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 … More Sweet Chariot…

Destination: Communication!

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!

Happy Scorpio wishes!

Occult symbolism, once you start to look for it, can seem to pervade the world around you kind of relentlessly, but also with startling accuracy.  For example, right now, as we speak (or…as I write this, anyway…), the Sun above us prepares to move into my own personal Sun Sign of Scorpio…. The Tarot card … More Happy Scorpio wishes!

A foot in both worlds…

Straddling borders…standing with one foot in each of two adjacent worlds.  Not an unfamiliar scenario, but one that’s been on my mind this past week as I’ve dealt with the reality of being forced to undergo the jury selection process here in Los Angeles. As you may or may not know, when you’re called for … More A foot in both worlds…

A bit of myth-busting…

In general, I love myths.  Then again, when I say that — “myths” — I’m talking about lore…legends….stories about epic figures: Deities, heroic types, monsters, forces of nature in humanoid form, that sort of thing. There’s another kind of myth, though, that I feel is less beneficial to us: it’s the kind that seems to … More A bit of myth-busting…