Category Archives: thinking in words

Tarot #78: Ruin, it’s not necessarily the end.

“Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.” ― Rumi   Even if destruction and tribulation rain down upon your life, hope remains with life. From the ruins, despair or determination or acceptance or all three can grow. As … Continue reading

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Tarot #77: Virtue, integrity and passion

We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us. –Charles Bukowski “If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing … Continue reading

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Tarot #76: Prince of Disks, the practical and sensual mixed with the intellectual

Bubbles of Earth This can take many forms. That of a strong connection with the soil and practical matters and love of working directly with the means of survival in attentive and scientific ways. Or, a person focused on physical … Continue reading

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Election Results: 4 Points for Optimism

Originally posted on The Contrary Perspective:
Dr. Stephen Ray A few things to remember for those fretting and not celebrating last Tuesday’s election results. There was not a single pollster who gave the Democrats any chance of retaking the Senate.…

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Tarot #75: VII The Chariot; drive and will focused toward a goal.

Willing is not enough we must do –Goethe This is about using all of your resources to push through a challenging situation. You might be fighting for your survival or trying to get through the final stages of a project … Continue reading

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Tarot #73 : IX The Hermit, travelling the inward path in search of truth and enlightenment.

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more” … Continue reading

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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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