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Note: I have used the term “recovery” here to include any process of healing from dysfunctional behaviors, outdated belief systems or traumas.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

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 […]