Inspiring Enchantment & Illumination with Tarot & Intuitive Guidance

Sunday Inspiration: A Heavy Curriculum

I saw this just the other day, from one of my most beloved teachers of my lifetime, Ram Dass. It was precisely what I needed to hear at that moment.  In fact, in my morning pages, I’d finished that day’s entry with a question pity party, and several hours later that same day, this wasContinue reading Continue Reading

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Still Learning

Over and over, we have to go back to our beginning. We should not be ashamed of this. It is good. It’s like drinking water.— Natalie GoldbergSo. How was your weekend? Did you examine where you really are in terms of living your life like you actually have Divine help available at all times? DidContinue reading Continue Reading

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Banishing the Monsters

The fair-weather gardener, who will do nothing except when wind and weather and everything else are favorable, is never a master of his craft.— Canon Ellacombe In today’s installment, we are encouraged to select one of our monster stories, and write it down in detail. You may have already started this, the way Thalia’s utterlyContinue reading Continue Reading

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Cleansing Magick – Jefferson Memorial

Animating the Spirit of Democracy with a Ritual of Unity and BlessingPreparing for the Inauguration of Barack ObamaHeld by our Brothers, Sisters and Friends (many of whom you may recognize!) on Monday, January 19th, 2009 at the Jefferson Memorial, Washington, D.C. Intention:We ask for help from our multitude of deities, our ancestors and all ofContinue reading Continue Reading

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What to do while not reading…

Mother & Child Reading in the Garden © Joyce Abbé You may have tangible wealth untold;Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold.Richer than I you can never be –I had a mother who read to me. — Strickland Gillilan Many traditions use this period between Imbolc and Ostara for fasting, special health regimens, and variousContinue reading Continue Reading

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Grace unencumbered

We should live each day with a gentleness, a vigor, and a keenness of appreciation which are often lost when time stretches before us in the constant panorama of more days and months and years to come.— Helen Keller On our journey to Graceland, I would suggest that you dispense with any excess baggage thatContinue reading Continue Reading

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Happy Leap Day!

Imagination © Todd Powelson – donated to the Primary Children’s Medical Center But it was just my imagination — once again —running away with me.— The Temptations What goes into our imaginations can have a powerful impact on our dreams, our magical practice, our creativity, and our very identity. And that, ultimately, shapes the worldContinue reading Continue Reading

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All Our Mortal Joys

Hear now my prayer, you Graces three. For in your gift are all our mortal joys, and every sweet thing, be it wisdom, beauty, or glory, that makes rich the soul of man.— Pindar, Olympian Ode 14. (Greek lyric 5th century B.C.E.) At this time of the year, many cultures clear space for new growthContinue reading Continue Reading

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