Creative Self-Care with Smudge Sticks

How to Make Personalized Wellness Bundles from Herbs, Plants, and Flowers by Peg Couch, author of Creating Smudge Sticks: 15 Projects to Remove Negative Energy and Promote Wellness. “Protect your peace, get rid of toxicity, cleanse your space, cultivate love.” Author unknown If you are not already aware, smudging is the act of burning sacred herbs (typically white sage) to clear a space of negative or stagnant energy. Smudging is deeply rooted in Native American…

Empathic Card Reading

This week’s guest author is Michelle Motuzas, creator of The Shamanic Healing Oracle and The Empathic Oracle (with Steve Wilson). How to Use Your Empathic/ Intuitive Skills in Card Reading by Michelle Motuzas Empathy? Intuition? Psychic? Are they the same? Are they different? Do they overlap?  Does it matter? When Red Feather asked me to write a blog article on using empathy to read oracle cards, I jumped at the chance, mostly because I thought…

Manifest Your Greatness

Embrace your creative self this week with a personal message to inspire you by artist Amy E. Chace, creator of Manifesting Your Greatness: An Oracle Deck and The Manifestation Journal. EXTRA fun to be had with the Manifesting Your Greatness Oracle Deck by Amy Chace! Hello, My name is Amy Chace, and I created the Manifesting Your Greatness Oracle deck.  When people ask me how to use my deck, first I tell them to meditate…

Time for Tarot

Are you finding yourself with more time on your hands than you’re used to? Why not use this time to deepen your Tarot Practice?
Is there one of Red Feather’s decks you’ve been drawn to, but you wanted to see some of the cards in person?
Maybe you long to learn Tarot for the very first time?
Perhaps you feel it’s time to take your Tarot Practice in a new direction?
Now’s the time to dive deeper into Tarot!

Mindfulness Strategies During COVID-19 and Beyond

by Pax Tandon, award-winning author of Mindfulness Matters: A Guide to Mastering Your Life Mindfulness is the cultivating of attention so it is sharp, clear, and focused on the present. In other words, it is present moment awareness. Part of the benefit, relevant now more than ever, is that the practice allows us to sit with whatever our truth is in the present — to notice it, and not react to it, but simply allow…

Collaging a Soul Seal

by Amy Zerner, co-author with Monte Farber of The Creativity Oracle and The Enchanted Love Tarot Perhaps there has been no better time to explore ourselves as the creators of our own lives. While so many of us are home or isolated, many of us find ourselves sifting through what remains, missing those we love, longing for experiences gone, and piecing together the parts of ourselves that seem lost to us right now. This is…

How Do We Let Go of the Past?

by Anthony “Sensei Tony” Stultz, author of The Three Principles of Oneness: How Embodying the Cosmic Perspective Can Liberate Your Life Some years ago, I led a retreat at Hiroshima. To my surprise, the city of Hiroshima was a modern metropolis with only one sign of the atomic bombing that had occurred there on August 6th, 1945. The twisted remains of a building that looked like something from the science fiction film, The Planet of the…

Part 2: How to Use the Shadowland Tarot Deck

by Monica Bodirsky Last week in Part 1, I spoke about my own experiences with shadows, and as we move from winter to spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it is a perfect time to shake out a few cobwebs. Today in Part 2, I will share how I use a simple 3-card spread that will offer you insight and direction to a block you may be experiencing. Over the years I have found that most…

As You Feel, So You Heal

by Guest Author Donna DeNomme Highest praise for Donna DeNomme: “One of the hardest things for many people to do is feel what is uncomfortable to feel. Burying our feelings can create pain and disease in the body and keep us from being in our power and knowing all the love that is our true essence. Donna is a masterful teacher and healer and this book provides amazing insights and a variety of processes to…

Using Tarot to Write Your Story

by Paula Chaffee Scardamalia I’m currently about a third of the way into my current work-in-progress, a contemporary fantasy romance inspired by figures from Greek mythology, particularly the Muses. As often happens with writing a novel, whether you are a beginner or are multi-published author, I was in a muddle about the middle. After more than 30,000 words, I’d lost sight of my direction through the story woods. So, of course, I turned to the…