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October 2018 Tarot Offering

October 2018 Tarot Offering

Note: I have used the term “recovery” here to include any process of healing from dysfunctional behaviors, outdated belief systems or traumas.  Human beings are unconsciously drawn to what we know. If what we’ve always known is suffering, our familiarity with struggle can be a threat […]

September 2018 Tarot Offering

September 2018 Tarot Offering

Longing is the act of honoring separation. It is the impulse of the soul calling us deeper into life…It is a piercing ache in the heart that knows there is more than this and pulls us, like a magnet, in orientation towards it…Like the reed […]

August 2018 Tarot Offering

August 2018 Tarot Offering

I think when people say things like “you have to love yourself first,” what they really mean is that healthy relationships are more plausible when both parties have developed a solid sense of self. Not all of us grew up with adults who had the […]

July 2018 Tarot Offering

July 2018 Tarot Offering

If you lay them out in numerical order, the Major Arcana cards of the tarot tell the mythic tale of the hero’s journey, from The Fool to The World. In that sequence, The Star carries immense spiritual meaning and power. It comes immediately after The Tower, a massive […]

June 2018 Tarot Offering

June 2018 Tarot Offering

Whenever I see a Knight of Swords or King of Wands I immediately ask myself three questions: Am I hurrying? Why am I hurrying? Where am I even going? And then, because I usually find that I am hurrying in some shape or form, I […]

May 2018 Tarot Offering

May 2018 Tarot Offering

There are six cards in this spread and four of them are twos. Twos, especially in repetition, bring up themes of relationship and balance. Tarot works when it asks more questions than it gives answers, and this month’s spread is asking about what makes relationships—with others and […]

April 2018 Monthly Tarot Offering

April 2018 Monthly Tarot Offering

Even though I don’t do predictions in my work with tarot, I (sort of) make an exception for the Ace cards. To me, the Aces ask that we orient ourselves toward the expectation of a breakthrough in an area of life that has felt stuck or […]

February 2018 Monthly Tarot Offering

February 2018 Monthly Tarot Offering

Do you have a sense that you are meant to do big things but can’t put your finger on what yet? Do you abhor the regular and feel incessantly tugged to the extraordinary? Are you forever curious and constantly reading, listening, and seeking? If you […]

December 2017 Monthly Offering

December 2017 Monthly Offering

A common goal in therapy is to increase psychological flexibility. This looks different for everyone, but the main premise is that when we are flexible we are able to stay in alignment with what we care about, even in the face of difficult thoughts, feelings or sensations. […]

Monthly Reading: November 2017

Monthly Reading: November 2017

The World is the final card in the Major Arcana sequence. In the context of the human journey, it represents the final, coveted stage of enlightenment—a return to wholeness. The World reminds us that from a perspective of wholeness—within which duality does not exist—‘yes’ and ‘no’ are […]