Inspiring Enchantment & Illumination with Tarot & Intuitive Guidance

Thirty Eight Years Later, This Wisdom Rings More True Than Ever

Courage counts. Not just the kind that has us marching and resisting, but daring to open our hearts to our own lives, in our exquisite ordinariness. Continue Reading

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Blessings of the Leo Full Moon

Tell me, what is it you plan to do With your one wild and precious life? ~ The Summer Day by Mary Oliver When the Moon is full, it is in the zodiac sign opposite where the Sun is, so since the Sun is in Aquarius, tonight’s Full Moon is in Leo. This Moon ofContinue reading Continue Reading

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Sunday Ruminations Inspired by Parker Palmer

Author, activist, and teacher extraordinaire, Parker Palmer, is one of my favorite inspirations, and his post today on Facebook seemed particularly poignant as we approach the Samhain holiday.  So many of us are hiding in “the broom closet,” afraid to be identified as Witches or Pagans because of the very real ignorance, prejudice, and evenContinue reading Continue Reading

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Thursday Quote (and Birthday) of the Day

Thank you for your leadership, your courage, your unwavering vision. We are so grateful for your birth day.

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Wordless Wednesday: Taking a Giant Step

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Tarot Card of the Week – February 27-March 4, 2012: Strength

When I dare to be powerful – to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.   ~ Audre Lorde (American Poet, Teacher and Activist. 1934-1992) For only the third time in my Card of the Week, Strength comes to visit us. TheContinue reading Continue Reading

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Saturday Thoughts for Artists from Rilke

“After all, works of art are always the result of one’s having been in danger, of having gone through an experience all the way to the end, to where no one can go any further. “The further one goes, the more private, the more personal, the more singular an experience becomes, and the thing oneContinue reading Continue Reading

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Saturday Inspiration: Try Something New

Many thanks to the fabulous Barbara Moore, for sharing this TED video the other day, via Facebook, so I can share it here! So. What might YOU try for 30 days?

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Join Our Revolution

No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. ~ Albert Einstein I know I have been a bit quiet these last couple of days and I hope you’ll forgive me being elsewhere occupied. But lately, this is something that has been much on my mind, especially as we moveContinue reading Continue Reading

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A Warrior Has No Safety Net

Found on the incomparable Joanna Macy’s website.  Blessings! A Warrior Has No Safety Net by  Kirstin George I walk on the precarious edge of the new and the old, wanting to shed the locks and lies of a mechanical world, eager to dive into the smooth cool water of abundant life. ********* I am young,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Hail and Farewell, Discovery

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Tarot Card of the Week: July 12-18, 2010

Whatever your sex or position, life is a battle in which you are to show your pluck, and woe be to the coward. Whether passed on a bed of sickness or a tented field, it is ever the same fair play and admits no foolish distinction.  Despair and postponement are cowardice and defeat. Men wereContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week: December 7 – 13

The man who refuses to judge, who neither agrees nor disagrees, who declares that there are no absolutes and believes that he escapes responsibility, is the man responsible for all the blood that is now spilled in the world. — Ayn Rand This week, we have the somewhat rare return of the Two of Swords.Continue reading Continue Reading

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Transforming Lead Into Gold

Be really whole And all things will come to you. — Lao-tzu Today, we finish up the exercises from Chapter Nine, “Recovering a Sense of Compassion.” I hope that this chapter truly has opened up some of your deepest blocks, so that compassion and love for your inner creator are unleashed to flood through yourContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blasting Away the Blocks

The point of power is always in the present moment. — Louise L. Hay First, I just have to say – Thank you! I so deeply appreciate the many kind responses to my call for help on Friday’s post. As you may realize, this blog is pretty much a labor of love. Rather than beingContinue reading Continue Reading

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The Artist Whisperer

Annie: I’ve heard you help people with horse problems. Tom Booker: Truth is, I help horses with people problems. From The Horse Whisperer Today we begin to find useful ways to deal with our creative U-turns, how to even turn them into the great opportunities in disguise they might be. The first step of course,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Creative U-Turns

Don’t be afraid to take a big step. You can’t cross a chasm in two small jumps. –David Lloyd George Last week we started exploring what Julia calls the “Creative U-Turn.” It often happens just as we are about to have a breakthrough (but of course, we don’t necessarily know this at the time). It’sContinue reading Continue Reading

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Achieving Mastery

When the world says, “Give up,” Hope whispers, “Try it one more time.” — Author Unknown I just love how there is a magic of synchronicity that happens on the Web. Often, when I am focusing on a particular topic, as if by coincidence (but we know better, don’t we?), some of my favorite bloggers,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Excuses

Grandmother Frier © Carol GerbingI cannot count the good people I know who to my mind would be even better if they bent their spirits to the study of their own hungers.— M.F.K. Fisher Concluding our ruminations today on how we use our age and other methods to stay blocked, it is time to reconsiderContinue reading Continue Reading

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Blessings of the Harvest Moon!

The Harvest Moon is the Full Moon closest to the Autumn Equinox. Like all Full Moons, it rises as the sun sets. But at the harvest time, this was especially helpful, allowing farmers to continue to work in the fields by the light of the Moon. The Full Moon is always in the sign oppositeContinue reading Continue Reading

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