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TarotBlogHop ~ Lammas ~ Tender’s Wisdom

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The previous stop on this Lammas BlogHop adventure is Stella T’arot’s US Games’ blog

The next stop on this Lammas BlogHop adventure is Joanna Ash’s bright SunGoddess Tarot blog.

Welcome to the Lammas TarotBlogHop

… where we have this great group of TarotBlogHoppers working, playing, interpreting, and / or dancing the the topic of Tarot coupled with the question, “What can I share from my table to enrich my community?”

First Off, One Expression of Lammas is…

The remembrance of place in the protection of the barn as a symbol of abundant storage with a sacred loaf baked with care and attention from the first harvest, and broken into four with each quarter gifted to each of the barn’s four corners. I tend to play with shapes, so I might need to do that, though sneak-bake another loaf or two to sacredly quarter and gift to the additional corners… Please don’t think Zodiac Barn.  ;-)…. errr, and so I don’t allegedly modernize your Lammas rituals or skew the good history of Lammas… well, not right off the bat at least…

Here’s a Bit Of General Lammas info for You from Wikipedia: (that I will so graciously edit in blue in parentheses in context as making bread is a process and needs to be minded.  And, though I feel the patient awareness of kneading the dough is wonderful now, it also gives me a chuckle to think back to my Dad’s “breadmaking” when I was young and bring it into now… as I tend to edit the cookbook of life so to speak with how I work though the DAYum discipline of the ritual is fortunately ALWAYS there… where the warm-up is absolutely necessary and as well not part of the baked golden performance of bread when the curtain of the oven opens.  [paragraph] Heck, in my book nothing is sacred that you can’t laugh with.  There may be Silence in ritual, though ritual is no shhhhh of a library in my house… uh hem… delegating the kneading of the 1st batch of bread to the kiddo. SOMEbody other than me was certainly laughing.  Back then the task was SO lost on me… though I certainly had no idle hands. Thankful for that now, the kneading, the incessant kneading which seemed to outlast Sisyphus though somehow served to burn out incessant needing.  All alone in the kitchen kneading that first batch my mind would wander while remaining in an intensely focused kneading autopilot.  Not too fast.  Not too slow.  And, we always kneaded together on the second and third batches. On Holidays my Dad made about 25 loaves.  Rockin’ Moroccan Anise Bread!  Hearty and tasty stuff!  I guess the real selflessness was that ANY of it actually left the house.  Though, he would drive around with 8 or so loaves each afternoon making rounds over several days with each fresh batch. He would make rounds and socialize gifting fresh, rockin’ Moroccan Anise bread.  It’s like the bread went to the four corners of the city… and also to a farm or two beyond the city limits.)

“In some English-speaking countries in the Northern Hemisphere, August 1 is Lammas Day (Anglo-Saxon hlaf-mas, “loaf-mass”), the festival of the wheat harvest, and is the first harvest festival of the year. On this day it was customary to bring to church (I’ll substitute “sacred place of gathering”) a loaf made from the new crop, (remove comma and keep kneading) which began to be harvested at Lammastide. The loaf was blessed, and in Anglo-Saxon England it might be employed afterwards to work magic. (Uhh, awkward transition that at first begs for a new paragraph and then… “Keep kneading kid, it’s good for you. Oh, and think about magic and discipline while you are kneading the dough, and how you can best switch gears and extend your thought with paragraphs to enhance their flow.  But, mostly only think about kneading the dough. If you stop, it won’t rise right.  We’ll be back shortly and we’ll check your progress. Gotta go out and get some more yeast. You washed your hands, right?”  Hmmm, I always wondered why they didn’t fully prepare with enough ingredients beforehand?  I smile now at their date-afternoon yeast errands.) A book of Anglo-Saxon charms directed that the lammas bread be broken into four bits, (remove comma… dang my hands are getting tired. WHEN are they going to be back??!)) which were to be placed at the four corners of the barn, (comma, kneading kneading. What do I do when my nose itches?) to protect the garnered grain. (uhhh, left field grinding gears.  Use the clutch next time.  Don’t knead too fast.) In many parts of England, (no comma after prepositional phrase required. I hope they get back soon as I’ll develop Superman grip if I do this much longer. OH, STRONG HANDS!!!, I am making BREAD OF THE GODS!… uh hem… they’re not back yet.  Focus.  Knead.  Keep kneading) tenants were bound to present freshly harvested wheat to their landlords on or before the first day of August. In the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, where it is referred to regularly, it is called “the feast of first fruits”. The blessing of first fruits was performed annually in both the Eastern and Western Churches on the first or the sixth of August.”

Welcome now as the chaff of the warm-up and kneading comes off from the wheat of the process in the wind.

Welcome now as the Lammas kneading warm-up leaves, leaves toward loaves, where the warm-up is not part of the performance, and where warm and fresh is just amazing.

Welcome.

Let’s break some sacred bread together for the corners,

each friend themself a corner.

Welcome

to my iteration of the TarotBlogHop Lammas theme:

Our theme is: ~ “What can I share from my table to enrich my community?” ~ 
established, down-to-earth spirit, wisdom, new spirit, activation

established, down-to-earth spirit, wisdom, new spirit, activation

 

I Offer from My Table

I offer a poem from The Hierophant in Tarot in the Land of Mystereum (Schiffer, 2010) as the eye of a storm and center of the 5’s to express the natural and developed tool on my table that is my anti-hysterical bias, the beautiful curse born of grace under pressure kneaded and risen and baked into my soul from way too many deadlines over decades.  Heck, a bomb might go off and amidst the chaos, and I’ll most probably respond with, “DANG! I forgot my lunch today.”, and then calmly and directly address air traffic control from the eye of the storm as I pilot amidst the chaos to another completion… pilot knowing that the center doesn’t actually always occur in the middle.

I Offer from my table a poem I wrote this year for Lammas

As I thought about the Hierophant as a Silverback, I composed a poem for Lammas as my enriching gift to you and yours from my table to spread as you will.  May this bread gifted below be baked golden and quartered and gifted to your friends to protect the four barn corners of your life.  As I think of the Silverback as The Hierophant, I wonder, I knead the idea.  And, as I wonder… wondering, kneading… I wonder wondering if the tender topics in life are the most natural like dough. I wonder wondering if the tender topics are best kept tender where they feel to touch Nature itself in their naturally tender way where their adversity never builds their character… where their adversity reveals it… And, tender topics may simply knead their lives as a beautifully personal oven continually revealing their character.

A gift of a poem for you for Lammas.  

Here is the sustenance of “Tender’s Wisdom”, a poem from my table gifted to you to quarter and protect your corners.  The Silverback Hierophant’s got your back, so DIG IN AND ENJOY with you and yours!  … I have errands to go do, rounds to make.

Tender’s Wisdom

Wisdom expressed is best
with its soft curls and wisps
never cut too short or made to be brittle
by giving in to the reactionary arachnid
of conversation and reaction that bleeds things empty.
Naturally expressed wisdom,
talents honed and developed into secure abilities,
embraces wisdom in life itself wise in time in the moment
as it dispenses with futile searches for Truth.
Naturally expressed wisdom
embraces one’s own fluid fluency
fully becoming aware that Truth is not to be trusted to philosophers,
fully becoming aware that we are all similar and each unique,
and that the full Songs of Experience of Life and Love are Truth,
as Truth is born of a full life mixed up and kneaded over years
to rise up to continually be baked golden.
There feels to be a fluid fluency in the Truth of tender things,
a fluid fluency as much as coral zips back into its shell for protection,
at the same time as much the integrated armor
of a cute, ole, 600-pound tiger napping on its back
strong enough to be able to be gentle.
The Hierophant on a bad day may be the stubborn, unbending traditionalist,
though The Hierophant as Silverback has a welcoming, down-to-earth spirit
having brought spirit down to the earth long ago,
has a natural tenderness present
coupled with the strength of unflinching wits to support you.
The Hierophant,
continually baked golden and repeatedly kneaded and risen by decades under fire,
is present in those you know who live in continually evolving awareness
of their own Truth as they compassionately protect all four corners.
The Hierophant,
is present in those you know to be unflinchingly tender
while strong enough to be gentle without bluster.
The Hierophant,
continually baked golden by decades under fire,
bearing the naturally integrated armor of coral as his wits,
is strong enough to be gentle,
strong enough to be gentle.

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The previous stop on this Lammas BlogHop adventure is Stella T’arot’s US Games’ blog

The next stop on this Lammas BlogHop adventure is Joanna Ash’s bright SunGoddess Tarot blog.

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Tarot, Knight of Wands, and Awakening

The Knight of Wands from Tarot in the Land of Mystereum says…

“Birth and incorporate your discoveries using your down-to-earth-spirit to brace your natural voice against.  Rise up with your strong balance with your celestial groove incorporated!”

unfamiliar actions, strangely highlighted energies in feelings, awakening, emerging anew regally

unfamiliar actions, strangely highlighted energies in feelings, awakening, emerging anew regally

Spiritually strengthened through and through may you awaken into the newly balanced you.  Appear and come forth from deep and dark places and bring your celestial light to Your Royal Court.

Like the Knight in the card using the tip of the wand as an egg-tooth, cracking the house, cracking the chrysalis of the egg… Remember, this cracking is not hard-to-mend damage.  It is… Awakening!

Energize the heart of the matter with the Knight of Wands and grow from your core (not the edges)!

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Tarot, 3 of Cups, and Laughter

The 3 of Cups in Tarot in the Land of Mystereum says…

satisfaction, heart's desire, expressions, celebration

satisfaction, heart’s desire, expressions, celebration

“Celebrate in your imagination.  Celebrate your imagination.  Celebrate with your imagination.  We find that it has a tendency to burst out in smiles and songs when we dance!”

And, if you’re REALLY down and none of those things work, gig your groove and kick your rut not your butt and try this…

Say a word like “elevator” a bunch of times until it no longer makes ssense.  Ahh, keep going, say it some more.  Soon you will start laughing as you will hear yourself like you are only making caveman noises. 😉  Them, revisit what you were doing before with laughingly fresh eyes.

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008 Breath As Prayer Spread
009 Spiracle Miracle Spread
010 Water Of Grace Spread
011 Mercurial Ground Spread
012 Resonant Ancestors Spread
013 Royal Reciprocality Spread
014 Sacred Dance Crucible Spread
015 Inner Communion Spread
016 Roost Ruler Spread
017 Present State Spread
018 Sacred Adornment Spread
019 Expansive Life Spread
020 Clarity of Vision Spread
021 Personal Glyphing Spread
022 Your emaNation Spread
023 Inner Orbits Spread
024 Passion Flower Spread
025 Psychic Meteorology Spread
026 Native Glyph Spread
027 Your Nuclear Power Spread
028 Inner Art Spread
029 Whole Self In A Seed Spread
030 Magical Twilight Spread
031 Mode Of Being Spread
032 Improv(e) Grace Spread
033 TarOstara Twilight Bridge of the Psychic Synapse Spread
034 PsychOptics Spread
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036 Keystone Spread
037 Sacred Root Spread
038 Idea Enhancer Spread
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040 Measure of Man Spread
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050 Aerial Insight Spread
051 Under Pressure Spread
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054 RootWing Spread
055 As Above So Below Spread
056 Engaging Ur Uraeus Spread
057 Mom n Pop Spread
058 Seed Of Potential Spread
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061 Cosmic Crater Spread
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066 As The Gargoyles Sleep Spread
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Weekly Mystereum TarotScopes for July 28 to August 3

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Mystereum TarotScopes ~ Allies for Your July 28 to August 3, 2013 Week

Leo: July 23 to August 22 ~ XIII Death

transformation, Phoenix, renewal

transformation, Phoenix, renewal

Leo, This week is all about cutting back any suffocating overgrowth in your life to reveal your celestial groove more clearly. Once you see your glimmers peeking through the leaves this week, clear away excess so they shine the way only you can. The transformation in the air this week has everything to do with letting self-blame die. This week shed the unnecessary and kick your rut not your butt. And, if you are not in a rut, allow holding back to die into stepping up your game as you have less to carry this week.

Virgo: August 23 to September 22 ~ Knight of Pentacles

consistent, steady, diligent

consistent, steady, diligent

Virgo, This week you may be clipping along and come to what feels like an impasse. This week isn’t about slowing down for you. In fact it is quite the contrary to slowing down. If you come to what feels like an impasse, be creative about how you proceed. Sometimes it is because you need to hitch your horse so to speak or park your car and walk the rest of the way. Look at this week of being a time where you step out or off of vehicles you are accustomed to using to get you to a certain point and going the rest of the way happily on foot. This week will be much like a cowboy coming to a narrow trail that snakes through a mountain pass where he/she gets off the horse to walk single file so they fit. Simply adjust to the speed and scale that is fitting for each situation this week. Of course if the trail opens up, hop back on and giddy up!… until the next mountain pass intersection with yellow blinking lights. Don’t look too far ahead. Each speed and scale shift has a gift for you to notice this week.

Libra: September 23 to October 22 ~ VII The Chariot

harmony, agility at speed, syncing to engage from the side

harmony, agility at speed, syncing to engage from the side

Libra, This week isn’t really about choices for you. It seems you have already made some big choices recently. Don;t sit with them and over-think them. Close the hood of your choices, hop in, and giddy up GO! This week the energies are magnetically pulling you back in the game with the fuel of the recent, big choices you made. Find a familiar place of fun and entertainment to run some test laps so to speak with your friends to see how your new choice-fuel performs. Then, fully get back in there putting your new choices to work for you in action. This week is about warming up on the service road and then re-merging onto the highway of your life at speed. Bread and butter. Bread and butter. Be conscious of how you merge into traffic this week. Even the way you drive and what affects you this week  can be a great teacher.

Scorpio: October 23 to November 21 ~ Page of Swords

curiosity, new mental developments, zeal

curiosity, new mental developments, zeal

Scorpio, You’ve been playing with ideas lately that tend to cut both ways. This week it is time to stop looking back and playing out your process. Your process will always be your process, so close the hood of your thoughts and express the ideas you have developed that really gig you inside. Like the card here where the Page balances the blade edge of the Sword on the 3rd eye. Your imagination is stronger than you are giving it credit for this week. Stop mindlessly promoting what others have done. You have evolved from going with the flow, and floating in it might actually be cutting into your ideas which not only dilutes their compression… it may in fact be pissing you off. Like George Jetson, “JANE! Get me off this crazy thing!” Your ideas need the new life birthed by swimming upstream a bit. Don’t worry, the crowd will still be chattering and bitching about everything when you rejoin them. You’ll just be more bitchin’ cool having reset your ways with some new life birthed upstream.

Sagittarius: November 22 to December 21 ~ 4 of Swords

fruition, communication in motion

fruition, communication in motion

Sagittarius, It is all about communication in motion this week. You may even feel like you have 4 minds. Odds are it’s not MPD (Multiple Personality Disorder) but 4 modes that are unique to you and wholly effective in your process. Be certain to fully shift gears to gig the right speed this week as you don’t want to grind out a gear or have drag where you need a more fluid flow and ability to accelerate. Don;t forget your brakes as you work the clutch. Shift and focus this week. Shift and focus. This week you are beginning to warm up on all cylinders. Keep it out of the redline again this week, though start to put your abilities through the paces. Make to to mind details so you don;t get ahead of yourself. Double-check your bag or satchel or briefcase before you leave the house or office to make sure everything you need is there. Attaching your keys to your wrist with a springy-bracelet might be advisable, too. You are focused and warming up in an expansive way this week. While you are, be mindful not to let details slip through the cracks, or worse, not be present to be able TO slip through the cracks because you left them somewhere. Contracts come to mind. After carefully attentive review, get ’em in play with plenty of time to spare. They’ll be giving you more road later to open up on.

Capricorn: December 22 to January 19 ~ 4 of Wands

joy, surprises, thrills out of the blue, new energies established

joy, surprises, thrills out of the blue, new energies established

Capricorn, Your established energies this week are being visited by an almost impish and fun new figure in your life like the woman in the card nourishingly and energetically peeking in like the weather with a “HeLLO. Hi! We have some new winds and weather washing through for you to spruce up your energetic picket fence.”  What? It’s not a picket fence? This week you may notice a pattern you have established that has worked to your advantage in your past even if only because you were comfortable with it… though this week be clear about a pattern of yours that even YOU feel has become a bit stodgy. No need to nuke the pattern. Simply spruce it up with the weather of paying attention to it so it works more effectively for you. Good fences don;t make good neighbors. Neighbors that aren’t assholes make good neighbors.  Tend your fences this week. In the coming weeks preparing them to be more asshole-proof will be to advantage.  Remember to look for the good in everyone… and some people are just really good at being dicks.  So what. This week work your fences so you can delegate dealing with that more to them.

Aquarius: January 20 to February 18 ~ XVIII The Moon

vision, genius, poetry, reflections from beyond, light from an unseen source, tides of life

vision, genius, poetry, reflections from beyond, light from an unseen source, tides of life

Aquarius, This week is all about opening up to what makes you laugh without reason. It is said that the person who can laugh without reason has either found their path to enlightenment or has gone completely mad. This week may feel like both at the same time to you. Step up more to what you like and own it and make time for it this week. It is not so much that laughter is magnetic.  Lately, you may have been neglecting what your inner poetry and genius and madness needs.  This week is a great time to see what really gives you that big and expansive drawing-down-the-moon stretch that fills up your kick-in-your-step tanks. Be open and honest with yourself. Are you not really crazier than you know, but crazier than you’ve been admitting? What secretly magnetizes you? How can you enhance your life by opening up more to that?  Remember, inhibitions can enslave as easily as excesses and addictions… maybe even more so as they are quiet and easily go unnoticed.  What are you ignoring in yourself so it goes unnoticed? How can you juice up your magnetism by activating more in ways that are healthy for you in particular?

Pisces: February 19 to March 20 ~ 10 of Pentacles

solid completion at hand, prosperity, close relationships, ability to share

solid completion at hand, prosperity, close relationships, ability to share

Pisces, This week is about the solid repertoire of experience and talents that you have developed and put in place to strongly build your placement. Give thanks to yourself this week by consciously taking role, by inner-smilingly taking stock of the evident features that you have solidly brought into your life by yourself and teamed up with others. You have certainly provided the groundwork and put it in place. This week, survey your lands so to speak so you can engage each component more directly in the coming weeks much like providing different kinds of care for differing perennials in a garden. Take stock this week as you keep doing what you’re doing. You feel to be building something, and Phase 1 of the foundation is in place. Make sure it cures properly before you brace against it to launch into the next phase. This is not to suggest to be tentative. Just be aware not to step in wet and uncured concrete… unless of course you are marking some you are putting in place at home.

Aries: March 21 to April 19 ~ IV The Emperor

his horse nestles in becoming his tree. Look at the horse-legroots . . . overseer, place-maker, methodically moving step by step

his horse nestles in becoming his tree. Look at the horse-legroots . . . overseer, place-maker, methodically moving step by step

Aries, What both conceals and supports you this week? What both transforms and keeps its personality intact for you this week? What subtlety are you tuning into this week? How do you engage your interests to stay informed without interfering this week? There are a lot of things in play for you this week, so play The Emperor Game… gong methodically, step by step and being aware of the weather and the tenor of your established surroundings… when you turn, you can realign the pace of the whole system… in a single step. Take care with your power and strength this week. This is not a week to stir the pot but to mindfully enhance your awareness of the things that live in your situation from their perspectives. Tinker at length with the affects of actions you are planning on taking prior to engaging them. This is a week about discerning best practices, so you can inform how you lead your life more directly like a sponge moving through your surroundings. Take it all in, though let it all settle within prior to taking action so your inner landscape harmonizes and resonates with the allies in your surroundings.

Taurus: April 20 to May 20 ~ 8 of Pentacles

exquisite work, a completion point like the top of bottom of the breath of an action, magical twilight space between

exquisite work, a completion point like the top of bottom of the breath of an action, magical twilight space between

Taurus, Keep your head down this week. Be aware of air traffic control, though not too concerned about piloting. This week is a great time for those wonderfully reflective pauses of clarity between slow and disciplined actions. This week look at each of your actions as a breath. Some are inhales, masculine and taking life in. Some are exhales, feminine where your shoulders lightly drop and relax emanating your life into the world. There are two things in common with them, though: the top of your breath; the bottom of your breath. Visualize the top of your breath and bottom of your breath as set-changers in Kabuki Theater imperceptibly moving, though moving nonetheless. Visualize the top and bottom of your breath as the magical twilight of dawn and dusk that bridges day to night and night to day. In this way feel into the full and whole and complete life cycle present in the cycle of breathing… a whole life cycle’s dna in a single breath.  Did I distract you enough, yet, so you stay on track? Keeping your head down this week is more about full focus on your actions. Stay aware of your surroundings, though as you work begin to perceive how your whole life’s cycle is informatively playing out in the dna of the smallest of your actions. Engage your big picture this week by focusing in on the world present in a single detail… and then the next… and next, and so on. Engage your big picture this week by focusing in on the detail. 

Gemini: May 21 – June 20 ~ Queen of Pentacles

practical, down to earth, nourishing, exquisite environment

practical, down to earth, nourishing, exquisite environment

Gemini, This week is all about being conscious of what the most exquisite things present in your life are. Also, what exquisite things do you want in your life? Take some time each day to daydream in your garden or on your porch or somewhere out in Nature that resonates with you. It’s coming time to bring this Nature more fully into your house, your home, so that when you walk through the door you light up more in both relaxing and invigorating ways.  This is a week about looking far and wide within and about yourself. Take note of what lights you up and bring more of that home. Little by little this week you can allow exquisiteness to enliven your whole scene. This week would be a good time to re-arrange some furniture, too. Make sure there is good ventilation and music on while you do.

Cancer: June 21 – July 22 ~ 4 of Cups

life bursts forth, successes, inner treasures of the earth

life bursts forth, successes, inner treasures of the earth

Cancer, This week is about a new treasure of the earth coming into play in your life. Jewels? Copper? Crystals coughed up from a volcano? Something is new on your scene, and arriving to function like THAT missing piece in your wits… to complete an emotional skill set and give you a new baseline of fulfillment. Be mindful to make sure people are introduced properly this week as the “missing piece” might be a person coming in out of the blue rather than a thing. Keep your senses perked this week in a way to notice marked and subtle differences. Remember the introductions. This week is not about attacking with “HELLO!” Be quiet enough to hear difference in your scene, and just as naturally, engage the difference or the different person with gentle strength. Be direct and engaging this week, though engage in a way where the stronger you are the gentler you are able to be.

Best to your Mystereum TarotScope enhancing your week!  Till next time.

Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today… ’cause the past was once the future, and today will be too!

And, even in a card with no people, there is always one… You looking in through the card portal.

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  Tarot in the Land of Mystereum.  Tarot voice and stories.  The place where cards literally speak to you.  Mystereum.  It’s all about discovering your Inner Inheritances.  Always complete, never finished. Always complete, never finished.

“Adversity does not build character.  It reveals it.” ~ James Lane Allen

“When you’re feeling down, gig your celestial groove and kick your rut not your butt.” ~ Jordan Hoggard

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(c) 2013 Jordan Hoggard

All images (c) 2010 Jordan Hoggard

Also by Jordan…

Mystereum Video Channel. Short, upbeat, and informative Mystereum Tarot Moments videos

Prescient Remembrance: Infinite Moments, Love Beyond Death, the epic poetry eSeries on Amazon Kindle

Shop Cool Stuff at Zazzle

The Tarot Bargain of the Century Like iTunes to play your readings!

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Tarot and a Jordanism for XVII The Star

A jordanism to enhance your Tarot voice and story experience.

cosmic grooves, eternal hope, inspiration, a lit candle is a star from beyond up close

cosmic grooves, eternal hope, inspiration, a lit candle is a star from beyond up close

“When you’re down, gig your celestial groove, and kick your rut not your butt.”
J Jordan Hoggard

Best to your week!  Till next time.

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Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today… ’cause the past was once the future, and today will soon be, too!

And, even in a card with no people, there is always one… You, looking in through the card as portal.

News Flash! 

…look for a special launch on August 5th!

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  Tarot in the Land of Mystereum.  Tarot voice and stories.  The place where cards literally speak to you.  Mystereum.  It’s all about discovering your Inner Inheritances.  Always complete, never finished. Always complete, never finished.

“Adversity does not build character.  It reveals it.” ~ James Lane Allen

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(c) 2013 Jordan Hoggard

All images (c) 2010 Jordan Hoggard

Jordan’s Sandbox

Click here to visit the videos on my YouTube Channel.

Prescient Remembrance: Infinite Moments, Love Beyond Death, the epic poetry eSeries on Amazon Kindle

Shop Cool Stuff at Zazzle

The Tarot Bargain of the Century Like iTunes to play with your readings!

Tarot in the Land of Mystereum signed by author

 

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Tarot, Divination, Semantics, Does Size Matter?

A thought to enhance your Tarot voice and story experience.

complete cycles, expansive, infinite, fractal-facets of all scales in one and one in all

complete cycles, expansive, infinite, fractal-facets of all scales in one and one in all

There are whole worlds present in the scope of every focus. There are whole worlds present in the scope of each and every focus regardless of where you look, regardless of whether your focus is microscope or telescope or periscope or scope-of-your gaze size… regardless of whether you are an either/or or a both/and kind of person.

Are you able to expand more effectively and productively into your big picture by focusing in on the portal of the detail?

Allow yourself to expand into your big picture by focusing on and into and through the portal of the detail.

Allow yourself to expand into your big picture by honing in on a detail.

Engage your big picture more effectively with an actionable focus on the details.

Try it. You might like it.

Best to your week!  Till next time.

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Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today… ’cause the past was once the future, and today will be too!

And, even in a card with no people, there is always one… You looking in through the card portal.

News Flash! 

…look for a special launch on August 5th!

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  Tarot in the Land of Mystereum.  Tarot voice and stories.  The place where cards literally speak to you.  Mystereum.  It’s all about discovering your Inner Inheritances.  Always complete, never finished. Always complete, never finished.

“Adversity does not build character.  It reveals it.” ~ James Lane Allen

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(c) 2013 Jordan Hoggard

All images (c) 2010 Jordan Hoggard

Jordan’s Sandbox

Click here to visit the videos on my YouTube Channel.

Prescient Remembrance: Infinite Moments, Love Beyond Death, the epic poetry eSeries on Amazon Kindle

Shop Cool Stuff at Zazzle

The Tarot Bargain of the Century Like iTunes to play with your readings!

Tarot in the Land of Mystereum signed by author

 

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Tarot, Divination, Semantics, Some Antics

A thought to enhance your Tarot voice and story experience.

Semantics are often just that. Some antics. I say tomatoe, you say tomahtoe. You say potatoe, I say… spud.  Some say I channel, I say I ad lib. There’s really no accounting for taste. We are each born to see differently.  All similar, each unique. Your life your way. You say channelling. I say spud. Either way, channelling and ad libbing are simply expressions of how you perform when the mic is live and the curtain is up. What word or words resonate with you for this?

Best to your week!  Till next time.

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Don’t let yesterday use up too much of today… ’cause the past was once the future, and today will be too!

And, even in a card with no people, there is always one… You looking in through the card portal.

News Flash! 

…look for a special launch on August 5th!

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  Tarot in the Land of Mystereum.  Tarot voice and stories.  The place where cards literally speak to you.  Mystereum.  It’s all about discovering your Inner Inheritances.  Always complete, never finished. Always complete, never finished.

“Adversity does not build character.  It reveals it.” ~ James Lane Allen

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(c) 2013 Jordan Hoggard

All images (c) 2010 Jordan Hoggard

Jordan’s Sandbox

Click here to visit the videos on my YouTube Channel.

Prescient Remembrance: Infinite Moments, Love Beyond Death, the epic poetry eSeries on Amazon Kindle

Shop Cool Stuff at Zazzle

The Tarot Bargain of the Century Like iTunes to play with your readings!

Tarot in the Land of Mystereum signed by author

 

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