Drawing as Divination: The art of reaching higher consciousness

One of my favourite books that I was introduced to in high school is Antoine du St. Exupery’s Le Petit Prince. The story opens  with a drawing created by a child. The child  intended the drawing to look like a snake who had eaten an elephant. To it's dismay, adults who would look at it…

Femininity, Tarot, the Yin and Yang

When discussing the aspects of the tarot to my students I often find it more fitting to use the terms Yin and Yang when referring to the feminine and masculine representations in the tarot. The term feminine is a loaded term today. It comes with so many associations, both negative and positive, that really fog the…

Black Sheep, Christianity, Magick & Labels

I grew up in a Greek Orthodox Christian household. I was baptised, I went to Sunday school every week, I participated and understood almost all the sacraments of the church and I was even a camp counsellor at my community's summer camp. Through my upbringing I understood very well the importance of spiritual ritual in…