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August 2014 Archives

In one of my chat rooms this morning (I run a couple private astrology/tarot/metaphysical chat rooms) a gal pulled a few Tarot cards for herself, which is her habit every morning. There were a bunch of Swords (mental conflict, thought, […]

You know what? I don’t even know what I mean by that. The trouble with Tarot is trust. I was reading Yoav Ben-Dov’s Tarot book on the ferry and taking notes on post-its — for the on-line Tarot class that […]

I want to share with you a little Tarot spread that I shared in the Tarot class this morning (and yes, you can still join us. My email is at the end of this post if you want more information). […]

I got a Tarot reading the other day and the last card she pulled for me was the Chariot. When you see the Chariot, you know it’s a YES. As Rachel Pollack writes: the Chariot is the first of three […]

Each of the four Tarot “suits” is associated with an element. This is the most common division that I’ve seen: Fire = Wands Earth = Pentacles Water = Cups Air = Swords Each element is connected to various ideas and […]

This is another one of those positive happy cards that always feels vague to me.  I feel YES but what else? And sure I rather see the World than various other cards (Hello Death! Hello Tower!) On a mundane level, […]

I’m going to be changing my approach to the way I do Tarot and Astrology readings. And I know it will take time. It will be a process (Virgo keyword!) But this is what I’m thinking:  instead of giving answers […]

Mercury enters the sign of Virgo on Friday. What is Virgo? The helper, the fixer, the saver, do-gooder, healer, witch, the practical magician and the lover of detail. The meticulous housekeeper. She may not be a cleaning genie but ORDER […]

The first stage is shock. This is the same for all life transitions, including being born. Then you enter stage two, the Sun stage. You’re adjusting. You know where you are. Stage two, the Sun stage, is when you have […]

What happens is people get bored and they flit from one relationship to the next. Looking for that elusive… something. So that they will not get bored anymore. Boredom =  discomfort with how things are right now. What one of […]