Inspiring Enchantment & Illumination with Tarot & Intuitive Guidance

Come All Ye People Come – Tonight Is the Second Candle

For some of us, our love of the world is so passionate that we cannot ask it to wait until we are enlightened. ~ Joanna Macy, World as Lover, World as Self Tonight we celebrate the second Sun Day of our Advent Solstice Sun-Wheel prayer circle. Advent simply means the coming of. So every Sun Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2015: The Devil

Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that are called evils, to surrender to them our freedom, in defiance of which we ought to face any suffering. ~ Seneca (Roman philosopher, mid-1st century C.E.) This is certainly not the card I would wish for this week. After a Continue Reading

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Not Wordless. Instead, Let’s Call It Word Wednesday.

(click for a more readable version). Here’s the thing. Words matter. So, we are NOT going to call these insane thugs by the name of our beloved Queen of Heaven anymore. And we are not going to use the word Islamic in association with them because what they are doing is, in fact, an abomination Continue Reading

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Every Day is Sacred: Friday the 13th

Gosh, we’ve had THREE of these this year. Third time is the charm, right? This is an encore from last March, in case you missed it. Have fun! It is bad luck to fall out of a thirteenth story window on Friday. ~ Anonymous Although I am busy with other projects, I’m pausing a moment Continue Reading

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Every Day Is Sacred: The Beloved Dead

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An Email to Nowhere. Please Help.

The latest update on my sorry saga with Facebook is here if you want to read it. If not, I don’t blame you. Believe me, I would much rather focus on more important, empowering topics. Thanks for your ongoing interest and support. It truly means the world to me.     Just this very afternoon, Continue Reading

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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, many Continue Reading

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Wordless Wednesday: The People Have Chosen – Tower Times Ahead

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Let Us Wage Peace in Remembrance

Let us make the legacy of Sept. 11, 2001 no longer about terror, or war, or victims. Let us make it a day for heroes, in whose name we wage peace.

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Tarot Card of the Week, June 2-8, 2014: Five of Pentacles

The mother of revolution and crime is poverty.   ~ Aristotle This week, we are faced with another challenging message from the Tarot. The Five of Pentacles is one of those cards that often comes up as a least favorite in my Tarot classes’ games of “Good Card, Bad Card.” Understandably so. The fives are Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, March 31-April 6, 2014: Five of Swords

It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities. Albus Dumbledore (via J.K Rowling) I have to admit, I am never glad to see this card and this week is no exception. Yet, the Five of Swords is always very instructive, so let us welcome its gifts and insights. Continue Reading

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Blessings of Solstice Eve – Welcome, Mother Night

Deepest Dark Blessings to you and yours! It is the Eve of the Winter Solstice. This is the great celebration of Mother Night. As far as we know, our ancestors did not have atomic clocks or satellites to help them dissect Time to the nanosecond. Instead, they had to figure by their keen observation, by Continue Reading

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Speechless Wednesday

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Wordless Wednesday: Tomorrow’s Annular Solar Eclipse

 

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Join the Save the World Symphony

What are our priorities?  What is the truth about “safe,” and what is the price of perpetuating the illusion of it? Most important, what is your unique gift, the instrument only you can play, that is needed for this symphony?  

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Saturday Inspiration: Resistance

For today, I am just offering an excerpt that discusses the first obstacle: Resistance.  More about the other two another time, perhaps. Let me know if you enjoyed this and are interested. ~ Beth Do the Work! Overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way By Steven Pressfield, author of The War of Art Continue Reading

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Not Completely Wordless Wednesday

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Tarot Card of the Week: April 2-8, 2012 – The Devil

Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that are called evils, to surrender to them our freedom, in defiance of which we ought to face any suffering. ~ Seneca (Roman philosopher, mid-1st century C.E.) Okay, yes, I admit I was dismayed to pull this card for this week. Continue Reading

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Goddess Sunday: Thou Art Goddess

While I am out of town, I am offering this beautiful essay from astrologer Rhea Wolf. Consider it a belated Happy International Woman’s Day gift, as well as my regular Goddess Sunday feature. I am sure this is not the only time this year that, instead of highlighting a conventional, historic Goddess, I’ll be holding Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week – March 5-11, 2012: The Devil

Habit is the denial of creativity and the negation of freedom; a self-imposed straitjacket of which the wearer is unaware. ~  Arthur Koestler This week of the Virgo Full Moon and the “Super Tuesday” elections in the United States, where over 400 delegates are up for grabs, we have a visit from another important teacher. Continue Reading

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