Welcome to Your November 20th, 2020 SI. The Moon move from Aquarius today, Friday 11/20 at 7:49p, as it passes through the Void of Course Astro Sign Synapse Portal. It will emerge Direct on the other side of the cusp between signs in Pisces tomorrow, 11/21 at 11:06p. A day+ is a relatively long Void of Course relative to the Moon’s typical 3 – 6 hour Voids. Your dreams may go deeper during this period of Moon Surrender as I sometimes call it. It surrenders its engagement to naturally enact a rest and relief to be fresh and wholly engage the next sign.
After 11:06p on 11/21 the Moon will continue Direct as it journeys through Pisces, to then dive back under through the Void of Course Portal at 5:44a on Tuesday, 11/24. It will emerge Direct again in Aries on 11/24 at 10:05a. Into the Void Portal again Thursday, 11/26, at 6:46p, and back out of the Void Portal 11/26 at 10:43P Direct in Taurus… and then, we’ll continue the trek with next week’s Serendipity Itineraries, SI for short.
* Note: All times given are EST In the USA. Here is a convenient Time Zone Converter, which is a wonderful tool to be familiar with and more easily schedule your international client sessions.
Void of Course Moon
Void of Course is a bit like a mini-Mercury Rx, though instead of the magnetic drag of Mercury appearing to slow, which advises us to downshift, the opposite happens when the Moon goes Void of Course. Rather than drag, there is a slip, a letting go of the Astro Sign connection to disappear across the synapse of the cusp between signs.
I feel the Void of Course period, the Cusp Crossing makes for a wonderful liminal horizon to surf with a foot on both sides, though I mark it in my schedule to not start new projects during it. When I do, their effectiveness invariably slips away like they didn’t even exist, or they are driving on ice with bald tires.
The Void of Course Moon period carries a sense of float where you may viscerally feel Almost weightless. It’s easy to miss unless you intently feel-listen as it is typically short, several hours to a day. It is as if the impact of projects that start during the Void are all but zeroed out by the MIA Void Moon Lunation Wave Formers.
For all intents and purposes it may feel like a car disengaged by being put in neutral, or when the clutched is step-tapped in and not released. A pause of sorts.
During intense work, creative or otherwise, it may also feel like running up fast in 6th gear only to pass 150mph and discover your car has a US-required speed limiter. The fuel injectors cut out, and the 1st time this happens it felt like OH SHIT, I’m floating barely touching the ground at 150 and only in a 4-cylinder…. HOLY SHIT WTF THIS ISN’T GOOD. A rising sense of terror emerges. You grip the wheel harder. You come off the gas and judiciously start to get into the brakes to lightly step-tap yourself back down until the fuel injectors wake back up. There’s no diving into brakes without the counterbalance of the power that got you there in the Justice of an experience like this.
Yes, there’s a metaphor for life in that. The sudden loss of ALL power at that speed is hellishly un-nerving… and, even more so the 2nd time when you know it’s going to happen. No, 3rd time for me, though. My stubbornness has its own set of powerful limits, its own place of Void of Course. Baseball came to mind, and I decided I would rather make my presentation in Vail than achieve Strike 3 You’re Out. From Denver, it’s typically about 1 1/2 hours to Vail. Suffice it say I had some fun, though within my levels of acceptable risk as I made the trip in 47 minutes. I don’t need or want a repeat performance of that. Though, it sure is a blast to remember. Like any trauma, the feeling re-surfaces fresh and ready to engage. Now, I simply steep a bit with a wry smile and bright eyes as I think, Now, how cool was THAT?!!
Trauma, though directly linked to the time it occurs carries a timeless quality. It tucks away deep inside if not directly addressed wise in time as it occurs. And, when we are triggered, it emerges as fresh as it was when it was born into the psyche. That’s what lives within the phrase, ‘Trauma is always fresh.’ One goal I suggest is to Train yourself to catch the inner flash when trauma is triggered, say ‘Thank you. Hold on a sec,’ as you embrace it within without allowing it to merge with the trigger, whatever triggered it, and as you acclimate proceed back into your conversation. Most often you can revisit it on your own time unless you are with a good friend, at which point I suggest to turn the conversation back in upon the trauma to share it and potentially receive a fresh perspective from them that may help bring it to fully re-surface to empathically listen to towards receiving its message so that it can integrate by re-homing in its proper home in your body. A cascade of ablution Tingles is a common way the integration presents. Note where it went in your body. Smile, and welcome it with thanks. ~ Jordan Hoggard
A more fun And less wordy waffle way to think about Void of Course is to visualize the Moon as it goes Void as those fun and magical, black portal openings in the movie Time Bandits. One minute it’s there and engaged, the next, HEY! Where’d it GO?!! Well, it went somewhere. Reasons are often unreasonable, and a healthy comfortability with the not-knowing allows your surrender to keep the open door welcome on the other side free and clear of obstruction.
During the VoC Moon
I advise to focus on the flow and structure of existing projects you have in the works. We all kind of Evil Knievel float through the air with the Moon temporarily disconnected… though without the experience of all the broken bones when we land on the other side. Inspect your expectations to assure you are not assuming connections that are actually temporarily not in touch with one another in the least.
Once we land on the ramp on the other side of the Astro cusp to emerge in the next Astro sign as the Moon goes Direct… then, refreshed, re-engage the Past-Future-Confluence of the perpetual present anew.
Stop Who is to free the prisoners when sand sleeps in the eternity of the tilted hourglass. ~ from the Prescient Remembrance: Dialogue of a Vampire poetry collection.
Once the Moon Is Direct
Once Direct we can reconnect our Inner LUNAtic in the next Astro sign and re-engage the creative gearbox. Alternately, if you need something to have the UTMOST discretion or be secret, like planning a surprise Birthday Party, by all means DO start during the Moon’s Void period. It might contribute to the success of the stealth to keep the surprise a surprise. Yes, there are certainly shady ways to apply that, too, though that’s really never been in my Wheelhouse except for in martial arts applications when I explore the power of Silence in motion through whole-body awareness Of the consequence of my feet and toe groundgrabber fingers when I move forward toe-to-heel Instead of the norm of heel to toe when walking or running. In a way the reverse, energetic spin of the motion more clearly generates an awareness of the consequences of actions AS they happen. CRACK goes a twig, and OOPS. Restart.
Take the depth and directness of the clean and stealthy Nothingness of the long Void of Course energy into your weekend. I suggest to team up with surrender rather than hold on. Also, It’s not advised to get caught revving and have the tachometer up to the redline warming things up. You might accidentally sidestep the clutch if your foot slips. Plus, the redline and revving noise just disturbs the Silence, is more than a bit vexatious to the Spirit.
It’s going to be intense, intensely calm. Rather than let down and go amoebic and sloppy in formlessness, there is a lesson in simple Being holding itself together naturally without the crutch of form. Rather than worry or anxiety about falls, instead dial in your focus to your balance of intense things. In one sense it reminds me of the student telling the Buddhist Master they dreamed of falling and falling and getting more and more unsettled. The Master says, Dream that again tonight. This time have a deep knowing that there is no ground. Disengage control. Embrace the experience. Fall farther.
The not-things can get us in trouble all too easily. Personally, I ignore not-things for the most part to more fully focus on the workability so I Don’t waste trouble.
I made a diamond out of my misfortune. ~ Jodorowski’s Chariot speaking
It takes intense heat and pressures to make a diamond. Maybe at the base of infinity within, the heavy darkness get more and more dense, form a weather pattern of singularities that then squeeze density past its Point of Flexure to POOF pop out diamonds that are ejected to the surface.
During the Void of Course
Focus on established priorities and established launches… even if its simply a walk in the park where you may vividly see and experience something you’ve not seen before. You know? That intensity of ablution tingles when your eyes light up when you discover something that moves you in a cool way.
How can you even up your keel, so that wind the big wind comes you shoot right out in the direction you intended… well, or at least in the range of that direction. There may be some torque that exceeds your grip at first. You;re the driver, though. Dial in to hang in and ride the initial squirrelly movements as your momentum sticks to engage forward movement in big ways.
Here Are 3 Memes For Ideas to Engage Surrender and Engage Void of Course Enactment Guidance
Laughter is the shortest distance between people. ~ Victor Borge
You are not what you say you are going to do. You are what you do. ~ C.G. Jung
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Your Tarot Birth Cards for Nov 20th, 2020
Excellent Birth Cards to surf the celestial groove (Star) of your natural, inner animal voice (Strength) in balance with the scales of the Justice of who you really are. Can you, like a Star, brightly bring these qualities and their consequences to bear within yourself to shine and enliven your identity with a heightened clarity of focus and disciplined sense of seeing?
Your naturally enlightened voice from within is an ally than can serve to bring these brightly out in the open as you continually as you continually integrate your Shadow Parts that live and till the garden of your Place of Creation. How can you engage to enact Your Life, Your Way to dance together WITH Shadow as integrated allies contribute together in harmony being at ease with chaos to inner-communally drive your life force?
One must have a chaos in the heart to birth a dancing star. ~ My Friend Fred (Friedrich Nietzche)
A crucial component of these three Archetypes is that they engage inner contents and the unconscious as useful and factual realities. Psychic and intuitive and imaginative and unconscious contents simply provide more facts from within to sacredly couple with what is out here. Even if these are not your Tarot Birth Cards, it can be a great exercise to explore them as if they were. See what new perspectives within yourself you can discover when you do. Have a hard time trusting your intuition? Heck, Mark Twain may have said it best with, Of course truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. How can you stop making sense and trust your senses with the Strength ~ The Star ~ Justice Tarot Team?
With the Strength ~ The Star ~ Justice Birth Cards, what aspects of your life are uniquely identifiable as yours that can you cycle through to find something juicy to further embrace your alchemy of Self with…? Check out the next 46 seconds of a video for some… hmmm, no spoilers… What chords are struck that resonate with you from this 46sec video? How can you justifiably without sense — simply because you do in a place where reasons are unreasonable — benefit from your Inner Enlightenment or simply Inner Clarity to bring things to full term like the Empress to be birthed into your life and the World?
The Sun ~ 46 Seconds to Find YOU!
There is nothing in the caterpillar that tells you it‘s going to be a butterfly.R. Buckminster Fuller
And, if you want to explore Tarot Birth Cards more, please visit my 9-Part Birth-Placing Identity Series.
What are Your Tarot Birth Cards?
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It’s a #8 day today, so enjoy the:
Mystereum Tarot Moment Eight of Pentacles
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With Mindfulness in troubled times, how do you establish and embrace your established inner light to enhance and align with and in your natural transformation process while you enact a disciplined approach to reverently honor the continual focus of your clarity? Does that question build a sanctuary to enter and explore your sacred Self?
Notice if you begin to feel depletion. If you do, it is often either from mis-spent efforts, slippage, or its time to rest and refuel. Running on fumes will actually expend more energy and tire you out more than running with a full tank.
And maybe think about Mindfulness to help you out. I do not feel that Mindfulness is to empty us out of negative inner influences. More so, that it is for us to face and engage and become besties with our beasties. Danger? Potentially? Sure, sometimes, like life itself. Though, think about it this way. If they harm me, they harm their home. So, I let their storms rage inside when they present themselves. And, as their storm subsides robustly and empathically witnessed by me in reverence Silence, I ask, What is your message?
Once a storm has spent itself, it has often shed itself of all the extraneous marble block parts like Michelangelo liberating David. Then, they can integrate, you might feel a cascade of ablution tingles as they nestle back into wherever their trauma was living in your body as they bring more of You to You with their power as experiential enhancements born of facing your traumas. Or, they don’t integrate, in which case you let them go as if vanished forever, … or, they sidle up right beside you and behind you as another Chthonic Numinosity Light~Shadow Ally of Self. Can’t have too many of those.
Someone asked me last week how long PTSD lasts. A lifetime, was my response. Color that with this, though it lasts a lifetime, it lasts a lifetime in its influence as you transform it over time from Lead to gold, from trauma to treasure. After you face your fears and traumas, work with them, with a Professional is good, they can transform to release and renew you. So, the PTSD part doesn’t really last a lifetime. The PTSD is a point of origin. Its ever-evolving influence as you face and engage and use it is actually what last a lifetime. How can you invest in yourself today? How can you invest in yourself this week? What actions will you take as your initial Self-investment?
I resonate with Thich Nhat Hanh‘s
We do not practice Mindfulness to rid us of anger. We practice Mindfulness to take good care of it. ~ Thich Nhat Hanh.My Friend Fred
I resonate with that alignment with him.
I’m full-on pleased that my article The Kintsukuroi of Self was published in Issue 35 of The Tarot Association’s Tarosophist International Magazine Equinox Issue. I’m stoked with the honor and the quality of their presentation. Thank you Marcus Katz and Tali Goodwin, and Charlotte and the Tarosophy Team! Note that the Tarosophist International Magazine is a members-only magazine with public print to resume soon.
Again, This Week, A Meditative Suggestion in Regards to This Week’s Music Selections
Rather than listen to the words and music as being from one person to another, or the artist to you or to another or out to the world, will you allow the words and music to be yours as if spoken and emanated directly from you and your internal community? As if they are a play about a journey produced by you about you, as you most likely know yourself better than anyone else.
SVRCINA ~ Astronomical
The Birthday Massacre ~ Run
The Birthday Massacre ~ Walking With Strangers (full album)
Pandora on my Sonos played them in that You Might Like way twice last weekend. I saw it like it magnified the 2nd time, an I listened to the message, listened to them again… YES!, is a word, and kinda turned into a another one-word complete sentence verb. Love it when substance embeds in action! Enjoy!
Verdarluz ~ Tribal Stomp Ecstatic Dance – Rhythm Sanctuary
Here We Go into Your Serendipity Itinerary for November 20th
Serendipity Itinerary Sites
There are excellent new posts this week! Think you’ve seen them before? Me, too. Then, I suggest take 2 sites below that you are familiar with and revisit their current posts.
Where Will Your SI Take You This Week?
cocinaitaly ~ Elganspo, comida italiana. Hungry? Hungry for edible beauty, aesthetic eats? Exquisite is a word. Edibly exquisite is two words. Grab a friend, and go experience this. What will your words be afterwards?
Brene Brown ~ Owning our story and loving ourselves through the process is the bravest thing we will ever do. ”The bottom line: I believe that you have to walk through vulnerability to get to courage, therefore . . . embrace the suck.“ Cool that Brene is a fellow Texan In Houston!
Karen Sealey ~ The Pure & Blessed Tarot. ~ Riding the cusp between imagination and reality. Her Orphaned Oracle is BORN and now available! Check out the Game Crafter link on her site to purchase! She also has Waxtober this month and rockin’ ramblings and Rantras and musings with no pulled punches. There are lots of exquisite surprises along the way. THIS is a site to watch.
Verdarluz and Jocelyn Mercado ~ Bridging Dimensions Astrotheology Mystery School. Today, we live at the edge of uncertainty. It is at the edge of uncertainty where our most creative inspiration comes alive. ~ Joanna Macy. Personally (me, Jordan), I feel we have always lived at the edge of uncertainty. The world is always about to end in the perpetual present. Though, Verdarluz and Jocelyn Mercado have built a place full of Inner Nature and wonderment and robust experience for action to nourish that birth-n-death perpetual present moment. Check out the soulfully resonant and robust and rockin’ developmental work. Also, here’s a link to Verdarluz CelstiOwl’s Soundcloud music site.
Dr. Jean Raffa ~ Think Psychologically. Live Spiritually. A former television producer and college professor, Dr. Raffa changed directions in midlife to discover and write about her passions. Informed by over 30 years of psychological and spiritual study, her books and teachings guide others to growth and self-empowerment. Red Feather Mind Body Spirit is an imprint of Schiffer Publications who is my publisher. Love the synchronicity that I found her work in the Carl Jung Depth Psychology Reading Group rather than from my publisher. Pretty cool. Great to discover Jean’s work. Also, check out her work at Golden Seeds of Wisdom. I am looking forward to Dr. Raffa’s presentation Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm EST where she will introduce her new book, The Soul’s Twins, which will be published on November 17, 2020. Pre-orders are now being accepted by Amazon.com. You can register for her December 6th presentation here.
Anna ~ Heart of an Empress. There’s more to life than death. Terminal cancer survivor. Now lives life. A story of courage and grace in how she approaches things now. This week she covered the Foo Fighters’ Learn To Fly on her Uke.
Carsten Wieland ~ Brushpark Watercolors ~ Aquarelle und Zeichnungen von Carsten Wieland. Power in color and fluid forms here. Please visit this wonderfully powerful feast for the eyes and process expressed with watercolors. Check out Carsten’s beautiful new book, The Beauty of Abandoned Places,
Donald L. (Skip) Conover ~ is creating Videos for laymen about the Collected Works of Dr. Carl G.Jung. Founder of the C.G. Jung Depth Psychology Reading Group. Dive in to the over 1,200 videos he has produced for a healthy dose of rockin’ness. Well worth the time spent, like the length of a great movie. I always come away with something new, and also usually a further fleshed out perspective. Also, Skip, along with Coeleen Kiebert and Tim Holmes are running the Pre-Election Collective Unconscious & Participation Mystique Project which I am participating in. Take a look.
Coeleen Kiebert ~ Navigating the Unmanifest. My art is the expression of a mysterious, quiet story that has within it a line of truth deeper than I am able to see any other way. Often, I wonder how others know what’s going on inside of themselves. How do they know what’s really happening? How do they cope with the deeper meanings of life without an art form to guide them? Doing art is the way I search for this inner truth. The images that appear in the clay lead me to an understanding that is beyond that which I can gain from common reflection. It is a communication with myself and the language is my art. (c) Coeleen Kiebert. All rights reserved.
Tim Holmes ~ Tim Holmes Studio. A passionate artist with vision and an actionable mission consistently doing something with it for the good of the Self and the world. Hearing His Own Voice: A Life of Sculptor Tim Holmes. By Brian D’Ambrosio. Also, explore Tim’s Jung And Alive Meaning Finder.
The Alchemist’s Studio ~ Raku, vessels, Alchemy in action. Pottery with heart and soul PLUS some PUNitive humor to boot. Don’t miss the Hens! Another place of great perspective.
Charlescearl’s Weblog ~ Musings on fascinating things. Important and fascinating things well said. Charles not only thinks things through, he lives them through. You can feel it in his writing. Don’t go for the writing. Go for experience you will remember. Indelible is a word, and a good one with Charles’ weblog. Please share his recent Black in AI 2020 Call for Papers post to magnetize others who might not have otherwise been aware of the opportunity to advance the AI (Artificial Intelligence) community.
Author Melissa Crismon ~ Oceans of Love. Melissa is the author of the MerSea series about a conservationist mermaid. Painting in her mom’s studio, studying modern dance, and playing the pedal harp informed her childhood. A bachelor’s degree in visual and performing arts made sense. From angelic harpist to romance author, Melissa began writing as a theatre reviewer for local and online media.Her Golden-State-of-the-Art Blog started out as a California arts blog that covered a lot of theatre, but rolls with the punches and has expanded to the vegan lifestyle.
J. Gary Sparks ~ Jungian Analyst. Diplomate, C.G. Jung Institute, Zürich. Through his website he makes resources available for learning and teaching Jungian psychology at all levels. the link is to his wonderful welcome page, and you’ll find his Home Page link at the bottom of the Welcome page.
Martha Ann Kennedy’s Blog ~ I’m A Writer, Yes, I Am! Her recent post Through the Looking Glass from The Global Exclaimer is powerful and full-on apt about this racism disease going around more powerfully in this current time where the Civil War is like the EverReady Bunny just going and going and going — like it seethed under the surface for over a century, the internal war that never ended. About Martha: After thirty years teaching writing in San Diego, in 2014, I returned to live in my home state, Colorado. I live in the remote, beautiful and mysterious San Luis Valley. All my life, I’ve been a writer. Sometimes, I’m also a painter, but I am always a hiker.
Scott Parker-Anderson ~ Waldina. Waldina was my maternal great-grandmother. Her life story has inspired generations of our family. I write about what inspires me.
Andrea Badgley ~ Butterfly Mind. Creative Nonfiction by Andrea Badgley. Andrea Badgley holds a B.S. in Ecology, but left that field to raise children and write. Her Butterfly Mind blog reflects her inclination to flit. Her work appears in Southern Women’s Review, on the Brevity blog, and on The Daily Post. You can also follow her on Twitter @andreabadgley.
Anne Elise ~ MBTI Journey. Life is a journey, not a destination. – Ralph Waldo Emerson. Welcome to MBTI Journey! If you want to embark on a journey of personal growth and self-discovery then this is the site for you. Through MBTI and this blog you will learn more about yourself, the people you love, and even the people you don’t understand.
purplepeninportland ~ Sharing Poetry and Hugs. I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
Mr. Purrington ~ Carl Jung Depth Psychology. Life, work and legacy of Carl Jung.
Becca Tarnas, PhD ~ Scholar, artist, and counseling astrologer, Becca is the editor of Archai: The Journal of Archetypal Cosmology. She received her PhD in Philosophy and Religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. Her dissertation is titled The Back of Beyond: The Red Books of C.G. Jung and J.R.R. Tolkien.
Fernando Kaskais ~ WebInvestigator.KK.org by F. Kaskais. The Esoteric Meaning Behind Neo’s Interrogation in The Matrix.
Deborah Bridge, PhD. ~ Soul Tending. Depth Psychologist.
Keith’s SecondVoice ~ African Poetry. I found Keith’s work last week. He liked a comment I made on another’s blog, don’t remember which as I clicked right through to his site. Wonderfully powerful, muscular language full of grit and flow and resonance and well-played metaphor that is apt and expressive and clear. Check out Keith’s recent Skyscraper post. It starts with a wicked cool image, and keeps going from there.
Janet Rudolph ~ Feminism and Religion. Thoughtful. Poignant. Meaningful. Janet plays the depths with her tune. Both-And is embraced, and though either/or is not dismissed, it is seemingly most often precluded by her forthright and engaged gesture. Janet posts from a deep well. Want some thought that has meaning and place and is engaged? Cool. Then, please visit her work.
Jessica Hundley ~ Author of The Library of Esoterica by Taschen Books, 2020. Check out her beautiful books. Multi-talented with developed abilities in each: Author, Journalism (remember that word anyone?), Copywriter, Producer, Creative Director, Director. I am honored to have been included in her newest release from Taschen Books, The Library of Esoterica.
Holly Troy ~ Cosmic Holly. musings of a psychedelic punk rock renaissance yogini and late-blooming athlete. Perennial Gemini in bloom. Naturalized. Excellent garden with music, too! Creative voice in multiple formats. Tarot. Astrology. Music. Writing. Life. Is she a Polymath, having multiple areas of expertise? Go see. She also has a session series entitled Co-Creating With the Cosmos that I recommend.
Ian Bryant ~ Tarot Sushi. A place for all things Tarot and More! Excellent and clear and depthful writing voice with full-on proetic substance. Creative writing steeped in poetry, nourishing soul food for imagination and creative expression. And, I’m honored Ian is using my Tarot in the Land of Mystereum deck and 192-page companion book as a creative writing prompter.
Laleh Chini ~ A Voice From Iran. Check and inspect your expectations at the door. The storytelling, short stories, fables, and folk tales will… well, you’ll see. I recently received her book and am looking forward to posting a review in the near future. I’m still adjusting to being this busy again, and I’m not going to rush out a review of Laleh’s wonderful work. I’m currently immersed in reading Climbing Over Grit, and without spoilers I can indefatigably express… YES!!!! A more robust review is coming soon, and I so look forward to dial into those words. Mini-review here.
Donna’s Poetry Blog ~ Hope. Courage. Poetry. Faith. Love. An experiential read that is well worth it.
Adriana Tedoro Dier, DMA ~ True Guidance Tarot. Adriana is Spiritual Healer and Medium. Her prophetic gifts and insight into the past deliver the messages essential for your healing journey. Her heart-centered approach and accurately channeled messages from Spirit stimulate your body, mind, and spirit to new levels of growth. You will find your way guided with relevant, powerful, spiritual truths and practical steps.
Lizrose93 ~ elizabeth rose psychic and tarot. This post with the image of the painting with Echo and Narcissus + Liz’s mention of the Phoenix catalyzed me to forget the story for getting The gift of telling it differently. Visit her site for the Astrology, though don’t be surprised when you receive a larger takeaway than what you came for. I received a retelling from myself of a story that brought it into modern discussions.
Bonnie Hubly ~ Watercolors on Pinterest. Full and robust and full of feeling with fluid fluency and flow in execution. Majestic Watercolors. Organic placements, artful scenes. Gorgeous.
Trini Lind ~ Paths of the Spirit. Create a path of Light with your Life. Wonderful perspective. Deceptively simple drawings that I find magically evocative. No one trick pony here.
House of Ari. Sharing a personal exploration of gender in Sweden. Up front and honest and insightful as the experience and process of this self-induced rite of passage unfolds. I respect when people swim in their own crucible to discern and come to a more resonant relationship with themselves. It can be swimming in magma at times, though isn’t that how crystals and geodes are made? Clarity and creativity and actionable feel often come out of strong Soul Gardening such as Ari’s. I look forward to where this exploration leads.
Alan Houston Cree ~ Cree Solutions. A veteran turned author – Genre: Espionage. Check out Alan’s new novel in progress, and he has a solid exploration track though his interests. Substance explored. Resonates with my reasons can be wholly unreasonable. There is a Serendipity Itinerary of sorts provided as he follows where his interests takes hem, actionably. Excellent metaphor and analogy for like regardless of topic agreement or not. Check out his site for some serendipity specific to the work he is producing.
Ritish Sharma ~ Aspiring Blog, Weekly Wisdom. Another great blog posting serendipitously about things in the world that interest him. Diverse and varied. Cherry-pick your next field trip from this wonderful buffet of posts.
Jiji, Life in Copenhagen ~ Life in Copenhagen, Denmark, after moving during Covid-19. Wonderfully well-written pieces about the experience of place. Well worth a visit! Jiji has a knack for describing place that is alive.
Mandy Froehlich ~ Divergent EDU. Leadership, Innovation and Divergent Teaching | Mandy Froehlich. Administering perspectives on mental health to foster healthy well-being. This is truly a site where knowledge IS power. Not pedantic. Not corrective. Shame doesn’t exist here. Experience and powerful perspectives of listening live here. Mandy’s site is as enjoyable as it is informative. Self Help may want to watch out, as Mandy is playing the resonant chords to own what you feel, and actionably work with that wise in time.
Sandra ~ Into the Light Adventures. By Sandra Js Photography – Make the rest of your life the best of your life.
Hailletrimbolie ~ Empowered Educator. It feels like she has listened to Moira and her internal sense of time and timing to start her blog. Good stuff there just in the listening to one’s own rhythms and messages. Enjoy Haille’s garden as it grows, becomes perennial, and naturalizes. I for one am looking forward to see where she takes her adventure.
Scott Spillman ~ The Point Magazine. New article, Charismatic Models.(My words follow, these are not Scott’s or the Magazine’s) I loathe politics as the great irony of our time, maybe any time when people who are not personally sovereign can be ruled simply by the sniff of a suggestion. This, is not that.
Joy Vernon ~ Completely Joyous. Tarot & Reiki. Bookmarked for this week as there’s an ICANN issue pending. I’ve been there. I hate it when that periodic email required to confirm your URL ownership with ICANN for your website gets buried and lost. I’ll most likely have an operable link here next week if not before.
Benebell Wen ~ author + reader. Such a wonderful discipline of the ritual in Benebelle’s actioanable and exploratory process of deck creation of her 3rd edition of SKT. Check out Benebelle’s site. She is an engaged and informed artist fully immersed Actively in The Work and also in the not-knowing, and building value when she emerges her creations.
Robert Ruiz ~ Robert Ruiz Art. Robert Ruiz is an artist from Brownsville, TX, who is also a Master of Fine Art Candidate at the University of Texas at Rio Grande Valley with Bachelors of Fine Art, concentration in Drawing and New Media, from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is also currently the Art Director at the Carlotta Petrina Museum and Artist liaison for the City of Brownsville Mural Program. Check out his work.
Banter Republic ~ Gottfried. It’s just banter. Banter, comedy, humor, lifestyle, Living. He might even ask you if a period can be italicized. Be entertained and engaged. No hidden Oz behind the curtain here.
Theresa, Soul Gatherings ~ Spiritual Moments in the Human Experience. Wonderful quotes and perspective here. A great daily.
Gabriela M. ~ Short Prose Fiction. Author of the Year (2019) at Spillword Press NYC. You can swim in these words. Take a dip.
Roadtirement – Traveling and retired. This couple and their experiences and travels and family… just make me smile. Real and robust for being themselves. Plus, they’re gardeners. What ever could go wrong? Great sense of humor and wonderful outlook on life. Woo Hoo shout-out to the Roadtirement Etsy shop! Check it out.
Tutu’s edible logic ~ Food makes sense. Exquisite and intelligent and nourishing and informative.
Wander the Lines ~ Step into my reading life. Looking for a new book to read? Stop in here for a treat and a great perspective.
Delusional Bubble ~ Life is a bubble, Make it as delusional as possible. Travel the world. I feel Rick Steves is cool, and he’s also not the only game in town.
Joanne Sprott ~ Cosmic Whispers. Let’s Walk the Spiral Path Together. Poetry, depthful thought, and generally all things Joanne = things that matter and have substance and are important and/or are simply interesting.
Learn Tarot: Naima Healer ~ Self-Healing through the Present Moment. Wonderful work with a just as wonderful Hoo Doo deck. Naima has just started out blogging, and I firmly feel she started out on just the right foot. Sensitive, sensible with wit and wisdom not disconnected from lineage. She may have just started blogging, though she’s no novice Reader.
Bonnie Cehovet ~ Flash Fiction. Author. Tarot. Consummate Reviewer. Want a solid story? Bonnie’ll get your there. Bonnie has a way about only working with things she resonates with. She doesn’t do negative reviews, understands that that is a waste of her blessings and value. I beyond resonate with and respect that. What’s the point of non-things? CHeck out good things here.
Croque-Melpomene ~ Author of Within Paravent Walls. Pentalingual Idealist. Writer of psycho-corporeal Poetry. Creator of Croque-Melpomene & Les Femmes de la Décadence. Chthonic Numinosity, depth with no fear of addressing behemoth-level emotional topics through her poetry and evolved wonderment and continual curiosity. She runs deep, and takes the proper gear to do so… herself. I see a chthonic numinosity in her poetry that is akin to night and day stained glass. Well worth the visit. Powerful. Intense. Heartfelt. I advise to bring tissues for all the right reasons.
Saania2086 ~ Philosophy is all about being curious, asking basic questions. And it can be fun! If P, then Q. If you want good sense, then go here to see what dynamic mind dish is being served up today.
Jane Lurie Photography ~ powerful, evocative freeze-frames of architectural images that are definitely not secretly active. These images live out loud! They are refined. And they are as natural as they are refined, like an exquisitely cut emerald or sapphire or ruby kind of refined. There’s nothing hidden in the rough here. These beauties have some pipes in their visual voice.
Timothy Price ~ Off Center & Not Even. Is variety the spice of life? Go here and see! The photography is magnificent.
Mary K. Greer’s Tarot Blog ~ Tarot helps you meet whatever comes in the best possible way. Mary matters. Professionally. As a person. As an author. Mary matters. Sweet and direct and courageous and inventive and FUN. Oh, she was a wicked cool sense of humor. Many deep wells feed Mary’s work. Warning: Immersion here may lead to ablution.
Enchanted Seashells by Princess Rosebud ~ Beguiling pearls of wit, wisdom, and whimsy-with attitude. I’m not going to add more words to that. If that doesn’t grab you… A Princess is simply a Queen not yet sitting..
Dr. Eric Perry ~ Psychology to Motivate | Inspire | Uplift. Wonderfully full and relevant and engaged Psychology articles with clarity of voice. I full-on dig when things are as robust as they are clear, especially when directly dealing with intensities. This site, is certainly that.
The Dihedral ~ More than just climbing. A lot more. And, climbing is a lot in itself. Read a new route today at The Dihedral. Dammit! No, not wormsign. Worse. The covert Covid-19 struck again. Visit The Dihedral for a seriously wicked and wonderfully solid attitude of Not Wasting Trouble.
Cristian Mihai ~ Professional Blogger. Sense & Sensibility meets the info age? He’s not afraid to say it, whatever he says. No walking on eggshells here, well, unless he starts making compost for the garden. Excellent tips for bloggers and thinkers and feelers.
Susi Bocks ~ I Write Her. My words for Susi’s writing go something like this. You talk a good game, Dood, but can you (Susi) Bocks? Concise might even be too long a word. The consistency of depth here is… well, I have a deep respect for how much she does with so little and its never sparse. Muscular and powerful language. I’d call her the Bruce Lee of words.
Enjoy the DNA of our Solar System as it moves along its 230-million year orbit around our Milky Way galaxy. Credit to A.T. Mann for sending me this years back when he was a guest on my Inner State Highways internet TV show way back when.
Helix and DNA strands anyone? Our world and solar system itself in its orbit is one of the life-giving shapes within us that contributes to our identity. Know Thyself and You Will Know the Universe is Metaphorical, though more so LITERAL, too!
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I’m honored that 2 card images from my Tarot in the Land of Mystereum deck + book box set published by Schiffer are featured in Taschen’s new Library of Esoterica by Jessica Hundley
Trace the hidden history of Tarot in the first volume from TASCHEN’s Library of Esoterica, a series documenting the creative ways we strive to connect to the divine. Artfully arranged according to the sequencing of the Major and Minor Arcana, this visual compendium gathers more than 500 cards and works of original art from around the world in the ultimate exploration of a centuries-old art form.
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