I’m coming at you with another YouTube video! In this video, I talk about the thematic relationship between Death, Temperance, and the Devil as they’re placed on the Qabalistic Tree of Life. I spend some time thinking about the Qabalistic theme that unites them, and then the individual way in which each card manifests that […]Read more "Video: Death, Temperance, and the Devil on the Tree of Life"
Tarot journaling is hard. You’ve written out the meanings of all the cards. You’ve recorded keywords. You’ve copied the Celtic Cross, a three-card past-present-future spread, and maybe one other spread (probably something astrological or specific to the theme of your deck) out of the LWB that came with your Tarot deck. Maybe you’re even writing […]Read more "8 Prompts for Tarot Journaling"
I’ve been doing a lot of shadow work recently. Shadow work is a long, ongoing process, but the specific work I’m doing started a little under a year ago. It’s mostly daddy issues.* Some time back, I shared a spread I’d created for shadow work. I talked about some of the problems I have with […]Read more "Aristotelian Shadow Work Revisited"
After Beyoncé released Lemonade, Saturday Night Live ran a sketch called “The Day Beyoncé Turned Black”. The premise is simple: White audiences, upon the release of Lemonade, are horrified to realize that Beyoncé is actually black. In the sketch, Bobby Moynihan says “Maybe this song isn’t for us,” and a horrified Cecily Strong replies, “But […]Read more "A (Sort of) Review of the Dust II Onyx Tarot"
I love divination. All kinds of it. On a cold, rainy weekend, my ideal way to pass the time is to learn a new and obscure method that people somewhere in the world have used to divine the future. Tarot is by far my favorite, and most-used, but I’ve dabbled in tasseomancy, geomancy, scrying, lithomancy, […]Read more "Animating Principles of Divination"
I decided to experiment with a different medium! Rather than a written post this time around, I made a video with some rambling thoughts about pathworking: What it is in the context of Tarot, a couple of different techniques, and some reasons that it might be worth doing. I’m not sure if I’ll do more […]Read more "Ideas for Pathworking"
Holy shit, holy shit, holy shit. I am so excited about this deck. Today I’m bringing you a review of the magnificent, flawless, aesthetic bombshell True Black Tarot by Arthur Wang. Not sure if you’ve picked up on it, but I love this deck. It’s an instant favorite. The cards for the deck are (true to […]Read more "A Review of the True Black Tarot"