What’s the Difference Between Oracle Cards & Tarot Cards

Many years ago when I first started out on my path, I called cards. Most were Tarot and the others were Oracle. At the time I thought that they were all Tarot cards, but that isn’t true. I mean you can use both kinds of cards in the same layouts, but the cards themselves are different. Tarot cards are more structured. There are 78 cards … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Oracle Cards & Tarot Cards

Brigid’s Cross

St. Brigid also known as “Mary of the Gael” is an abbess and patroness of Ireland, and she is also the founder of the first Irish monastery in Kildare. Born in Dundalk in 450 A.D, St Brigid is accredited with first creating the unique cross that bears her name, which is normally made from rushes but occasionally from straw. The distinctive St Brigid’s Cross design … Continue reading Brigid’s Cross

The Akashic Records

Welcome! Every so often on Saturdays I’m going to do a sort of Glossary term entry. Some days these entries will be long and informative, other days they’ll be short. Today I’m going to talk briefly about the Akashic Records. Akasha (ākāśa आकाश) is the Sanskrit word for “aether” or “atmosphere”. Also, in the Nepali language, Akash (आकाश) means “sky” or “heaven”. In simplest terms, the Akashic Record is … Continue reading The Akashic Records

Elemental Altar for Earth

In addition to my main working altar (I’ll talk about this in a later blog), I also like to have Elemental Altars. I’ve had many incarnations over the years. Sometimes I have all of the Elements in one place and other times I have a separate altar for each Element.  Today I’m going to briefly explain what I put on my Elemental Altar for Earth. … Continue reading Elemental Altar for Earth

Herb of the Month

Mugwort Harnessing its Magical Powers To increase the frequency of your dreams, help you remember them, and allow you to see into the future, make a dream pillow out of Mugwort. TO make a dream pillow, simply stuff a small pillow with the dried herb and keep it near your head when you sleep. Hang a dried Mugwort plant over your front door to keep … Continue reading Herb of the Month

The Element of Earth

This is going to be a brief list of correspondences for the element of Earth. There are many more than this, but this is a good start. Direction– North Color– green, brown or black Gender– Female Animals– buffalo, stag, cow, ox, most four legged animals that go by night. Elemental Beings– gnomes, elves, dwarves and trolls. Astrological Signs– Capricorn, Taurus and Virgo Deities– Cernunnos, Pan, … Continue reading The Element of Earth