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Embodied Ecstasy

  To be a diviner, one must live like water.   Preamble The path of wisdom has a single fixed destination:  The Ecstatic Life.  All other attainments are merely way stations on the Great Sojourn, for wisdom is not complete … Continue reading

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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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A 2012 Training Manual

The Beginning Times There are two overarching lessons of the I Ching. The first is this:  Every Ending Begets A New Beginning. Change is not conceived as an endless string of cause-and-effect events but, rather, as a cycle of repeating … Continue reading

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The Oracle and the War Against Fate

Overview The Unity of all things dwells in an undifferentiated state of living potential.  Neither awake nor asleep nor dreaming, it is the shining awareness everywhere present, the fount of time and eternity.  It is still and silent, utterly at … Continue reading

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