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 …

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 …

Tarot Professionals Blog Hop: New Divination Deck Rituals-Don’t Look!

Tarot Professionals Blog Hop: New Divination Deck Rituals Previous | Master List | Next  Well isn't this fun, a little blog hop at the beginning of the New Year (for some calendars) with the Tarot Professionals tribe. This is the first time I have done this and if you are a newbie to this form …

Anatomy of a Crowdfunding Campaign Part 18: Tarot Fundamentals Book + Knocking It Out of the Ballpark

This has been a wild year for Crowdfunding decks. I was bitten by the campaigning bug almost a year ago, and life has been on the fast track since that fateful moment. There have been some really interesting campaigns launched since I began tracking this all, and an exciting new book on Tarot that is …

COMPLETED EVENTS: Tarotcon Dallas 2014 & Inside the Tower Card Dream

It was a wonderful time in Dallas last weekend at Tarot Professionals Association's Tarotcon conference. We had lots of fun from tossing cards onto the floor and reading the "smoosh" to shuffling them around and taking vignetted photos of the cards with our phones. We also had a taste of Julia Hesse's Living Tarot Oracle with embodied Court Cards …

The Oracle of Initiation Voted a Top Fifty Essential Deck!

I cried when I read the Oracle's name in the Tarosophist magazine's top fifty list this afternoon. Some months ago Tali Goodwin asked the Tarot Association's 13,000+ member Facebook group what their essentials divination decks were, and The Oracle of Initiation is on the top fifty list. This is an especially big deal because people really love the Tarot …

COMPLETED EVENT: The Wild Heart of Initiation Workshop’s Earthen Inspirations

Such a wonder-fall of gifts flowed down on us this weekend. The Wild Heart of Initiation workshop with The Oracle of Initiation touched into those deepest parts of ourselves that yearn to be connected and creative, trusting our intuition to navigate our unique paths. The Oracle deck emerged out of a powerful metamorphosis in the …

Oracle and Tarot Decks Really Do Come from the Dreamtime (and Hermit’s Lamps) Part Deux

About a month and a half ago I wrote a blog post sharing some of the dreams that guided the creation of my Oracle of Initiation deck. I also spoke of the interview Andrew McGregor and I had on his Hermit’s Lamp podcast of the dreams I had of he and I creating an African …

COMPLETED EVENT: The Wild Heart of Initiation Workshop in October-Only 2 Spots Available

Join us the first weekend in October in a gentle cocoon of  curious and brave women to explore your own wild hearted beauty. We only have two spaces left, and the women who are already committed are truly a gift. This is a time and place to nurture and nourish yourself, letting go of human-doing and moving …