drive and ambition
He is aspiring, enterprising, and forever following some bright and distant star, planning some new venture or investigating new potentials. He is definitely "upwardly mobile" in either a material or spiritual sense. David Ben-Gurion aims high and is not content simply with a quiet, secure existence. David likes to stretch his limits, to see how far he can go, and to take risks. He is a positive thinker, expects success for himself, and is philosophical about failures. Ben-Gurion is flexible and he bounces back from disappointment rather quickly, usually with another hopeful new idea he wants to try. His enthusiasm and confidence are contagious and enable David Ben-Gurion to enlist the aid and support he needs for his projects. However, David Ben-Gurion sometimes promises more than he can actually achieve, because he is overly optimistic or pays insufficient attention to the practicalities involved.
He also tends to get distracted and to have too many things going at once. Although it is very difficult for him, there are times when David Ben-Gurion simply must develop commitment, perseverance, and persistence in order to make his dreams and goals a concrete reality. Too often David Ben-Gurion falls short of what he could attain because he is unwilling to persist through the difficult or less exciting times.
He also enjoys competition and usually does not take it too seriously. Sports and entrepreneurial endeavors are good ways to channel David's energy.
He is a team player and works well in collaboration with others who share his goals, ideals, and intentions. David Ben-Gurion can coordinate group efforts and inspire people to work toward a shared goal.
Team sports are also a lot of fun for David, and he could be a leader, coach, or director of any group endeavor.
He enjoys risky, exciting activities and cannot tolerate too much routine, tedium, or inactivity. Unless other factors in his chart suggest staying power and the ability to follow through, David Ben-Gurion may be the person who initiates a new venture but cannot happily participate in the ongoing, sustained effort it requires. "Independent" is Ben-Gurion's middle name! David Ben-Gurion needs to be a totally free agent, to run his own show. David likes to introduce new concepts to people, and then move on.
He is highly ambitious and will drive himself (and others) mercilessly when he wants to achieve something. Competition can become a deadly serious and rather ugly thing with David Ben-Gurion, as if his very life depended upon winning or conquering. His relationships with men may be especially fraught with conflicts and power struggle. David Ben-Gurion is capable of tremendous effort, but he must beware of burning himself out.
Language, words, communication, networking, clarity of speech or writing, being a messenger or go-between - these are key features in his career, as well as how David Ben-Gurion goes about achieving his goals and ambitions. "Work smarter, not harder" is Ben-Gurion's motto.
Often David Ben-Gurion feels like he is being pulled in two directions - what he needs to do to fulfill his long-range ambitions, and what he actually feels like doing. This may make it difficult for David to be constant and consistent in pursuing goals, career aims, etc.
Relationships with women, trying to satisfy family needs, or other emotional attachments sometimes also conflict. Often David Ben-Gurion has to decide on one or another at a given time, rather than try to have both.
Ben-Gurion may well have an unusual destiny or pivotal role to play in a drama that involves much more than his own personal ambitions and professional aims. This could involve uncovering secrets, bringing deception, cruelty, or injustice to light, or making fundamental changes in some field. David's work may also include dealing with life and death situations, crises, and emergencies. Somewhere along the way, fate may force Ben-Gurion's hand - and it may require some self-sacrifice on his part. On the other hand, his real work may be rather subtle - a quiet transformation of a particular area or field. David Ben-Gurion is meant to do in-depth work.
Very community spirited, David Ben-Gurion has a strong sense of belonging when he is with other people. David likes to establish deep relationships with others and always strive for close cooperation with them.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Sagittarius
Mars in 11th house
Mars Sextile Uranus
Mars Opposition Pluto
MC Conjunct Mercury
Moon Quincunx MC
Pluto Quincunx MC
MC Conjunct N. Node/Asc.