In addition to having an independent spirit, as described in the previous chapter, Luca Lionello is also objective, pragmatic and quite ambitious. He is likely to work his way to the top of the ladder in some corporation, academic community or the like through his astute strategies combined with his willingness to take risks. Luca Lionello aims to be the authority, the one in charge. At times his impulsiveness may be at odds with his conservative, responsible side (which is discussed below). Lionello could experience ongoing internal tension between pleasing himself and acting spontaneously versus doing what he needs to do to get ahead and realize his long-range ambitions.
Serious, disciplined and quietly ambitious, he is driven to prove himself and to achieve material accomplishments and success. His work, his position in the world, and his contributions to society are very important to Lionello. Luca Lionello will persevere through enormous hardship and frustration in order to reach a goal he has set for himself, and he often sacrifices much in the area of personal relationships and home life in order to do so.
Luca Lionello has a thoughtful, quiet and self-contained disposition and does not readily show his inner feelings and needs. Luca Lionello seems to always be in control, capable, efficient and strong. He is often the person in the family or group who is given more responsibility (and more work) than the others. He is highly conscientious and even as a child he possessed great maturity, soberness, and worldly wisdom.
He is basically a pragmatic realist, and though he may have all sorts of dreams, ideals and colorful theories, he feels that the ultimate test of a concept is its practical usefulness. Luca has an innate shrewdness and business sense, and there is a bit of the cynic in him as well.
He is clear-headed, detached and objective, and is not swayed by emotional dramatics. He is often authoritarian - strictly fair, but without mercy. Luca Lionello has a great respect for tradition and even if he does not agree with certain laws, he will abide by them or strive to change them, but never flagrantly disregard them. Cautious and conservative, Luca Lionello plays by the rules.
He is subtle, understated, quiet, deep, not easy to get to know intimately, and never superficial. He is a modest person and sometimes overly self-critical. Giving himself (and others) permission to feel, play, be spontaneous and silly, and sometimes weak and vulnerable is not easy for Lionello.
Lionello's strong points are his depth and thoroughness, patience, tenacity and faithfulness. His faults are a tendency to be rigid and inflexible, and too serious.
His career, reputation and public image are very important to Lionello. Luca Lionello 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. Luca Lionello may undervalue the personal or inner facet of life.
Lionello's subconscious needs and feelings blend well with his conscious intentions and desires, therefore Luca Lionello is able to proceed with his life's pursuits relatively unhampered by internal resistance or inconsistency. Luca's male-female relationships will also reflect this state of internal harmony.
He is very open and receptive to the spiritual, intangible, and subtle realms, and can easily receive or give conscious guidance based on his inner attunement. Luca Lionello takes many things for granted, such as the existence of an afterlife or the effects of subtle influences like aromatherapy, spiritual healing, etc. These things seem obvious to Luca, whereas to many people they are a matter of conjecture or even illusory. Luca Lionello may not realize he has spiritual gifts because they come so naturally to him.
Luca Lionello deeply believes in his own power and his ability to survive any change and emerge victorious from any difficulty. Luca has tremendous inner resources and strength. Intense, strong willed, and zealous, he pursues his desires and goals with complete dedication and singleness of purpose, and he may be somewhat compulsive and even fanatical at times. Luca likes to live intensely and has no respect for people who are weak or avoid confronting life and their own destiny.
Luca Lionello tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. Luca has what it takes to make his own way in life. He may be a bit excitable, but never shy away from a good argument.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aries and Sun in Capricorn
Sun in Capricorn
Sun in 10th house
Sun Sextile Moon
Sun Sextile Neptune
Sun Trine Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars