mental interests and abilities
He is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for his mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Tom Glavine, and he is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating his thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for Glavine at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Tom Glavine as a child, and he probably daydreamed a good deal as well. He is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to him. Tom often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Glavine can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Tom Glavine is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Tom Glavine as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Tom Glavine has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Glavine does well and is likely to be involved with. Tom is an accomplished team player and is likely to be part of a successful group or large organization.
Tom Glavine has an abundance of ideas, interests, and plans for the future, and may find it difficult to focus on any single area. He is not a specialist for he seeks a broad overview; he wants a glance of the whole picture rather than a close scrutiny of its components. Philosophy, religion or other areas of theoretical speculation interest him.
He also possesses foresight, numerous enterprising ideas and a gambling instinct - all of which contribute to his success in the business world. However, Glavine's optimism and grand vision can also get him into trouble. Tom Glavine sometimes promises more than he can deliver, glosses over important details that come back to haunt him later, and overestimates the potential of an idea or product.
Traveling is a great love of Glavine's, especially if there is a mind-expanding or educational aspect involved, and Tom Glavine may travel extensively in his work. Consulting or education would be ideal fields for him.
Although broadminded and interested in the philosophical or long-range implications of any plan (as mentioned earlier), Glavine's mind is clear and practical as well. His wide-ranging ideas and interests are grounded by a sense of realism and order. At times Tom Glavine may seesaw between his optimism and sense of broader possibilities, and his skepticism and need for facts and tangible proof.
His mind is serious and deep, and Tom Glavine will rarely offer an opinion on any matter until he has thoroughly considered and studied it. Tom has excellent powers of concentration and enjoys studying or thinking deeply in solitude. Tom Glavine has an aptitude for research or doing mental work that requires precise, organized thinking, attention to detail and a methodical approach. He is conservative and somewhat of a skeptic, and may be narrow-minded and closed to new ideas, especially if there is no concrete proof or scientific verification of them. Socially, Tom Glavine is rather reserved, uncommunicative, and uncomfortable with light, frivolous conversation.
His success in life comes through his own efforts, through his ability to concentrate and organize. Tom Glavine has a strong sense of self-discipline and carefully considers every move before acting. He may have a difficult childhood because of problems with his father.
His aspirations seem to be geared toward intellectual and spiritual lines and Glavine tends to base his friendships and other relationships on mutual inner understanding. Tom Glavine shares his thoughts and plans mostly with people who have the same interests that he has.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 11th house
Mercury Square Jupiter
Mercury aspects Jupiter and Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Saturn
Mercury Conjunct Sun/Saturn
Mercury Conjunct N. Node/MC