Category Archives: change

Tarot #70: Oppression, burdening or imprisonment willfully enforced upon body, mind or spirit.

Burdens are the foundations of ease and bitter things are the forerunners of pleasure. –Rumi Sometimes oppression comes from without when some people seek abusive power over others on any scale from a 2 person relationship to a dictatorial regime … Continue reading

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Autumn Poem #6

AUTUMN The leaves are falling, falling as from far off, as though far gardens withered in the skies; they are falling with denying gestures. And in the nights the heavy earth is falling from all the stars down into loneliness. … Continue reading

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Tarot #64: Completion, temporary balance of forces initiating a time of celebration and regeneration

To the elements it came from, Everything will return. Our bodies to earth, Our blood to water, Heat to fire, Breath to air. — Empedocles (490 B.C. — 430 B.C.) For now we abide in this state of unified matter … Continue reading

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Tarot # 61 : XIII Death, the dance of interruption and transformation

The Universe is Change; every Change is the effect of an Act of Love; all Acts of Love contain pure joy.  Die daily. Death is the apex of one curve of the snake Life: behold all opposites as necessary complements, … Continue reading

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Tarot #60: Strength, from the heart of fire moving to provide support and balance.

Pure energy from the deepest levels brings harmonious rhythm to the delicate balance of the world and universe.  Elaborate patterns of synchronized motion that make the structures of the universe stable.  Though at any one time the balance can swing … Continue reading

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Autumn Poems #2

  A. R. Ammons

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Tarot #40: XII Hanged Man, upended and suspended in between rising and falling.

You find yourself in a position of enforced stasis, either by forces beyond your control or by fears or uncertainty, and are waiting for release of some kind. You must examine the evidence about what brought you to this place … Continue reading

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