In spite of his rather meek comportment (as described on the previous page), he is very stubborn and tenacious, and there is a great deal of quiet willfulness and strength behind his modest demeanor.
He is a steadfast and patient soul, capable of tremendous devotion, dedication, endurance and constancy. The ability to follow through and stick with things is one of his greatest assets. Once Nelson's course is set, he pursues it tenaciously until it is completed, stubbornly resisting any attempts to sway him from his purpose.
Ricky Nelson has a very practical nature; he wants to see concrete, tangible results for his efforts, and he is not one to concoct wild dreams that are unlikely to come into fruition. Most of his "wild dreams" have to do with material achievements, well-being and security, for he has a great love of the physical world and he wants to experience and enjoy it to the full. Though Ricky Nelson will work long and persistently, he also has a strong sensual and comfort-loving side, and he wants to enjoy what he has worked for. In fact, Nelson can be enormously lazy at times and has a tendency to overindulge in good food and other earthly pleasures. Ricky Nelson also loves the beauty of the natural world and he probably prefers a serene country setting to an urban life style.
Basically, his needs are simple and he is easy to please. Ricky Nelson has a strong desire for security, stability and peace, and will rarely make changes unless he is forced to do so. He is not very demanding emotionally, though he does crave a great deal of physical closeness and affection. Because of his faithfulness, emotional steadfastness and gentle strength, others often depend upon Nelson for support. Though he hates upheaval and sudden changes, Ricky Nelson usually maintains his poise and equanimity. Ricky Nelson also has an innate sense of harmony with nature, allowing things to grow and unfold in their own time and the patience to nurture something into being - be it a garden, a child, or a creative project. He makes an excellent parent, especially if he follows his instincts more often than "the experts".
Ricky has three major faults: one is his bullheaded obstinacy. The second is his unwillingness to deviate from his safe, predictable routine. And the third is Nelson's tendency to always insist upon realism and undervalue the imaginative, speculative, and fanciful - in other words, Ricky Nelson lacks the ability to play with ideas and possibilities, and to open his mind to new horizons.
World travel, foreign cultures, and studies which expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world are very attractive to Nelson.
Ricky Nelson has a philosophical turn of mind and is concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting the overview of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy his mind much of the time.
Innovative, original, unorthodox and unconventional, he identifies with the role of a rebel, reformer or iconoclast. Ricky Nelson insists upon a great deal of personal freedom and does not easily adapt to others' needs and wishes. Ricky needs a lifestyle that allows him to be spontaneous. He often feels that he is somehow different from other people and outside of society's mainstream.
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 Ricky's whole perspective and approach to life. He is idealistic and perhaps impractical.
His mind is very active and his judgment usually is sound. Although Ricky Nelson's thinking is influenced by his feelings, he is inclined to think in realistic and practical terms. He is in control of his feelings and is able to express them rationally.
He keeps his feelings well under control, but is inclined to feel inferior and insecure. Nelson displays a cool and reserved manner and tries to hide his inner discontentment. Ricky Nelson also has a tendency to cling to the past.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Virgo and Sun in Taurus
Sun in Taurus
Sun in 9th house
Sun Conjunct Uranus
Sun Trine Neptune
Sun Conjunct Moon/Mercury
Sun Conjunct Moon/Saturn