In the late 80's and early 90's I was honored to be the tarot reader and spiritual counselor at the famous Bodhi Tree Bookstore in Hollywood. For 5 years I gave literally thousands of readings to those who sought wisdom at that store. For 40 years I have been a spiritual practitioner of both the East and West. I have studied numerous world religions and am familiar with many contemporary systems of beliefs. I am a minister in the Universal Life Church.
The cards will show past and current energies, as well as possible future ones. This is for guidance and steering. They are points of reference to elicit exploration and conversation.
When I work with a client I have no judgment. There is nothing to fix. The transcendental I AM is already perfect, and my role is to help or guide the client to connect in awareness with that Perfect Being-ness. Then, out of that unconditional place of Love, we can work on areas that may need healing or more development. I see our working together as a creative partnership, when “two or more are gathered together” to bring more light into the world. All our work together is confidential, done in a sacred trust.
A tarot reading is 20 and 30 minutes and illumination sessions one hour. Counseling can be on Zoom or Facebook Messenger or by phone. The 20 minutes is $40, 30-minute $60, and $100 for the illumination session. All credit cards accepted, as well as local checks. Call 831-601-2092 for an appointment. When we have set up an appointment you can just hit the DONATION button on this site.
An illumination session is an in-depth exploration into the client's life on a spiritual level, that will ripple out into their life. The following are various tools that can be used.
The Tarot is an ancient tool that helps the practitioner focus and direct archetypal energies, and to become more aware of what archetypes are (or want to be) working in one’s life. For example, The Chariot is the archetype of Self-Determination, or Discipline. The Tarot helps show what energies one is working with and how they are manifesting. I do not use them so much as a fortune telling device; although the cards can show probabilities based on current patterns. Go to this link of mine or an in-depth article on tarot readings
Meditation is the direct line to one’s Source. I don’t know how anyone can live without having meditation of some sort that leads one to the Knowing Place of Silence. Meditating to the Place beyond the mind is like the archer drawing back the arrow, and then releasing with focused intent with such mind tools as affirmations, visualizations and invocations. Praying is talking to God; meditation is listening to God.
The mind is so full of junk mail telling one how weak, poor, fearful, unloving, shameful, etc. one is. The Shasta Keys number 108 and are a group of affirmations and other spiritual tools I have created to help one's mind focus in a positive and powerful way. They help make for a happy dream.
Mantras are similar to affirmations and invocations in that they help the mind focus on a particular point of reference. Mantras are ancient sounds that represent certain aspects of Divinity or Consciousness. In the ancient teachings it is said that sound and form are one and the same. Thus to say a holy name is literally to be it. Mantras can be said aloud or internally.
Visualizations can help you go down into a relaxed state of mind, where all is well. You will be guided into seeing what you want to manifest in your life. Just as a baseball player first sees himself hitting a homerun before the game even begins, and then steps up to the plate and belts one over the wall, so can you focus on what you want to create. Visualizations are like a guided journey into your relaxed potent state of mind.
You are a unique expression of Consciousness, and your life reflects this adventure in matter, with its contrasts and learning opportunities. When we can look at our lives as an adventure, without judgment, then light and love shines upon areas that perhaps have been shut away. By freeing the past of judgment, we move into the present and create a more joyful future.
We are all created and thus we are all creative. We live in a world where only experts create for the masses—the artist, the singers, the bands—and we passively witness their creativity. When we tap into our creative selves it opens up forces that helps us feel alive and gives us the confidence to be creative in all areas of our lives. To think outside the box. As an artist I can gently guide you in a playful manner to be more creative in your life.
Parenting is an art form. We are living in an age where we need to adapt and learn as we go; the old forms no longer work. After 25 years of studying and teaching in the Waldorf system, as well as parenting 3 children, I can help bring more consciousness and creativity to this most challenging area.
Relationships are not for the faint of heart. As we progress upon the spiritual path, and become more conscious of our patterns, relationships become a ground of unlearning. The primary focus that is needed with any form of relationship is establishing love with one’s self. If you do not love yourself you certainly won’t love another person. And, no, no one can complete you. Relationships are a chance to work on one’s stuff.
I can also help families go through transitions. Love takes many forms. Sometimes it is as romantic partners, other times it may change to friendship. If children are involved it is so important that they see their parents get out of their hurt place and be examples of allowing love to change form, so their needs will still be met. There is nothing more painful to children is to watch their parents, their "gods," fight with each other. My ex-wife is a very good friend with my wife, and is the Godmother of my youngest son.
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