When I was a young child, I would occasionally hear statements like this: “If only [those people] would just go away and leave the community, then everything would be better.” [Those people] were some sort of Other - racial, sexual, political, etc…) Luckily, my mother was close by and at the ready to remind me …
I always hesitate at the edge of the Ocean before putting my toes into the water. There’s something about touching the edge of an entity so vast that gives me pause. I think about cold depths, miles of just water touching sky, and all that the Ocean must know in its millennia of being.
My frenzy of organizing of closets and other household projects has recently shifted.
Sometimes things go horribly right. Patience, Intentions, Us
I’ve been doing a lot of divination this week. As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads causing rapid changes into what day to day life looks like and will look like, the cards offer a way to slow down and catch a glimpse of the shape of things.
So, I figure - when the head isn't working, try the hands.
When people think of Mardi Gras that haven’t grown up celebrating it, they think of public drunkenness, women flashing their breasts, and total carnal debauchery. And Yes - there is that. But when I think of Mardi Gras, I think of magic.