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Tarot Card of Beltane Week, May 1-7, 2017: Two of Swords

Beth Owl's Daughter Two of Swords

In this Beltane week, if you are “between a rock and a hard place,” making a difficult choice you wish you didn’t have to, here’s some practical help. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card for Equinox – March 20-26, 2017: Two of Swords

Beth Owl's Daughter Two of Swords

This week, beware of analysis paralysis. Are you closing your eyes or your heart to something you don’t want to know? You can’t stay there forever. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Jan. 16-22, 2017: The Ace of Swords

This week’s card is the epitome of intelligence and consciousness. With it, we can and must cut through the crap to see what is real, and what is not. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the New Moon Week, Nov. 28-Dec.4, 2016: Seven of Swords

Another Swords card visits this week–one I’ve been expecting at some point in this chaotic election and aftermath. Halt. Who goes there? And why? Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, November 21-27, 2016: Page of Swords

As many families now gather after the bitterly divided U.S. election, the Tarot warns us to watch our words, avoid overreacting, and keep a cool head. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the U.S. Election Week, Nov. 7-13, 2016: Ten of Swords

Something big is ending, including, for better or worse, the excruciating U.S. election. The final curtain drops, the pain is over, a new day comes. Continue Reading

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Back Again for New Moon and Eclipse Week: Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2016: Ace of Swords

Although I was forced by circumstances to be late posting this, its message is, I feel, profoundly important and in stunning sync with the astrology this week. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, August 22-28, 2016: Eight of Swords

There is no reason at all not to change whatever our unhappy circumstances might be…except that we so strongly believe in the power of our prison. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Aug. 1-7, 2016: Two of Swords

Beth Owl's Daughter Two of Swords

If you find yourself “between a rock and a hard place,” or making a difficult choice you wish you didn’t have to, our Card of the Week offers insight. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, June 6-12, 2016: Four of Swords

In this time of extreme busy-ness, media onslaught, and the climax of Solstice in 2 weeks, the cards offer us a quiet and necessary break. Breathe and be still. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Feb. 29-March 6, 2016: Five of Swords

True courage is cool and calm. The bravest of men have the least of a brutal, bullying insolence, and in the very time of danger are found the most serene and free.” Lord Shaftesbury True confession time. I am never glad to see the Five of Swords, and this week is no exception. Yet, asContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Feb. 1-7, 2016: King of Swords

  Knowing a great deal is not the same as being smart; intelligence is not information alone but also judgment, the manner in which information is collected and used. ~ Dr. Carl Sagan Why hello there, stranger. Long time no see! Welcome to the King of Swords, who has not visited us since June, 2009.Continue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week: Gatekeeper for the Changing Year – Ace of Swords

The supreme end of education is expert discernment of all things —  the power to tell the good from the bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good and the genuine to the bad and the counterfeit. ~ Samuel Johnson It was with great curiosity that I pulled our card for thisContinue reading Continue Reading

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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 areContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Aug. 31-Sept. 5, 2015: Ace of Swords

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use. ~ Galileo Galilei What a perfect card for heading back to school! This week, it appears that we stand on the razor’s edge of new beginnings and waysContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, March 16-22, 2015: Eight of Swords

Very few things frustrate me more than watching powerful people pretending to be powerless. ~ Elizabeth Gilbert When I pulled this card today, I admit it felt like – hey, didn’t we just get this only a few weeks ago?  Well, I checked, and while I was certain that we had, it turns out that it’sContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Nov. 24-30, 2014: Page of Swords

To be witty is not enough. One must possess sufficient wit to avoid having too much of it.   ~ Andre Maurois This week, as millions of us travel and celebrate Thanksgiving (in the U.S.), we need to stay on our toes and pay attention to important messages. That fierce, smart, sometimes naive youth, theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Oct. 20-26, 2014: Ten of Swords

Life has left her footprints on my forehead. But I have become a child again this morning. The smile, seen through leaves and flowers, is back to smooth away the wrinkles, as the rains wipe away footprints on the beach. Again a cycle of birth and death begins. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh In this weekContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week – Sept. 1-7, 2014: Three of Swords

Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion. – Gautama Buddha Alas, this week we receive one of the simplest, most obviously unhappy cards in the Tarot. It is with admitted misgivings that we are visited by the Three of Swords. As one of the very few Tarot cards withContinue reading Continue Reading

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The Tarot Card of the Week: Ace of Swords and the New Virgo Moon

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. With the return of a card that more often than not chooses New Moons for its visits, this week we welcome the Ace of Swords.Continue reading Continue Reading

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