Category Archives: Engaged Paganism

A Curse for Chrissie Hynde

Hi Chrissie, You don’t know me, but your voice gave me power and comfort in hard times. ‘Mystery Achievement’ was the theme of every escape plan from a sh-t job I made through a succession of terrible, low-paid purgatories I … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, April 21, 2015

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Joy and Grief

People in my circle of friends are celebrating births, 4 babies in a week. Yesterday a little girl was run over by a bus- one awful moment of everything going wrong. I drive up Smith St. every day to go … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, March 25, 2015

For what promises to be a warmer day, with the fierce North wind retreating and the South wind moving in, a poem from Greenhaven. Invocation to the Sun in Glory by Elizabeth Barrette Picture Sun Prince come, Lord of the … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, March 19, 2015

The March equinox happens at the same moment across the world but is converted to local time. In 2015, it falls on March 20 at 6:45 P.M. That’s from The Old Farmer’s Almanac which is predicting warmer and drier than … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, March 12, 2015

Last year this conceptual landscape sculpture got started a little late. I think the artist imagined that vines and flowers would surge over the white scaffold like a green wave, but it was just some plants. Might happen this summer, … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, March 10, 2015

Playing with my tablet last night and downloaded the Amazon app. I might delete it, it’s just a shopping catalog and what I have on my Kindle is better for shopping for books. I pulled up ‘daily deal books’ and … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, February 28, 2015

Today is the last day of the snowiest February on record, on the cusp of March. The Siberian Express is still running, and you don’t have to be a meteorologist to predict a late, chilly Spring and a cool Summer. … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, February 26, 2015

Today is dedicated to the god Ganesh, Remover of Obstacles, because- hey, whatever works. The journalist and witch, Margot Adler, once said that the challenge of our time is to reconcile the mystical and the rational. It doesn’t come out … Continue reading

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People of Religion Being Good Neighbors

When any fool with a can of spray paint can get famous overnight for vandalizing a place of worship it’s important to give at least some thought to the good people who teach and live peace. This story from 2010 … Continue reading

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