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A Wisdom Reading for Fate, Destiny, and Fortune with the Raziel Tarot

It is no surprise that a collaboration between Rachel Pollack and Robert Place creates a powerful deck for divination and they are working together again to create the Raziel Tarot. This spring,  I had the good fortune of exploring the deck and doing a wisdom reading with Rachel using the Raziel. It follows as an [...]

Wisdom of the Hanged One at Readers Studio

Although I didn’t hear the Hanged One invoked consciously, this wisdom figure hid in plain sight, worked a special magic, and invited our souls to go deep at this year’s Readers Studio, the annual gathering of the Tarot tribe organized by The Tarot School. I’ve written before about how the Tarot’s Hanged One exults what [...]

My Essential Offerings on Grief

The essential insight I have to offer is this:  Grief changes. You change and the grief changes, and it all flows, yes, like a river with its white water and frozen edges, its quiet stretches and unfamiliar banks (though some surprise you with their beauty). Then the river reaches the ocean, and what you thought [...]

Descent Week Three: Dark Power

This is the third week of Waiting with the Dark until the Solstice comes as part of the Descent and Return of the Light Series. You can join in this waiting at any time. Themes already explored are reviewed below. Dark comes to us faithfully each night when the day retires.  It is a daily [...]

Week of February 10 Practices: Death – Two of Fire – Child of Air

Each week I pull cards to inspire contemplative practice.  In 2011, I started using the Gaian Tarot as a prompt for practice as its minor cards showed such clear images of people engaged in practices that grounded and connected them to earth, to spirit, to the Whole.  The method evolved to use the majors as [...]