What It Means To Be A Witch

Recently a client asked me what it means to be a witch, and like most questions pertaining to my life and work I didn't have a perfunctory answer. It's important to understand that this question will have a different answer depending on which witch you ask, so all I can do is answer for myself…

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Connecting Tarot with Music: The Devil

Oh, the infamous Devil card, illiciting fear that is second perhaps only to the Death card. That fear alone is telling, isn't it? Do you ever stop and witness your fears and what they say about you and your beliefs? Mine usually say, "hey, you're really neurotic and your mind is a Pandora's box of…

Midnight with the Faeries

I've been watching the Twin Peaks Sequel, which is both compelling and terrifying and contributing to my already erratic sleep schedule. But tonight (tomorrow by the time anyone reads this), I couldn't fall asleep because of an intense and distant longing in my heart.  I lay in bed thinking about the sensitivities and idealism long…

What We Can Learn from the Solar Eclipse 

The moon turns new in Leo on Monday, the day of the solar eclipse. There is a lot of talk about the astrological significance of the solar eclipse, what it means for politics and peace, what it means for you and me. Words like "super charged" and "a shift in energy" float about, hinting at…

Are You Leaking Energy?

There have been innumerable times that either I or someone I know has complained about a lack of energy, and it's telling when that complaint occurs on a regular basis. Many things affect our energy levels, most notably on the physical level is diet and exercise. Every body is different and responds differently to sustenance…

Staying Grounded

This is part four of the series on self-care through the Minor Arcana, with tips and prompts to increase your sense of well-being and personal growth. The element of earth is stable, reliable, solid, strong, and grounded. In the tarot, it's represented by the suit of Pentacles, and deals with our physical reality, body, finances,…

Light as a Feather 

Continuing the journey of self-care through the minor arcana, we come to the suit of swords. Swords represent the element of air and have to do with our thoughts. Presence and mindfulness to the way we think about ourselves is arguably one of the most difficult forms of self-care, nevertheless, below are some prompts to…

Swimming with the Current

Welcome to part two of four in this series on self-care in the minor arcana. By the end of this series we'll have 40 self-love prompts for different aspects of your being. You can view part one here. We're looking at the suit of Cups today, which deals with the ways we can better care for…

Stoking the Fire Within

Let's take a little walk through the Minor Arcana and consider the messages of self-care enclosed within. There will be four parts to this series, one part for each suit of the minor arcana, amounting in 40 self-care prompts for different aspects of your being. You could even call it a 40 day self-love challenge.…