Every now and then, I sit down with a notebook and a pen. I write out a numbered list going from 0 to 21 (or, more rarely, four side-by-side lists going from 1 to 14), and I start to take notes, trying to see if I can look at Tarot from a new angle. This […]Read more "Dividing the Majors: An Experiment and a Spread"
The New Year has come, I’m waiting for professorial feedback on my first paper as a graduate student (a terrifying prospect), and I return triumphant to the blogosphere. I figured that, it being the start of the year and all, I would talk a bit about year cards. For anyone unfamiliar with the concept, a […]Read more "Non-Decimal Numerology and Year Cards"
Western numerology likes to focus on the numbers between 1 and 10. Even though there are infinitely many numbers (nay, infinitely many integers), we in the Western occult tradition really only care about the first dizaine. There are a few notable exceptions (e.g. the number 13), but for the most part, once we get above 10, any […]Read more "Reductio Ad Arcanum: Numerology in the Majors"