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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.

The Goddess Major Arcana: Sarasvati/Wisdom

The High Priestess is, as I’ve said, my favorite card in the entire Major Arcana and in fact in the entire deck. I so fell in love with the idea of Priestesshood when I first encountered in through Tarot that … Continue reading

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A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The High Priestess

The High Priestess is, hands down, my favorite card in the entire Tarot deck. Perhaps it’s because I’d never even heard of a High Priestess before I started reading Tarot, and 25 years later I am a Priestess. But She’s held a … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Isis/Magic

The Magician is perhaps the most iconic card in all of Tarot (though Death can probably give it a run for its money). This card of pure power and potential is the second step on the road to Enlightenment, and … Continue reading

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A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The Magician

Once The Fool begins his journey into the unknown, the next step on the road to Enlightenment in represented by the Magician. The Magician — sometimes called the Magus — is perhaps the most recognizable card in Tarot; it’s even … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Tara/The Fool

I have been reading Tarot for 25 years (as of a couple weeks from now), and like many readers I started out with the classic Rider-Waite (or Waite-Smith) Tarot. I started with it because it was what I could get … Continue reading

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July Full Moon Oracle Reading

July 8 brings us the Buck Moon, my Fellow Travelers! Also known as the Thunder Moon, this Full Moon is full of active, extroverted, kinetic energy — what some systems refer to as “masculine” energy, but which I prefer to … Continue reading

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A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The Fool

If you’ve been reading this blog for even a little while, you know that Tarot is the most consistent spiritual practice in this Priestess’s life — I’ve been reading for 25 years as of this summer, and Tarot has been … Continue reading

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