Author Archives: The Tarot Donkey

Monday Meditation: 10 Oct 2016

  

A meditation for the week of October 10 – October 16 When I am feeling overwhelmed, may I take the time to evaluate what is within my control and let go of things that are not ultimately beneficial to me. ——— The Devil & Ten of Wands We’ve got a couple of heavy cards this week, but they deliver an… Read more »

A Fool Stumbling Through Life

  

Oh boy! I’m ready to return after an extended hiatus. Life has thrown me a lot of curve balls, and even though most of them have been good it’s been quite a job adjusting to my new life. Mr. Donkey and I have moved back to our hometown, bought a house, and started new jobs. I was planning to stay… Read more »

Book Review: Five Quarters of the Orange

  

Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris This book is a first-person narrative of a woman, Framboise, reflecting on both her childhood in Nazi-occupied France and her present life. The past holds a terrible secret, and Framboise slowly reveals what she knows over the course of the story. I was riveted by this book from the first page. Something about Joanne… Read more »

Do Nice Folks Finish Last?

  

I have had a really rotten day today. I’m already dealing with the depression issues, of course, but I’ve had three different instances of being treated really poorly today. Like really, really poorly. It’s got me wondering, do nice folks really finish last? Because today it sure feels like it. I try my best to be a good person. To… Read more »

Lost In A Depression Hole

  

Oh goodness. It’s been real dark and gloomy over here in my head. I’ve let myself fall off the wagon of daily routines which help me keep my sanity. Like tarot! I even missed my Monday Meditation this week. Not good! So I pulled out the deck I’m getting to know this month (Golden Tarot) and asked “How can I… Read more »

Magical Animal Messenger

  

Last night I had the most wonderful visit from a beautiful Barred Owl. I followed her on foot as she flew from rooftop to treetop around the apartment complex. She was stunning and didn’t seem to mind my company. It was a truly magical experience. When I returned to the apartment, I decided to pull out all of the owl… Read more »