In my last post, I was noting how a single concept — in that case, that of “Communication” — is so central to the human experience, that it appears across all three of the major systems of Divination and Occult thought that I enjoy exploring: Runes, Tarot, and Astrology. Given that today is Sunday, a … More Sun-Day
I have this practice of kicking off my mornings by drawing a single Rune so as to give me some idea as to what the day ahead might hold for me. That’s the general concept, anyway — some people use other systems for this kind of daily prognostication instead, such as Tarot or the I … More Destination: Communication!
So yesterday I went to the DMV to renew my license, and I posted briefly about some astrological and Tarot symbols that seemed especially relevant. Today, I thought I might follow up with some Runes to help characterize the “adventure” in general terms… First, the entire errand was aimed at me clearing the way to … More DMV Runes…
One of the things I like about Occultism is that it comes in many flavors. Some people like to specialize, but I tend to prefer sampling lots of different things. I love a buffet… Occultism offers just that kind of buffet, too: if I’m permitted to lump fields under the “Occult” umbrella fairly freely, then … More Correspondence Course
So I was just posting here about how I had moved across town from Home A — a place that had largely been good to me for the last two and a half years but in which I’d begun to feel a bit stagnant — to Place B, a nicer, newer, brighter, more elegant home … More Frozen in the ice…
“Trust your intuition.” When you start practicing any form of Divination, this is a piece of advice you will receive…probably often, and probably from a lot of different people. From the Merriam-Webster online dictionary: “Intuition” is “the power or faculty of attaining to direct knowledge or cognition without evident rational thought and inference.” Put another … More Intuit…? Into it!!
The mighty, majestic, mystical Yew. I’m not like Dr. Seuss’ Lorax, speaking for the trees, or your modern Druid type, literally hugging trees as a matter of course, and chatting up their spirits and such…but I’m totally in favor of trees in my own general, ongoing way, and I have a special high regard for … More “Are Yew talkin’ to me…?”