John C. Mather
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of John's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way John C. Mather comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner John C. Mather - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner John C. Mather" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know John a little better. This page describes the disguise Mather wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
He is very strong-willed and proud, but intensely private and not easy to know well. Behind Mather's quiet exterior lies a great deal of emotional depth, sensitivity, complexity, and also fierce determination. When John C. Mather wants something he goes after it rather quietly but insistently and wholeheartedly - and what John C. Mather wants, John C. Mather usually gets.
He is not a person who lives haphazardly or superficially. John wants to live passionately and intensely and is not averse to challenge, danger, or to facing the darker side of life - human pain and struggle. John C. Mather functions well in crisis situations and he often seeks them out, for he enjoys the feeling of living at full capacity.
He is very intuitive about other people and especially about their unspoken feelings and hidden motives. John C. Mather usually has strong, immediate gut reactions, either positive or negative, which prove to be correct. Mather approaches life very instinctively and is not always fully conscious of why he feels or acts the way he does. John C. Mather also has a very strong affinity with animals - an acute sensitivity and a nonverbal rapport with them.
In new relationships he is rather cautious, sometimes even suspicious, until he gets to know and trust someone - and trust does not come easily to Mather. When John C. Mather commits himself emotionally to someone, be it friend or lover, he is intensely loyal and devoted to them and he also expects the same kind of unwavering, undying loyalty in return. If he is ever betrayed by someone he cares deeply for, John C. Mather is capable of hating and retaliating with as much fervor as he once loved. Nothing is done halfway. In fact, he is intensely involved and often jealously attached to whatever he cares about, be it person, idea, or cause. There is definitely a streak of emotional fanaticism in him.
Because of his natural reserve, others may see John C. Mather as something of an enigma. He is quite self-protective and often defensive. John C. Mather also has a very magnetic quality, especially to members of the opposite sex.
He may come across as a bit scattered, nervous or restless, as if unable to sit still. John C. Mather seems alert and quick, but sometimes a bit on edge. John tends to stay perpetually busy, and would find handiwork of some kind soothing.
John C. Mather comes across as contained, and perhaps wary or mistrustful as well. He watches his step, and frequently withdraws if his environment does not feel welcoming and safe. As a result, Mather may seem much more conservative than he actually is. John is wary of committing social blunders and is extremely sensitive to criticism or rejection. As he matures, John C. Mather's confidence is likely to grow because he will learn to depend more on his own self-assessment..
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury Square Asc.
Saturn Square Asc.