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Ritual for assisting transformation using the Eight of Wands

The 8 of Wands is a card representing energy, movement, and possibly the arrival of news. It is truly a card of Fire, because Fire is at heart about transformation, changing things from one state into another. If you’ve been … Continue reading

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Temperance and the Star

I associate strongly with Water imagery, so it’s no surprise that I love both Temperance and the Star. I was thinking recently of the similarities and differences between these cards, and I want to suggest the possibility that Temperance is … Continue reading

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Ritual for gathering energy using the Four of Wands

With the arrival of Beltane, my rituals are moving into the suit of Wands and the Element of Fire. The first card I’ve chosen to do ritual around is the Four of Wands. In the Motherpeace Tarot, the image of … Continue reading

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Ritual for problem-solving using the Seven of Swords

Use the energy of Air and the blessings of Athena to empower steps toward overcoming an obstacle in your life. Continue reading

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How many reversed cards in a Tarot reading?

How many reversed cards should we expect in an average Tarot reading? The binomial probability distribution helps us refine our intuition to understand that six to eight reversals out of ten is normal. Continue reading

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Ritual for Balance using the Two of Swords

Ritual for balance using the breath and two of Swords In this ritual we continue working with the suit of Swords, associated with Air, and thus with ideas, information, communication, and choices. The two of this suit is often described … Continue reading

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Elemental Dignities: a few examples

Considering the Elemental Dignities among three cards can show which cards are supporting and reinforcing and which cards have friction or conflict, adding new depth to a reading. I wrote about using Elemental relationships between Tarot cards and astrological signs … Continue reading

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Ritual for Inspiration using the Ace of Swords

The full moon is coming up! As some of you may have noticed, this month’s full moon falls on Valentines. Let me take a moment to repeat my public service announcements about why you should not do “love spells” because … Continue reading

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Elemental interactions in Tarot

The Weekly Tarot Zodiac is a feature of the Order of the White Moon, the Goddess-centric order that ordained me. The Weekly Tarot Zodiac entry that I wrote for this week is an example of how to use interactions between … Continue reading

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The Fool: A full moon ritual of play and possibilities

To start off the new year, here is a ritual I’ve written to engage with the Fool card of the Tarot, and specifically with the theme of play. Playing can be a way of opening ourselves up to new possibilities … Continue reading

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