Behind Graham's forthright and candid manner described in the previous chapter, there is a very private, even secretive, person. He is more complex and keeps more inside than his direct, straightforward, aboveboard appearance would indicate.
Quiet, deep, emotionally complex and intensely private, he is not a person who is easy to get to know and understand. Billy Graham is extremely sensitive but disinclined to show it, and he allows only a special few into his inner world. Like a wary animal, he is cautious and mistrustful of those he does not know until "he sniffs them out". He is very, very instinctive and intuitive. Billy Graham usually has a strong, immediate gut reaction to people, even though he may be unable to clearly articulate why he feels as he does. His feelings and perceptions go deeper than words.
Billy Graham also has a powerful need for deep emotional relationships and he forms very intense love bonds and attachments. He is possessive and often jealous of anyone or anything that he perceives as a threat to his relationships with someone he loves. When Billy Graham commits himself to someone or something, he is wholeheartedly devoted and expects complete loyalty in return. Billy merges with or "marries" the person he loves at a very deep level and therefore separations are extremely painful for him, and often stormy and nasty. When Graham has been wounded, he is not inclined to turn the other cheek and will retaliate if at all possible. Certainly Billy will never forget the injury and he often harbors grievances and resentments for a long, long time. Forgiveness does not come easily to him.
Whatever he does, Billy does with passion and fervor, and he often goes to extremes. Graham can be hot or cold, but never lukewarm about anything. Graham can also be very narrow: either he is 100% involved in something or else it does not exist for him at all. Rarely is Billy Graham emotionally detached and objective. He definitely has a fanatical streak. He is also immensely strong-willed and his tenacity in pursuing his objectives often borders on being obsessive. Fierce pride, courage, and emotional strength are his in abundance.
Billy Graham loves mysteries and is deeply attracted to the hidden, dark, secret side of life. Billy never takes things at face value and is always probing beneath the surface of people and situations to discover what is really going on. Billy Graham tends to be more of a cynic than an idealist.
Billy Graham craves intense experiences and is attracted to aspects of life that are strange, unfathomable, or taboo. He may hide his interests or inclinations, except from those who know Billy very intimately. Billy Graham is rarely content with himself and his life, and he has an inner urge to be continually going farther or deeper than him ever have before. Billy has also a strong interest in social power and the role that money and economics play in people's lives.
Billy Graham is loving and well-loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship, and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and Billy does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Graham, as well as his personal appearance and attractiveness.
Billy has big aspirations but he does not struggle or labor to achieve them. His self-confidence and inner harmony attract success and benefits to him in an almost magical way. His optimism and cheerful generosity also win Graham many allies and successes in life.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aries and Sun in Scorpio
Sun in Scorpio
Sun in 8th house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun Trine Jupiter