Inspiring Enchantment & Illumination with Tarot & Intuitive Guidance

Tarot Card of the Week, April 18-24, 2016: King of Cups

King of Cups fullsize

This week of the Scorpio Full Moon, with Pluto just turning retrograde, we have a guide who can advise us well on matters of strength and success. Continue Reading

3 Luminous Sparks

Tarot Card of the Week, April 4-10, 2016: Judgement

Judgement

And awakened dreaming To souls is revealing The enchanted weaving Of this, their inmost being. Rudolf Steiner, from The Soul’s Awakening

A  rare visitor arrives in this week of the Aries New Moon. Let us welcome one of the most pivotal cards of the Tarot, Judgement. I love this card, but I didn’t always, and Continue Reading

0 Luminous Sparks

Wishing You a Happy, Colorful, and Delight-Filled Holi!

Holi

Red for love, green for prosperity, blue for peace, orange for success, and pink for happiness!

While all of Christendom focuses on its highest holy days of Easter Week, in India and across southern Asia today, countless millions are celebrating one of the happiest holidays on Earth. Continue Reading

1 Luminous Spark

Wordless Wednesday: Blessings of the Libra Full Moon and Eclipse

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse

  Because the eclipse was only just beginning on the U.S. east coast as the moon set, this is a photo of a similar penumbral eclipse from 2012.

0 Luminous Sparks

Tarot Card of the Week, March 7-13, 2016: Queen of Pentacles

Pentacles Queen

For all of us, becoming indigenous to a place means living as if your children’s future mattered, to take care of the land as if our lives, both material and spiritual, depended on it. Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass

My goodness!  Here is a card we haven’t seen but once since 2008! And, as last Continue Reading

0 Luminous Sparks

Tarot Card of the Week, Feb. 22-28, 2016: Seven of Pentacles

Seven of Pentacles bigger

Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown. ~ Søren Kierkegaard Arriving during this week’s Full Moon in Virgo, we are visited by an old friend who, over the years, has frequently appeared on important lunar dates. Welcome this week, to the Seven of Pentacles. The Pentacles of the Tarot inform Continue Reading

0 Luminous Sparks

Tarot Card of the Week: The Persistent, Unwavering Light on the Mountaintop

Hermit larger

If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it’s not your path. Your own path you make with every step you take. That’s why it’s your path. ~ Joseph Campbell This morning, in the dawning of the Lunar New Year, the Year of the Fire Monkey, Continue Reading

6 Luminous Sparks

Blessings of the Leo Full Moon

Dark Moon and Owl

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 of Continue Reading

0 Luminous Sparks

Tarot Card of the Week, Jan. 18-24, 2016: The Sun

The Sun

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross After an absence of almost five years, in this week of the Leo Full Moon, let us welcome the Continue Reading

2 Luminous Sparks

Wordless Wednesday: Standing On the Moon

Wordless Wednesday Standing on the Moon

  (Astronomy Picture of the Day © NASA)

1 Luminous Spark

Tarot Card for the First Full Week of 2016: Four of Wands

To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world. ~ George Santayana In this first full week of 2016, we transition from the lofty potential of last week’s Ace to the structure and harmony promised by the Four of Continue Reading

3 Luminous Sparks

Tarot Card of Solstice and Christmas Week: Gift-Giver and Magical Visitor

Many-named, He wanders the nine worlds, Seeking knowledge in various guise. For His searching out wisdom is endless, As always on brave Sleipnir He rides, rides, rides! ~ One-Eyed Stranger, by Jackie Hannigan  © 2003 How interesting that The Hermit, usually a rare visitor for my Card of the Week, is back only one month Continue Reading

0 Luminous Sparks

Blessings of the New Moon in Sagittarius

Dark of the Moon New beginnings Dark of the Moon Plant a seed tonight Dark of the Moon What we envision Will come to be By the Full Moon’s light. Because I am busy cooking up some secret goodies you’ll be seeing soon, plus hitting a lick or two on my book, plus all the Continue Reading

0 Luminous Sparks

Tarot Card of the Week, Dec. 7-13, 2015: Two of Swords

I used to be indecisive; now I’m not sure. ~ Anonymous This week of the Sagittarius New Moon and a challenging Mars T-square aspect with Uranus and Pluto, we have a visit from the Two of Swords. The Twos are often about choices, balance, duality, polarity, and opposites. And the Swords in the Tarot are Continue Reading

0 Luminous Sparks

Tarot Card of the Week, Oct. 26-Nov. 1, 2015: The Hanged Man

The Circle is Cast.
 We are between the worlds
. And what happens between the worlds
 Affects all the worlds.
 ~ Traditional Circle casting In this powerful week of the Full Taurus Moon, and the celebration of Samhain, the most solemn holiday in the Wheel of the Year, The Hanged Man makes a very rare appearance. Continue Reading

3 Luminous Sparks

Blessings of this Rare and Magical Full Harvest SuperMoon and Eclipse

Because I’m still in love with you I want to see you dance again Because I’m still in love with you On this harvest moon.    ~ Neil Young There has certainly been a lot of hype about this Full Moon, since it is a Supermoon (which simply means the Full Moon is at perigee Continue Reading

0 Luminous Sparks

Blessings of the New Virgo Supermoon and Eclipse

True to form, on this Supermoon, we had a big earthquake off the coast of Mexico this morning. Richard Noelle, who coined the term, notes that on a Supermoon, tides and seismic activity are likely to be dramatically active. That’s because at the New or Full Moons, the Earth, the Moon, and the Sun are all Continue Reading

0 Luminous Sparks

Every Day is Sacred: In the Name of Hecate

As you may know, on the last day of each month, I give honor to the Goddess Hecate. So as August transitions to the month of September, I invite you to join me in remembering Her on this sacred day. Who Is She? The Encyclopedia Mythica suggests Hecate’s name is pronounced, “hek’-a-tee” and this is Continue Reading

1 Luminous Spark

Every Day is Sacred: The Birth of Hathor and the Raksha Bandhan Full Moon

August 29 The Birth of Hathor In the Egyptian traditions, today is the birthday feast of the Goddess Hathor. Hathor is a very ancient Goddess, pre-dating the times of the Pharaoh dynasties. Horus was associated with kingship, and Hathor was associated with the queen. Her name translates to “The House of Horus,” for it is Continue Reading

0 Luminous Sparks

Tarot Card of the Week, August 10-16, 2015: The Queen of Wands

The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt We have certainly been getting a run of Wands lately, and now to crown this brilliant week of the Leo New Moon, we welcome the Queen Continue Reading

0 Luminous Sparks
Previous Posts