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Beyond the Reading: Empowered & Assertive

Today's reading brought a message of self-empowerment. We are to be more confident, stronger in our convictions, willing to do what it takes to get our voice heard. We need to step into our own power, believe in ourselves, and finally break free from what is holding us back. But Warrell (2015) says it best,… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Empowered & Assertive

Lunar Lore

Lunar Lore: Sagittarius First Quarter Moon – September 2021

The First Quarter Moon is a time to recommit ourselves to the intentions we set in motion during the New Moon. We are doubling-down and promising to take action on the things that we want to happen, the things that we are wanting to manifest. Sitting by and waiting on life isn’t going to get… Continue reading Lunar Lore: Sagittarius First Quarter Moon – September 2021

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Beyond the Reading: Breaking a Cycle

Today's reading encourages us to recognize when we are in a cycle. While it may seem obvious to other people when we exhibit a pattern of reacting to people, places, and things in a certain way, we may not recognize it in ourselves. While breaking the cycle is hard, realizing that we are in one,… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Breaking a Cycle

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Beyond the Reading: Surviving Change

What is it about change that stresses us out? We want to feel excited and happy, looking forward to something different and new. But, every time we are faced with a big change, we freeze, we start planning out everything wrong that can happen, just in case. We've spent years pushing ourselves towards change -… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Surviving Change

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Beyond the Reading: Choosing to Forgive

Today's reading encourages us to use self-reflection in aiding us to forgive and let go, so that we can be excited about things in our life again. Forgiveness is encouraged, taught, regaled, and mentioned frequently throughout our lives. We are taught about forgiveness at a young age to the point where some people expect it.… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Choosing to Forgive

The Pendulum Series

The Pendulum Series: Basics

Let’s start with the basics, the top three questions: What Is A Pendulum? A pendulum is simply a suspended, non-magnetic weight that swings back and forth. Pendulums come in all shapes, sizes, and materials. There are mathematical and mechanical reasons for its use, but using a pendulum as a divination tool for spiritual work is… Continue reading The Pendulum Series: Basics

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Beyond the Reading: Shocking Moments

We've all been there. Someone hits us with some news that just leaves us wide-eyed and unblinking. These shocking moments (WTF moments are what we personally call them) are few and far between but when they happen, oh boy do we need some time to recover. Today's reading prepares us for some news that is… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Shocking Moments

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Beyond the Reading: Healing Old Wounds

Today's reading brings us face to face with our past. We are being asked to learn from our history so that we can heal old wounds and create a surprising future for ourselves. We are being told to learn and grow from our experiences, to not live in the past but acknowledge the impact it… Continue reading Beyond the Reading: Healing Old Wounds

The Pendulum Series

The Pendulum Series: Introduction

You’ve seen them while walking around shops or browsing through Etsy. An interesting crystal catches your eye. It’s usually in the shape of an arrowhead, an arrow dangling from a chain and pointing to things unknown. Sometimes crystal beads climb up the chain and other times there’s just a decorative charm at the end. Rose… Continue reading The Pendulum Series: Introduction

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Illustrated Herbiary

For today’s daily reading, we used Maia Toll’s The Illustrated Herbiary oracle deck. While these 36 gilt-edged cards depicting herbs, fruits, and flowers are gorgeous, the book itself is the showstopper. Maia’s words combined with Kate O’Hara’s illustrations are what make this set truly magical. From the vibrant colors to the thought-provoking quotes, there’s a… Continue reading Book Review: The Illustrated Herbiary