Although Sabine Appelmans appears to be very fluid and impressionable (as mentioned in the previous chapter), she is basically very well grounded and realistic. While open to others' points of view, she is not as flexible or receptive as initially presumed. Inside, she is much firmer and more obstinate.
She 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 her greatest assets. Once Appelmans' course is set, she pursues it tenaciously until it is completed, stubbornly resisting any attempts to sway her from her purpose.
Sabine Appelmans has a very practical nature; she wants to see concrete, tangible results for her efforts, and she is not one to concoct wild dreams that are unlikely to come into fruition. Most of her "wild dreams" have to do with material achievements, well-being and security, for she has a great love of the physical world and she wants to experience and enjoy it to the full. Though Sabine Appelmans will work long and persistently, she also has a strong sensual and comfort-loving side, and she wants to enjoy what she has worked for. In fact, Appelmans can be enormously lazy at times and has a tendency to overindulge in good food and other earthly pleasures. Sabine Appelmans also loves the beauty of the natural world and she probably prefers a serene country setting to an urban life style.
Basically, her needs are simple and she is easy to please. Sabine Appelmans has a strong desire for security, stability and peace, and will rarely make changes unless she is forced to do so. She is not very demanding emotionally, though she does crave a great deal of physical closeness and affection. Because of her faithfulness, emotional steadfastness and gentle strength, others often depend upon Appelmans for support. Though she hates upheaval and sudden changes, Sabine Appelmans usually maintains her poise and equanimity. Sabine Appelmans 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. She makes an excellent parent, especially if she follows her instincts more often than "the experts".
Sabine has three major faults: one is her bullheaded obstinacy. The second is her unwillingness to deviate from her safe, predictable routine. And the third is Appelmans' tendency to always insist upon realism and undervalue the imaginative, speculative, and fanciful - in other words, Sabine Appelmans lacks the ability to play with ideas and possibilities, and to open her mind to new horizons.
Sabine Appelmans has a clear sense of her own self and she therefore conveys a strong impression to others of who she is and what she wants. Assertive and self-motivated, Appelmans can be a leader - one whom others look to for direction - but she competes and often clashes with other strong individuals. Sabine Appelmans feels a need to be in control of her own life and she can be too self-involved, too immersed in her own interests, and oblivious to others at times.
Sabine Appelmans tends to be very impressionable and psychically open, and as a youngster, she may have been dominated in relationships with more forceful personalities. Afraid of confrontation, Appelmans may have become passive, identified herself as a helpless victim, or tried to achieve her desires in underhanded ways.
Sabine's hypersensitivity to her environment is likely to be a challenge for her in other ways as well. Pollutants, ugliness or dissonance in any form may affect Sabine Appelmans more than most people.
She is prone to fanaticism and cannot go halfway in anything she does. Her extremism may seem (and actually be) obsessive and somewhat blind. That is, Sabine Appelmans does not always consciously understand why she feels as driven or intense about a given course of action as she does. There is a strong element of fate or inevitability in Appelmans' life. A significant death or loss in her close relationships is likely to profoundly influence Sabine Appelmans and shape important life decisions and she may consciously seek out intense, life-or-death experiences as well.
Sabine Appelmans has a sensitive physique, is impressionable and prone to external influences. Sabine should guard against the tendency to escape through drugs, alcohol etc. Her imagination is very vivid and Appelmans is likely to dream of big things.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Pisces and Sun in Taurus
Sun in Taurus
Sun in 1st house
Sun Quincunx Neptune
Sun Quincunx Pluto
Sun Opposition Neptune/Pluto