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Tarot Card of the Full Moon Eclipse Week, Aug. 7-13, 2017: Queen of Wands

Queen of Wands

Full Moon eclipse! Mercury retrograde! Astronomical Lughnasadh! So much drama, so much power zinging around. So, who better to be our guide this week? Continue Reading

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The Light of Life Emergent: May the Blessings of Imbolc Be Upon Us All

© Sulamith Wulfing

Celebrate! The darkness now recedes, for this is the way of the Earth. Learn how aligning with this holiday’s magic can bring you healing and hope. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week of Imbolc, Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2017: Five of Cups

In this week of the celebration of Imbolc, I wish I had happier news. Yet there is an important message for all who are navigating times of sorrow. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Lunar New Year Week, Jan. 23-29, 2017: Seven of Pentacles

In this week’s Tarot card, we are given practical advice for the days ahead. Using this very magical New Moon, it’s a time to plan for new growth. Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Holy Water, Sacred Flame, Brighid We Invoke Your Name

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Happy Imbolc to You! May Dear Brighid Bless You Today and Always

Brighid of the mantle, encompass us; Lady of the lambs, protect us; Keeper of the hearth, kindle us; Beneath your mantle, gather us; And restore us to memory. ~ Caitlín Matthews, A Blessing for Hearth Keepers The ancient celebration of Brighid, Imbolc, or Candlemas, as some may call it, falls around Feb. 1 and 2,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Card of the Week, Card of the Month, Card of the Year: The Hermit

An age is called “dark,” not because the light fails to shine but because people refuse to see it.  ~James Michener The previously seldom seen Hermit seems to have become, not only our Card of the Year, but of the past three months. He has made an appearance in November, December, and now January asContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: We Will Never Lose Our Way to the Well

Vows to Brighid

Blessed Woman, come to me Woman of the Fires, Woman of Poetry Blessed Woman, come to me Woman of healing, Woman of skillful means. ~ Song to Brighid, from the Alexander Carmichael Carmina Gadelica as arranged by Lisa Thiel Today we celebrate the beautiful gifts of the saint and Divine One, Brighid. For many, manyContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Promises

On the Edge of Magic and Transformation

There, at the foot of the tree, belonging to no man, A silver apple falls. There, amongst the branches, the mother sits. Weaver of dreams against the weft of the wood, Insight falls like gentle rain on a moon-bathed garden. ~ Song to Hecate, by Alison Jones Now let us make ready for the greatContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wishing You a Most Blessed Imbolc!

Brighid of the mantle, encompass us; Lady of the lambs, protect us; Keeper of the hearth, kindle us; Beneath your mantle, gather us; And restore us to memory. ~ Caitlín Matthews, A Blessing for Hearth Keepers Today we celebrate the great Sabbat called Imbolc, Oimelc, or Brigid, or the more Christianized name of Candlemas. ByContinue reading Continue Reading

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My Poetry Gift for Brigid, In the Year I Turn 60

Once again, as I have for many years, I am joining in the Poetry for Brigid Festival. This is an annual world-wide event in honor of the Patron Saint of Ireland and Goddess of healing, smithcraft, and poetry (to name a few of Her purviews). It is held throughout Imbolc, since Her traditional feast dayContinue reading Continue Reading

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The Days of Imbolc

There, at the foot of the tree, belonging to no man, A silver apple falls. There, amongst the branches, the mother sits. Weaver of dreams against the weft of the wood, Insight falls like gentle rain on a moon-bathed garden.    ~ Song to Hecate, by Alison Jones Now is the time to get readyContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Jan. 28 – Feb. 3, 2013: Temperance

You must meet the outer world With your inner world, Or existence will crush you. ~ Mark Nepo, The Book of Awakenings Blessings! A miracle is in the works for this week that brings the celebration of Imbolc (sometimes referred to as Candlemas or Brigid). The appearance of Temperance in this holy time is a powerfulContinue reading Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The Welcoming Doorway of Spring

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The Edge of Transformation

A silver apple falls. There, amongst the branches, the mother sits. Weaver of dreams against the weft of the wood, Insight falls like gentle rain on a moon-bathed garden. – Song to Hecate, by Alison Jones Now we make ready for the great festival of Imbolc, sometimes called Candlemas or Brigid. In many places, theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week: Jan. 30 – Feb. 5, 2012 – The Fool

In order to risk, we have to be willing to look bad. We have to be willing to be a sucker. We have to be willing to look like fools. ~ Julia Cameron, The Artist’s Way After a hiatus of several years, during this magical week of Imbolc, The Fool returns. The Fool is all aboutContinue reading Continue Reading

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Goddess Sundays: Brigid

Brighid of the Mantles encompass us Lady of the Lambs protect us Keeper of the Hearth kindle us Beneath your mantle gather us And Restore us to memory. ~ from An Invocation to Brighid, by Rowan Fairgrove In addition to declaring this year a celebration of my fortieth anniversary as a Tarot reader, I amContinue reading Continue Reading

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Selections from the Brighid Poetry Slam

The Sixth Annual Brighid Poetry Festival this year was the best one yet!   Every year, everyone on the Web is invited to share a favorite poem in honor of the Goddess of poetry, healing and craft. There were hundreds and hundreds of sumptuous selections. This weekend, I am sharing two selections from the blissfulContinue reading Continue Reading

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