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May 2019 Tarot Offering

May 2019 Tarot Offering

Click play to hear an audio version of the offering. The book of tarot is written in the language of archetype and symbol, with Judgment symbolizing a call to action, a thing that motivates change. A value, a vision, a quest, a dream life. It’s […]

April 2019 Tarot Offering

April 2019 Tarot Offering

One thing that you learn as you live is how quickly and radically external reality can change. As a species we are adaptive but also highly habitual; we can build whole castles for ourselves only to find that we still spend all of our time […]

March 2019 Tarot Offering

March 2019 Tarot Offering

Imagine if any time you had an urge to act on an impulse that you knew was bad for you, you were fully attuned to your power to choose (The Devil). Think of the things you would do if you could maintain this awareness. Think of the things you would stay not doing. A […]

February 2019 Tarot Offering

February 2019 Tarot Offering

The assumption that intellectual knowing is more valid than intuitive knowing is so pervasive in our culture that we rarely question it. But it is destructive, not only because it renders our experiences so lop-sided, but also because it is based on a hierarchy that […]

January 2019 Tarot Offering

January 2019 Tarot Offering

When I started doing clinical work, I was struck by how rare it was to hear therapists talk to patients about intuition. At that time, I was running groups in a program for people with eating disorders. I knew from experience just how deeply disordered […]

December 2018 Tarot Offering

December 2018 Tarot Offering

Winter is a time to summon unfelt feelings from the rest of the year that we were too busy and bogged down to process. To make cozy, fragrant and airtight vessels of our homes, safe spaces to do emotional alchemy with our extra hours of darkness. […]

November 2018 Tarot Offering

November 2018 Tarot Offering

The word worship derives from an Old English word that means to give worth to something. And when we think about the different ways that we assign worth to things in our lives, giving a thing our attention is one of the most common and impactful. If […]

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Note: I have used the term “recovery” here to include any process of healing from dysfunctional behaviors, outdated belief systems or traumas.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 […]