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About dreamingpriestess

Susan Harper, Ph.D., aka The Dreaming Priestess, is an educator, activist, advocate, and ritual specialist living and working in the Dallas, Texas area.

Imbolc Blessings, or February is the New January

“February is the new January,” a friend of mine wrote on Facebook today. “So what are you going to bring into your life with this New Year?” She was being tongue-in-cheek (at least a little) but she was also speaking … Continue reading

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January 2018 Blue Moon Reading

Welcome to the Blue Blood or Blue Snow Moon! January brings us not only two Full Moons — today’s Blue Moon being the second — but also a Lunar Eclipse in Leo. We are working with some powerful energy right … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Lakshmi/Fortune

The Wheel of Fortune is, for lack of a better word, something of a persnickety card. While it portends motion or movement of some kind, it also seems to stop short of really telling you what’s coming. It tells you … Continue reading

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A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The Wheel of Fortune

There’s a lot of discussion and debate about the role of Fate and Destiny when it comes to Tarot. Are the preset outcomes that we cannot avoid? Or do the cards merely show us most likely outcomes, which can be … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Chang O/Contemplation

The Hermit card encourages us to go within, to be guided by our own innermost light, to withdraw and connect with ourselves so that we can return to the world and operate from a place of empowerment. For The Goddess … Continue reading

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A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The Hermit

The greatest journey, so it has been said, is the one within. Up to this point in our journey through the Major Arcana, the focus has been on forward movement and claiming all the various facets of our Power. It’s … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Oya/Strength

So, the first thing you’ll notice when you look at the re-interpretation of the Strength card in The Goddess Tarot by Kris Waldherr is that it is actually card XI rather than card VIII, as Strength is in the Rider-Waite Tarot. … Continue reading

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