Sunrise by La Sagrada Familia

(A man feeds ducks by the pond in the square. The woman he loves walks by him; she doesn’t know him. He is struck dumb by her presence. These are his thoughts.) Morning is Madonna a la plaza. Her hair is burnt Pan power. D’or corps tell me I love her. Body of Christ, Amen. […]

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Standing at the Gateway of Shadow

Robert was a self-proclaimed “strange bird”. We met through formal introduction at a work orientation, and when I casually referred to him as Rob during a “get-to-know-you” exercise, he said, “it’s Robert.” There was a reason for the distinction, but I didn’t learn it until we were further along in our friendship. We bonded over the […]

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Say “No” to Naysayers: A PSA

I was fortunate enough (and supremely honored) to be contacted by Siobhan of siobhansmirror to contribute to this month’s upcoming tarotscopes. Deck in hand, I channeled the messages for Cancer, hoping that the cards would reveal a transition from the rampant violence and intolerance of this past month. Surely, I thought, there must be some respite from the storm.  […]

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Finding Your Passion and Pursuing It

“Jessi, you put a semi-colon where a colon should be,” Andrew said as he scoured my html code for mistakes. “How do you know that?” I asked, staring at the code and scratching my head like a primate. “I made a BMX website last year,” he replied. “I had to kind of figure it out.” […]

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Summer Lovin’

Every year, it’s the same–I wake up one morning, step outside, and just know that midsummer has arrived. The heat rises from the earth and the pavement, the mayflies hatch and glint in the sunlight, the tree-branches buckle beneath the weight of fully grown leaves, and the echo of drum circles heightens my focus like meditation […]

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Announcement!!!

Hello Beautiful Seekers! After years of theoretical study, meditative practice, and soul searching, the day has finally arrived: I’ve official launched Holy Om Tarot. I’ve always been compelled to do work that’s transformative. In each profession I’ve undertaken (and there’ve been a few), I’ve felt ethically and socially compromised. Walking, driving, or training it home, I […]

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