Category Archives: visions from the dark side

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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Autumn poems #5

  Mary Oliver from New and Selected Poems

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Autumn Poems #4

October                      1   There’s this shape, black as the entrance to a cave. A longing well up in its throat like a blossom as it breathes slowly.   What does … Continue reading

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Tarot #49: XVIII The Moon, gateway to the subconscious and mysterious forces that influence our lives below the surface.

The ability to listen to that small almost inaudible voice deep in our core and be able to let it enter our life and guide us combined with the louder calls and songs that surround us. You are being led … Continue reading

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Tarot #36: Cruelty, the nightmare of obsession

When we imagine the worst case outcomes of possible futures, we are likely to create nightmares of stress and may even become monstrous ourselves and lash out at those we care for. Tortured by doubts and false premonitions, you have … Continue reading

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Tarot #28: II The Priestess, illumination of reality beyond the senses

She sends luminous visions never seen but glimpsed inchoate and parallax from the edges of reality reflected in a distorting parabola but whole and detailed and viewed only askance by chance when the mind is wide open, in a vision … Continue reading

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Tarot #13: XVI The Tower, break on through to the Other Side

Break down the fortress of thine individual Self, that thy Truth may spring free from the ruins. Aleister Crowley, The Book of Thoth The Eye of Shiva is Upon You     You have the power to break through imprisoning … Continue reading

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