minor arcana

…Know that thy seeking and yearning will avail you not, unless you know the Mystery: for if that which you seek, you find not within yourself, you will never find it without. ~ from The Charge of the Goddess, traditional by Doreen Valiente Bliss! Having just visited us at the threshold of the Celtic New […]

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Not what we have, but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance. ~John Petit-Senn, French poet (1792–1870) This week of the Lunar New Year and New Moon, the climax of Mardis Gras, plus the Sun’s ingress into the last sign of the astrological year — Pisces — we are blessed with an unusual second Ace in a […]

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Reach out your hand if your cup be empty If your cup is full, may it be again; Let it be known there is a fountain That was not made by the hands of man. ~ Ripple, by Robert Hunter and Jerry Garcia Here is a beautiful visitor we rarely see. This week, let us […]

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The one characteristic more essential than any other is foresight. ~ Teddy Roosevelt This week, many of us are preparing to make our solemn vows and dedications for the ancient holiday of Imbolc. But we are also in the midst of a Mercury retrograde, creating delays and possible interference. So it is quite instructive to […]

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Earth’s crammed with Heaven. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning After last week’s challenges, it is with some relief that in this week of the New Moon we welcome the Nine of Pentacles. The nines of the Tarot show the suit’s completion (with the tens being an overflowing into the next phase). All of the nines speak […]

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