The Magic of Thinking Big

Surfacing I’ve been plumbing the depths of my past lately, investigating and scouring and searching for bits of myself that, at one time or another, I lost. I realize now, I must retrieve those pieces in order to put myself together with some semblance of wholeness. It’s a startling experience to realize that I’d made a…

CAUTION: Do Not Feed The Lesser Angels

If we are honest with ourselves, we know we battle our lesser angels daily – the soothing little voices in our heads giving us permission to do as we please rather than what is best, such as: Going to the gym (“You are so tired. Go home and relax – exercise another day.”) Eating right […]

Living Tarot: The Lovers

The Lovers (Card VI) portrays duality (male/female, fire/water, earth/air. mortal/divine) working in concert without hesitation. And sadly, for most of us, that is exactly the stumbling point. Our world has become black and white; constant media diversions meant to polarize our thoughts and feelings, distracting us from real issues, honest events, and straight-forward action plans. We […]

Conservation of Misery? No, Thank You.

Simply explained, Conservation of Misery states there is a finite amount of misery; the only way to lessen my share is increase the misery for someone else. Let’s look at this in practice: Step 1: I stub my toe, it hurts and I want it to stop. Step 2: I stomp on your toe, it […]

You Are Beautiful In Every Single Way

Via Pinterest Beautiful Child. There’s something surprising and cathartic about sifting through all my old papers, photos, diaries, and books. At this point, I have much less attachment to them, so I view them through a lens of ‘do I need this?’ or ‘do I love this?’ As I’ve started a big cull, anticipating a…

Learning To Go With The Flow

Learning to go with the flow of life, its energy, and its events, can be a difficult thing. As thinking beings, we want to control our lives and surroundings as much as possible, for safety and comfort. But if we are honest, we must admit life is generally not that easily managed and many things […]

Living Tarot: The Hierophant

The Hierophant (Card v), archetype of the spiritual world. Yowza! ((If you would like a more thorough explanation of this (or any other) tarot card, I suggest you make use of the many on-line forums readily available.))  The true beauty of tarot is its universal relatability; no matter your spiritual beliefs or religious affiliations, each […]