Teach yourself to read the tarot with this easy guide. The study of tarot is time consuming, and you must be willing to commit to a learning schedule. These step-by-step suggestions may help you.
Many people read tarot cards, but not all of them read for clients. A reader needs to think about both ethical and practical concerns before reading for others.
Do you know how important each planet in your astrology chart is? They are just as meaningful as the zodiac signs and houses! Read on to learn more.
Do you have to be born clairvoyant? No, not at all! Meditation is the key. Here are instructions on how to meditate, and some personal clairvoyant experiences.
Are Scorpios really sex-obsessed, overly emotional people who are impossible to understand? Of course not. Read on and get the real scoop!
What happens to the human soul in between incarnations? Where does it go, and who does it see? Is the soul judged by a Divine Being, or does it go on to another life to learn more on its journey to perfection?
Do you need help during a period of crisis in your life? Try using the power of the violet flame to assist you!
Not many people understand what the Moon's nodes represent in astrology, but they are filled with information of our past lives and give us the correct path to our present life.
Neil Young is one of the greats when it comes to guitar and classic rock. His personal lyrics and observations about life make listening to his music a great experience!
Crystals do more than add color and beauty to our lives. Most of them have healing qualities you can be taking advantage of! Anyone can benefit from wearing a pendant or ring made of the right crystal to cure what ails them!
Isis was the Egyptian Goddess who had the power to bring her dead lover back to life. How did she come to be known as a Protector of the Dead? Read on!
The Akashic Records are what the Bible refers to as "the Book of Life." We have all lived in many different incarnations—often with the same people. These are called "soul groups." Find out more!
Zen is a difficult concept to understand. We often overthink life so much, that we do not take the time to enjoy the experiences it holds for us. Live in the moment!
Everyone wants to find their soulmate. But they aren't always lovers who make life really wonderful. Sometimes they are people who drive you crazy, but teach you the most important lessons.
What made John Lennon and Paul McCartney one of the most prolific songwriting duos in history? We have only to read their Astrology charts to find out!
Saturn takes 30 years to travel through all the signs of the Zodiac. Saturn is the karmic planet, so expect to "reap what you have sown" each time Saturn returns to its position every 30 years.
Some people can look at you and see an aura of color around you! It can tell a lot about your mood, your energy level, and how you feel about the people you are with. Read on to find out more.
A fictional tale about a Venus in Leo couple who likes to show off, but they are so charming and generous, it's easy to overlook such a tiny fault. Find out what astrology sign your Venus is in!
This is a fictional tale about two people in love. They both have Venus in Cancer. There's a link, find out what sign your Venus is in!
People who have Venus in Gemini are first attracted to another person by the way they think and speak. Then if the person interests them mentally, they may want to take it further.
This fictional piece about Venus in Taurus lovers are among the "Lovers of the Zodiac" since they are sweet and sincere. Check out to see where your Venus is.
Venus in Aries people like to show you off to their friends, and are proud of all your achievements. They require a little babying, but are so much fun to be with, it's worth the trouble!
This fictional Venus in Pisces people are so romantic, they put the rest of the Zodiac to shame. Check the link at the bottom of the first paragraph, to see what sign your Venus is in!
People who have Venus in Aquarius need a lot of freedom in their relationships, as shown by my fictional couple. Check the link to see what sign your Venus is in!
This fictional tale of two passionate, Venus in Capricorn people will give you idea of what this planetary position means as far as love and social life. Use the link to find your own Venus sign!
What does a Venus in Sagittarius person act like in love and social life? Here's a fictional story about a couple who both have Venus in Sagittarius. Read on, and use the link to find your Venus.
This fictional tale describes what its like to fall in love with a person who has Venus in Scorpio, what are you getting into? A sexy, romantic, jealous and passionate ride! Read on!
This is an instructional article designed to explain Venus in Libra people. It describes their need to spend a lot of time together, as well as their need to climb the corporate ladder.
A fictional tale about two Venus in Virgo people, who wonder if a platonic relationship can successfully change into a romantic one. What do you think? I'd like to hear!
Essential Oils have special healing properties and were the first known perfumes in ancient times. People have forgotten that natural plants and flowers contain powerful medicine for us.
Mercury in Pisces people are the creators, the dreamers, the ones with artistic talent and vision. Their heads are ruled by their hearts, which are fragile. But they can read you well, and you will love the ethereal quality about them.
Mercury in Aquarius people are unique thinkers and have ideas many others would not think of. Do you want to learn more? Read on!
How does a Mercury in Capricorn person think? Very logically, and with an eye to the future! Read on.
A way to understand how a person thinks is to see how their house is furnished and how formal or relaxed it feels. What kind of atmosphere does a Mercury in Sagittarius person want? Read on!
If you had Mercury in Scorpio, what kind of thoughts would be going through your mind as you were about to start looking for your first home? Let's take a look and see!
Mercury in Libra people have intellectual and curious minds. They also bore easily, are sociable, and love to surround themselves with beauty. Read on to find out more about these unique individuals.
How do people with Mercury in Virgo think? They tend to be critical and exacting, but know what they want. But can they see the forest for the trees?
Mercury in Leo people think a lot about how to make enough money to enjoy the finer things in life. They want a beautiful home large enough for their family and friends to enjoy it with them. Read on!
Mercury in Cancer people have minds ruled by their emotions and a deep love of family. They want to own the home where everyone can come and feel comfortable and happy.
How does the mind of a Mercury in Gemini Person work? It's a whirlwind of so many thoughts, it would leave another baffled. This is a smart communicator!
People who have Mercury in Taurus are sensible and kind in their communication styles. They give good advice and raise relevant points in discussions. Even if they disagree, they will be gracious.
People with Mercury in Aries are the most original thinkers in the Zodiac. They have original and inventive ideas the rest of us would never think of! This extends to all areas of life, including their romantic side. They know how to surprise their loves!
Edgar Cayce was a simple man from Kentucky who found he could heal people with medical advice while he was in a trance state. He later was able to see people in other lives and incarnations.
Although many people have heard of Tarot Cards, many still associate them with Spiritualism or Black Magic! The Tarot can be a very useful tool for self-reflection.
Many people are familiar with the good traits of the Astrology signs, but the negative characteristics are not often discussed. I offer up some of the main ones here—all in good spirit!
Pisces people love to tell stories, and although they love their privacy, are too creative and imaginative to keep those gifts to themselves. Pisces people are philanthropists, in one way or other.
Aquarius people are born communicators, be they actors, writers, comedians, or singers. True humanitarians, they will go far out of their way to help people in need.
What do famous Capricorn people have in common? They are hardworking, organized and family oriented people, who have goals and do their best to achieve them, often being activists.
Fiery Sagittarian Sun sign people are very knowledgable on a great number of topics. They love to explore philosophies, religions, and cultures. They also love travel, and are open, kind and generous.
Scorpio sun sign people are very determined and focused when interested in a subject. This means that many of them become respected and famous in their chosen fields of endeavor.
Barack Obama is a very intelligent and interesting man, whose background is different than previous American Presidents. He had great ideas for our country.
What do famous Libra sun sign people have in common? Their love of people, communication skills, involvement in humanitarian causes and civil rights issues, to which they freely give.
What famous people do you know offhand who are Virgo Sun Sign people? That can be difficult to know, unless you research it. But don't despair, I have taken the work out of it for you.
Did you know that both the moon's current phase and the astrological sign it presently inhabits can affect your garden? Many people have made these connections and have noticed that both make a difference.
Leo people crave attention, so thankfully they are artistic, creative, and talented in whatever their given field, so they get what they want! This is a list of Leo icons.
Stephen King really outdid himself with his Opus, the Dark Tower series. Once you read a few pages of Book 2, you will not be able to stop. The first book lays the groundwork, but don't skip it!
Although Cancers can be shy, they have a knack for getting noticed and love being in the limelight. Many of them are artistic, and make fine singers, actors, and artists.
Brigid was an Irish Celtic Goddess who was worshipped as the one who could aid people in survival against all odds. When Christianity came to Ireland, she was somehow able to become St. Brigid while also maintaining her identity as a Pagan Goddess. Pretty nifty, wouldn't you say?
Most everyone knows that George Harrison was one of the Beatles. But many do not realize his huge contributions to the band, or of the spiritual awakening that changed the course of his life forever!
Gemini people are witty, talented, and masters of communication. Often they are actors, singers, writers, or politicians. They love to interact with the public and to be surrounded by people.
Taurus people are practical and sensible souls, who often find solutions to problems that others do not see. Many are good singers or actors, as they are ruled by the throat and like being on the stage. This list of famous Taurus people includes Taureans from many different walks of life.
Aries people are the trailblazers, the ones who do everything first! They dare to do the things that other people only dream of doing.
A great story about a woman on a spiritual journey is Journey Through Ten Thousand Veils. You will learn as you read the story of Maryam Kabeer Faye, who became a Sheikha in the Sufi sect of Muslim.
Have you ever had a bad experience with a tarot card reader or astrologer? I had three of them in two weeks—and I am a practitioner of both!
The love story of Eros and Psyche is well known in Greek mythology. Many know the story as Beauty and the Beast. It's a tale of lovers and a mother-in-law.
Many people do not realize that numbers have a big influence in their lives. If the same number (or set of numbers) keep coming up in your life, it means you should start paying attention! You will begin to see a pattern in which certain numbers work well for you while some do not!
Dionysus was the greek god of wine, ecstacy and love. He was so charismatic that women left their homes to revel in the woods with him. He symbolizes the perpetual youth who never wants to grow up.
Hephaestus was handicapped with a clubfoot, making him both the only Olympian who worked, and the only one who was not perfect. He was happy and creative, working with fire and metals in his forge.
Ares is the Greek god known for war and fighting, and was honored by the Romans as well. But many people do not know that Ares was first a dancer, and a long time lover of Aphrodite, with whom he had four children. Ares is the typical working guy next door that we all know!
Hermes was the Greek God, a trickster, messenger between realms, and a soul guide. He was the son of Zeus, brother of Apollo, and lover of Aphrodite. The Hermes archetype is a successful person.
I love Olay Regenerist products. I think they are all the care you need for mature skin. You will notice a difference in about two weeks after you start using the products.
James Redfield introduced twelve spiritual insights in his four books of "The Celestine Prophecies." This is not a book review, but a reminder of these great insights and how they can bring peace to each of us.
A true story about two young lovers who knew they had been together in other incarnations. They felt a strange attraction from the minute they laid eyes on each other! But being together before did not solve all their problems, there was still work to do!
Buddhism is not a religion which has a doctrine, creed, or cult. Its precepts are based on a philosophy that the universe exists in our minds, as a set of patterns and movements, always changing. We live in the present, as the sum of our experiences.
Coach bags are handbags of the finest quality and workmanship, and worth every penny! I have several and have never needed to get one repaired. They are stain resistant, as well. What are you waiting for?
I am a person still searching for my sense of the truth of our Universe. I have been investigating Zen Buddhism, and deeply feel the things that I am reading. I have a regular meditation practice.
Apollo was the favorite son of Zeus and one of the second generation of gods and goddesses in Greek myth. His twin sister was Artemis. He was an archer, a lawyer, the Sun God, and played the lute.
Hades is very interesting, because he rules the dead, or people who need periodic times of privacy with which they can use to think about whatever troubles them. Hades also has psychic powers.
Vera Bradley handbags and accessories are not only colorful and pretty, but loaded with functional pockets and compartments to keep everything you take along safe and organized.
There are plenty of re-usable water bottles on the market today. But are they any safer than drinking out of a plastic one containing BPA left in the sun?
This article concludes the essay on the Motherpeace Major Arcana cards. The person has already traveled past some of the harder tests in the second part of the Fool's Journey through life.
The tarot cards in the second line of the Major Arcana are the most difficult choices and circumstances you will face in the course of life. Try to choose your actions wisely!
Any gardener that has only shade and poor soil to work with has to deal with frustration. But with patience and research, there can be many new varieties of plants coming out all the time. Experiment!
The first 21 cards of any tarot deck are called the Major Arcana, and they are all Soul lessons you need to learn. Some call it The Fool's Journey. You may need more than one life to experience it all.
Motherpeace had the honor of being not only the first round tarot deck, but a feminist one with pictures drawn by women. It is a more heart-centered deck than others as a result.
When a person is under the influence of Wands energies, it feels as if one can conquer the world! It's positive, fire energy, so use it wisely and see the growth in your life!
Poseidon's emotions could help or hurt him, depending on whether he held them in, or let them out. Feelings really need to be kept in moderation for the most part if possible, or they can harm you and others. In Greek Myth, water is a symbol of those emotions, either locked away, or retrieved and...
Zeus was the most powerful God of Mount Olympus, and his myth is an interesting one! Much can be learned (and avoided) by a study of his archetype!
Cups (or drinking vessels of any sort) signify water or emotions in any tarot deck. Cups are the suit that brings emotions to the fore—either in love affairs or family affairs. Be careful not to get carried away and make sure to use your sense of logic in any reading with many cups!
Discs in the Motherpeace deck are what are sometimes known as Pentacles or coins in others. Discs are not only about money or the material world, but health, comfort, feeling good in your body, and work.
When it comes to romance, opposites attract baby, just like in the world of science! But in astrology, it's a lot more interesting! Check it out.
Each of the twelve houses of Astrology correspond to both an Astrology sign and the attributes that belong to that sign. If a planet is in that sign or house, you must learn how to interpret that.
Aphrodite is a woman who changes herself to be whatever her current man wants her to be. She may not realize that she does this. She is the muse who inspires men to write poems and songs.
The lovely Persephone was consort to Hades for one third of each year. He loved her so much that he kidnapped her with Zeus's permission, though he raped her and scared her half to death.
Demeter is the archetype of someone who derives fulfillment from nurturing others. It is otherwise known as the Maternal instinct, although in our times many men are free to express nurturing sides.
Hera was the Greek goddess of Marriage and Commitments, something her husband Zeus saw differently. Hera was jealous and possessive, the product of a culture who saw a woman's value as low.
Artemis was the Goddess of the Hunt and the Goddess of the Moon in Greek mythology. She also falls into a category known as "virgin" goddesses, just meaning that she felt complete by herself.
Athena was a Daddy's Girl in Greek Mythology, but a very wise and highly talented artisan. She is an archetype of an independent woman, one who is capable of being on her own without a man.
Did you know that the Moon sign of your wedding date has a lot to do with what you want for your marriage? Those qualities will define your marriage. So choose that date wisely, and during the right Moon sign!
Hestia was known as the meditative one in Greek mythology, who helped make a home calm and centered. Her magic was passed from home to home with the torch's fire, so Hestia's warmth could grace a new family.
Hecate is the mature Goddess at the Crossroads, or a mature women whose children are grown, is ready to retire, and is deciding what she wants to do for the rest of her life. She also helps others!
The goddess Sophia was the wise and spiritual one of the archetypes of goddesses. Her identity was hidden, as men of her time in history were threatened by strong women.
Wise Metis saved Zeus's siblings after they were swallowed by Cronus, his father, who was afraid they would be stronger than him. And you thought your family had issues?
The Mists of Avalon is a fun telling of the story of King Arthur and his knights. This book tells the tale through the eyes of the women in the court.
Your chakras are very important energy centers in your body. If you have blockages there, it will cause illness. One of the ways to raise the kundalini energies to the higher chakras is meditation.
Have you ever wondered about the origins of the holidays you celebrate? Many of them are Pagan in nature and have evolved with the times. Read on and find out more!
The Moon moves through all twelve zodiac signs in one month, give or take. There are certain signs that are better for some activities than others. Learn how to work with the Moon for positive results in your life!
Bob Dylan's album Blood on the Tracks from 1975 is still considered by many to be one of his very best works. The bewildered folk singer still seems to wonder why! Take a listen and see for yourself.
I first "discovered" Fiestaware several years ago, when I wanted brightly colored china for my kitchen. Fiestaware is retro but is becoming popular again. It is well made and has lovely shapes.
Court Cards in any tarot deck are Archetypes. In the beginning, it can help to associate each one with a person you know. We can be more than one Court Card at any given time!
The Seven Hermetic Laws are gems of wisdom taken from a book called The Kybalion, said to have come down to us from many centuries ago. Hermes was believed to be a contemporary of Abraham of the Bible.
Your Ascendant or Rising Sign is your facade—the mask you show to the world. In this article, we'll cover how to determine your Ascendant sign and what each sign usually signifies for those born under its influence.
Jean Bakula's well written review of Eat, Pray, Love makes it clear that each person who reads this thought provoking true story will take something valuable away from it!
Pisces Moon people are the dreamers of the Zodiac, and they try to follow those dreams as far as they can. They are sensitive and artistic people, and you can trust their psychic abilities!
Try to discuss something that is very personally meaningful to an Aquarius Moon Sign person. Where your opinion differs, watch the lightning bolts fly! Your Aquarius moon friend has an inner part that is very unique, individual, opinionated, and independent. You have been warned!
A personal story about weight loss with tips to try and sensible exercise suggestions. I think some of my experience is unique.
Capricorn Moon Sign people are driven by security—theirs and that of those they love. But they are sexy beneath all that reserve!
Sagittarius Moon sign people are never judgmental about others—"live and let live" is their motto. They can be either the talkative type of Sag, or the quiet kind, but they are highly intelligent and care especially about philosophy, education, and foreign cultures.
Scorpio Moon Sign people know exactly what they want and where they are going. They seem stubborn and unyielding, but that's not true. They just cannot be swayed by whatever they see as true, no matter how much they care about the one trying to sway them.
Libra Moon Sign people are the peacemakers and can't stand to be at odds with anyone. They also usually have a dimple somewhere and like to work in partnerships.
It is important to remember that your moon sign is a description of the "inner" part of you. It is your emotional face—the way you react to whatever makes you feel most secure, valued, or loved.
That shy person may crave the spotlight much more than you think if they have a Leo Moon! You don't know all the little things about a person until you discover their moon sign.
A Cancer moon sign person is very sensitive and touchy, so try not to hurt their feelings. These are also very creative and artistic people, though you may need to know them for some time before you realize this.
Gemini Moon Sign people talk about five things at one time, so try to keep up. Their love of storytelling and embellishment may make you think they sometimes cross the line between what truly happened and what is part of the story. Read on to find out more about individuals with a Gemini Moon Sign.
Taurus Moon Sign people are more sensitive and they crave calm more than you realize—more than they show on the surface. They like quiet dinners at good restaurants and walks along the beach or in a garden. They are happy with anything close to nature.
Is that Aries Moon sign person driving you crazy? They have a "me, me, me" attitude and are the emotional babies of the zodiac. On the positive side, they are ardent romantics, whose motto is "Why be boring when you can be original?" Be patient—they are worth your time!
Pisces sun sign people are the sensitives and psychics of the zodiac. They make great writers, artists, and painters, and they are great storytellers too!
Aquarius Sun Sign people are innovative and exciting and are responsible for many of the world's inventions. They have a different perspective of the world than other people and are highly intelligent.
Capricorn Sun Sign People are the organizational and corporate leaders of our generation. Read up!
Sagittarius sun sign people are the bright, cheerful, and highly educated philosophers of our times! Read on to discover all about this sun sign.
Scorpio Sun sign people are mysterious and psychic, and they can be either your best friend or your worst enemy. They have no in-between and see no shades of gray. They are true to their well-developed instincts.
Libra people may be able to charm the birds out of the trees, but do not forget they belong to the cardinal sign of leadership and know what they want!
Virgo Sun Sign people are witty, intelligent, and entertaining companions. They are loyal and will help you when times are hard. Who doesn't need a friend like a Virgo?
Leo sun sign people shine when they enter a room. Their warmth and generousity are legendary, and they really know how to throw a party!
I am a Sun Sign Cancer myself, so know the traits well. Although we seem somewhat shy and reserved at first, we like to be leaders and are quite good at it.
Gemini Sun Sign people are very interesting and intelligent people. They like to know a little about everything and therefore make fun and entertaining companions.
Taurus Sun Sign people are gentle and have a quiet strength that is calming. They love the Earth and enjoy any outdoor activities. Ruled by Venus, they are among the lovers of the Zodiac!
Aries Sun sign people are the leaders and pioneers of society. Without them to get projects started, not much would be going on. However, they get bored quickly and move on fast, so try to keep up!