Pope Pius XI
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Pope Pius XI's basic stance toward life, the way others see him, the way Pope Pius XI comes across, the face he shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Pope Pius XI - his real motivation, which describes the kind of person he is at heart and where his true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Pope Pius XI" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Pope Pius XI a little better. This page describes the disguise Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti wears, his role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Pope Pius XI is always questioning and learning, and he seems young and alive no matter what his chronological age, for his mind is always alert, curious, flexible, and open to new experiences. Pope Pius XI has a childlike enthusiasm for anything new and he learns easily, but he also gets bored rather quickly. Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti can be somewhat of a scatterbrain, for he tends to have so many ideas and irons in the fire that it is hard to keep track of them all. He needs and craves variety, change, mental stimulation, and an active social life.
Articulate, clever, often funny and witty, he is always a refreshing and interesting conversationalist. Pope Pius XI enjoys meeting and interacting with a variety of different people. He is friendly, flirtatious, and charming in a playful way, and no matter how badly he may be feeling, Pope Pius XI never comes across as melancholic or somber. He may seem frivolous to other, more serious souls. Pope Pius XI has a sense of humor and a sense of perspective that prevent him from taking himself or life too seriously. In fact, Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti may seem flippant or unconcerned about matters that others consider very important.
In general, Pope Pius XI responds to life mentally and objectively rather than emotionally, and he may not empathize with people very much. Pope Pius XI does not like to be weighed down with too much responsibility or with others' emotional burdens. Furthermore, if he cannot fully grasp something with his reason and logic, Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti will often choose to ignore it, including his own and other people's irrational feelings, desires, and needs.
Consistency and reliability are not great virtues of Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti's and his life is apt to be full of changes and movement due to his restlessness. Pope Pius XI becomes nervous and fidgety if things are not moving quickly enough. He is interested in what is current and up-to-date, the newest trends in thought or style.
His gifts are a quick mind, verbal facility, a flair for language, social sophistication and polish, the ability to communicate, converse, and build bridges between people and between ideas. Pope Pius XI tends to become an incessant chatterbox or gossip if he does not have work or other activities that utilize his mental, verbal, and social skills.
Pope Pius XI comes across to others as intelligent, alert, articulate, knowledgeable, and communicative. He is quite curious and interested in the people and events around him, and cannot resist commenting about them.
Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti also needs to be busy and active, and he moves quickly. Pope Pius XI also appears to be restless. Keeping his mind or hands occupied helps with that.
Pope Pius XI tends to think of work as a hard and necessary chore and he may feel that he has little freedom of movement because of pressure caused by his surroundings. Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti is likely to feel hemmed in and consider dealing with others quite burdensome.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury Sextile Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Mars/Saturn