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: 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 …

LETS-Land of Enchantment Tarot Symposium VIDEO of The Birth of The Oracle of Initiation

I want to share the wonderful video Carrie Paris and I created today from my presentation for LETS- Land of Enchantment Tarot Symposium that was here in Santa Fe this October. Below is also an update about The Oracle and my travels, projects and upcoming adventures. Life is good. LETS-Land of Enchantment Tarot Symposium VIDEO …

COMPLETED EVENT: Way Weaver and Pattern Walker Coleen Renee’s Painted Body Initiation

My sister Coleen and I met the call of the Red Earth together through my Painted Body ritualistic photography process here in New Mexico. Enjoy Coleen's first hand account of this transformative,  fierce and joyful experience: Red Earth Calls By Coleen Renee Red Earth calls… Primal stirrings… Awakening self I do not recognize. Oh. It’s …

COMPLETED EVENT: Margi Halfon’s Painted Body Initiation into the Hidden Petra-like New Mexico Desert

Petra is a DreamTime place. It is a magical and cloistered city tucked away in the desert cliffs of Jordan. The first time I saw an image of the huge temple facade peeking though a slender opening in the canyon walls I was stunned. I have yearned to walk through that portal into that otherworldly …

COMPLETED EVENT: Water like Fire-Lyric Kali’s Water Spirit Initiation

I. Water in the desert is extremely precious. I grew up in the lush and mossy Northwest where the water element could be overly abundant at times. Moving to the Southwest has completely changed my relationship to this fundamental structure of life. Many times I will go exploring in the wild and not hear or …

Oracle of Initiation cards on the land of their emergence

I took these images Sunday in Abiquiu where the "above ground" Painted Body ritualistic  photographs were taken for my Oracle of Initiation deck. The canyons, waterways and mesas of Northwestern New Mexico are my home. There is a calm, a beauty, a resonance for me in that place that rewires my nervous system whenever I …

COMPLETED EVENT: Land of Enchantment Tarot Symposium in Santa Fe with Mary K. Greer and The Oracle of Initiation as a Cover Girl

Land of Enchantment Tarot Symposium Santa Fe, New Mexico October 29, 30th and 31st 2010. Attendance available in Santa Fe or Online! Local Tarot Meet-Up hosts Carrie Paris, Margaret Letzkus and Robert Hahn have organized the first tarot symposium in the southwest and you are all invited! The Land of Enchantment Tarot Symposium (L E …