REDFeather Q&A: Striking the Balance with Beth Seilonen

REDFeather sat down with Ravyness Drakon creator, Beth Seilonen, to discuss the deck, creative timing, and how to balance between dark and light. A Coloring Page is also available now. RF: Who would benefit most from this deck? Beth: I would recommend this deck for those who are ready to have that honest dialogue, to address the past, to learn from those that they admire, and to embrace what really brings joy to them.  RF:…

Celebrate Mabon with Wee Witches and FREE Coloring Pages

About the Author As an illustrator, Ted Enik has worked for most of the better-known publishing houses in New York, as well as for the occasional advertising agency, greeting-card house, and pharmaceutical company. He was honored to be tapped to illustrate Eloise in Hollywood and for nearly a decade was an artist for the popular Fancy Nancy “I Can Read™” series. He recently switched hats and is now, happily, writing (and rhyming) up a storm.

Highest Peaks to Lowest Valleys: a Brief Study of I Ching

Using REDFeather author Chao-Hsiu Chen’s “I Ching”, let’s unpack the text that has guided Chinese governments, oracle readers, philosophers, and the people for almost 4,000 years. A Very Brief History The I Ching is considered to be both an oracle to forecast the future and the source for all of Chinese Wisdom. It originally served as a divination manual in the Western Zhou period, but after Confucius wrote his own interpretation, the text’s value was firmly established….

Melding Judeo-Christianity, the Occult, and the Tarot

Rota Mundi Tarot author Daniel E. Loeb on Tarot, Judeo-Christianity, and alchemy. The Arcanum Sapientiam Deum (Secret Wisdom of God,) has always been partially concealed, and as in alchemy, the holy is separated from the profane. The Apostle stated, “We impart a secret and hidden wisdom of God, which God decreed before the ages… (1 Corinthians 2:7).” The Mysteries (Arcanum) of God are only made known to seekers (Deuteronomy 4:29), and the secret wisdom is…

Inspired Gardening at Lammas (and all year long)

Celebrate Lammas by exploring sacred gardening ideas with Sacred Actions author Dana O’Driscoll Many of us celebrate Lammas (or Lughnasadh) this week on Sunday, August 1st, the nearest full moon to July 31st. Lammas traditionally heralds the start of the grain harvest; in the Middle Ages, it was observed with a loaf made from the first harvest—literally “loaf-mass”—from which we get the more modern name of the festival “Lammas”. In early Christianity, the first loaves…

How to Manifest a Stress-Less Lifestyle in 5 Simple Steps

by Shannon Cox and Natalie O’Brien, creators of The Intuitive Adventure What do you need to make your life a little bit easier? Have you tried schedules, weekly menus, alarms on your phone — and my favourite — writing reminders on your hand?  Are you always running late, over-promising, and wanting to fit as much as possible into one day? The stress-less life may seem like the beach holiday that is too far away.  But what…

Healing Through Writing

by Donna DeNomme, author of the Nautilus, Benjamin Franklin, and COVR award-winning book As You Feel, So You Heal: A Write of Passage. “I can’t write,” Sheila said. “No worries,” I answered, “This isn’t about your writing skills. This program is about getting in touch with yourself. Some people don’t even write anything down. They just think about the stirring questions, contemplate the meditative practices, and let the inspirational information just sit with them.” Let…

Having a Happy & Healthy Litha

by TJ Perkins, author of The Healthy Witch: A Workbook for Optimal Health and Four Little Witches. Litha: the name given to the Wiccan Sabbat.  For the Witch, it is the time to rededicate to Lugh the sun god, or you may instead celebrate Crunnons, the God of the wild hunt, or recognize the Greenman. Litha is also a time to burn your old magicks and release the final burst of energy to the Cosmos. Rejoice…

Modernization & Contemporary Tarot

The More Things Change, The More Things Stay The Same by James Jacob Pierri, aka Auset Gypsy, author of our newest release: Auset Gypsy Tarot (illustrated by Rebecca Stotsenburgh and Heather Scott). I am a Tarot traditionalist. Period. However, my deck the Auset Gypsy Tarot appears to look very different and far from traditional. We are living in changing times — perhaps it’s Uranus transiting through Taurus or the Jupiter and Saturn conjunction back in…

Three Backyard Healing Plants

A Gateway to Sacred Actions Outside our Door by Dana O’Driscoll, author of Sacred Actions: Living the Wheel of the Year through Sustainable Practice. One of the most formidable challenges that those practicing nature-based spirituality experience today is living in a time when that which we hold most sacred, the living earth, is under direct threat from human action. In my experience as the Grand Archdruid of the Ancient Order of Druids in America, we…