The Art of Playing Politics | Musings from the Osho Zen Tarot Deck

The Art of Playing Politics | Musings from the Osho Zen Tarot Deck

So many of us are mired in a world where we play politics. We say one thing and mean another. We cleverly disguise the truth under a mask. We think that by practising diplomacy we are being polite–when in reality we’re preaching kindness and practising inauthenticity. That is what leads to the demon that lurks in our basement and comes out at night. Continue reading The Art of Playing Politics | Musings from the Osho Zen Tarot Deck

The Gardener’s Harvest | Educator Turned Entrepreneur

The Gardener’s Harvest | Educator Turned Entrepreneur

There’s a lot that goes on behind-the-scenes as I do what it takes to keep the whole machine functioning as a business. The corporate world has a reputation for being cold and heartless–for treating people like cogs in a machine and extracting value from them for the purpose of profit. Is the capitalist system really as toxic as it is made out to be? Continue reading The Gardener’s Harvest | Educator Turned Entrepreneur

The Red Flags: Dealing with Difficult People

The Red Flags: Dealing with Difficult People

I’ve known a few people like that. People who won’t listen to reason. People who cannot make a decision for the collective benefit of all. They create situations where they win and you lose. There is no point in trying to reason with them. No matter what you say, do or explain – they will simply refuse to listen or understand your point of view. They are right. You are wrong. End of story.  Continue reading The Red Flags: Dealing with Difficult People

I am the Knight of Wands

I am the Knight of Wands

The Knight of Wands has been a regular feature in my relationship readings. As a woman, it’s been tempting for my tarot readers to think that it represents the men in my life. After all, the Knight is a man of double fire. It took me years to figure out that the knight was me. The court card’s story inspired me to write my own.  Continue reading I am the Knight of Wands

Mr Ten of Wands: nearly there baby, nearly there

Mr Ten of Wands: nearly there baby, nearly there

Mr Ten of Wands has come a long long way from where he first started. When he first began, he had only a burning desire. A gift from the element of fire. He knew that there was something he wanted to do. And unlike many others, who are afraid to go after what their heart’s desire, Mr. Wands went forth. He had courage. He had ambition. And above everything, he had a burning desire.  Continue reading Mr Ten of Wands: nearly there baby, nearly there

Yom Kippur, the Five of Swords and Forgiveness: a meditation

Yom Kippur, the Five of Swords and Forgiveness: a meditation

I came to the epiphany yesterday that it is only a person who is in a tremendous amount of pain that can inflict that pain on another. And whilst I don’t have anything I really want to atone for – there’s still people I need to forgive. Because if I do not do that, I will continue to suffer long after they’ve gone from my life. Continue reading Yom Kippur, the Five of Swords and Forgiveness: a meditation

The Two of Cups: Jeanette Winterson’s Tale of Poseidon and the Earth

The Two of Cups: Jeanette Winterson’s Tale of Poseidon and the Earth

Sometimes he was a long way out and she missed him and the beached fishes gasped for breath. Then he was all over her again, and they were mermaids together, because there was always something feminine about my father, for all his power. Earth and water are the same kind, just as fire and air are their opposites.  Continue reading The Two of Cups: Jeanette Winterson’s Tale of Poseidon and the Earth