Defeat is Optional

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Our tarotized quote today is inspired by the 5 of Wands from the Thelema Tarot (UK Amazon affiliate link). We have just entered the month of Leo and this card corresponds with Saturn in Leo, highlighting any limitations imposed from within or without. In Leo those limitations are about confidence levels, playfulness, romance, children, taking centre stage and generosity.  Read More

Divine Non-Doing

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Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.
~ William S. Burroughs

One of the hardest things to learn as a human is to be still and do nothing. The ego-mind loves to be busy. It doesn’t even care if what it is doing is productive, as long as it has a reason to stay busy. Read More

To Curse Another…

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To curse another person is to curse yourself.

Oh boy, am I’m feeling this Knight today! He’s not my birthday courtier for nothing (third decan Capricorn). One of the things that flitted past in my FB feed this morning really rubbed me the wrong way. The Tarot is a sacred tool for personal and spiritual development and it can be used for magic when it is for the Highest Good. Read More

The Importance of Taking Breaks

10 of Wands Mystical Cats Tarot

“When I take a break, even just a brief one, the creative energy flows in. Only then do I have anything of value to share with others. Once I recognized this, I stopped feeling guilty about taking time for myself.”
― Holly Mosier

You know that stage of the creative journey where you feel like you just can’t keep going any more? You’re plain out of ideas or anything you produce looks/reads/tastes like shit. You have a deadline and no idea how to meet it… Read More

Mabon – Step Through the Portal

Mabon Draw Imperial Dragon Oracle and Draconis Tarot Judgement

“If you obsess over whether you are making the right decision, you are basically assuming that the universe will reward you for one thing and punish you for another.

The universe has no fixed agenda. Once you make any decision, it works around that decision. There is no right or wrong, only a series of possibilities that shift with each thought, feeling, and action that you experience.

If this sounds too mystical, refer again to the body. Every significant vital sign- body temperature, heart rate, oxygen consumption, hormone level, brain activity, and so on- alters the moment you decide to do anything… decisions are signals telling your body, mind, and environment to move in a certain direction.”
― Deepak Chopra Read More