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 …

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 …

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 …

COMPLETED 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 …

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 …

Mary and Jesus Made My Day: More New Mexico Cemeteries

Continuing the adventure joy of the last post here on Traveling Tintypes, Cosmic Caves, and Barefoot in the Bosque this was a single day filled with northern New Mexico's gloriously gaudy Catholic cemetery culture. And I say gaudy with great respect. The ability to layer different colors and textures in an explosive, wild, devotional manner is …

Traveling Tintypes, Cosmic Caves, and Barefoot in the Bosque-Oh New Mexico

New Mexico is a very intense place. The temperature can shift fifty degrees in one day and you can experience blinding hailstorms one moment and sunshine the next. The land is wild and gorgeous and fierce mirroring the people who live here. There is as much beauty as there is cultural devastation. Violence, poverty, and …

Anatomy of a Crowdfunding Campaign Part 17: Interview with Anne Staveley and Jill Sutherland of the Wheel of Fortune Tarot

There are times in one’s life when you recognize your deepest desires through seeing them in another. Connecting with Anne Staveley and Jill Sutherland has been one of those moments in my life. Anne and Jill are both accomplished artists and passionate adventurers, women fearlessly manifesting their creative dreams. The part that really touches me …