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2014

Blog Intelligence Tarot

XVI The Tower: Tarot Wisdom for Your Crisis

July 11, 2014

  More than just telling your fortune, the tarot shows how universal principles work in the material world.   Whenever you experience a crisis, you can be sure the archetypal energy of Major Arcana XVI — The Tower is at work in your life. The good news is, once you acknowledge it you can use some tarot wisdom, gathered over the centuries, to overcome whatever trouble The Tower is giving you. The influence of The Tower can also be seen on a larger scale…

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Could Mystical Ecstasy be a Cure for the Zombie Apocalypse?

June 29, 2014

I spent two years, nine hours a day facing two flickering screens, squirming in a chair in a windowless office in the industrial armpit of Los Angeles. Sometimes on my lunch break, I’d take a few laps around the cul-du-sac, past the other fabrication factories. The neighborhood was an ideal location for a zombie film; boarded up warehouses, weeds cracking through the parking lots. The active factories shaking from the sound of grinding steel, or spewing a mist of fine…

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Power and Submission: The Emperor and The Hanged Man

June 18, 2014

When the Emperor pops up in a reading, or in your life, it can sometimes be signal of greatness. In my last post on the Emperor I described him in his despotic mood. But in his more positive aspects, Major Arcana IV – the Emperor, signifies an ability to affect change in the world. Say what you will about the Emperor and his tyrannical tendencies, dude can get things done. In a reading, Arcanum IV can indicate the subject’s ability to…

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Use Hero Magic To Boost Your Confidence

May 21, 2014

"For many creative people, one of our biggest bugbears is a lack of confidence. Feeling like we're not good enough, not talented enough, not well connected enough, or too poor. The spirit of self-doubt seduces us away from focused creative time, leading us to hours wasted on Facebook and dropping us in a cesspool of self-loathing. Luckily, in magic, achieving your will depends less on your belief in yourself than in your behavior."…

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