Ritual Ideas for the New Moon/New Year

Ritual Ideas for the New Moon/New Year

Tomorrow's new moon in Capricorn is the last for 2016, and as such, is practically dripping with intention-setting energy. Given our latest Mercury retrograde and the looming conclusion of this year, there's been a lot of deep, intense reflection going on--we've parsed through our trials and tribulations, and if we were lucky, we learned a thing [...]

Self-Love Tarot Spread

Self-Love Tarot Spread

As January 1, 2017 approaches, so many of us resolve to change things about ourselves that we don't like. Personally, I think this is a horrible attitude with which to ring in the new year; we're sending the idea that who we are is not enough out into the universe, and given her proclivities, the [...]

A Study in Black and White

A Study in Black and White

  PREVIOUS BLOG | MASTER LIST | NEXT BLOG Hello, Beautiful People. I'm taking my cue from Love Actually: at Christmas, you tell the truth. So, here it goes: This is the third time I've attempted this post. I don't know if it's Mercury retrograde, the madness of the holidays, or a classic case of "overthinking it," but I [...]

“No Frills” Tarot Series: The “Get What I Want” Spread

“No Frills” Tarot Series: The “Get What I Want” Spread

When it comes down to it, I'm in the business of helping people get what they want. After all, one generally books a tarot reading when she needs answers that help her reach an objective or a state of being. Sometimes, this requires soul-searching, shadow working, and reflective journalling. Others, all that's needed is a [...]

Lessons from the Dark Goddess

Lessons from the Dark Goddess

Invoking the goddess wasn't natural. I'd been strictly deity-less for nearly a decade, and doing anything quasi-religious felt like an affront to science and reason.  Despite my Richard Dawkins-esque leanings, however, the goddess was calling out to me. I felt like a fractured, disempowered shell of a woman and I desperately wanted to connect with a [...]

Deck Interview With The Wild Unknown

Deck Interview With The Wild Unknown

I'm late to the party. I've always been skeptical of this hipster deck--The Wild Unknown--because it looked so damn simple. Too simple. Like, where's the symbolism?  Where are the people? How will it interact with more in depth, psycho-spiritual readings? Will I be able to bond with the animal imagery (I have my totems, but otherwise, animals generally [...]

“No Frills” Tarot Series: Get Out of Bed Spread

“No Frills” Tarot Series: Get Out of Bed Spread

We've all been there. There's just those days where we just don't feel like doing anything. Call it malaise, call it fatigue, call it laziness--call it whatever you want. Human beings just want to chill sometimes. And sometimes, chilling is exactly what the doctor ordered. Other times, chilling is not an option (anyone have a job? [...]