Balancing our social responsibilities with prayer and contemplation

Well, I believe life is a Zen koan, that is, an unsolvable riddle. But the contemplation of that riddle – even though it cannot be solved – is, in itself, transformative. And if the contemplation is of high enough quality, you can merge with the divine.
~ Tom Robbins

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Hesitation

12 December CBD Tarot

Audacity augments courage; hesitation, fear.
~ Publilius Syrus

 

Sometimes, you see a card combination and one word pops into your mind so firmly that you know beyond doubt that you will remember it forever. This was very much the case for me when looking at the CBD Tarot Ace of Wands and 2 of Swords. Read More

Cunning and Deception

11 December 2017 Galaxy Tarot App 7 of Swords and The Emperor

When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people.
~ Abraham Joshua Heschel

I pulled two cards for a thought to contemplate today. The 7 of Swords is a card of cunning, planning, deception and thievery. This card complements the power and authority of The Emperor perfectly to show us how Patriarchy’s premium on rational thought over emotions has taken humanity to the brink of extinction. Read More

Adapting for Wellth

13 October King of Pentacles Thelema Tarot

To be truly wellthy is to find your personal prescription — to discover what works for you, what feels good, what you love. That process of discovery never ends. There are certain diets and types of exercise that are right for you in certain periods of your life but not others. Not only do we have to find the approach that works for us; we need to learn how to adapt that approach, or change it entirely, throughout our lives.
~ Jason Wachob Read More