in the garden
December 9, 2020

…words

In this catch all there is encouragement for creating, exercises just for fun, and tarot spreads to assist in contacting your muse (these can also be used as writing prompts if you are not woo-woo inclined). You’ll find a little sci-fi, a love story and even a warning. Thoughts originally generated for my list, are […]

February 16, 2021

what is past is prologue

What could it look like to find uplift even inspiration in the midst of all the confusion and sorrow, not to turn away from the unknown? Unmute. The required reading is daunting: White Fragility, The New Jim Crow, Between the World and Me, How to be an Antiracist, My Grandmother’s Hands, Mindful of Race…YES to truth and reconciliation!   YES to reparations!   In a time of destruction, create something: a […]

February 11, 2021

a new moon

…in response to Patti Digh’s Writing Prompts 2021 – #13: “Write about the hardships of a fairytale wizard.”             The Magician wasn’t sure if he could take one thing more. His life was already perfection and he was so over it. I mean seriously, enough of the blue skies and the freaking blue […]

September 13, 2020

a moon phases spread

Every month we experience the opportunity to dream and plant new seeds, to manifest and create, to transform and let go, and to share wisdom. – Lisa Lister This spread was created as part of a personal quest to align more closely with the natural world. I wanted to remember who I was outside what […]

April 22, 2020

what’s the invitation of the moment?

…an invitation for you Every moment is the beginning of a new journey. Right now, in the midst of this pandemic, we are all intensely aware of uncertainty in the face of the unknown. This is the experience of the Fool, the first card in the Tarot deck. The Fool is the embodiment of not knowing what […]

April 2, 2020

a pull for the pandemic

*The questions posed in the spread can also be used as prompts for personal exploration and free writing and do not need to be used with a Tarot deck.

April 1, 2020

relaxing into extinction

If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation. – Jiddu Krishnamurti  What gives me hope is that life unfailingly responds to the advances of love. – Nipun Mehta Your task is not to seek for love but merely to seek & find all the barriers within […]

March 30, 2020

a spring equinox tarot spread

*The questions posed in the spread can also be used as prompts for personal exploration and free writing and do not need to be used with a Tarot deck.

February 28, 2020

got my attention

I recently finished Jenny Odell’s book How to do Nothing – Resisting the Attention Economy. I found it enormously valuable, offering some concrete ways to participate in the Resistance. It definitely got my attention. I believed I was paying attention, when I faithfully clicked out likes on my social media platforms. I thought all this clicking was useful (at […]

January 7, 2020

show me the magic

The Magic of 2019. As each new calendar year begins, I like to use Christine Kane’s Word of the Year Discovery Tool. In 2019 my word for the year was MAGIC and I saw it manifest, in a number of different ways.  First. I worked with death doula Sarah Kerr, of Soul Passages, in an effort to connect to my mother, who had dementia for almost 15 years before […]