Although it may seem that he is just patiently plodding along, R. Kelly is actually quite shrewd and has a clear purpose in mind. He is far more astute and ambitious than his rather gentle, forbearing manner (described in the previous chapter) would suggest.
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 Kelly. R. Kelly 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.
R. Kelly has a thoughtful, quiet and self-contained disposition and does not readily show his inner feelings and needs. R. Kelly 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. Robert 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. R. Kelly 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, R. Kelly 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 Kelly.
Kelly'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.
World travel, foreign cultures, and studies which expand his intellectual horizons and broaden his understanding of the world are very attractive to Kelly.
R. Kelly 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.
R. Kelly 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. R. Kelly has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and he needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
He is direct, energetic, sometimes aggressive and combative. R. Kelly often feels that he needs to fight to get what he wants, and he tends to have a "me-first" attitude that angers or irritates others. He is hasty, restless, impatient and sometimes reckless.
R. Kelly deeply believes in his own power and his ability to survive any change and emerge victorious from any difficulty. Robert has tremendous inner resources and strength. Intense, strong willed, and zealous, he pursues his desires and goals with complete dedication and singleness of purpose, and he may be somewhat compulsive and even fanatical at times. Robert likes to live intensely and has no respect for people who are weak or avoid confronting life and their own destiny.
R. Kelly tends to impose his will upon others in a rather ruthless way, but on the other hand he may also be imposed upon by others. Robert feels a constant need to fight for leadership and has a great desire to become a public figure.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Taurus and Sun in Capricorn
Sun in Capricorn
Sun in 9th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Square Mars
Sun Trine Pluto
Sun Opposition Pluto/N. Node