VITRIOL

I’ve been thinking often about the past. That is nothing new. But what is new are the things that are coming up for me. So many long-forgotten memories are coming to the surface. So many feelings and events and versions of me that I have mostly been avoiding. The past is so painful, I’ve justContinue reading “VITRIOL”

Feel It to Heal It

To truly heal your past, you need to be able to fully feel and embody your emotions. We often deny or repress our emotions for a wide variety of reasons. By far the most common is that painful feelings are uncomfortable. Sometimes it’s easier for us to pretend that everything is “fine” and nothing isContinue reading “Feel It to Heal It”

Retrograde periods are typically a time to review, reflect & reassess on your life and how a particular planet impacts this sector of your chart. With Mars retrograde in Aries from September 9 to November 13, we are being called to assess the ways in which we embody our anger & how we take actionContinue reading

We are often confused about what we must do to begin holding ourselves and others accountable. We have this idea that in order to create change, we must prove how someone has been wrong and demand immediate punishment. This is a roadblock to our change. This is what blocks us from being better people. WhenContinue reading

The Second Riddle of the Sphinx

Most people are familiar with the story of Oedipus Rex, the ill-fated king who murdered his own father and married and bore children with his own mother. Freud famously interpreted this as a tale which shows man’s secret, repressed desires to kill his father and take his place as lover to his mother. This fitsContinue reading “The Second Riddle of the Sphinx”

A Tale of 2 Trees

In the Garden of Eden, there stood two trees: the Tree of Life and the Tree of Knowledge of Good & Evil. The Tree of Life is that of direct experience, life as we perceive it through the five senses. It is felt through the body, and the center of its intelligence is the heart.Continue reading “A Tale of 2 Trees”

X — The Wheel of Fortune

Recently, I woke up in the morning with an image of this tarot card in my mind. Along with this image came the words, “Tie yourself to the Wheel of Life.” As the day went on, I thought more deeply about what this meant. There are many meanings surrounding card 10 of the Major Arcana.Continue reading “X — The Wheel of Fortune”

Earlier this week I was reading more about alchemy in my new book, “The Emerald Tablet.” I learned about the concept of the rejected stone, or what manifests from the parts of ourselves we have not accepted and integrated. It comes from the persistance of what we keep in the shadows, unwilling to recognize andContinue reading

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