The news has been brutal lately. While I’m not one to turn away from the reality check we call daily life in the media, I’ve learned that plugging in 24/7 leaves me depressed, anxious, and furious. I have to take it in small doses.
Sometimes I’ll make a comment or two publicly. Other times, I’ll share info on social media. But there are certain circumstances where I choose to remain mum.
It’s not that I’m trying to be mysterious (Scorpio Moon stuff). Instead, it’s because I feel it’s not always my place to make a comment. Some situations are better for me to listen and learn than run my mouth.
World events and celebrity gossip also mean I get a lot of requests to toss cards or interpret charts around these sorts of things. Again: sometimes I honor those inquiries. But there are also situations where I choose to refrain from any sort of divination or interpreting.
For example, I feel triggered by the subject matter. That has been the case on occasion. I’ve also been too close to a person or situation – which means I have trouble being objective – or I want to protect that person. In those cases, it IS my Scorpio Moon stepping in, allowing others to have their privacy…and dignity.
If you wonder if you need to speak up on every issue, the truth is: you don’t. Your comment isn’t always necessary. You get to choose when you must say something or not. Always listen to that inner voice before you use your outer one.
It’s none of my beez-ness.
From The Wild Hunt: Copycat accounts affecting many Pagans.
Meanwhile over at Vulture: ‘Reality Never Gives You the Perfect Narrative’ In We Own This City, David Simon and George Pelecanos argue police corruption has never been worse.
Yeah, she is: Elizabeth Warren Is Still Furious.
Lisa Stardust interviewed me and some other tarot pros for this post over at Today: How to read tarot cards, according to the pros.
I totally get this. I would hate to leave my home: Even as Russia Bears Down in the East, Some Ukrainians Stay Behind.
Astrologer Noush Joon joined me on Astrology Bytes to talk about dominant signs and what that means.
In the face of a baby food shortage, desperate moms are turning to strangers on Facebook to help—but social media shouldn’t be the answer.
They’re not gonna take it: Flight Attendants Fighting Back.
Actress Carrie Hope Fletcher reveals she’s a tarot lover.
The Hostess Who Kept Their Secret: Grace Faison — the 97-year-old Brooklyn Heights fixture — housed women seeking illegal abortions in the late ’60s.
Mimi Young shares how she uses tarot for dream interpretation.
How the Rest of the World Controls Guns—And What Americans Can Learn.
Powerful: The Class of 1946–2018 Twenty-seven school-shooting survivors bare their scars and bear witness.
From Anne Helen Peterson: This Is What Happens When You Live Under Minority Rule.
WANT: 8 Secrets to Powerful Manifesting: How to Create the Reality of Your Dreams.
NEED: The Creative Pendulum: Keys to Unlock Your Innovative Spirit.
Super interested in this: Seal, Sigil & Call: A New Approach to Ritual Magic.
Coming soon from Amy Zerner and Monte Farber: The Intuition Oracle: 52 Cards & Guidebook to Help Access Your Inner Wisdom.
Check this out: The Metaphysical Cannabis Oracle Deck by Maggie Wilson and Ejiwa Ebenebe.
Cannot wait to get mine: Llewellyn’s 2023 Daily Planetary Guide: Complete Astrology At-A-Glance.
Ooooh: Cosmic Rituals: An Astrological Guide to Wellness, Self-Care, and Positive Thinking.
This is a powerful book: The Modern Craft: Powerful voices on witchcraft ethics.
I need to get my hands on this: Witch Wisdom for Magical Aging: Finding Your Power through the Changing Seasons.
Putting this right on the ole wish list: Around the Kitchen Table: Good things to cook, create and do – the whole year through.
If you want to create a personalized tarot deck, start here: Create Your Own Tarot Cards: A step-by-step guide to designing a unique and personalized tarot deck. <-Cards are included!
Kids love Tarot For Kids! (Psst…adults do, too!)
Learn how to read tarot without relying on the little white book: Tarot: No Questions Asked: Mastering the Art of Intuitive Reading.
Are you an audiophile? Check this out: Tarot: No Questions Asked: Mastering the Art of Intuitive Reading is available as an audiobook.
Ready to begin your astrology journey? Here’s your perfect road map: Astrology for Real Life: A Workbook for Beginners (A No B.S. Guide for the Astro-Curious).
Also, there’s an audio version of Astrology For Real Life if you wanna listen and learn!
I love Shaheen Miro’s artwork: The Uncommon Tarot: A Contemporary Reimagining of an Ancient Oracle.
Long summer days need quiet activities. Get The Tarot Coloring Book and a box of crayons – shazam! Summer fun!
Whenever the world turns dark, I get out my tarot deck to see the light: Tarot For Troubled Times.
Soon, I’ll be talking more about my upcoming book: Twist Your Fate: Manifest Success with Astrology and Tarot. It’s coming in August!
How to Use Tarot For Decision Making and Problem Solving. Change is inevitable. You will go through many cycles and personal transformations in your life. You might feel lost or unsure of your true purpose or next move. It’s how you respond to change and its inherent challenges that matter. Tarot can connect you with your intuition to help illuminate the path forward. In this class, I’ll walk you through the basics of tarot reading and I’ll teach you my four favorite spreads for making decisions. (Psst…I’m a horribly indecisive person – tarot is my go-to when I’m stuck in analysis paralysis!). This is an evergreen course. Sign up any time, and go through the lessons at your own pace. Learn more and sign up here.
Astrology for Beginners. Want to learn how to do Astrology? Want to walk into a dinner party… pull up someone’s Natal Chart… point to their Sun, Moon, and Rising signs… and explain what those mean? If you’re like “Heck yeah, I wanna know how to do that!”… then this class is for you: Astrology for Beginners. This is a LIVE online class. 5 weeks. Thursday evenings from 7 PM CT/ 8 PM ET starting September 15th. Early bird special pricing ends June 15th!
Book Signing at Free Spirit Crystals. Get your copy of Twist Your Fate signed by yours truly. When: Friday, August 19th at Free Spirit Crystals. I’ll be there from 7 PM – 9 PM.
Book Signing at Barnes and Noble at Fox Run Crossings in Newington, New Hampshire. I hope to see you there! When: Saturday, August 6th at 2 PM. Address: 45 Gosling Road The Crossings at Fox, Newington, New Hampshire, 03801. Be there and don’t be square!
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What I’m Grateful For:
Discovering new muscles
Fresh cookies I didn’t have to bake
Flowers in the yard
Long drives for no reason at all
Soundtrack for 6/4/22
The Fall by Zola Jesus
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