Archives for July 2006

Learning Tarot Intuitively

by Emma Sunerton-Burl

People often ask me how to go about learning to read the tarot. There are many decks available and often these have very comprehensive books along with them. This is one way to go about learning the traditional meanings of your deck, or the meanings the authors intended, however there is another way to use the cards. [Read more…]

The Planet, Saturn, Is Your Teacher

by Randall Curtis

To understand how Saturn is your teacher, we need to look at the twelve houses of astrology.

Each house in astrology represents an area of your life: first house, for personality, second house for personal finances, third house for thinking and learning, fourth house for home and family, fifth house for love and romance, sixth house for work and health, seventh house for relationships and partnerships, eighth house for sex and creditors, ninth house for religion and higher education, tenth house for career and ambition, eleventh house for friends and associates, and the twelfth house for meditation and the unconscious.

Whatever house Saturn is in in your birth chart, this is where you have the greatest lessons to learn. Saturn is our teacher, but most of us avoid the lessons it is trying to teach us. Saturn reveals our primary fear. This is why we don’t want to deal with what he is always trying to get us to learn. There is basically no way to avoid Saturn’s lessons. So, the sooner we embrace what it is that we need to learn, the better off we will be.

For example, if Saturn in your birth chart fall [Read more…]

Quieting the Mind, Opening the Heart

To put it simply, the act of meditation involves quieting the mind so you can open the heart. That’s it in a nutshell.

We often believe our hearts are open and we can feel much of what is going on in our lives. Yet to truly open the heart means we have to stop the thinking, the judging, the opinions, the analyzing, the questioning, the doubting, and just love. It’s all that unconditional stuff. The act of doing this, takes practice and patience. Learning to meditate means learning to love. To love our self. To love all others. To love the oneness of all. To love more.

The connection you feel when you ‘plug in’ to this oneness is the most irresistible state of love you will ever feel. Makes it sound like it’s worth the effort doesn’t it? Maybe you’ve had glimpses of this – moments when you felt it, and your heart expanded. [Read more…]