Happy birthday (Apr. 2): Welcome to your year of illumination. Whatever you were missing, it clicks in. You learn how to breathe life into your dreams and create anew. Knowledge applies; confusion lifts; mysteries are solved.
ARIES (March 21-April 19): The size, economics or social significance of a job matters much less than your sincere aim to do it right. Your intent of excellence will make this day a success. Good instruction will be key; a search engine will be your ally.
TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Gentle persuasion is favored over forceful methods. The thing you want is like a small animal, easily scared off if you move quickly toward it. Be still. Better yet, set out some food and let it come to you.
GEMINI (May 21-June 21): You'll organize, prioritize and realize you can't get everything you want out of the situation. There is too much to manage here. Something has to give. What can be let go of? Every piece you release makes you lighter.
CANCER (June 22-July 22): You'd like this day to end with your goal in hand, and for this to happen you must choose which goal. Assume you will attain but one, and make sure it's the one that matters most to you and yours.
LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): Before you ask for help from the world, you'll wonder what you can do for yourself. To find out, help yourself to whatever extent you are able. A strong sense of momentum will set in to carry you through many a successful outcome.
VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You'll try to understand where others are coming from. Will they do the same for you today? If not, there's still a great deal of benefit to the compassionate listening you'll extend, and many ways to apply what you learn.
LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 23): It's not necessary to know what everyone else thinks before you decide. Consult with yourself. There's a voice inside you that wants to be heard. Don't let it get drowned out by listening to the schemes and wishes of others.
SCORPIO (Oct. 24-Nov. 21): People will defy definition today. You can't know them by knowing who they are in one role. You get a better understanding by seeing someone in their various roles, but even then, your knowledge will be incomplete.
SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Things move along at a nice clip to get you where you want to be. It's not a time to get deep, rather you should learn and do enough to get to the next stage. Expert assistance helps. Keep good records.
CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): You have something to express and would prefer to do it in front of an audience. Whether it's a small group of family members, colleagues around the water cooler or a room of classmates, you'll command attention.
AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Each responsibility that falls to you is a new chance to look and do good for your organization. So, when they come to you with a pile of work, you feel excited about the prospects.
PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): Because the responsibilities ahead are a good fit for you, you'll be promoted. You won't need to please, flatter or coddle anyone to do well. Instead, you'll give your true opinion and speak sincerely about what's next.
OF PALMS AND PLANETS: For many cultures of the ancient world and beyond, the tradition of gathering to collectively wave palm branches was an act of welcoming, honoring, victory and triumph. This Palm Sunday, the moon is in Virgo, a gentle sign of nurturing. May a welcoming spirit open hearts to the best in one another.
CELEBRITY PROFILES: Legendary Country Music Hall of Fame artist and 12-time Grammy Award winner Emmylou Harris is a powerful Aries music road warrior with the tour schedule to prove it. In recent works of musical storytelling, Harris tributes friends she’s met along the way. Harris was born when Mercury, Venus and Mars were all in musical Pisces, indicative of tremendous empathy, artistry and soul.