Colonel Tom Parker
Though Colonel Parker appears very tolerant, forgiving, and universal in his sympathies, as described in the previous chapter - he can also be very self-protective and clannish at times, as discussed below.
Tom has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Colonel Parker to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Colonel Parker tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Tom likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Colonel Tom Parker has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Colonel Tom Parker than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Colonel Tom Parker takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Colonel Tom Parker feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Colonel Tom Parker needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Colonel Tom Parker becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Colonel Tom Parker functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Colonel Parker often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Colonel Tom Parker also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Colonel Parker's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
He is a private person and inclined to withdraw in very public and impersonal social settings. Colonel Tom Parker prefers to work at home or in a very personal small business.
Colonel Parker invests a lot of his creative energy into his home, family relationships, and his inner life.
Colonel Parker always seems to find the right words to verbalize his feelings, especially in regard to love and friendship. Colonel Tom Parker also has a keen sense of beauty and he probably appreciates art, music or poetry.
He is polite and gallant and makes a special effort to meet others half-way. Colonel Tom Parker has the ability to give and receive love. Nurturing friendships, personal love relationships and social life is important to him.
Colonel Tom Parker seems to have an emotional and physical unrest and he always have to be on the move. Tom could find it difficult to control himself and he tends to get angry and upset easily. Eccentric and individualistic, he can create a stir wherever he goes.
Colonel Tom Parker has a sensitive physique, is impressionable and prone to external influences. Tom should guard against the tendency to escape through drugs, alcohol etc. His imagination is very vivid and Colonel Parker is likely to dream of big things.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Pisces and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 4th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Venus
Sun Conjunct Venus/N. Node
Sun Opposition Uranus/MC
Sun Conjunct Neptune/Pluto