Places of Power

This past weekend, my dear friend, Vickie, and I made the drive from Los Angeles into the desert proper to visit Joshua Tree National Park.  Vickie is a fantastically talented Tarot reader, a prodigious metaphysical scholar, and one of the finest all-around people I know. Given our mutual love of the arcane, it was only … More Places of Power

5 Metaphysical Practices for Promoting Safe Travels

As I type up this particular blog post, I’m sitting in a desk chair several thousand miles and three time zones from my home. This transcontinental journey is all about visiting my family, and as I only made the trek a few days ago, I’ve very recently had my travel responses well-stimulated. And while I … More 5 Metaphysical Practices for Promoting Safe Travels

Sojourn in the Rainforest…

A quick post here to let the internet know that tomorrow, I embark on a journey into the Peruvian jungle.  This trip certainly looks like it intends to put the “rain” in “rainforest,” as the accompanying weather forecast shows… Having once spent at least a month or two in the Scouts as a child, though, I am vigorously prepared, … More Sojourn in the Rainforest…

More Locational Astrology: An Ice-y reception may not be a bad reception…

Not too long ago, I lodged a few columns here about Locational Astrology.  This is a field of astrological analysis based on the idea that a person’s birth chart can shed light not only on what that person is like internally, but also on how the world external to them might offer them certain very … More More Locational Astrology: An Ice-y reception may not be a bad reception…