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Your Hero’s Journey: A Guided Meditation

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This meditation is a sneak peak at the contents of a forthcoming e-book on discovering your stage on the hero’s journey. It serves as excellent intuitive preparation for any general tarot reading where no question is put forth and no urgent issue is in need of resolution. After this meditation, your tarot reading will pinpoint the area in your life...

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Guided Meditation: Desert Exploration

Desert Exploration: A Guided Meditation

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After spending three days in the California high desert (Yucca Valley near Joshua Tree), I was inspired to create a guided meditation for you all. The sun is so bright out there—almost blinding without sunglasses—but the elevation, cool breeze and shade made it quite pleasant. In the surrounding area of where we stayed and at Joshua Tree National Park huge...

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Free Association: A Writing Meditation

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Free Association was coined and developed by the father of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud, as a technique to access the unconscious. In its original practice, the patient would lie on the couch, allow his or her thoughts to wander, and say whatever came to mind, coached on with inquiring, open-ended questions by the psychoanalyst. In this relaxed, aimless and wandering state,...

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Tarot Meditations: Walking a Labyrinth

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Last week I went on a search for labyrinths in my area, and was thrilled when I found this amazing resource: With the World Wide Labyrinth Locator, you can find labyrinths anywhere, most of which are open to the public. So, I set out on a pilgrimage to visit some of labyrinths in my area and walk them.   First of all,...

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Tarot Meditations: Making a Mandala

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Mandalas are ancient symbols that predate all religions as we know them today. They have been used in cultures, spiritual traditions and religions all over the world to represent safe, sacred spaces. According to the great psychologist Carl Jung, who spent much time studying these symbols, the mandala is symbolic of a closed off space, like the mote of a...

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Tarot Meditations: Forest Walk

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Update: Listen to an audio recording of this meditation.   Before I do a tarot reading, I like to find a comfortable place to sit, close my eyes, take a deep breath and move my focus to my breathing. Once my head is cleared and I am relaxed, I give myself a guided meditation. Here is one of my favorites: a forest...

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