“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” Anais Nin
US (French-born) author & diarist (1903 – 1977)
When I talked to Mike at the tattoo shop about my semi colon tattoo, he understood why I wanted the butterfly wings added, unfurling, as though to take flight off of my skin. Continue reading
My first view of Tide Pools in my life – at Yaquina Head in Oregon at the Pacific Coast. I got there at low tide, and was able to walk out quite a ways towards the waves. The tide pools never got old for me; I squatted down on the slimy seaweed-covered rocks and touched anemones and sea urchins (ouch!) all afternoon. Continue reading
The opportunity for prosperity is in your life today. Not just a faraway dream, the key is already in your hands, as the Page is holding this Pentacle, this symbol of enrichment.
What do you want to attract? Open yourself and the Universe will provide. What can you do to increase the chance of success? I think you already know what you need to do. The question is, are you willing to make the effort? Continue reading
She is 91 years old. Luckily she is still able to walk, slowly, shuffling bent over her walker. When I rang the doorbell the door was locked, it took her nearly 5 minutes to walk from the den to answer it.
“I’m sorry honey, my daughter must have locked it when she left. I leave it unlocked because it takes so long to get here.” Her hands, twisted with arthritis, fumble with the latch.
“You’re looking beautiful today, Doris.” I smile and give her a hug, then place her hot meal wrapped in its plastic onto her walker tray. Continue reading
I am a melancholy Pisces, a water sign. I swim in the cool aquamarine waters half in and half out of a dream. If a sparkle catches my grey eyes, I will swim closer, but slowly, because that’s how I am.
The other women, with loud voices and big hair, with wide eyes and bright lipstick, are they spicy? I think yes. They enter the room without looking around for approval. Dressed in low cut tops, with sharp red lacquered nails, they are not here to please you. Continue reading
How do you express your creativity? Do you paint, or dance, or write? Do you help others organize themselves, or teach a language, or inspire others to take the next step towards their dreams?
The Ace of Wands is a strong creative force, and it shows that you are ready to let your enthusiasm and confidence grow. Even if you say you are not creative, that’s not true.
Do you feel pulled in many directions? Do you feel like you can’t please everyone and therefore you must not be good enough? Continue reading