Socrates: Bodhicitta, The Age of Aquarius and Masculine/Feminine Archetypes

bodhicitta prayer

Note: the following auto-writing is unedited. You will have a success next week that reminds you of your true path. You are already feeling it. Your path involves compassion, something you are becoming more and more familiar with. It’s a different sort of path to enlightenment. Bodhicitta is the word. You…

Continue reading

Aries = The Emperor

The Emperor by Kurehito Misaki from Kiseki Tarot (Manga Tarot Artbook).

We are now in the sun sign of Aries (March 21 – April 20).  Aries is represented by the Emperor in the tarot (Major Arcana, #4)*, and it is the sign that begins the Western astrological wheel. The Emperor is represented by the father and thus represents a sense of discipline…

Continue reading

Capricorn = Materialism (aka The Devil)


We are now in the sun sign of Capricorn (December 23 – January 19).  This sign is represented by The Devil in the tarot (Major Arcana, #15)*. The Devil is often called “Materialism” in modern tarot decks.  The card means obsession, enslavement and overindulgence. I find the card fits into the time…

Continue reading

December 21, 2012: A New Age (not necessarily the hippie, crystal-wearing kind)

The Star from the Aeclectic Tarot

Ok, before you put REM’s “End of the World” song on repeat starting at midnight tonight, you should probably know a few things about tomorrow (December 21, 2012)… Not only is tomorrow the winter solstice, but it is also considered (by many) to be the beginning of a new age…

Continue reading

Sagittarius = Temperance, Art, and Fusion

Temperance painting by Gabrielle West

We are now in the sun sign of Sagittarius (November 23 – December 22).  Sagittarius is represented by Temperance in the tarot (Major Arcana, #14)*. Temperance is often called “Art” in modern tarot decks.  The card means moderation and bringing elements together.  I like to explain Temperance like this: “You have an…

Continue reading

Scorpio = Death & Transition


We are in the sun sign of Scorpio (October 23 – November 22).  Scorpio is represented by the Death card in the Tarot (Major Arcana, #13)*. Many people, unfamiliar with the deck, truly fear this card (along with the Devil and Tower). When this card shows up in a reading, I gently explain that Death is…

Continue reading