Astrology's Mutable Signs

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The mutables, Gemini, Virgo Sagittarius and Pisces, share the commonality of being adaptable. All four signs occur with the changing of the seasons. As their energy breaks down the energy of the old, making room for the new. One foot in the coming season another in the old. Mutables thrive on change, determined to destroy… Read more »

Learning Tarot

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Time and life changes are the greatest tools in learning Tarot. A daily draw of cards has been my profound resource for gaining wisdom through and with Tarot. While gaining knowledge from those who’ve walked the Tarot path before is wonderful and enlightening, nothing beats comparing the cards to your own actual experiences. Exercises that… Read more »

Born Under a Bad Sign

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A bit of a pet-peeve for me is the fatalistic fortune teller. Yes, some card readings can speak of difficult times. Yes, some charts tell a story of pain, loss and confinement. None the less, telling someone or even worse believing for yourself that things are hopeless is pointless and damaging. Using astrology and tarot… Read more »

Happy Birthday Scorpio

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I must admit, for a time I only dated Scorpios and all of my closest friends were Scorpios. Needless to say it was pretty intense! I felt Scorpios were the only ones who could understand my intensity. I still pal around with some pretty intense Scorpio types and those closest to me might not be… Read more »

The Hermit

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I looked on their faces and didn’t see anything but my own alone-ness staring back at me. Tarot’s The Hermit comes to make you see that some journeys must be explored by yourself. Sometimes you have to sit and feel your own personal silence. To know that alone we each become truly ourselves. Without the… Read more »

The-Hierophant

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“Ew yuck, what could be worse than the Hierophant?” was my friend’s response upon finding out that her life path card was The Hierophant. I had to laugh but also felt the compelling need to defend the powerful traditions of the Hierophant. So you don’t like tradition, or the conservative, or the opinions of the… Read more »

The-Emperor

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All week I struggled with The Emperor. I put him aside with the plan to write a bit about him later but he was pulled daily, mostly by myself for my one card draw. He came up in my personal life as I pondered what it means to be paternal. It has been an ever-present… Read more »

Tarot's The Empress Card

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What do you call your baby? That something which evokes a feeling of tenderness? That is something that The Empress is telling you to nurture. All that we want to see physically actualized, that which gives us joy in tending to here on Gaia, is the lesson of The Goddess Empress. She is the mother… Read more »

The High Priestess

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You were born into species with 160,000 years of history, on a planet that is more than 4 billion years old, in a universe that is believed to have existed 13 billion years, you were born into a legacy of powerful survival. This scope is spectacular to contemplate to the rational mind but its’ real… Read more »