Category Archives: Teaching and Learning

Tarot #59: III The Empress, nurturing spirit of creation.

III This is the Harmony of the Universe, that love unites the Will to create with Understanding of that creation: understand thou thine own Will Love and let love.  Rejoice in every shape of love and get thy rapture and … Continue reading

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Tarot #50: V The Hierophant, following the long arc of justice and wisdom, the master remains resolutely seated

Deep wisdom follows us into the future by marrying the lessons of the past to the vital energy of the present which will carry and disseminate seeds of positive change in the world. Here is the symbol of the wisdom … Continue reading

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Tarot #38: Defeat, time to cut losses, fall back, and reassess

You can’t win ’em all. And, if you could what would you learn from that? It could be that you are in denial about some aspect of your life that you are hanging on to. The longer you cling to … Continue reading

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Tarot #27: Failure, the shadow of success.

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Becket, Westward Ho   I don’t think there is any other solution than constantly coming to terms with the past, and learning from it. —  Simon Wiesenthal, The Sunflower: … Continue reading

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Incantations: The Magic of Reading Aloud

      The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath (Lovecraft cover art) by Gervasio Gallardo (b. 1934) I have read this very strange novel to myself and once to my then 3 year son, who loved it when I read him anything. I have … Continue reading

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Moonlight Field Trip

I made a decision to let the vampires and zombies out for the night. I was concerned that they might cause mischief, but I was more worried that they might be mistreated by nervous and fearful people abroad in the … Continue reading

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Heaven Is A Traffic Jam On The 405

Originally posted on synthetic zerø:
I have been on the 405 many times at rush hour, and there where some days when the isolation and total lack of agency, except to inch the car forward at odd intervals, somehow relieved me of the need to … Continue reading

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