Historically one of the most feared cards in the tarot deck, many would say Death is simply misunderstood. Death in a tarot reading rarely means a literal death, usually it's some sort of transformation and moving on. This is true, but I think it's worth taking a deeper look than that. It's easy to see… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: Death
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… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The Devil
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… Continue reading Midnight with the Faeries
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… Continue reading What We Can Learn from the Solar Eclipse
Admittedly, when I decided to write about this card and assign it a song, I didn't feel enthused. This is one of my least favorite majors despite the rich symbolism it contains. It's easy to look at this card and think "seasons, changes, rhythms of life, wheel of the year, blah blah blah" as if… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The Wheel
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… Continue reading Light as a Feather
The wound is the place where the light enters. -Rumi Today is the full moon in Cancer and it has much to teach us. Energy is amplified and emotions run higher than usual. Are you listening? The sting of a hurtful comment, the warmth of a loved ones embrace, the disappointment when things don't go the… Continue reading Full Moon in Cancer
How can you use the energy of this year to your benefit?