art, books, Spirituality

Emptying the Mind When Life is Full

I've been busy lately working, starting a new job, and doing physical therapy for my acute back strain, so my poor blog has been neglected. Also, being on muscle relaxers constantly for over a month takes a toll on my brain power. I'm finally beginning to taper down to lower doses, so hopefully my brain… Continue reading Emptying the Mind When Life is Full

art, tarot

W is for Wheel of Fortune – the #tarot card, not the TV show

Today is the last day of sharing a tarot card for the A to Z Challenge. Wheel of Fortune is card ten. In Buddhist thought, there is the concept of impermanence. This states that everything that exists is always changing, in every moment. Therefore, we must embrace the groundlessness of our existence and realize there… Continue reading W is for Wheel of Fortune – the #tarot card, not the TV show

art, books

N is for Nalini Singh and the Fictional World I Want to Live in

Recently at a game night with my friends, we were playing a game where you draw cards that generate discussion on books. I can't remember what the game was called, but one of the questions asked what fictional world we would want to live in. The answer was easy for me. Since I first began… Continue reading N is for Nalini Singh and the Fictional World I Want to Live in

art, tarot

M is for Magician #Tarot #AtoZChallenge

Another tarot card. Today the Magician. Card 1. The Magician is the first step on the journey of enlightenment represented within the major arcana. It indicates a person who first sees their discrete self and begins to apply willpower for the ends of the self. You see it reflected in the toddler yelling “no!” in… Continue reading M is for Magician #Tarot #AtoZChallenge