drive and ambition
He is a "busy bee" - energetic, restless, and forever on the go. His active mind is always buzzing with ideas and Gary sometimes finds it difficult to relax, slow down or take the time to reflect and regroup. Gary Merrill tends to live on nervous energy. He can accomplish a great deal in short bursts, but projects that require long-term commitment, stamina and steady, persistent effort are not easy for Merrill. Gary Merrill often scatters his energies into so many directions and activities at once that he cannot finish or follow through on all of them. He needs variety, change and intellectual challenges.
Gary Merrill has a sharp and eager mind, and he enjoys games and competitions with an intellectual challenge. Gary likes to match wits with others.
Merrill often achieves his desires through his verbal skill and his ability to speak out clearly and convincingly for what he wants. His drive and energy are more intellectual than physical. Gary Merrill uses his wit, intelligence, communication skills, social sophistication and awareness to achieve his goals.
Gary Merrill encounters numerous challenges and possibly defeats in the pursuit of his goals and desires, and his setbacks often occur because Gary has been too rash or intent on satisfying his own will regardless of the impact on others. Gary Merrill is intense and passionate, and simply does not know when to stop sometimes! Recklessness with others can be a problem for Merrill.
Merrill lives his life to the fullest in a deeply loving and exciting way. Strongly instinctive, he acts by the dictates of his feelings. Gary Merrill radiates emotional balance and is sensitive, tactful and naturally friendly.
He is hyper-sensitive and his energy could be somewhat low. Gary Merrill seems to shy away from any physical effort and has a tendency to dream of big accomplishments that never materialize. Gary prefers to live in a world of illusion rather than to face reality.
Positions of honor, affluence, influence and stature in his community can be his. Gary Merrill feels that his destiny involves leadership or distinguishing himself in some way. Gary possesses an innate sense of greatness or importance, and a strong drive to achieve recognition for his talent. Gary Merrill should avoid excessive egotism and arrogant pride, for these could limit his opportunities.
In order to achieve his ambitions in life Gary Merrill may well feel that he must make a significant break from his personal past, especially the influences of his childhood environment, his family relationships, or familial traditions. Merrill is liable to be the black sheep, or the one who left home and never really returned.
What Gary Merrill wants to do in life may seem "off the wall" or "way out in left field" to some people.
He may have to overcome something in his background or personal past in order to achieve his long-range goals and ambitions. Sometimes Gary Merrill may feel pulled in two different directions - what others expect of him or what he needs to do in order to progress versus what his old conditioning or his emotional predisposition would have him do. Overcoming the pull of the past is the key.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Gemini
Mars in 8th house
Mars Conjunct Moon/Venus
Mars Conjunct Moon/Neptune
MC Conjunct Sun
Uranus Opposition MC
Moon Square MC