Explaining the Name “Arrow In Flight”

By Steven Seinberg… Every once in a while – although to be fair, not all that often – but every once in a while, somebody will ask me what “Arrow In Flight” means. And then of that relatively small group of people, most of them will assume it has something to do with Sagittarius, what […]

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Greek Myths & Metaphysics

If you’ll be in the Providence, RI area this evening, I’ll be teaching a class called “Greek Myths & Metaphysics” at a great shop in East Greenwich called Ascension NXT. Greek Myths are woven throughout our culture’s philosophy, arts, and entertainment, and they also feature heavily in many major metaphysical systems, such as Astrology and […]

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Tarot: Majors Above and Minors Below

I was making coffee earlier, and because coffee makes magic things happen, I was suddenly struck with this analogy from nowhere, explaining how Major and Minor cards in Tarot relate to each other overall.  Try this on for size: In many bodies of classical mythology, you have your humans living on the mortal plane, and […]

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The Magician!

Last night, I watched episodes of two different prime-time TV shows. One was a comedy, and one was a drama…yet in each one, the main plot hinged on an incident in which one of the characters tricked others with a bit of sleight-of-hand in a very critical moment, swapping out one item for another, without […]

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Journey into Greek Mythology

I’ve loved Greek Mythology since I first discovered it in childhood, courtesy of the big orange-colored book you see here at the center of this photo: d’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths. It’s an endlessly fascinating body of lore, bursting with complex characters, gripping plot-lines, profound symbolism, fabulous creatures, and colorful settings.  I love other bodies […]

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Mythology in Tarot

Like some kind of conceptual ore, Mythology is a rich vein of material that runs mostly hidden through the bedrock of Tarot. In many ways, you don’t need to know any of it in order to be a skillful, happy, and fulfilled Tarot practitioner…but it can seriously enrich your Tarot game if you do enjoy […]

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Sweet Chariot…

Studying Tarot can be like gazing into a fractal: the deeper you peer into it, the more it just goes right on opening up new facets of itself like an infinite flower… Case in point: the Chariot card. I’ve generally thought of this card as signifying things like willpower, struggle, combat, travel, armor, and whole […]

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Astrology 101: The Planets (in General)

Astrology is one complex field, no question about it. Not only is it bristling with all manner of symbols to keep track of – Planets, Signs, Houses, Aspects, Points – but not a single one of these symbols is cooperative enough to have just one single meaning. Instead, each one is more of an overall […]

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