A New Pursuit for the New Year

After several years of wanting one, I finally got this 150mm crystal ball. It's natural quartz that has been "reconstituted;" they grind quartz crystal into a fine powder and then fuse it using heat and pressure to create a clear sphere. Here I show it with a few of its "country cousins" and the "grandfather … Continue reading A New Pursuit for the New Year

Wish List for 2018

I've slowed down considerably in buying new tarot and oracle decks over the last couple of years. It's not that I don't lust after the latest-and-greatest releases touted by people I trust on the cartomancy forums, it's just that - short of superlative artwork or a magnificent companion book - there just isn't much to … Continue reading Wish List for 2018

Republicans and Democrats: “Ne’er the Twain Shall Meet?”

I used my "Wheel of Opportunity" relationship spread to ask whether the Republican and Democratic political parties in the United States will ever agree on a common agenda that serves the best interests of the American people. The short answer is "No," but the details are very interesting. In this reading, the "Individual #1 spoke" … Continue reading Republicans and Democrats: “Ne’er the Twain Shall Meet?”

The “Wheel of Opportunity” Relationship Spread

I have always been fascinated by the idea that a relationship between two people (or two of "anything") is really a three way proposition; it involves the two parties to the situation and the relationship itself, which can become "bigger than both of them" and require dedicated care and feeding by both participants to avoid … Continue reading The “Wheel of Opportunity” Relationship Spread

Cutting-Edge Cartomancy

The Cartomancer is a glossy, elegant, high-quality and high-caliber quarterly international journal for the card-reading enthusiast, mainly focusing on Tarot, Lenormand and Oracle deck study and practice. After a distinguished turn at the helm by Jadzia deForest, the publication has now been purchased and is being published by Arwen Lynch-Poe. This is Arwen's inaugural effort, … Continue reading Cutting-Edge Cartomancy