Fear of Mercury Retrograde Mercury Retrograde is without a doubt the most talked about and feared retrograde of them all. That is probably because it’s the only one the vast majority of people know about. And yes, many people experience frustration in travel, commerce in communications during the period that Mercury appears to do the backward mambo across the night ….
Nicknames: Interference, The Test Astrological Association: Jupiter in Gemini Drive: Overbundance of air energy in such a way that is binding and blinding The Eight of Swords is a challenging card. It isn’t a sword through the heart like the three of swords or one in the back like common depictions of the Ten of Swords. It is a prison ….
Planets, the Sun and Creativity Being a creative witch can offer its advantages. Unlike other artists who are not magickally inclined, we have somewhere to turn when the tides are out but we would like to get them moving. We have that extra push to put behind our efforts to see creative rewards! For instance, planetary magick is a powerful ….
[Disclaimer: none of this constitutes medical advice. I’m a witch, not a doctor. I’m not even a witch doctor. If you are unsure about the herbs suggested or really can’t kick an illness or depression, please seek medical attention.] Magick is a highly energetic endeavor. While some people ascribe to an “energy only” model, many of us enjoy pyrotechnics, chanting, ….
The Magickal Stance: Mindfulness, Relaxation and Priming Your Channel To act magickally, no matter what your end, your brain must be able to release itself. What I mean by this is that this type of work requires a relaxed state of engagement. It is a challenge to create something new while in a state of anxiety. Nor is it ….
I have been running a Tarot discussion group called Tarot and Tea. I inherited the name but I have run with it, making herbal tea potions specifically for the group. When I came up with this recipe, I focused on the connection between the heart and the inner eye. That connection is important if you want to access the depths ….
This is the story of cracks that itch and swell around the edges, they are a nighttime pestilence; an insomnia riddled with undoing and redoing. Beneath them glows something though, something that is always making stronger the healed cracks: I have been whipped apart by the storm, a tough ride and I never do not know who can see Is ….
Having reached a new level of my physical and emotional healing this year, I have been able to get out more and make connections to other witches and Tarot readers. It’s really been a new step in my spiritual growth. While I still do almost all of my ritual solo, I have others that I can speak with in real ….
I thought this duo had a nice symmetry to it. The Empress is the card of Mother Nature, she is a super-sized nester, cuddling into the security of mountains and forests. She is the universal force of thriving and growth, sometimes a signal that a querant might expect to expect. She has a lot of power and all of that ….
Superhero/Sidekick is a card blending exercise that helps develop the skill of relating two cards in a hierarchical way. It has helped me gain confidence in my intuitive leaps and make meaning from cards with no positions. This exercise is detailed in Advanced Tarot Secrets by Dusty White. I used the Wild Unknown Tarot for this experiment and it was rewarding. ….