Santos & Signs Oracle Cards: Reclaiming the Heart of Devotion

Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna died in a helicopter crash yesterday. My prayers go out to the entire family for the grief they are no doubt experiencing, and this event is also an opportunity to discuss something our culture avoids at every turn. Death is sensationalized in our popular media and …

EVENT: Deep Play Divination 2020: Innovative Navigation with UnëXpêctēd Oracles Online Series

Deep Play Divination 2020: Innovative Navigation with UnëXpêctēd Oracles  A basic characteristic of play is that it appears purposeless. It must necessarily appear so, because transformative ideas—wether in the arts or the sciences—are unpredictable, unscriptable, the result of chance encounters. They rely on bringing domains into dialogue that would remain incongruous and disparate if it were …

EVENT: Santos & Signs: Holy Intermediaries for Sacred Journeys Online Workshop

The two new Santos and Signs—Holy Intermediaries for Sacred Journeys divination decks are modern prayer cards for all your pilgrimages of the soul. Whether your quests are within or without, these portable icons offer divine guidance for all of your voyages between the worlds. This new online course is a perfect introduction to working with the decks …

Ansel Adams’ Most Famous Photograph: Moonrise over Hernandez Today

A couple of years ago, I was fortunate to attend a tour through the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum with a geologist who took us to many of the locations that she painted in Abiquiu, NM. On the bus ride towards her holy land, the geologist mentioned that Ansel Adams had taken his most famous photograph, Moonrise …

Mother Mary Cemented In: New Mexico Cemeteries Part 3

How does it get any better than this, brilliant beaming New Mexico skies, ravens chattering away, and the absolute perfection of the imperfection in the Ojo Caliente cemetery? This is my third blog post on New Mexico cemeteries, and there were a few new finds today, including multiple Mother Mary forms cemented into the hand-made headstones …

COMPLETED EVENTS: A Show of Hands and The Dream is the Truth Art Shows in SoCal

Two amazing art shows are opening in the next two weeks in Southern California. Photographer Stephen Baumbach has taken images of over 100 Palm Springs Artists Council members hands in black and white, calling it the Show of Hands. He will be sharing the collection at his gallery in the Backstreet Art District* with the …