I released an EP

READY by Organtide If player embed isn’t working click this button: Listen An unofficial partial list of reasons: The things that are weird, messy, broken in me needed a place to liveThere needed to be something important in my life that I could dedicate myself to that was not my jobMy brain had been shaped…… Continue reading I released an EP

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Marking Time by Trees

Something I regularly think about is how many issues, whether it’s the climate crisis or social inequalities are replicated by our lack of being tied to a place, to the land. How it has been central to capitalism to push people off their land and then state and corporate consolidation to create scarcity. How people…… Continue reading Marking Time by Trees

On Burnout and Being Fire

Cards are from the Botanica Tarot. Spread is my Tarot Spread for a Time Cycle What to compost – 8 of swordsWhat to plant – 2 of pentaclesWhat to offer – Queen of wandsWhat to harvest – 10 of wandsWe are still in the middle of a pandemic. Our leadership in building a world where…… Continue reading On Burnout and Being Fire

We’ll Never Be the Same

 Pandemic Anniversary spread from Moriah Simmons1. lesson from the past year to reflect on right now – Queen of wands2. what was most painful for us this past year – Queen of swords3. what action can we take that will begin to heal – Empress4. what hidden gifts has this year unearthed – Hierophant5. how…… Continue reading We’ll Never Be the Same

Befriending the Void

Current perception of the void – Ace of CupsA loving message to me from the void – 6 of CupsWhat can I release into the void? – 2 of WandsHow can I cultivate my relationship with the void? – 5 of Swords from the Befriending the Void spread by Moriah Simmons The Void could be…… Continue reading Befriending the Void

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Becoming our own guide

Cards from the Brady Tarot 1) what are we struggling to become – 6 of arrows / passage2) where are we on the path – daughter of horns3) primary obstacle – 2 of feathers / success4) how to overcome that obstacle – mother of feathers5) outcome around the summer solstice – 10 of roots /…… Continue reading Becoming our own guide

Sharing our burdens

For a dozen years I have been traveling the road of nonprofit worker, wearing many different hats, but probably the most well-worn are organizational development and building power through volunteer coordination and coalitions. For three years I have been studying the art of tarot, believing it to be a tool of self-reflection and individual support,…… Continue reading Sharing our burdens