Frequent contributor Nancy Frederick breaks down Jupiter’s yearlong transit of Cancer, beginning June 25, in order to prepare you for the good that can come from it. Astrologer Truman Trust provides an in-depth analysis of the role the planets played in spawning last autumn’s superstorm and helps us understand what made Hurricane Sandy one of the most memorable storms of this generation. With Black Moon Lilith being a prominent factor in the charts of serial killers and rebels, it sure seems as though she is all bad; however, Michael O’Reilly proves this theory wrong by demonstrating that Lilith shows up quite often in the charts of comedians!
Mary Devlin delves into the world of fairy tales you likely read as a child and shows how each sign correlates with a different tale that in turn can be viewed as its sign’s template and archetype. Used in nursery rhymes and common phrases, and even employed to refer to our most beloved celebrities, the word “star” has earned a special place in popular culture. In a fascinating article, Joyce Benedict touches on still deeper ways that the stars and the cosmos itself weave themselves into the fabric of our lives. In an historical and factual expose, Solstice explores how Elizabeth “Lizzie” Siddal became a muse, model, student, and eventual wife of Dante Gabriel Rossetti, a member of the Rapahelite Brotherhood, a group of aspiring artists whose aim was to rejuvenate the creative world of the 1880s. With Lizzie having several astrological placements in Leo, this made for a very dramatic lifetime—and makes quite a captivating read!