In addition to Mark's strong personal loyalties and the devotion he feels for his nearest and dearest relations (as described on the previous page), Mark McGrath has great compassion and sensitivity toward people in all walks of life. Mark McGrath has a gift for understanding and appreciating a wide variety of art and life styles.
Moreover, McGrath should be careful not to be taken advantage of by others. His good heart and innocent, unsuspecting attitude can make Mark McGrath a victim of others' greed. If this happens, Mark needs to avoid becoming bitter and resentful about life, and instead, to allow his great compassion and sensitivity to blossom and shine, rather than be dimmed by a few mistakes.
At heart he is very gentle, impressionable and receptive - a dreamer. The world of his imagination, feelings, and intuition is as real to Mark McGrath as anything in the outer world, though he may have trouble verbalizing or interpreting his inner experiences in a way others can understand. Mystical, artistic, musical, emotional and imaginative, he has a rich inner life, though McGrath may seem rather unobtrusive and quiet outwardly. Mark McGrath usually keeps to himself.
Mark shows great sensitivity and empathy toward others and often senses things psychically or intuitively which prove to be correct. He is tolerant, forgiving and nonjudgmental, accepting people unconditionally regardless of their flaws, mistakes, or outward appearance. Mark has deep compassion for the suffering of any fellow creature and he often feels the pain of others as if it were his own. Mark McGrath sympathizes with the needy, the disadvantaged and the misfits of society. He is capable of giving selflessly, living a life of devoted and compassionate service to others, as a healer, physician, social worker or minister. However, McGrath tends to give indiscriminately, to let others take advantage of his kindness, and to encourage the weak to remain so by becoming dependent upon him. Mark has little sense of boundaries, or of knowing when to say "no". Moderation and self-discipline are not his strong points.
He is a lover and a peacemaker rather than a fighter, and he tries to avoid open conflict. McGrath will patiently ignore or "tune out" problems and hope they will go away by themselves, rather than confront them directly and McGrath tends to lack the positive, fighting spirit that is sometimes necessary to overcome challenges. He is fluid, open, nonresistant and somewhat passive. Mark McGrath does things in a subtle, often covert, manner.
His gifts may also lie in the realm of the creative, artistic, or musical, for he possesses great sensitivity, inspiration and limitless imagination. Mark McGrath has a strong affinity for beauty and love.
His faults include a tendency to be lazy and negligent, and to wallow in self-pity rather than take strong, definite action to change his life for the better. He also tends to become so detached from his immediate environment that he lives in a disorderly, chaotic sort of hodgepodge, though this probably bothers those around McGrath more than it bothers him.
McGrath is very attracted to world travel, foreign cultures and studies that expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world.
Mark McGrath is philosophically inclined and concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting an overall picture of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
McGrath occasionally gambles, splurges or overextends himself in ways that may be at odds with his usual way of doing things. Exaggerating his accomplishments or spending too much in order to impress others and build up his own self-esteem can be a problem. However, Mark McGrath also has faith and an optimistic side, which enable him to recover from the negative consequences of his excesses, and to learn from them.
If he follows his true nature, his life is apt to be unconventional, unusual, controversial and full of insecurity and excitement. Mark McGrath cannot and will not be forced into a pre-set mold, and Mark finds it difficult to conform. His offbeat interests and tastes lead McGrath to ventures that others may consider too "far-out" or experimental. Mark McGrath has a very creative, inventive streak.
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 Mark's whole perspective and approach to life. He is idealistic and perhaps impractical.
He is infused with a sense of personal destiny or mission and can be extremely driven, obsessed and fanatical. Learning about power and how to use it effectively is definitely on his agenda. Mark McGrath confronts abusive power, tyranny and dominating people who will teach him about power and eventually force McGrath to claim his own.
Mark McGrath tends to think and act bravely and has a positive and firm demeanor. Mark 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.
Both sensitive and sensuous, Mark blends charm and energy. Mark McGrath has a healthy sexuality and a good balance between activity and passivity. He may be fond of singing, dancing, music and drama. Romance comes easily to Mark, and his romantic relationships are passionate.
He is polite and gallant and makes a special effort to meet others half-way. Mark McGrath has the ability to give and receive love. Nurturing friendships, personal love relationships and social life is important to him.
Mark McGrath has a great desire for freedom and independence and is subject to strong emotional tensions. He is very creative and forges ahead tirelessly. But McGrath tends to make the highest demands on his physical energy and is prone to over-stimulate his nerves.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Cancer and Sun in Pisces
Sun in Pisces
Sun in 9th house
Sun Quincunx Jupiter
Sun Opposition Uranus
Sun Trine Neptune
Sun Opposition Pluto
Sun Conjunct Mercury/Mars
Sun Conjunct Venus/Mars
Sun Conjunct Venus/N. Node
Sun Opposition Uranus/Pluto