Ripened Narcissism

…A Mystic’s Perspective by Ari Honarvar, creator of Rumi’s Gift Oracle Cards. Myths, told from a different perspective, can change our outlook and inject our life with a sense of joy and freedom. One of my favorite retellings is featured in the “Confidence Card” of Rumi’s Gift Oracle Set. In the Greek Myth of Narcissus, the ill-fated chap falls in love with his own image in the lake. This adoration renders him unable to move…

The Three Acts of Love

Ancient Inspirations for Valentine’s Day  by Angelo Nasios, author of the Tarot Tracker: A Year-Long Journey and Tarot: Unlocking the Arcana. Like many contemporary holidays of European origin, Valentine’s Day has ancient pre-Christian roots. Celebrated annually on February 14th, Valentine’s Day, also called St. Valentine’s Day, was once the Roman holiday Lupercalia. This festival marked the coming of spring and included fertility rites and courtship of women with men by lottery.[1] The festival survived through…

The Other Half of a “Couple”…

The ABCs of TRUE LOVE by Amy Zerner & Monte Farber, authors of The Enchanted Love Tarot: The Lover’s Guide to Dating, Mating, and Relating and The Creativity Oracle: Visions of Enchantment to Guide & Inspire Magic Makers, coming March 28, 2020! Amy and I have been together since 1975, our greatest joy and achievement, and we have been able to live lives filled with love, light, and laughter. We have a wonderful family of…

A “Couple” of Love Posts…

…to Honor our Love Relationships Whether you love the idea of celebrating Valentine’s Day or hate it, having a day set aside for the celebration of love relationships is nothing new. Many historians suggest this tradition has its roots in the ancient Roman festival called “Lupercalia” celebrated between February 13-15, a revelry of fertility rites that officially started Rome’s springtime. Eventually, the Catholic church used the compassionate stories of their Saint Valentine to reshape the…