Mabon is the second harvest festival. A time to reap what you have sown, whether that means crops of food or metaphorically. Day and night hang in the balance as we begin our descent towards the cooler months, leaving the warmth behind us. We embrace the transition during this time of equal light and dark, of masculine and feminine, to find balance in all aspects of our lives. Celebrate this Sabbat with a unique ritual and tarot spread.
Whether you want to work more in depth with a particular card, or just have a little fun listening to some new music, this is the playlist for you my Tarot witches! Some of the song choices may seem obvious, others not so much. I chose some for the feel or mood — maybe the… Continue reading A Song for Every Card in the Major Arcana
The leaves dance and float their way down to the cool earth. They adorn her in a patchwork quilt of golden velvets, warm sepias, and crinkled russets. The land subsumes the foliage when the bright hues convert themselves into an umber wither.
What does it mean when a tarot card is dealt upside-down? It depends who you ask. One reader — or tarot book — might tell you that a flipped card (also known as a Reversal) means the exact opposite of its upright counterpart. Another might insist that it means nothing at all, and that the… Continue reading Reading Reversals in a Tarot Spread
Tarot is an ever unfolding journey. It isn't a study that you become expert at after so much time, tests, classes or structured “learning” (or should I say memorizing?). Tarot is not stagnant, it is not linear, it is not universally fixed in its meanings. Symbols are not easily defined, intuition and personal interpretation hold… Continue reading Reading Tarot is a Practice not a Skill
Following the moon's cycles can help you to connect with yourself and manifest your dreams. Okay, that is quite the statement, but we really can use the Moon's energy to connect to ourselves, our ancestral ways of knowing, accomplish our goals, and even to deepen our Tarot practice. Charting the Moon lead me to deeper… Continue reading Connect with the Moon to Manifest Your Dreams
Drawing Tarot with the moon is a beautiful practice. When we strive to cycle our internal seasons with the earth and the moon we become more aligned with the energies that surround us.
Making a custom deck was such a creative way to dive deeper into my understanding of the tarot. In making your own deck, you spend a lot of time meditating on the images, symbols, and meaning of each card. You have the option to choose or create images that represent you, or put in things… Continue reading Make Your Own Deck to Help Learn the Tarot
Spring Equinox Ostara March 19th-22nd Day and night are of equal length. The first green plants cover the ground in a patchy fuz. This is the beginning of new life and fertility. Snow gives way to rain, petrichor invokes the sensations of contentment and presence. We are laying behind winter’s darkness and finally stretching ourselves… Continue reading Ostara, the Spring Equinox
Imbolc February 2 Imbolc is a time of quickening in the belly of the earth. Winter still drags on yet there is the promise of spring. Celebrations for this festival usually revolve around the Goddess Brigid. She is the Irish triple Goddess of hearth and home, the keeper of the sacred flame. She is also… Continue reading Imbolc