Scent can be a very powerful aspect of ritual. For centuries perfumes have been used to enhance ritual and entice the spirits. I always get excited about oils. Every day I have some essential oil going in my diffuser. I think that having the right oil can get you in the mood for ritual and … Continue reading Product Review – Anita
Aleister Crowley was a complicated figure. People either love him or hate him. He really riled people up in the occult community. Everyone has their opinions on him. His peers couldn't stand him. Still he was able to garner a huge following, one that is still around today. I got to thinking about this … Continue reading The Wickedest Man in the World.
Tarot decks are an investment. They can sometimes be a pricey one - I've seen decks going upwards of $500.00. As with any collectible or financial investment they should be cared for. Each deck is unique and evokes different feelings, would it be too much to say they are my children? When I get a … Continue reading The Care and Keeping of Tarot Cards
Dallas is not a town known for its Tarot scene. The Ellis Deck is actually the only deck that I am aware of drawn by a local artist. This had been one on my radar for some time. There are so many great decks though out there aren't they? Its difficult to get them all. … Continue reading The Ellis Deck – Review
I received this gem for my birthday in October. I was initially unsure of how I felt about it. It wasn't the type of deck I typically gravitate toward (decks more aligned in the RWS style). I typically lean towards decks with a more esoteric theme such as the Tabula Mundi or Navigators of the … Continue reading The Golden Thread Tarot – Review
Geburah, the Sephira most people experience discontent with. It does not share its pleasant connotations like those of its other half Chesed. It can seem cold, brutal, uncomfortable, even destructive at its worst. It an essential part of our lives. Geburah serves a very important purpose. It is the adjustment in our lives when things … Continue reading Geburah – The Sphere of Adjustment
This is more of a personal post. I've had a lot going on lately. Sometimes life throws the whole book at you. My absence has not been due to negligence. I find blogging very relaxing. It allows me to connect with others with shared interests. I just haven't had the time to sit down and … Continue reading Big Changes Can Be Hard