Month: October 2016

New Moon Meditation: Warrior Moves

New Moon Meditation: Warrior Moves

The Ace of Wands blesses you with a surge of creative confidence that powers a bold step forward toward something that will ignite pranic energy and break any stagnation that may have built up toward summer’s end. The Ace backs any move to strike out on one’s […]

Tarot Tuesday: Individuality + Communion

Tarot Tuesday: Individuality + Communion

This Sunday coming is a New Moon, and with a New Moon is a call for strength, willpower, and courage to get things done in a way that is aligned with the True Self, the higher purpose, and the great vision that has been unearthed through […]

Tarot Tuesday: The Shift from Good to Great

Tarot Tuesday: The Shift from Good to Great

The Knight of Cups showed up again this week to point to an energy of daydreaming and fantasy that still needs to be reeled in. Part of what’s necessary to do this is revealed with the Eight of Cups which speaks of differentiating between the […]

Full Moon Meditation: The Wheel of Life

Full Moon Meditation: The Wheel of Life

The Wheel of Fortune is a gentle reminder that our limited understanding of the nature of things prevents us from seeing all that is available to us. Like the moon cycle, which is literally a cycle of illusion—displaying the moon as sometimes small and sometimes large […]

Fresh Fig Pizza w. Cashew, Kale + Caramelized Onion

Fresh Fig Pizza w. Cashew, Kale + Caramelized Onion

In two weeks, I will board a plane with a one-way ticket to Nashville. I will leave my home in Oakland for the last time with no set plans to return. I will “move”—as we call it now. “Away.” It is here in Oakland that […]

Fantasy + The Virtue of Small Steps

Fantasy + The Virtue of Small Steps

From a psychological standpoint, what is the function of fantasy? Often times, it is to take us away from the present moment and to facilitate avoidance of something we’d rather not deal with. Commitment, on the other hand, requires that we step up into our […]

October Reading: A Cohesive Vision

October Reading: A Cohesive Vision

As fall kicks off with a the advent of a powerful new, black moon, we’re preparing to enter into the season for quiet, contemplation, and connection with the part of our self that is inside. The World paired with Temperance speaks of an impending realization […]

Vegan Pumpkin Bread with Cardamom + Toasted Coconut

Vegan Pumpkin Bread with Cardamom + Toasted Coconut

This is the recipe that helped along my love for baking. The bread that gave me confidence as a baker. It’s the first baked thing I ever made as a gift for a friend, and the first I ever wrapped in  brown paper and left on a doorstep. […]