Astral Travel

In 2001, I was traveling alone through the middle of India on my way to Ladakh, the high Himalayan mountains on the Tibetan Plateau.  I decided to visit Khujaraho, home of many famous temples. Usually the town was filled with tourists viewing the artful, carved depictions of lovers in a variety of scenes along ancient …

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The Manifesting Swami

While I was living in South India, I had a very interesting experience with a Swami, or holy man. He was the principal and founder of a school as well as an advanced Yoga teacher.  My friend and I went to visit him with the intention to see if his school that he had started, …

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happy new year

Greetings Friends… Happy New Year! 2018, wow. After the wild ride of last year, I can’t help but be both excited and nervous about what is to come this year. We are actively participating in Great World Change whether we are conscious of this or not. All our maddening human habits are taking their toll …

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christmas morning

it’s a quiet relief in the city without the wash of cars and moaning trucks. no shuffle of pedestrians or their problems : i slide along the night’s snowfall past cozy homes full of fire and laughter, and shiny excess. stuffing their eyes and bellies with sweets and half purposed dreams. i walk alone, unattached. …

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Judgment Card

Judgment Tarot Card The Fool’s next phase on the Major Arcana Journey passes through Judgment. Here the Fool encounters the depths of wisdom as s/he nears the end of his sacred journey. When the Judgment card appears it indicates a time of reckoning, a chance to self-reflect on events, relationships and the life path. It …

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The Sun Card

“Even after all this time the Sun never says to the Earth, ‘You owe me.’ Look what happens with a love like that. It lights the whole sky.” ~Hafiz   The Major Arcana Journey continues as the Fool meets the Sun. Ah…the bountiful beauty of the Sun! After traversing the lonely, dark, curious terrain of …

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The Moon

The Moon Tarot Card   Our Fool adventurer continues their Major Arcana Journey, encountering the radiant, dark, elusive and mysterious moon. Attributed to many Goddesses and a few Gods, the moon is a divine and wondrous sphere orbiting the earth. The moon’s presence causes the effect of tides and currents on our planet’s oceans and …

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The Star

Welcome to the STAR on our Major Arcana Journey… After many long weeks away from writing I have at last returned from the dark side so to speak…as always, any writing journey of mine mirrors my life and my life mirrors the writing journey. It is a reflective process. And seemingly the Tower of chaos, …

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The Tower Card

Welcome to … The Tower. “Barn’s burnt down – Now I can see the moon.” Mizuta Masahide   After facing the Devil’s insight into the chains that bind us, breaking free and dancing with their shadows, the Fool enters the realm of the Tower. From one kind of darkness into another, s/he journeys to the …

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