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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 #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 # 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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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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Tarot #25: Disappointment; dejected, rejected and betrayed? Whatcha gonna do about it!

You have had to lower expectations about your plans for the future and are currently mired in negative feelings. You have been rejected or denied something you counted on and must deal with a feeling of dejection and loss.  The … Continue reading

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