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October 2016

Blog Events Magical Praxis Workshops

Magical Praxis: Halloween Special

October 30, 2016

Join me on Halloween for a guided ceremony to connect with your ancestors, release yourself from karmic bondage and gain clarity about future goals. Throughout the world, rituals are used at this time of year to honor the cycles of life, heal ancestral wounds, and to honor and communicate with departed loved ones. During this ceremony, we will call the ancestors in, honor them with a feast, and practice a system of divination known as scrying — allowing us to…

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Oracle Hour: Interview with Artist and Herbalist Melanie Griffin

October 24, 2016

Herbal Charm on the Oracle Hour Artist, herbalist, and all around charmer Melanie Griffin recently joined me on the Oracle Hour to discuss: the trials and tribulations of art-making how struggling with illness all her life led her to train as an herbalist techniques of self-care and global healing Click the link below to listen. Once you’re on the page you can control click and “Save As” to download the MP3. LISTEN TO THE SHOW HERE…

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Wrong Sign? Or, How I Became the Oracle – Part 3

October 21, 2016

So, if you’re just tuning in, I was describing my time in Amsterdam at 20 years old. Broke, friendless, in the freezing cold, with the school that I’d gone there to attend boarded up and empty. I didn’t know it then, but I was about to begin a crash course in magic. My magical apprenticeship was going to teach me how to harness my desire… …triggering powerful signs and magical coincidences to help me… …get a steaming pile of frustration…

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How I Became the Oracle of Los Angeles (part 2)

October 10, 2016

In my last post, we left off in San Francisco. I was a 19-year-old stripper with a passion for dance, a prescription for psych meds, and a desire to see the world. I’d just had a dream where a tarot wielding magician told me to go to Amsterdam. With $2,000 saved up, I bought a one-way AirTran ticket for “anywhere in Europe” and landed in Paris ready for my grand tour. Following the advice of an Ouija board, I arrived in…

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KCHUNG Oracle Hour with Wendy C. Ortiz – 18 Sept 2016

October 5, 2016

Wendy C. Ortiz, therapist, and author of three books, wrote her first chapbook in the 2nd grade. She always considered herself a writer. But when she was 13, just in junior high, she was seduced by her English teacher, drawn into a years long abusive relationship with him that didn’t end until she graduated high school. Join us for this emotional episode of the Oracle Hour wherein we discuss: how one knows they’re a writer; how abuse effects your relationships throughout your…

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How I Became the Oracle of Los Angeles — (part 1)

October 3, 2016

When I was 19 I had big dreams, but no idea what to do to accomplish them. My sense was that basically what you had to do was get involved with life. For me that meant: Moving to San Francisco on a whim and living in a big Edwardian house in the Western Addition with a chaos magician-cum-Big 5 Sporting Goods assistant manager; a clinically depressed baristo with a Leonard Cohen obsession; a speed addict who was hearing voices that…

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