a question the cards asked me

what is it about these damn Tarot cards? i’m so obsessed. especially with the Tarot de Marseille. especially this “Playing Marseille” deck (Marseille trumps paired with playing cards. eeee!) because i love symbols. i love how old the practice is. i love thinking about my French ancestors who were card readers (…du sang, ou bien de l’affinité…) but mostly i just really, really enjoy looking … Continue reading a question the cards asked me

making space for magic and ancestor work (a question for the cards)

hi friends, i’m still really feeling the juiciness of the season. …we’ve gotten some nice rains now, the foliage on the deciduous trees where i live has turned orange and red, the earth is damp and rich-smelling, and the little green blades of grass are returning to the hills. plus, now that the time-change thing has happened, it’s so so dark! winter is really coming. … Continue reading making space for magic and ancestor work (a question for the cards)

autumn, Samhain and chills all over

hi friends, this past Thursday was Lunar Samhain. (which, i just learned, is a fancy name for the new moon that happens during the Samhain season.) knowing that it was a new moon, i had planned to unplug and have a mellow evening to myself, without electronics or internet. to unwind and check in with myself, reflect on things, and so on. (i really like … Continue reading autumn, Samhain and chills all over

repost, re: mushrooms and the magic of the unseen

Joining the Unseen Though we pride ourselves in this country on what we can capture, quantify and see, it’s a simple fact that the vast (and I mean vast) majority of our world is made up of the unseen. As human beings we are only privy to a very small window of experience. Meanwhile […] via Reishi: A Psychedelic of the Unseen — One Willow Apothecaries Continue reading repost, re: mushrooms and the magic of the unseen