THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE MAD

Originally posted on TAROFLEXIONS:
Yesterday I sent out my monthly missive, The Art of Reading, to the many magical souls who follow my work and my words. In my monthly letters I give people a specific idea to think about, and a cartomatic practice or ritual work with. As I got word that my suggested 3-card reading yesterday is very useful for the solstice ritual,… Continue reading THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE MAD

sleepless, with Ifa and Leonor Fini

i awoke around 5am this morning, and rather than fight my way back to sleep i got up. on my mind, somehow in the night, was Ifa and a book written by nicholaj de mattos frisvold in my dream i was telling someone about this book. life philosophies, mythologies, and so on. it all circles back to Ifa, clearly. at least it was so in … Continue reading sleepless, with Ifa and Leonor Fini

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)