Though Jeanette MacDonald cares very much about her dignity and the way she is perceived by others (as described on the previous page), she has a very mischievous, playful side that pokes fun of anyone who takes herself too seriously (including herself!). Also, though her great loyalty was highlighted in the previous chapter, fortunately she is also flexible and playful, so she does not allow her commitments to become too burdensome.
Jeanette MacDonald is, in many ways, an eternal child. Her mind is bright, alert, curious, flexible, playful and always eager for new experiences - and her attention span is often quite brief. MacDonald grasps ideas quickly and once her initial curiosity has been satisfied, she is ready to move on. Jeanette MacDonald craves frequent change and variety, as well as new situations and people.
It may be hard for Jeanette MacDonald to decide just where her talents and true vocation lie, for she has a multitude of interests and is loathe limiting herself by concentrating on just one. She is easily distracted by all of the other fascinating possibilities. Her curiosity and restlessness propel Jeanette toward many different experiences in life, and she is willing to taste or try anything once. Doing the same thing over and over again, even if it is something she does well, is tantamount to drudgery for MacDonald.
Jeanette MacDonald lives in her head a great deal - reading, observing, thinking, spinning ideas around - and she needs mental stimulation every bit as much as she needs food and drink. In fact, if Jeanette had to choose between a good book or movie and a good lunch, she would very likely choose the former. Jeanette MacDonald has a creative mind and she often lives by her wits.
She is also a very social creature, with a strong need to communicate and interact with people. She enjoys using and playing with words and has a real flair for getting her ideas across in a clever, interesting, articulate manner. Writing and/or speaking are areas she has talent for.
Jeanette MacDonald also has a rather lighthearted and mischievous sense of humor, and often does not take anything too seriously. Though she craves emotional involvement, it is hard for Jeanette MacDonald to achieve it, for she is frequently unwilling to commit herself to anything, to take responsibility or to limit her personal freedom and mobility.
Her happiness lies in using her creativity and language skills to communicate something meaningful, teach, inspire, or bring people together. Jeanette has an unbiased mind and can usually offer a fresh, clear, uncluttered perspective. Her faults are her lack of constancy and persistence, and her tendency to overlook or ignore deep emotional issues and other people's feelings.
Leading groups and classes and being involved in community efforts, social activities, events or movements are areas where Jeanette MacDonald really shines and expresses her creativity. An awareness of politics or the larger social impact of individual actions comes naturally to her.
Jeanette MacDonald often feels that she is at cross purposes with herself, for her conscious intentions and desires conflict with her subconscious emotional needs and drives. She is torn in two different directions. Jeanette has difficulty satisfying both her need to be an individual and her need for caring relationships and a sense of belonging. Moreover, Jeanette sends out mixed messages so people do not always know how to respond to her or what Jeanette really wants, thereby creating confusion or conflict in close relationships.
Jeanette has big aspirations and the desire to succeed in life in a grand way. Jeanette MacDonald tends to exaggerate, promise more than is feasible and misjudge by being overly optimistic. However, she never gives up on her hopes for the future. MacDonald tends to be restless and discontent with the responsibilities and limitations of life.
If she follows her true nature, her life is apt to be unconventional, unusual, controversial and full of insecurity and excitement. Jeanette MacDonald cannot and will not be forced into a pre-set mold, and Jeanette finds it difficult to conform. Her offbeat interests and tastes lead MacDonald to ventures that others may consider too "far-out" or experimental. Jeanette MacDonald has a very creative, inventive streak.
Inwardly she is zealous and fanatical, though she may hide her personal desires and intentions, as well as the intensity of her feelings. She is driven by a deep inner sense of destiny and mission and an almost compulsive desire for personal recognition. Jeanette is infatuated with power, incredibly willful and stubbornly fixated on achieving greatness or being someone Special. Jeanette MacDonald tends to worship heroes who have powerful personal magnetism and charisma, and she often seeks to emulate them. Jeanette has potential for tremendous good or tremendous evil.
Jeanette MacDonald has a sensitive physique, is impressionable and prone to external influences. Jeanette should guard against the tendency to escape through drugs, alcohol etc. Her imagination is very vivid and MacDonald is likely to dream of big things.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Leo and Sun in Gemini
Sun in Gemini
Sun in 11th house
Sun Square Moon
Sun Square Jupiter
Sun Opposition Uranus
Sun Conjunct Pluto
Sun Conjunct Neptune/Pluto