Though Lisa Lopes 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.
Lisa Lopes 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. Lopes grasps ideas quickly and once her initial curiosity has been satisfied, she is ready to move on. Lisa Lopes craves frequent change and variety, as well as new situations and people.
It may be hard for Lisa Lopes 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 Lisa 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 Lopes.
Lisa Lopes 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 Lisa had to choose between a good book or movie and a good lunch, she would very likely choose the former. Lisa Lopes 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.
Lisa Lopes 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 Lisa Lopes 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. Lisa 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.
Her career, reputation and public image are very important to Lopes. Lisa Lopes 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. Lisa Lopes may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Lisa Lopes aims high, dreams big, and has a tremendous sense of what she is capable of achieving. Overconfidence, grandiosity, lack of humility and/or extreme discontent in modest circumstances may be her faults. Generally, however, Lopes' great expectations and enterprising spirit lead to success. Business, especially when there is an element of risk and speculation involved, is ideally suited to Lisa.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Lopes, and she does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how she is going to live her life. Lisa Lopes craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. Lisa Lopes possesses inventive and creative genius.
Lisa Lopes is extremely sensitive, compassionate and giving, often to her own detriment. Her ideals and spiritual values motivate Lisa Lopes, and she cannot live for personal gain or materialistic concerns alone. There must be an element of beauty, magic, imagination, inspiration or creativity in what she does. Otherwise Lisa Lopes becomes listless and aimless. The arts, theater, music and/or charitable work are ideally suited to Lisa.
Lisa Lopes tends to impose her will upon others in a rather ruthless way, but on the other hand she may also be imposed upon by others. Lisa feels a constant need to fight for leadership and has a great desire to become a public figure.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Leo and Sun in Gemini
Sun in Gemini
Sun in 10th house
Sun Opposition Jupiter
Sun Trine Uranus
Sun Opposition Neptune
Sun Opposition Pluto/N. Node