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Poetic Wisdom

Dark and Light

Everything of the light has the potential of darkness. Everything from the dark has the potential for light. Light is all there is. Darkness exists only when the light is blocked. The nighttime experienced by half of the earth is created by the earth itself, casting a shadow. Is a black pebble dark or light?… Continue reading Dark and Light

Eight of Swords
Tarot & Numerology

Disimprisionment (Repost)

[ I originally posted this in December of 2010. It ages so well, I decided to repost it. ] Do you know the difference between the words discreet and discrete? We’re more familiar with discreet.  A few synonyms are: subtle, cautious, tactful, prudent, and inconspicuous. (See Inconspicuously Unrelenting.) Discrete, on the other hand, is less… Continue reading Disimprisionment (Repost)

Poetic Wisdom

The Dog and the Bone

Deanne has a dog; her name is Joy. Deanne loves Joy with her whole heart. Joy loves Deanne just as much. Deanne knows that Joy loves chewing on bones. After some time, Deanne learns which bones are her favorite. Deanne makes sure to have those on hand often. One day, Deanne is inspired with an… Continue reading The Dog and the Bone

Poetic Wisdom, Tarot & Numerology, Thoughts and Opinions

The Hermits

Picture the scene. A wide valley sits within and is completely surrounded by tall mountains. During spring, when the air is often clean and clear, and when the sunny days outnumber the rest, the valley is lush and green. Those who live in this valley love that time of year. Yes, the sun doesn’t rise… Continue reading The Hermits

inspiration, Poetic Wisdom, Tarot & Numerology

Courageous

We are now in the month of August (by one calendar) and 11 days (degrees) into Leo (via another). This month feels vastly different to me than those before it. I am feeling optimism, excitement, anticipation, and appreciation so much more. And I am also feeling inspired. Yesterday, I happened upon this quote by Nelson… Continue reading Courageous

Experience, inspiration, Poetic Wisdom

A True Texas Storm

On the last afternoon of July, a true Texas storm rolled through Austin. When I first noticed its approach, my house sat along the edge. To the south, I saw nothing but bright sunshine and blue skies. To the north, I saw no blue whatsoever. Above my home, clouds filled the sky. Along the northern… Continue reading A True Texas Storm

Astrology, Tarot & Numerology

Our Second New Moon in Cancer

Eclipses hide the light, so you can see a shadow, then turn the light back on so you can heal the shadow. On July 4th, we experienced our third and final eclipse this season. One month earlier, on June 3rd, I shared the quote above in my article called June / July Eclipses. Think about… Continue reading Our Second New Moon in Cancer

Astrology, Tarot & Numerology, Thoughts and Opinions

Decision

I learned recently that the origin of the word decision is quite different than I would have expected. It is, however, elegant and enlightening and makes perfect sense. We all know that an incision is when something is cut into. Think of it this way: in (in or into) - cision (cut). Decision, when we… Continue reading Decision