Leopardskin Jasper: the Animal Spirit Stone

I’ve written BEFORE about how when I sleep with a piece of Leopardskin Jasper under my pillow – like the piece shown here – I very often end up having dreams about animals. Two nights ago, I slept with this very same piece under my pillow…but I had no dreams that night about much of […]

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Astrology, Past Lives, and Reincarnation – Part 3

In my PREVIOUS POST, and also in the POST BEFORE THAT ONE, I got into some thoughts on how it’s possible to use Astrology to harvest some information about past lives that you may have led in times now departed. I was mostly summarizing some of the different indicators that astrologers use to get ideas […]

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Tarot Card Flash Mob

TAROT CARD FLASH MOB! I was holding forth recently about how it can be very illuminating to keep watch on cards that appear a lot for you across multiple readings in a short period of time (“stalker cards”). I also mentioned what I dubbed “MIA cards” – the ones that seem to be avoiding you […]

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Tarot in the “Real World”

So last night was the last class session for this round of the Tarot Toolkit online course that I’ve been co-teaching with Vickie Wilson of Eternal Athena Tarot. One of our final pieces of advice to the group was that you can deepen your relationship with Tarot by looking for its themes and archetypes out […]

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Tarot at Sunrise…

Yesterday, something caused me to wake up just in time to see this pre-sunrise sky-show. Immediately after I made my way to the window to take this shot…an enormous Owl flew by, presumably heading off to bed. It looked large enough to carry off small automobiles if it got the urge… I decided to ask […]

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Astrology is in our DNA…

Humans have been practicing Astrology in one form another for more than 3,000 years. That’s three millennia of turning our questing faces up to the sky in search of wisdom… Fast-forward from the the origins of astrological studies to April, 1953, when two scientists – James D. Watson and Francis Crick – published their discovery […]

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“We now return you to your regularly scheduled program…”

Ever since I moved to the Silver Lake area in Los Angeles late last summer, I’ve enjoyed watching the various representatives of the local wildlife go on about their respective bits of business.  I greatly miss the large Raven population in my former West Hollywood ‘hood, but there have been some compensating positive additions here […]

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Location, etc. — Part III

For the last two days, I’ve been waxing rhapsodic about this subset of general Astrology that’s called Locational Astrology — it involves using the place and moment of your birth to determine where on the globe you might find Lines and Points of Power that have special resonance for you, specifically, based on your own […]

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