Though Paul Stookey seems quite soft and sympathetic (as mentioned in the previous chapter), deep down, he is very hardheaded and practical and Stookey can be surprisingly cool and impassive. He is caring, but at the same time rather detached and unemotional. Paul Stookey has a knack for understanding others because he can empathize with them without getting "sucked into" their problems and concerns. For this reason, he is a good parent. Paul can also be very shrewd in business because he can sense what others want and is clever at finding ways to market products or services that people want.
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 Stookey. Paul Stookey 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.
Paul Stookey has a thoughtful, quiet and self-contained disposition and does not readily show his inner feelings and needs. Paul Stookey 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. Paul 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. Paul Stookey 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, Paul Stookey 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 Stookey.
Stookey'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 energies are directed toward either honing his professional techniques, skills and abilities or "perfecting", refining, and improving himself as a person. Critical analysis and attention to minute detail are intrinsic in either process. Paul Stookey is highly motivated to strive for a state of wholeness or optimal functioning and he is quite a perfectionist!
Stookey can easily become overly identified or involved with the task he performs, with his work, or with his own health and "growth process".
Paul Stookey tends to see things from his perspective only and to be rather subjective. He also enjoys talking and expressing his views but does not always listen as well. Paul Stookey has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Stookey can be an inspiring leader of a team or group effort. His dynamism and energy evokes the same in others, and he sees healthy competition between people as a plus. Generally, Paul Stookey enjoys fine health as well.
The unusual and unorthodox appeal to Stookey, and he does not allow tradition, convention or other people's expectations to dictate how he is going to live his life. Paul Stookey craves freedom, adventure, excitement and discovery, and is not afraid of change. Paul Stookey possesses inventive and creative genius.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Cancer and Sun in Capricorn
Sun in Capricorn
Sun in 6th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Sextile Mars
Sun Trine Uranus