Month: September 2016

New Moon Meditation: Death + Life

New Moon Meditation: Death + Life

Today’s black moon means that there have been two new moons this month; a rare occurrence as there are typically one of each, full and new. A dark or new moon, much like the popularly celebrated new year, is honored as the time dedicated to […]

Warm Lotus Root Salad with Brussels + Avocado

Warm Lotus Root Salad with Brussels + Avocado

When you’re right on the cusp of fall weather, but not quite ready for a full-on roots salad, you make something that straddles the line between seasons. Lotus roots are roots that somehow still feel summery, texturally. They’re available at Asian markets or the international […]

Tarot Tuesday: Notes On Death + On Claiming Your Path

Tarot Tuesday: Notes On Death + On Claiming Your Path

Half way into the moon cycle, many of us are still feeling the effects of the massive release that occurred with the past Big Moon. It’s not surprising that the Page of Wands has found his way to us this week, ushering in the new […]

Tarot Tuesday: The Empowered Student

Tarot Tuesday: The Empowered Student

Last week’s Full Moon eclipse initiated a massive shedding of old skin and otherwise outdated, ill-fitting relationships, beliefs, and ways of being. As you advance on the path of releasing the inessential in service of uncovering the true self, identifying and protecting your energy against so-called […]

Full Moon Reading: Support for Your Great Release

Full Moon Reading: Support for Your Great Release

Pulling three Kings is a sign. Kings speak to authority, management, capability and competence and when two or more are present, they function as a sort of green light for whatever it is that you are feeling uncertain about or needing an extra boost of support […]

Tarot Tuesday: True Security

Tarot Tuesday: True Security

This morning, from within the warmth of my bed inside the safety of my home in Oakland, California, an earthquake shook me out of a deep sleep. Being in my home is one of the material things in this world that provide me with a sense […]

Tarot Tuesday: Surrender + Silent Growth

Tarot Tuesday: Surrender + Silent Growth

As we entered into the new month with a new moon last week, there was a sense that everything was in its proper place. The Ten of Cups this week continues in that theme with a feeling of stability and a sense of being at […]

September Reading: Chill + Receive

September Reading: Chill + Receive

It’s a beautiful thing when the last day of the month falls on a New Moon. And then the first day of the month marks the start of a fresh cycle. The summer was full of heat for most of us, and for those yearning […]