How many of us have sold off our instincts in order to feel safe and secure? But when we do, we kill off our resilience, our uniqueness, our creativity and our self love. We also kill off the opportunity that change can offer.
Tarot is for badasses. If you can’t deal with the dark or shadow aspects of life and yourself, then Tarot is not going to be your thing . Go get some angel cards. If you feel you have lost your magic, your power, your art – look for the Devil. He can be invisible, mysterious, […]
One of the most powerful illusions that grips our collective psyche is the illusion of control. The hanged man appears as a reminder that it is time to surrender to the greater forces of nature/God/the Universe. This is very difficult for the ego, and yet a necessary stage in the process of conscious evolution. In […]
We want excitement, movement, evolution, newness – we think. But we don’t want to really change anything major. How can we work within an existing structure to get what we want without upsetting the apple cart? Balance. This card reminds us that magic requires balance. This is a yes, but – or a yes, and…. […]
When forces outside of our control cause the destruction of our carefully constructed ego identity, we are at a choice point. This is the Tower. We build our lives. We create structures that protect us from suffering. The Tower symbolizes the violent nature of transformation. This process is absolutely necessary if we are to dismantle the artificial […]
Repulsive! Horrible! Ugly! Yuck! What is this card trying to say? A picture of maggots eating the last bits of flesh from a jaw bone. I love this card! The Tarot offers so many portals through which we may travel through, searching for meaning. The suit of swords is a favorite of mine, because it […]
6 of Wands is a perfect card for the tail end of this Scorpio Full Moon. It is time to celebrate our courage to transform ourselves!
We talk a lot these days about the importance of self love. But for many of us, that is a difficult concept to grasp. What the hell does that mean, anyways? Ace of Wands is symbolic of the powerful force of positive self regard. Wands are the suit of creativity, spirituality, inspiration. The Ace signifies a new, […]
Transformation is happening, it is a natural process. We don’t get to force it, but we can help it along. Here we have a delicate point in the process – the chrysalis is disintegrating – becoming translucent, and soon the cocoon will fall away and we will be forced to spread our wings. It feels […]
Sweet Daughter of Cups! You may not know you are a swan yet. Are you still looking for your tribe? Are you still wondering if you belong? I have always loved the Ugly Duckling because it is a divine archetype of the journey of the outcast. Even as a young child, I derived great hope […]