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Tarot: Facts and Myths

Myths cling to tarot cards because the stories appeal to our need to have something special, something that evokes the mystical as we hope Tarot cards will.

Jane holds a deck of cards.

7 Ways to Clean a Tarot Deck

Of course, there are many more than 7 ways to clean a tarot deck. Here’s a quick list to help you get started. Try them all and see which ones you like best. The most important element is that you have the intention to clean and then do some act that furthers your intention. Here’s 7 different type of acts to use with your intention.

The soul of the world looks out from the trees.

Symbolic Gestures Matter

Sunday, Feb 27th is the day to make symbolic gestures. Your subconscious is watching to see what you do, not what you say. So move forward on an important goal. Reach out to those you miss seeing. Set aside time for your passion project. Now is when the actions you take will have bigger impact that ever, on you, others and the animus mundi or soul of the earth. The world is watching, whatever you do today will tell the truth about what you value.

The names and dates of the 8 Solar Holidays are placed around the wheel of the year on the 8 points of a star.

The Eight Solar Holidays

Ancient cultures celebrated 8 Solar Holidays over the course of a year. Half of those Solar Holidays are still acknowledged as the beginning of each of the 4 seasons which divide the year into 4 equal parts giving rise to the name Quarter Holidays. Not surprisingly, the 4 celebrations that are celebrated halfway between the start of the 4 seasons are called Cross Quarter Days.

A statue of Hades seizing Persephone.

Relationship Issues

Relationship issues are STILL dragging us down as Venus, the Goddess of Love, dances with Pluto, the Lord of the Underworld during her 40 days of retrograde.

Digging Deep During the Eclipse

The Taurus Full Moon on November 19th kicks off a 2 year cycle challenging us to step out of our comfort zones and work for deeper solutions.

A scientist shakes a jar in frustration. This Scorpio New Moon will be full of the unexplainable.

Scorpio New Moon

The New Moon in Scorpio on November 4th is the last lunar event before the Eclipse.

The Scorpion is centered in a zodiacal wheel.

Scorpio: Sex, Death and Magic

Astrologically speaking Halloween, happens while the Sun is in Scorpio, the sign that rules sex, death and magic. Scorpionic urges include sacred sexuality, morbid fascinations, and rituals for power and knowledge, tempting every sign while the Sun travels through this arc of the zodiac.