taft's intuitive abilities, as well as learning about the unseen side of life through his own dream experiences or altered states of awareness, can be important steps in William's path.
Moreover, musical and artistic or imaginative endeavors will be important to him.
William likes to be on the go constantly and tends to have a hectic family life. He knows how to eliminate competition, but should guard against rising to the top in his position at the expense of other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Saturn in Cancer
Saturn in 4th house
Saturn Conjunct Sun/Uranus
Saturn Conjunct Mercury/Pluto
N. Node in Pisces
N. Node in 12th house
N. Node Opposition Sun
N. Node Conjunct Neptune
N. Node Conjunct Uranus/MC