The combination of self-reliance and independence - as described in the previous chapter - and her powerful will and creative energy - as described below - makes Rose Kennedy a force to be reckoned with! She cannot take a back seat to anyone, and she has tremendous leadership potential.
Proud and intensely individual, Rose Kennedy really wants to stand out, to be the very best she can be, and to be recognized and appreciated for her unique contributions. Doing something well and being respected for it is extremely important to her, and she cannot tolerate being relegated to the background, taking orders from others, or being "just one of the team". Rose Kennedy must put her personal stamp on whatever she does, and direct her own course in life. Rose Kennedy needs to have a place where she can shine, express herself creatively, and be the one in charge.
Rose has big dreams and the determination, spirit, vitality and enthusiasm to realize them. Rose Kennedy also has a noble, romantic heart, and a love of the dramatic, colorful, and extravagant.
For Rose Kennedy, it is true that "the entire world's a stage" and she secretly (or perhaps not so secretly) desires to be the star or hero of the play. Rose wants to be great and to receive the love and applause of an adoring audience, even if the "audience" is just one other special person. She needs someone to believe in her and her dreams. Though Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy appears radiantly self-confident and independent, she is actually very dependent on the affirmation, love and recognition of others. She cannot bear going unnoticed or unappreciated.
Rose Kennedy also loves wholeheartedly and generously and really knows how to make the person she loves feel special. Rose Kennedy loves the magic of "being in love" and knows how to keep the romance alive in her relationships. She is also immensely loyal and will defend her loved ones and stand by them to the end - as long as they never offend her pride or betray her trust. However, Rose Kennedy likes to be the strong one in her relationships and she really does not share the leading role very easily. Ideally, Rose needs to find a person who is as strong-willed as she is, but who will not try to dominate or compete with her.
Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy's strengths are her zest and love for life, her creative power and her warm and generous heart. Her primary fault is her tendency to be very egocentric, and so concerned with the impression she is making and with her own creative self-expression that she forgets there is another, larger world that does not revolve around her.
Rose Kennedy has a very dramatic, creative, expressive nature and she loves to perform. Rose enjoys being the center of attention and she seeks to shine, to excel, and to be outstanding in some unique way. She is very involved in her own creativity and self-expression, and takes great pleasure in developing and using her special talents, whether these are artistic, athletic, or intellectual. Rose Kennedy has a strong sense of pride.
Rose Kennedy 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. Rose Kennedy has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and she needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
She is a positive, vital, energetic and active go-getter. She enjoys competition, and her initiative and self-confidence make Rose Kennedy a winner.
She is polite and gallant and makes a special effort to meet others half-way. Rose Kennedy has the ability to give and receive love. Nurturing friendships, personal love relationships and social life is important to her.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Aries and Sun in Leo
Sun in Leo
Sun in 5th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Trine Mars
Sun Conjunct Venus/N. Node