Gilda Radner seems much more objective, unemotional and matter-of-fact than she really is. Despite her fussiness and perfectionism (described in the previous chapter), she is actually very caring and loving. Gilda Radner needs to make sure to openly express her feelings because otherwise, others do not realize how much she cares about them.
Gilda has powerful emotional attachments to the past, her family, her childhood, places she associates with safety and security, and her beginnings. It is very important to Radner to maintain a connection with her roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Radner tends to cling to whatever is dear to her - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
She is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Gilda likes to be needed and to care for others, and she often worries about the people she loves. Gilda Radner has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of her life centers on her home. She is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Gilda Radner than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
She is primarily emotional and her views are often dominated by her feelings and her own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for her to judge situations fairly and objectively because her personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Gilda Radner takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around herself to shield herself from pain and rejection. Gilda Radner feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. She also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Gilda Radner needs to have a place and time in her life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish herself; otherwise Gilda Radner becomes cranky and unhappy with those around her.
Gilda Radner functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse herself in creative activities where she can express her feelings, imagination and instincts. Radner often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Gilda Radner also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
Her compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Radner's strong points. Her 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.
Her career, reputation and public image are very important to Radner. Gilda Radner has a strong desire to be influential or make her mark on the world. She is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; her ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for her unique effort and gifts. Gilda Radner may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
The above description of Gilda Radner is so deeply ingrained that she has little objectivity and often little appreciation for other, different ways of approaching life. Gilda Radner tends to be one-sided. There is little ambiguity in her makeup and she generally knows what she wants and what will make her happy.
Radner can be an inspiring leader of a team or group effort. Her dynamism and energy evokes the same in others, and she sees healthy competition between people as a plus. Generally, Gilda Radner enjoys fine health as well.
Along with her energy and drive, Gilda Radner has high ideals and an active fantasy life. There is a dreamer and an idealist in Radner, as well as a doer and a fighter. Gilda wants to win but not at the expense of others, and this may be somewhat of a dilemma for her.
Gilda is extremely sensitive and imaginative, and she can get lost in her dreams, fantasies and visions. She is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, as well as to the world of color, beauty, and emotion. Gilda Radner is also drawn to mysticism and she has deep spiritual aspirations and yearnings. Gentle and peace loving, Radner may lack the will and competitive spirit needed to make her way in the world. She is often impractical and may seek to avoid or escape the harsh realities of life.
Radner tends to be in a constant state of tension and seems to look for avenues to test her strength. Gilda Radner uses all the energy at her disposal in order to succeed. Somewhat rebellious and inflexible, Gilda fights any opposition or resistance she meets.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Moon
Sun Sextile Mars
Sun aspects Mars and Neptune
Sun Square Neptune
Sun Conjunct Saturn/Uranus