Although John Phillips approaches life instinctively and intuitively (as described on the previous page), he also has a very analytical, rational, unemotional side, as discussed below. His conflicting urges may vacillate between living passionately and dangerously, and being conservative and playing it safe.
At heart John Phillips is modest and humble and rarely strives to be in the limelight or in a position of power. John Phillips has a sharp analytical mind, a keen eye for detail, and prefers to observe, dissect, and study life from a distance. Conscientious and conservative, John Phillips can be relied upon to be cautious, efficient, and thorough in his work and he takes pride in a job well done. What he may lack in self-confidence John Phillips often makes up for in skills - fostering expertise, technical knowledge and competence in a specialized area. He is adept at using his hands to create or fix things, and meticulous attention to detail and careful craftsmanship are his forte. Some would say he is a little too meticulous, for John Phillips can be extremely critical and petty if everything is not done exactly as he thinks it should be, and he worries about things that other people consider trivial and unimportant. John Phillips likes to organize, categorize and arrange everything into a logical system and is often distinctly uncomfortable when something does not fit into a neat category. Disorganization vexes John Phillips. He probably wishes that he were not such a perfectionist, for besides being a stickler for details, John Phillips can also be mercilessly self-critical. Whether in his environment or within himself, John Phillips tends to focus on the flaws, with a desire to improve, refine, and perfect. He is strictly factual, truthful, and scrupulously honest in his self-assessment and often does not give himself enough praise or credit.
He is also highly discriminating and may be especially particular about his diet, hygiene, and health habits. Papa John has high aesthetic standards and refined sensitivities, and is bothered by environmental elements (such as disorder, cigarette smoke, etc.) that others overlook. His tastes are simple and understated, yet refined. He is truly offended by coarseness, bluntness and vulgarity. John Phillips can sometimes be difficult to live with because of his fastidiousness, sensitivity and idiosyncrasies about food and cleanliness.
Though John Phillips seems rather cool and self-contained, he is very helpful by nature and enjoys serving others. He is content to play a supporting role rather than the lead. He is quietly devoted to the ones he cares for.
He is cautious, realistic and practical in his approach to life and disinclined to gamble. John Phillips analyzes before he acts. He is sometimes too serious. If John Phillips allowed himself to play and make mistakes, it would be highly beneficial to his health!
His career, reputation and public image are very important to John Phillips. John Phillips has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. He is not satisfied with the personal sphere alone; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. John Phillips may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
He may have had a demanding and perfectionist or absent father. In any case, a lack of support and approval, a great deal of responsibility at an early age and an underlying feeling that he can never quite measure up may hold John Phillips back. While he may encounter a great deal of adversity and struggle alone through many of life's trials, this makes John Phillips tough and determined. However, John Phillips should beware of becoming cynical, too hard on himself, and too demanding and critical of others.
Although he takes himself and his responsibilities seriously, there is also a part of John Phillips that rebels against rules and restrictions and the need to contend with outside authority. John Phillips can feel torn between conforming to the rules or fulfilling his obligations, and breaking free of them. His wilder side will now be described.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to John Phillips, and he does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how he is going to live his life. John Phillips craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. John Phillips possesses inventive and creative genius.
It could be hard for John Phillips to face up to his mistakes because of his insecurity and self-doubt. His early years may have been undermined by poor relationships with one or both of his parents who may have been ill, weak or alcoholic.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Scorpio and Sun in Virgo
Sun in Virgo
Sun in 10th house
Sun Opposition Saturn
Sun aspects Saturn and Uranus
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Conjunct Neptune/MC