drive and ambition
She is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. Her active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Aretha finds it difficult sometimes to relax, slow down, or take time to reflect and replenish herself. Aretha Franklin tends to live on nervous energy. She can accomplish much in short bursts but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina, and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Franklin. Aretha Franklin often scatters her energies into so many directions and activities at once that she cannot finish or follow through on some of them. She needs variety, change, and mental challenges.
Aretha Franklin has a sharp and eager mind, and she enjoys games and competitions that have a mental component. Aretha likes to match wits with someone else.
Franklin often achieves her desires by her verbal skill, her ability to speak clearly, vigorously, and convincingly for what she wants. Her drive and energy is more mental than physical. Aretha Franklin uses her wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication, and awareness to achieve her goals.
Franklin is attracted to feisty, dynamic, strong-willed people, and she seems to need a lot of fireworks in her personal relationships. Aretha Franklin can be very combative, or get involved with people who are. Ideally Aretha will join with people who are energetic and ambitious, but not too domineering or aggressive.
Aretha Franklin has a positive, "can-do" attitude and she tackles life's challenges with relish. She is self-confident and has a strong will to succeed, to see how much she can do and how far she can go. No matter what Franklin accomplishes, she does not rest on your laurels. Aretha wants to keep on going, to do even bigger things. She is forward-looking, enterprising, and enthusiastic about new projects. She is not happy in situations that do not offer her challenges and the potential for growth and expansion in the future - no matter how secure or satisfactory they may be in other respects. She enjoys competition, but Aretha Franklin competes mostly with herself, to see how much of her vision and potential she can really achieve. She makes a good leader, inspiring courage and confidence in others. Aretha Franklin usually enjoys good health and high vitality.
She is very sensitive to the inner qualities of sincerity, honesty, integrity and good will. Aretha Franklin notices these qualities (or the lack thereof) more quickly than others and brings them up frequently. She is philosophical about life and very perceptive, but may have an exaggerated sense of her own wisdom and depth of understanding of religious, metaphysical, artistic, or intuitive subjects.
Her desire for a beautiful home, a comfortable, pleasing lifestyle, and time to relax and enjoy herself may well be the motivation for going out into the world and trying to achieve outward success. Aretha Franklin may seesaw at times between her professional drives and desire for status, and the appeal of a rich personal life and home comforts.
Aretha Franklin perseveres through numerous obstacles, frustrations, delays, and setbacks in order to attain her ambitions in life. Sometimes it may feel as if she is pushing a boulder uphill. Aretha Franklin should try to avoid bitterness or comparing her lot to others', as these could weaken her resolve.
Her drives and ambitions in life may seem crazy or eccentric to the more conservative people Aretha knows. There may well be no security or safety net (no retirement pension, no insurance benefits) in the work Aretha Franklin does. She is suited for freelancing, or professions that involve lots of change, innovation, variety, irregular schedules, and the like. Aretha Franklin should expect the unexpected and numerous ups and downs in the course of her life. She may change course often, and try many different things.
She is refined and sensitive and likely to have subconscious insights or hunches. Very intuitive, the feelings Franklin gets about things probably will be accurate. She is also creative and inspirational and could do well in some artistic field.
Aretha Franklin tends to be somewhat restless and may change her objectives in life frequently. Aretha likes excitement and constantly searches for new stimulating activities as well as new relationships and associations with other people.
Her direction in life seems to depend a great deal on other people and her relationships with others may often influence Franklin's decision in planning her objectives. This could be to Aretha's advantage at times, but also could cause occasional setbacks.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 7th house
Mars Conjunct Jupiter
Saturn Trine Neptune
Venus Opposition MC
Saturn Square MC
Uranus Square MC
MC Conjunct Moon/Neptune
MC Conjunct Uranus/Asc.
MC Conjunct Pluto/N. Node