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Solstice Seed of the New

We’ve been Waiting with the Dark as part of the Descent and Return of the Light seasonal ritual, and as we shift into the return of the light, we invite a Solstice seed of the new to show its first shape to us. The Shining Tribe Tarot‘s version of the Ace of Wands. You can do [...]

Waiting with the Dark: Dark Power

There is no end to death. There is no end to birth. And what has been lost, lives still in the dark, waiting for its moment waiting for its form into which to be re-born. These are the 2015 Guardians from the Dark Goddess Tarot who inspired my poem above   This third week of [...]

Waiting with the Dark Week 4: Release and Renew

This is the fourth week of a the season-long ritual, Descent and Return of the Light, that takes the Winter Solstice as its hinge. You can join in at any time by just working with the theme of the week. A wreath / altar / reliquary / focal point with 4 candles is suggested as a [...]

Descent Week Four: Release and Renewal

Why fear ye the Dark Queen, oh men? She is your renewer. -Dion Fortune  This year brings an alignment of the new moon and the Winter Solstice on Sunday, the 21st in the Northern Hemisphere; day and night echo the dark, whisper its song back and forth to each other. And in that mysterious song, [...]

Soul Practices for Week of 12/15/14: Ace of Fire – Two of Fire – Child of Fire

Each week I pull Tarot cards to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of the blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  (If you want to read more about the process, check out Sacred Practices of the Gaian Tarot: The 3 P’s).You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, [...]