Learn Something New
The Page of Pentacles from the Wizards Tarot
The first six months of quarantine have been very difficult for me (this is written in August; and I'm sure I'm not alone). One of the things that really helped me was learning something new. A friend asked me if I’d like to study Marseille Tarot with him. I did and it was like a lifeline during my darkest months. For two months, we used Zoom to study and do practice readings with each other. We are both seasoned RWS tarot readers with decades of experience but we both had only a nodding relationship with Marseille. That was, we think, key to its effectiveness in engaging us so fully.
If you find yourself
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Dr. Debbie Palmer, author of the new Mindful Beauty.
Summer—with its abundant fruits and vegetables—may be officially over, but fall's bounty is just as plentiful…and just as delicious. What's more: the wide variety of deep rich colors that we can find in fall's produce is indicative of the health-promoting antioxidants they contain.
In fact, the deeper or richer the color of a fruit or vegetable, the more antioxidants it contains. It's the antioxidants—compounds that help prevent or stop damage from oxidants (damaging free radicals found in everything from the sun's rays to the pollution around us)—that give fruits and
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Patti Wigington, author of the new Badass Ancestors.
After three decades of working with my ancestors as part of my spiritual practice, I've found that my long-dead kinfolk are an incredibly valuable resource when I need guidance, wisdom, and insight. I call upon my family members in divination workings regularly, and they've never failed me yet. While I do keep a scrying mirror and a pendulum on my ancestor altar, I've found that the most powerful divination tool I can use with my people is the set of ancestor oracle cards I've made for myself.
Ancestor oracle cards are a uniquely personal divination tool that only you can make for
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Simon Court, author of the new The Magic of Pathworking.
Magic, or the Western Esoteric Tradition, captured my mind at an early age. It seemed simple and straightforward to learn and progress through study and work, especially as a member of a reputable order or school. I applied to a group and was accepted, beginning the daily meditation work and text study. This was Qabalistic magic and I devoured the basics of the background theory, the Tree of Life, the correspondences, the method and structure of ritual. I was immersed in it. Then everything changed.
I knew vaguely of pathworkings but was directly introduced to them by Dolores