Although Jackson may seem quite poised, even-tempered, balanced and harmonious (as mentioned in the previous chapter), he is actually rather moody and emotional. Inside, he is much more subjective and biased in his attitudes than his fair-minded, reasonable demeanor may imply.
Randy has powerful emotional attachments to the past, his family, his childhood, places he associates with safety and security, and his beginnings. It is very important to Jackson to maintain a connection with his roots and heritage and keep family bonds strong. Loyal, devoted, and sentimental, Jackson tends to cling to whatever is dear to him - be it a person, a familiar place, or a cherished possession.
He is sympathetic, nurturing, supportive and very sensitive to the emotional needs of other people. Randy likes to be needed and to care for others, and he often worries about the people he loves. Randy Jackson has a very strong need for a sense of belonging and acceptance, and much of his life centers on his home. He is more concerned about people and their feelings than with power, achievement, or position in society. Kindness, consideration and tenderness are more meaningful to Randy Jackson than any sort of honor the world can bestow.
He is primarily emotional and his views are often dominated by his feelings and his own personal, subjective experiences, rather than reason, logic or abstract principles. It is difficult for him to judge situations fairly and objectively because his personal sympathies and loyalties usually factor in. Randy Jackson takes things very personally and sometimes builds a wall around himself to shield himself from pain and rejection. Randy Jackson feels rather shy and vulnerable at heart. He also tends to be moody and experiences frequent mood swings. Randy Jackson needs to have a place and time in his life to withdraw, introspect, dream and replenish himself; otherwise Randy Jackson becomes cranky and unhappy with those around him.
Randy Jackson functions in an instinctive, irrational manner and likes to immerse himself in creative activities where he can express his feelings, imagination and instincts. Jackson often loves to cook, since it can be both creative and a way to nurture and nourish others. Randy Jackson also has a great affinity for music, because it evokes and communicates feelings that may be difficult or impossible to put into words.
His compassion, sensitivity, and imagination are Jackson's strong points. His faults include an inability to let go of the past and move forward, clannishness and prejudice, and a tendency for self-pity when facing hardship.
His career, reputation, and public image are very important to Jackson. Randy Jackson has a strong desire to be influential or make his mark on the world. The merely personal sphere does not satisfy him; his ambitions include making a major contribution and receiving broad recognition for his unique effort and gifts. Randy Jackson may undervalue the personal or inner side of life.
Randy Jackson is loving and well loved by others, and has a strong need for relationships that offer kindness, friendship and affection. His artistic and creative powers are also well developed and Randy does everything in a harmonious, gracious, pleasing manner. Aesthetics are very important to Jackson, as are his personal appearance and attractiveness.
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 Randy's whole perspective and approach to life. He is idealistic and perhaps impractical.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Libra and Sun in Cancer
Sun in Cancer
Sun in 10th house
Sun Conjunct Venus
Sun Trine Neptune