Jan 292017
 
Shape Shifting

Art of Change Tarot is shape shifting into Soul Path Sanctuary in 2017. All of my new activities will be happen at the Sanctuary and soon all of Art of Change’s content will be migrating there. I am not really changing my work, but was finding I needed a bigger umbrella to hold all of […]

Dec 212015
 
Your Solstice Seed

The Solstice is nearly here! And for me here in the Northern Hemisphere, it will be the Winter Solstice that arrives in about 12 hours. I’ve been Waiting with the Dark as part of my Descent and Return of the Light seasonal ritual, and as we shift into the return of the light, I like […]

May 042015
 
Soul Practices for Week of 5/4/15: Justice - 4 of Water - Child of Earth

Each week I pull Tarot cards to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of the blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  (If you want to read more about the process, check out Sacred Practices of the Gaian Tarot: The 3 P’s).You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, […]

Mar 162015
 
Soul Practices for the Week of 3/16/15: Priestess - 7 of Water - Guardian of Water

Each week I pull Tarot cards to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom for readers of the blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  (If you want to read more about the process, check out Sacred Practices of the Gaian Tarot: The 3 P’s).You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, […]

Aug 312012
 
Accuracy: Divination’s Dangerous Trap

This is the first in a series of blog posts on the meaning, power, and purpose of divination. “Who you’ve been is not always who you are going to be.”  Amy Holmes A story from my family is finally being told, and a small detail of its unfolding has me pondering the purpose of divination, […]

Jun 182012
 
Imagination, changing the impossible, and Robert Desnos

This post was original published on July 1, 2009 following  Readers Studio that year.  I’m re-posting it because it seems that the memory of Robert Desnos has something to say to us right now.  Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working on a poem about the events described below and last Friday Celia Alario, […]

Mar 192012
 
Paint A Journey With New Life

How exciting to once again be part of the Tarot Blog Hop and sandwiched between the energy and wisdom of Amethyst Mahoney and Marilyn Shannon.  Be sure to visit their blogs as part of your Ostara blog hopping adventure. “The Tarot is a template of the soul’s progress.”  Rachel Pollack I conceive of progress as […]

Feb 242012
 
The Work of the Moon

Wednesday night’s Journey into Tarot session brought us the energy and wisdom of The Moon. In preparing for the meditation, I was particularly inspired by how the moon teaches us about cycles and shows us that dark and light are a part of the whole as in the Gaian Tarot Moon. The work of our […]

Feb 132012
 
Tarot as an Invitation

I’ve been contemplating the purpose of the Tarot (it’s the theme of my e-newsletter coming out in the next few days) and what it is the cards are doing.  They certainly offer meaning; each card has an ascribed meaning that varies across decks but for the most part retains an essential theme.  The cards and […]

Jan 212012
 
The Major Arcana as Circles of Healing

One of the grand metaphors of Tarot – though it is a fairly recent innovation – is the that that Major Arcana is The Fool’s Journey with three levels or kinds of work for our Hero Fool to do:  Cards 1 – 7 represent the development of self and the ego; Cards 8 – 14 […]