My moon is in Leo. This resonates with my inner ham–with the little girl who knew everybody else’s lines in the school play so she stepped over all of their cues! In high school, I poured my emotional turmoil into art in a lusty way. I wrote poems that shocked people. I even got a […]Read more "Reclaiming My Leo Moon and Thinking About the Sun"
I have been running a Tarot discussion group called Tarot and Tea. I inherited the name but I have run with it, making herbal tea potions specifically for the group. When I came up with this recipe, I focused on the connection between the heart and the inner eye. That connection is important if you […]Read more "Psychic Tea for Intuitive Work"
This is the story of cracks that itch and swell around the edges, they are a nighttime pestilence An insomnia riddled with undoing and redoing Beneath them glows something though, something that is always making stronger the healed cracks I have been whipped apart by the storm, a tough ride and I never do not […]Read more "She Who Is Never Not Broken"
I feel like I’m having a slow heart attack. I started having nightmares or maybe just dreams a week before the election. In some, Trump had been elected. Anxiety dreams, I thought. But there were other problems. My stomach churned and twisted. I had what felt like heart palpitations. I kept crying. My conscious brain […]Read more "The Darkness"
I thought this duo had a nice symmetry to it. The Empress is the card of Mother Nature, she is a super-sized nester, cuddling into the security of mountains and forests. She is the universal force of thriving and growth, sometimes a signal that a querant might expect to expect. She has a lot of […]Read more "The Empress and the Queen of Cups"
Superhero/Sidekick is a card blending exercise that helps develop the skill of relating two cards in a hierarchical way. It has helped me gain confidence in my intuitive leaps and make meaning from cards with no positions. This exercise is detailed in Advanced Tarot Secrets by Dusty White. I used the Wild Unknown Tarot for this […]Read more "Superhero/Sidekick"
Today was the Equinox, celebrated around the world by many cultures, ancient and modern, as a thanks for the harvest. It marks a period of fatness before the hibernation of the winter. People offer prayer in exchange for abundance, the joy of comraderie with friends, delicious meals that involve mead and squash–all things which are […]Read more "Celebrating Abundance When All Is Strife"