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Red in Tooth and Claw, Queen of Fire


Red in Tooth and Claw, Tarot Queen of Fire Red in Tooth and Claw, a fitting epithet for Tarot court card Queen Fire, Queen of Wands. The original painting for Tarot Queen of Fire, Queen of Wands, She, oil on canvas, 72 inches by 36 inches, available at Saatchi Art She is grace and beauty, exhibiting great attractive power and command, kind and generous, a Tzarina. If opposed she is a vengeful tigress, strong willed ruthless and savage. Red in tooth and claw. This court card represents the human machine personality type represented by the tarot card Queen of Fire. Taking […]

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Isis Seshat Tending to the Ancestors


Tending to the Ancestors: Isis-Seshat Journal Winter 2018-2019 A quarterly journal of the Fellowship of Isis Each issue, while aligned with seasonal currents, is devoted to a specific theme. The theme of this Winter issue of 2018-2019 is “Tending to the Ancestors.” Many people who identify as Pagan incorporate a robust devotional practice of ancestor veneration in their everyday spirituality, while for others, the issue is very complicated. What does it mean to tend to the ancestors? Is one confined to just commemorating the dead of their bloodlines? What about spiritual ancestors? How are some ways to get a devotional […]

Isis Seshat Tending to the Ancestors, Winter 2018/19. A quarterly journal produced on behalf of the Fellowship of Isis. 48 page color e-zine., ancestor, mythology, reincarnation, vudu, voodoo, vudon, familly

Howling at the Sky


Howling at the Sky, Draconian Architecture and the Sabian Keys Howling at the Sky, Draconian Architecture and the Sabian Keys, a handbook of Draconian Magick. First published in 2002 and reprinted in 2013.. Howling at the Sky Draconian Magick, Standing at the Edge The allure of magick – danger Using natural phenomena as symbolic representations of inner processes, we are provided a bridge to integrate ourselves back into the fabric of the universe from which we have exiled ourselves.  Once integrated, we will again be able to understand the music of the spheres and to comprehend the language of their transmissions. […]

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Sun Virgo Tarot Hermit Self Healing


Sun Virgo Tarot Hermit Sun in Virgo corresponds to the major arcana tarot card Hermit. 24 inches by 18 inchesOil on board, original painting available from Saatch Art Close examination of the card reveals the eyes of the Hermit are closed, symbolizing introspection and seeking answers to questions from within. The Hermit desires resolution to uncertainty from learned experience in contradiction to relying on those of society, media and social convention. This inner voice, according to Julian Jaynes in his book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind, was the voice of Gods and ancestors commonly […]

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To Really See Art Exhibit


Art Exhibit To Really See Closes August 13th Art exhibit closing. I currently have two pieces on display at the University of Minnesota Bio Medical Lab Library as part of the Avivo exhibition To Really See. Show closes on Monday August 13th, 2018 Overview This run with the University of Minnesota presents over thirty pieces of art. It shows at the Bio-Medical Library until August 13th, 2018. The exhibition is a project curated by Jes Reyes, the Coordinator of Avivo’s ArtWorks program, and co-organized by Paul Ranelli, a Professor of Social Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy. […]

Tarot Cards Available From Amazon


Tarot Cards, Tarot of the Morning Star, Available From Amazon Online Tarot Cards, Tarot of the Morning Star second edition available from Amazon and Magus Books and Herbs Order at Amazon   Second expanded and revised edition deck available now. Order online from Gamescrafter    Seventy Eight Card Deck with booklet, $44.95 ISBN: 978-0-9993813-0-4 Tarot Cards,  Tarot of the Morning Star available from Amazon on line, was originally published in 2007 as a major arcana deck only limited to 75 signed hand numbered copies. Introduction If you don’t create your own reality, you are condemned to live in someone else’s. […]

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Sun Enters Gemini, Tarot Card Lovers


Sun Enters Gemini, Tarot Card Lovers Gemini Sun tarot card Lovers represents  the duality of our brain on the point of becoming conscious. The duality of the brain is illustrated by the union of the Maiden and the Serpent. The figure descending from the sky is the appearance of human consciousness, self awareness. Inspiration for my depiction of the Lovers card came from Paolo Uccello’s  painting of Saint George and the Dragon. On first view, of Paolo Uccello’s painting it appears the male hero is liberating the maiden from the dragon.  However, on closer scrutiny,  it can be seen that the maiden holds and […]

Tarot Seven Pentacles Seven Earth


Tarot Seven Pentacles Earth, Minor Arcana, Third Decan Taurus Seven Pentacles, Seven Earth. Each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered 7 express qualities of pleasure, calm and beauty . This is because 7 is the number of Netzach, the sphere associated with Venus  on the QBL Tree of life. Abandoned Success Abandoned Success is the title of Seven Earth representing the third decan of the astrological sign of Taurus. This third decan of Taurus is allocated to Saturn. The Venus Taurus combination brings out sensuality. One might consider this quality of sensuality the catalyst for success being abandoned, which in […]

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Five Pentacles, Five Earth


Tarot Five Earth, Five Pentacles Tarot Five Pentacles and each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered 5 express violence, conflict, fear and unsettled influences. This is because 5 is the number of Geburah the sphere associated with Mars on the QBL Tree of life. Five Earth, Material Trouble, corresponds to the second decan of the astrological sign Taurus and the planetary attribution of the decan is Mercury. The Major Arcana card attribution to Taurus is the Hierophant. Material Trouble Material Trouble is the title of Five Earth representing the first decan of the astrological sign of Taurus. This first decan […]

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Tarot Two of Fire, Two of Wands


Tarot Two Wands, Two of Fire, Dominion Tarot Two Wands and each of the other minor arcana cards, numbered Two, exhibit qualities ascribed to Chokmah, the second sephirah of the QBL Tree of Life. The planetary quality of Chokmah is Uranus and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Two” express its quality colored by the cards elemental suit: fire, water, air and earth. In Astrology, the energies of Uranus are explosive and electric, bringing dramatic change. Uranus is forward-looking. It recoils against tradition, and extols originality and individuality. Uranus is associated with technology, innovation, discovery, and all that is […]

two of wands. Two Wands has the fitting title Dominion, expressing powerful and confident taking of power. The astrological allocation is Mars in Aries which expresses and strengthens the Uranian quality
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