The Cardinal Cross that will appear this April should prompt extraordinary happenings—especially for those in power and the U.S. in particular—and Celeste Teal gives us the scoop on how anyone with at least one planet in the vicinity of 13˚ of the Cardinal signs will be affected. Amy Shapiro helps us prepare for the big changes that the Uranus-Pluto square—still in effect until February 2017—has in store for us by turning to the so-called minor planet Chiron for tips on how to make the bumpy ride through that transit a bit smoother. According to astrologer Sister Ray, fate played quite a role in Robert E. Lee’s defeat at Gettysburg and in the ultimate failure of the Confederate Army. And, she shows, there is still so much more to discover about our country’s history and that it is not always good luck to be a “Man of Destiny.”
Nancy Frederick explores how the emotional Moon functions in each zodiacal sign and how its aspects and transits from other planets affect you in deep and complicated ways. Dikki-Jo Mullen profiles Malala Yousafzai, the teenaged-girl-turned-education-activist who continues to gain admirers and supporters throughout the world with her message of peace and equality. Phillip G. Stephens takes an engaging look at Gemini film legend Clint Eastwood, offering illuminating insights into where this old-school Hollywood rebel got his acting chops as well as audacious nature.