Merrick Hanna lives in the here-and-now, immediately obeying his impulses. He is guided by a fire burning within him. He rarely heed the warnings of reflection and reason; instead, he listens to his instincts, as if his unconscious were perpetually emerging. This is the source of his spontaneity and passion. Because he is continually being born, he champions all phenomena symbolic of birth: breaking ground, beginning, clearing. He has little interest for pursuing the new ideas he brought into being, because his inner flame is always urging him to move on quickly to the next innovation. He is not a good manager. He is straightforward. When he commits himself, he does so with mind, body, and soul. Restraint and moderation are concepts which are totally foreign to him, because he lives by the fullness of his instinct, the force of his desire.
Due to his energetic temperament, his determination immediately invents the action necessary to fulfill his desires. It goes without saying that his attitude engenders certain risks. Sometimes his impetuousness, or a lack of maturity or patience, or a keen appetite for experience leads him into a blind alley. But risk is a part of his life. Since his fervor is immune to calculation, second thoughts, and cunning, he has no fear. He is the type of hero whose courageous deeds are difficult to distinguish from acts of bravado or of sheer foolhardiness. His top priority is to take action, immediately. Delay is torture to him. He is in a hurry to live, to take his urges and impulses to their ultimate conclusion, even though his lack of forethought may actually make his goal take longer to accomplish. He rarely evaluate obstacles objectively: instead, he dashes into the fray, bristling with determination, oblivious to the size or scope of the difficulties. He rides home triumphantly, whether he has battered his head against a brick wall or met no resistance whatsoever. But he has a true hero’s courage and vitality. He is undaunted by challenges and real danger, to the surprise of outside observers.
Like everyone, he sometimes experience failure. But he rarely despair or become overly discouraged by it; it never overcomes his. He doesn’t see it as a tragedy; he just figures he missed that time, but next time, he won’t. In fact, he’ll muster even more strength and power for the next attack, since he is convinced he can succeed. He sometimes has problems finishing something he has started. Once the glamour of the initial urge and enthusiasm is dulled, he loses some of his potency and find himself faced with a sluggish material reality which does not always inspire him. It is important for him to tackle short-term tasks only. Of course, he will have recognized all of the above qualities as being the stuff of which great leaders are made. Sharing his enthusiasm and drive, and delegating the follow-up tasks to more patient assistants, he can accomplish amazing things. Stirred by all the stimuli of the outside world, this animal is indifferent to nothing.
As a result, his emotionalism can sometimes trouble or destabilize him. Moreover, he is eternally impassioned. And since passion is by definition uncontrollable, once it is kindled it is either consumed or consuming. The fire will either fuel him and drive him along or sputter in frustration. He should be aware of his penchant for excess. If he is subject to a negative passion, he can be irritable and heedless to everything except his impulses, which are not always reasonable. He must channel his energy in positive directions. His vigor is only an outer armor. Although he may seem to embody strength itself, full of self-assurance and courage, he has a vulnerable underbelly: his inner self.
As a result, the quality of his emotional relationships has an important impact on his overall well-being. He would do well to take the time to get a good education. It will counteract his tendency to oversimplify. People and things are more complex than he might imagine, and his intellectual efforts will help him understand them.
Due to the influence of Libra rising, Merrick Hanna treasures harmony and will actively strive to achieve it, both in their social life (in their relationships with others) and in their private life (in terms of art, grace, and beauty). As a result, their intimate ties (to a partner, for example) will be of primordial interest to them. They would feel unfulfilled if this aspect of their life were not successful. Fairly ambitious by nature, they’re something of a social climber. They are happiest when they have an outlet for their sense of grace and beauty. Social and sociable, ignoring all differences, they do their best to avoid arguments and disagreements which trouble the smooth flow of their relationships. A committed pacifist, they have an innate gift for diplomacy, tact, social graces, and truth: a genuine talent for reconciliation! Because they are sentimental, they like to make people happy and need to be loved and cared for in return.
Merrick Hanna is dynamic. They need to attract admiration and release their excess energy.
Merrick Hanna derives great rewards from every source of pleasure or creation (physical, artistic, or emotional). Merrick Hanna has a penchant for speculation.
At the time of Merrick Hanna’s birth, his rising sign was located in Libra (the Scales), while the sun was passing through the sign of Aries (the Ram). A summary of the various clues mentioned above provide his personality profile. The following key words capture the essence of his character and indicate certain contradictions which may be sources of tension:
Sociability – Individualism – Adaptability – Vitality and passion – Emotion – Pugnacity – Tolerance – Impatience – Peaceful disposition – Impetuosity – Sense of harmony – Enterprise – Worldliness – Innovation.
Diplomatic and energetic, enterprising and confident, Merrick Hanna is a high-energy type who also knows how to make other people feel comfortable. Confident about his opinions and choices, he enjoys debate, but he never loses his temper nor gets carried away in the course of such a discussion. He is always extremely tactful and careful not to hurt other people’s feelings.
His chief task will be to reconcile the primitive, passionate part of his temperament with his social needs. Once he reaches this equilibrium, he has great career potential in a field involving working with people.
Born in the three and one-half days before the full moon rose, Merrick Hanna is said to be a “gibbous moon” lunar type. This “soli-lunar” configuration gives him a rich, complex personality, although he is sometimes troubled by the feeling he is struggling to do something great. Indeed, a feeling that he is lacking something may preoccupy him until he finds a spiritual or humanitarian cause worthy of his devotion.
Devotion will be important to him as a foundation for his inner and outer development. If he fails to encounter a great and noble cause to which he is willing to pledge himself, he could always make do with a person whose aura and magnetism attract him. Whatever he decides, it is by working to serve a cause or another person that he will approach his own self-transformation.