drive and ambition
He is non-combative, noncompetitive, and somewhat of a pacifist. Stookey will give something up rather than fight for it. He may seem weak-willed or ineffectual, for he does not have a powerful ego drive for personal achievement and material advantage, or for winning at the expense of someone else. Being first, being best or being on top does not mean much to Paul Stookey, and he can be quite happy in a supporting role, working for the benefit of others or for a cause that he believes in. Paul Stookey is gentle and impressionable and is motivated by less mundane and less tangible things than most other people. He may have difficulty formulating clear, definite personal goals and making his way in the world. Paul has many dreams, high ideals and a strong mystical or religious impulse. Paul Stookey also has a creative imagination and can successfully apply himself to art or music. Paul Stookey has a sensitive physique and he needs to maintain good regular health habits in order to build strength and stamina.
He has passionate convictions and will fight for them when challenged. Paul Stookey is willing to dedicate a great deal of his energy and strength to an important cause, and he will act decisively on his beliefs, rather than simply espousing them.
Sometimes Stookey gets so involved, and identifies so much, with his ideas that he cannot really be receptive to anyone who opposes him philosophically.
He enjoys risky, exciting activities and cannot tolerate too much routine, tedium or inactivity. Unless other factors in his chart suggest staying power and the ability to follow through, Paul Stookey may be the person who initiates a new venture but cannot happily participate in the ongoing, sustained effort it requires. "Independent" is Stookey's middle name! Paul Stookey needs to be a totally free agent, to run his own show. Paul likes to introduce new concepts to people, and then move on.
Paul has courage and determination and the ability to sum up a situation quickly. Although somewhat tense and nervous, he takes advantage of his opportunities and act accordingly. Paul Stookey could do well in technical fields and his success could come suddenly.
Paul has the patience and the stamina to realize his visions and bring them down to earth, a fine balance between hard work and realism, and a positive, hopeful spirit. Paul Stookey grows by adhering to systems and plans, and taking one step at a time. Overnight success or instant enlightenment is not what Stookey aims for. His patient, well-balanced approach gives Paul Stookey credibility with many different types of people, and he is likely to acquire an excellent reputation for being able to do big things without overreaching or becoming pretentious.
Stookey dedicates himself wholeheartedly to a cause, makes a great deal of sacrifices and does away with superfluous activities and interests. Others find his approach too severe and are unwilling to go along with Paul Stookey under the difficult circumstances that he is willing to tolerate. His determination and capacity for self-denial often help Stookey get through the rough spots and achieve the goal he is aiming for.
He is likely to play a role of great responsibility in his life and Paul Stookey takes his tasks very seriously, which places considerable burden on him as a result. He may have been unusually ambitious or mature at a tender age. Paul Stookey progresses and attains his aspirations through dedication and perseverance, rather than fortune.
Paul Stookey really wants to leave his mark on the world in some way, to achieve stature and recognition for his contributions, and he is not willing to take a back seat - at least not for very long. In order to achieve his aims, though, Paul Stookey will have to compromise and "give" more than he may be willing to. Thus, conflicts with others, particularly important men in his life, may arise. To accomplish his goals, Paul may have to set aside some of his self-centeredness, and learn from these men! However, Paul Stookey may also be required at some point to make a break in order to hold his own and fulfill his own destiny.
In order to achieve his long-range goals and ambitions, the process must be interesting and mentally stimulating, as Stookey gets bored with work that is not intellectually challenging. Paul Stookey needs variety and social stimulation as well. One problem he may have is saying the wrong thing at the wrong time, or to the wrong person. Paul needs to watch his words. At time, his tongue or even sense of humor can get Paul Stookey in trouble with superiors.
Paul Stookey tends to want to take the easy road to success, and unless other factors in his chart suggest a capacity for effort or a lot of energy, laziness could interfere with achieving whatever ambitions Stookey has. He tends to gain his objectives through his personal charm and appeal. Paul Stookey also possesses a fine aesthetic sense which could be a prominent factor in his career.
Paul Stookey possesses great zeal and passion for achieving his aspirations in life, and can be something of a fanatic when he sets his sights on a goal. Paul could do research work, psychological investigation, even detective work - anything that involves delving beneath the surface for hidden elements. A great love of mystery and exploring the unknown fuels many of Paul's personal ambitions.
The road to success, professional advancement and fulfillment of his long-range goals is likely to be easier and smoother for Paul Stookey than for many. This is partly due to his getting a great deal of financial and/or emotional support. Someone early in his life probably really believed in Paul and had high expectations for him. Paul Stookey contributes to his own success by setting high goals and enlisting the aid of friends and others to achieve these goals. A lack of selfishness or pettiness is a great boon to him. Whatever Paul Stookey does is likely to be expansive and eventually quite prosperous.
Stookey relates to others with great feeling and empathy and is able to sense people's moods so that he can appeal to their deepest emotional concerns. Paul Stookey is likely to build his personal relationships on a spiritual basis.
His direction in life seems to depend a great deal on other people and his relationships with others may often influence Stookey's decisions regarding his goals. This could be to Paul's advantage at times, but could also lead to occasional setbacks.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mars in Pisces
Mars in 9th house
Mars Sextile Uranus
Mars Conjunct Mercury/Uranus
Jupiter Sextile Saturn
Saturn Trine Pluto
MC Conjunct Saturn
Sun Square MC
Mercury Square MC
Venus Square MC
Pluto Trine MC
Jupiter Sextile MC
MC Opposition Moon/Asc.
MC Opposition Pluto/N. Node