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2012 Winter Solstice Oracle: The Age Of Light

An alligator barks at something in the night.  Limpkins call eerily in the bayou out beyond the mosquito screening.  A pale green luna moth flutters at the window light. I’ve travelled to the Everglades in Southern Florida to greet the … Continue reading

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2012 Oracle: Autumnal Equinox Divination

The migration has begun. In the outer realm, the over-wintering birds are arriving:  the Northern Shoveler, the American Wigeon and Coot, the Wilson’s Snipe, The Long-Billed Dowitcher, the Greater Yellow-Legs, the Black Phoebe, the Red-Winged Blackbird, and the great flocks … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice 2012 Oracle

I am in Ithaca, New York, analyzing the Oracle’s answer to the charge I placed before it several hours ago.  It is the evening of the Summer Solstice, 2012, and the Mayan Calendar will turn over for the first time … Continue reading

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2012 Spring Equinox Oracle

The rains have returned to the Pacific Northwest, the morning mists float above the town below.  The dense air dampens sound—and light.  They are gray sounds that climb the hill to my little hermitage, it is gray light that falls … Continue reading

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2012 and the Spirit of the Age

Whether the ancient Mayans intended it or not, the end of their calendar coincides with a profound turning point in human civilization. This comprises what Carl Jung called a synchronicity.  A term that get bandied about too loosely sometimes, a … Continue reading

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The 2012 Metamorphosis Meme Oracle

What kind of Ending will produce the best Beginning for the Coming 2012 Age? This is the question addressed in a group divination at a three-day workshop on The Toltec I Ching in Southern Oregon, November, 2011. While six people … Continue reading

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2012: The Beginning Times

Across the imaginary distance of culture and borders, I honor your contribution to the Beginning Times. ~ A dying oak tree, its trunk split and branches breaking, does not in any way resemble an acorn. The new beginning—despite growing directly … Continue reading

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2012: The Storm Before The Calm

The Autumnal Equinox arrives, accompanied by fog and mist and rain and clouds of every shade of gray.  The world’s qi shifts from boundless movement toward boundless stillness.  We leave behind the excessive yang of summer and move into the … Continue reading

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The 2012 Meme of Restoring Wholeness

The great Chinese sage Chuang Tzu calls our attention to a strange tree beside the road.  Its bark is so tough that no ax can penetrate it, its wood is so twisted that it cannot be split or used for … Continue reading

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2012: End of the World View

The ancient Mayans, along with the other peoples of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, held a view of time as cyclical and spiritually potent. Cyclical in the sense that history is divided into a series of Ages (sometimes called Suns), each of which … Continue reading

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