The Oracle of Initiation is 10 Years Old Today!


Happy Tenth Anniversary Oracle of Initiation!  Created in subterranean graffiti tunnels in New Mexico by artist Mellissa Lucia, The Oracle of Initiation divination deck is a hand-held Mystery School illuminating the gifts hidden within your shadows. Filled with a glowing wisdom council of ancient cross-cultural guardians, these transcendent spirits are your devoted allies as you…

EVENT: Deep Desert Magic Workshop 4-23-16


What: Explore the deep magic of the desert with The Oracle of Initiation divination deck created in the wilds of New Mexico. See full description of the workshop below When: April 23rd, 2016 11:00am to 1:30pm Where: Rainbow Stew-55509 Twenty-nine Palms Highway, Yucca Valley (Joshua Tree) California 760-418-5170 Who: Desert initiate Mellissae Lucia, The Oracle of…

Noah Purifoy-Junk Dada in Joshua Tree


Southern California is world all of its own. As one of my favorite people says, they tilted the entire country west and shook the kooky ones down here. Kooky can have it charms, and there is an abundance of cool, wild, strange, surreal art down here created with great verve and passion. Noah Purifoy was one of…

Come Join the Mobile Photo Mojo Tribe

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These are some of the latest mobile images the iPhone Image Adventuring tribe has been posting on our Facebook group from the last six-week course. The level of experimental these brave and curious explorers are sharing is so inspiring. Do you have the courage to be enchanted and see your world through new eyes? Come…

Story Behind the Photo-Palm Springs Surreal Still Life


Yesterday was a moment photographers dream of. A combination of elements came together creating a fascinating and unforgettable image. Over time I will share the stories behind some of these shots as they occur, honoring the Muse’s influence in setting up a scene that offered more than we ever could have imagined. February 5th, 2016 Palm…

The Oracle of Initiation is Trademarked-20% Five Day Flash Sale


It will be ten-years in April from it’s enchanted beginnings, and I wanted to celebrate it’s deep mystery and magic with a five-day Flash Sale with 20% off decks and Oracle readings. Flash Sale ends Sunday, February 7th, 2016. The deck comes in two formats, the Deluxe, limited edition, signed and numbered option and the…

iPhone Image Adventurer’s Experimental Mobile Photography Highlights-Week Two

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We are in the midst of the third session of the iPhone Image Adventures online mobile photography course and this group of curious explorers has been hitting it out of the ballpark. This is only week two of the six-week class but I just had to share some of their innovations to inspire your own creative…

Our 4th Anniversary-My Beloved Hipstamatic

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Four years ago today my life changed forever. My friend Sonya Lea had posted a glorious, moody, vintage looking photo of herself on Facebook and that one image brought me to a daily obsession that has yet to diminish. The level of experimentation available through the innovative iOS Hipstamatic photography app has made my iPhone…


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