You’re Going to Have to Declutter Again

You just finished decluttering! Your house looks amazing, Instagram-ready, cleaner than when you moved in! You’re relaxing in a chair next to a table with exactly two things on it. Your creativity is on absolute fire because you can see all your supplies and materials and you know exactly what you want to do with … Continue reading You’re Going to Have to Declutter Again

The Hermit, Part 3: The Hermit in Real Life

Have you read Part 1: Upright and Part 2: Reversed? They're not prerequisites for this discussion of historical hermits; this post, in fact, is meant to give more depth to the preceding posts. But go read them if you want to! And then come back here, because this stuff is fascinating. All right, that’s enough … Continue reading The Hermit, Part 3: The Hermit in Real Life

The Hermit, Part 2: Reversed

Have you read Part 1: Upright Meanings yet? If not--don't worry! It might be a fun and interesting exercise to think about the Hermit reversed before you know him upright. When a tarot card shows up upside down in a reading, its meaning changes. It can be the "opposite" of its upright meaning; or it … Continue reading The Hermit, Part 2: Reversed

The Hermit, Part 1: Upright

Etymology I always want to start with words! Our symbols may be nonverbal, but we have to talk about them with words, and those words become symbols themselves! Have you ever had a dream where your brain made a symbol or image out of a pun? “Hermit” comes from the Greek erēmitēs, meaning “person who … Continue reading The Hermit, Part 1: Upright

Copyright and Making Art Out of Poems

Fun fact: Your poems are automatically copyrighted as soon as you write them down, whether it’s on the back of an envelope, in that fancy cotton-paper notebook, or in your notes app. The words belong to you (for your lifetime plus 70 years) and, legally, unless you give someone the right to publish them (such … Continue reading Copyright and Making Art Out of Poems

Intuitive Tarot Reading: On the Future of the Blog

Spread I am using “The Next Phase” from Emerald Lotus Tarot. I looked through a few spreads before I focused on this one; most of the others were more geared towards divining a person’s intentions, manifesting, personal blocks, that sort of thing. This one seemed best to read for the Entity that is Where the … Continue reading Intuitive Tarot Reading: On the Future of the Blog

Who? What? Why?

Thanks for clicking over to my blog! There's a lot of great content coming your way very soon. For now, I figured I'd tell you about myself and why I wanted to start this blog. You can find the same info on the about page. Introducing myself I’m Madison Wagaman. I’ve lived in Southern Maryland … Continue reading Who? What? Why?