Paula Prentiss often senses a conflict between her discriminating, analytical, critical side (described in the previous chapter), and her tolerant, forgiving side (described below). Consequently, Prentiss tends to seesaw - at times criticizing and correcting others while at others, forgiving them for the most egregious errors and inadequacies. Paula Prentiss should strive to find a balance between clarity and justice on the one hand, and mercy and compassion on the other.
Prentiss' urge to serve, help and improve the life of others is strong, and she is quite willing to make personal sacrifices to do so.
At heart she is very gentle, impressionable and receptive - a dreamer. The world of her imagination, feelings, and intuition is as real to Paula Prentiss as anything in the outer world, though she may have trouble verbalizing or interpreting her inner experiences in a way others can understand. Mystical, artistic, musical, emotional and imaginative, she has a rich inner life, though Prentiss may seem rather unobtrusive and quiet outwardly. Paula Prentiss usually keeps to herself.
Paula shows great sensitivity and empathy toward others and often senses things psychically or intuitively which prove to be correct. She is tolerant, forgiving and nonjudgmental, accepting people unconditionally regardless of their flaws, mistakes, or outward appearance. Paula has deep compassion for the suffering of any fellow creature and she often feels the pain of others as if it were her own. Paula Prentiss sympathizes with the needy, the disadvantaged and the misfits of society. She is capable of giving selflessly, living a life of devoted and compassionate service to others, as a healer, physician, social worker or minister. However, Prentiss tends to give indiscriminately, to let others take advantage of her kindness, and to encourage the weak to remain so by becoming dependent upon her. Paula has little sense of boundaries, or of knowing when to say "no". Moderation and self-discipline are not her strong points.
She is a lover and a peacemaker rather than a fighter, and she tries to avoid open conflict. Prentiss will patiently ignore or "tune out" problems and hope they will go away by themselves, rather than confront them directly and Prentiss tends to lack the positive, fighting spirit that is sometimes necessary to overcome challenges. She is fluid, open, nonresistant and somewhat passive. Paula Prentiss does things in a subtle, often covert, manner.
Her gifts may also lie in the realm of the creative, artistic, or musical, for she possesses great sensitivity, inspiration and limitless imagination. Paula Prentiss has a strong affinity for beauty and love.
Her faults include a tendency to be lazy and negligent, and to wallow in self-pity rather than take strong, definite action to change her life for the better. She also tends to become so detached from her immediate environment that she lives in a disorderly, chaotic sort of hodgepodge, though this probably bothers those around Prentiss more than it bothers her.
Paula Prentiss invests a tremendous amount of her creative energy into her relationships with others, particularly her marriage or other close partnerships. Paula feels that she needs others in order to be all that she can be, and she is disinclined to solitary activities and endeavors.
Working with people on a one-to-one basis to promote mutual understanding, harmony, and satisfaction is an area in which Paula Prentiss can really excel. Counseling or negotiating are talents of hers.
Paula Prentiss tends to see things from her perspective only and to be rather subjective. She also enjoys talking and expressing her views but does not always listen as well. Paula Prentiss has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and she needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
She is an original! Paula Prentiss radiates a sort of electrical excitement about the things she is interested in, and conveys this to others, but she also gets bored rather quickly. Paula does not mind being a bit unusual or breaking a few rules either.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Pisces
Sun in Pisces
Sun in 7th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Sextile Uranus