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"All the world’s a stage,And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their   entrances, And one man in his time plays many parts," - William Shakespeare I have always been drawn to the energy of The Fool. Bursting Read More
  This spread is named for it’s shape, which resembles a horseshoe, crescent moon, or pyramid. It's one of my very favorites because it not only reveals that which is hidden, but it also suggests a course of action the you may wish to follow. Read More
Early in April, the mail brought a long anticipated package, "The Magician Longs to See" twin peaks tarot by Ben Mackey. I couldn't wait to get home and open the box!  And I wasn't disappointed. The photo above is the introductory pamphlet and the Read More
This is my all-time favorite tarot spread, and it's also the one I use most for my professional readings. My sister, Teri, aka Love Angel Tarot, deserves the credit for this because she's the one who taught it to me (and to the rest of our family). Over Read More
How many times have you said, "Let me sleep on it and I'll get back to you?" Letting things simmer in our subconscious overnight is a wonderful way to approach problem solving.  In fact, this concept can be taken to the next level (sympathetic magic, Read More
A few years ago, I discovered the joys of making and using magical soap.  There's basically no difference between the use of candles in magic and the use of soap in magic, except that the soap is even more personal and the magic goes with you when Read More
  The Tree of Life is an important symbol in nearly every culture. It is rooted deep within the earth, yet it's branches reach up to the sky. Thus it becomes a link between heaven, the earth, and the underworld, uniting above and below. In Jewish Read More
COSMIC SPREAD This spread is awesome because it not only sheds light on the past and present, but it also reveals events which will help to bring about resolution of the the current situation. It provides insight into both helping and distracting Read More
Here is Part 2 of the list of keywords I recently posted. Hope you find it helpful. :)This half of the list is for the cards of the Minor Arcana. It doesn't include every single meaning for every single card, but it does list the three words I consider Read More
Here is the first half of a list that was begun years ago when I was preparing to begin reading professionally. Over the years, this list has proven itself to be a wonderful tool! Time is of the essence when people are paying for a reading, and the Read More
The Oracle Tarot is a colorful, lively, and very positive deck. Mine was a Christmas gift a few years ago, and I'm having a wonderful time becoming reacquainted with it. The images are much more modern than those found in traditional decks, and the cards Read More
This ancient and popular tarot spread is one of the most widely used, perhaps because it is suitable for almost any type of reading, from a general, life reading to an in-depth reading on a specific question. The Celtic Cross is divided into two Read More
This bright and lively rendition of The Star has been brought to us by the Phantasmagoric Theater Tarot by Graham Cameron, and it's one of my all-time favorites! This is the card of Aquarius, the Water Bearer, 11th house of the Zodiac and home to the Read More
Prior to reading for people, I like to cleanse my energy field so that it's bright and shiny. If I've been out and about, or have already done a lot of readings, it's sometimes necessary to clear myself of other people's energy because that can influence Read More
Many practitioners of candle magic equate  specific colors, and often,  a specific direction, with each of the four seasons. I use this method most of the time, however, I'm pretty flexible and change things according to what feels right Read More
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