While John Edwards appears gentle and soft and is emotionally supportive of others (as described on the previous page), he is also very curious and inquisitive, with a childlike interest in everything new. This combination makes John Edwards a winner with children because he shares their curiosity and love of play, and he also empathizes with them. Psychology is probably also an interest of his, and he is very effective dealing with people on a one-to-one basis. John Edwards surprises people sometimes because behind his soft, rounded appearance he is quite sharp, quick and intelligent.
John Edwards is, in many ways, an eternal child. His mind is bright, alert, curious, flexible, playful, and always eager for new experiences - and his attention span is often quite brief. Edwards grasps ideas quickly and once his initial curiosity has been satisfied, he wants to go on to something else. John Edwards craves frequent change, variety, meeting new situations and people.
It may be hard for John Edwards to decide just where his talents and true vocation lie, for he has a multitude of interests and is loathe to limiting himself by concentrating on just one. He is easily distracted by all of the other fascinating possibilities. His curiosity and restlessness propel John into many different experiences in life, and he is willing to taste or try anything once. Doing the same thing over and over again, even it is something he does well, is real drudgery for Edwards.
John Edwards lives in his head a great deal - reading, observing, thinking, spinning ideas around - and he needs mental stimulation every bit as much as he needs food and drink. In fact, if John had to choose between a good book or movie and a good lunch, he would very likely choose the former. John Edwards has a creative mind and he often lives by his wits.
He is also a very social creature, with a strong need to communicate and to interact with people. He enjoys using and playing with words and has a real flair for getting his ideas across in a clever, interesting, articulate manner. Writing and/or speaking are areas he has talent for.
John Edwards also has a rather light and mischievous sense of humor, and often does not take anything too seriously. Though he craves emotional involvement, it is hard for John Edwards to achieve it, for he is frequently unwilling to commit himself to anything, to take responsibility, or to limit his personal freedom and mobility.
His happiness lies in using his creativity and his language skills to communicate something meaningful, to teach, inspire, or bring people together. John has an unbiased mind and can usually offer a fresh, clear, uncluttered perspective. His faults are his lack of constancy and persistence, and his tendency to overlook or ignore deep emotional issues and other people's feelings.
John Edwards tends to get involved in the helping professions or in activities where his efforts are hidden, behind the scenes, unacknowledged, or unknown to the public. Asserting himself or getting up in front of an audience may be exceedingly uncomfortable for Edwards.
Realistic and practical, John Edwards sets goals for himself that are modest enough for him to actually achieve. He is able to tackle long, difficult projects and see them through, for Edwards possesses self-discipline, concentration, and perseverance. John Edwards also has a strong sense of responsibility and is very conscientious in fulfilling his obligations. Often Edwards does things because he feels it is expected of him.
While he is realistic and conscientious (or overly conscientious), as described above, John Edwards also has an otherworldly, dreamy, or mystically-inclined side, as described below.
He is imaginative and sensitive to anything colorful, beautiful, or magical. He is attracted to artistic and creative pursuits, music, and mysticism. His spiritual values color John's whole perspective and approach to life. He is idealistic and perhaps impractical.
John Edwards undergoes deep, transformative changes in his life with relative ease and a minimum of conscious resistance. Because he does not avoid the depths, Edwards has access to a lot of personal power and strength. Without realizing it or seeking it, John is apt to have quite a potent effect on the people he comes into contact with, even superficially. Others sense that John Edwards is a force to be reckoned with.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Cancer and Sun in Gemini
Sun in Gemini
Sun in 12th house
Sun Trine Saturn
Sun aspects Saturn and Neptune
Sun Trine Neptune
Sun Sextile Pluto