From Musings

Revolver Magazine Interview with Cristina Scabbia on Tarot, Death and Music.

  Here’s an excerpt of my new piece for Revolver Magazine where I had the pleasure of meeting, reading and interviewing the magical Cristina Scabbia, lead singer of Lacuna Coil. “As Scabbia and I sit down with the 78 cards, I discuss my approach to tarot as I would with any new client. The tarot, I explain to her as she deftly shuffles my worn-out Aquarian Deck, reveals messages from our subconscious through archetypes and shows us the present situation, offering pathways towards decision-making for our future. While I do think tarot can reveal glimpses of our impending fate, I…

Full Moon in Gemini. Taking stock of your maximum creative potential and fulfillment. The sign of the twins/siblings. Finding integration between your inner selves. Mastery of a Magician being filled with divine inspiration, acting on it, following through and completion. Wit, athleticism, precision and grace. Dear Gemini, your brilliant mind is a thing of beauty

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Psychic Vampires

1) Have a Daily Spiritual Practice: Be it daily meditation, chants, or prayer, some form of daily spiritual practice will not only ground and focus your own energy, but it will open your levels of awareness, sharpening your own intuitive skills. With deeper awareness, it’s harder for vampires to enter your space and it’s easier to spot their unbalanced and often charming yet ultimately harmful nature. 2) Sea Salt Baths On the Full Moon: An old and soothing tradition that will help cleanse your ethereal body. Once the Moon is full, she begins to wane, an excellent time for cleansing…

As leaves scatter and black cats matter, closer we move to the season of divination, plunging in to darkness.

Card of the Day: Three Bottles from the Collective Tarot. If you can snag yourself one of these hard to find decks, do yourself a favor! One of the most unique, deeply personal decks that crosses all lines of gender, cultures, sexuality and wildly illustrated, celebrate your friendships today, who knows what may come tomorrow.

Full Moon in Virgo today at 1:05pm EST. The maiden of the earth, of corn, crops and the beauty of simplicity urges us to prepare for the season ahead. Virgo is a mutable sign that can be affected by change. What needs to be released to welcome springtime?

Card of the Day: Four of Wands from the delightful Herbal Tarot. A celebration of love, a new home or chapter. Cheers to a bright beginning!

Card of the Day: The Lovers. Unity in desire, commitment and making the choice to love fully and wildly.

Witches in History: “Fumee d’Ambre Gris” by John Singer Sargent. My all time favorite painting, it hangs above my altar and gives me daily inspiration for focusing intentions, visions and revelry.