Hanging Out with The Hanged Man by Kristine Marie

It will teach you to love what you're afraid of After it takes away all that You learn to love But you don't Always Have to hold your head Higher than your heart ~ Hope ~ Jack Johnson   What happens when we hang out with the hanged man? … [Read more...]

Back to Truth by Anna Chapman

Backing out of conditioning is a way of ‘returning’ to our true nature that Swami Atmananda Udasin describes as assistance to moving from illusion to consciousness/awareness or that which we are always before we are introduced to separation. It … [Read more...]

Into The Mystic with the High Priestess by Kristine Marie

We were born before the wind Also younger than the sun Ere the bonnie boat was won as we sailed into the mystic Hark, now hear the sailors cry Smell the sea and feel the sky Let your soul and spirit fly into the mystic ~Van Morrison, Into the … [Read more...]

Space, Expansion & the Beast Within by Anna Chapman

In between the old and the new there is an empty space. It is a time when the lessons and learnings of the old story are integrated. Only when that work has been done is the old story really complete. Then, there is nothing, the pregnant emptiness from … [Read more...]

The Magician in May, Of Course The Force is With Us!

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. ~Joseph Campbell May the 4th Be With you...I love that each year in May we are reminded of that famous Jedi “handle” from the Star Wars … [Read more...]

April~Follow the Fool by Anna Chapman

Some believe in existence; Others believe nothing exists. Rare is the one who believes Nothing and is never confused. ~Ashtavakra Gita, 18.42 If we stand looking out at the world and make not a single assumption, the ‘world’ disappears. The mind … [Read more...]

Take Another Turn on the Wheel of Fortune by Kristine Marie

And the seasons they go round and round And the painted ponies go up and down We're captive on the carousel of time We can't return we can only look behind From where we came And go round and round and round In the circle game ~Joni Mitchell, The … [Read more...]

March, Expect the Unexpected by Anna Chapman

Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, … [Read more...]

The Hierophant; Realize the Genius Within by Kristine Marie

There is a myth at the heart of things and some element of genius in the heart of each person. ~Michael Meade, The Genius Myth The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. ~Joseph Campbell, Reflections on the Art of Living In the Sun/Moon … [Read more...]

February, Initiation into Deeper Awareness by Anna Chapman

Resilience is “the capacity to adapt to changing conditions and to maintain or regain functionality and vitality in the face of stress or disturbance. ~Treehugger Daily News The above was written regarding the resilience of architecture in case of … [Read more...]