Romantic escape from reality

Under a scorpio MOON deep soulful energy

VENUS opposes NEPTUNE encouraging romantic escapes from reality

meditate dream, paint, call out for your soul mate, envision,

while the SUN squares SATURN making those hard edge feel harder,

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Scorpio weekend Intensity

October 17/18 under a Scorpio Moon the most intense sign of the zodiac brings us into the highest highs and the lowest lows to examine our shadows, obsessions, primal instincts and power struggles. Watch the video.

October 18 is more intense

SUN squares SATURN in CAPRICORN

tests tests and more tests, What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.

VENUS in VIRGO opposes NEPTUNE in PISCES a BIG HIGH and escape trip.

Even though Venus is not strong in Virgo and Neptune is on home turf, it’s still a very beautiful magic carpet ride, romantic, idealistic, spiritual, psychic, creative, dreamy, compassionate, energy full of gratitude, forgiveness, soul mate energy, charitable and kind. The downside is mental health issues may spike, delusions are abundant, addictions and denial are rampant as well as guru worship and escapism. It’s a balance of real human love and higher love. Read a previous article about the meaning of Venus in Virgo and Neptune in PISCES

https://infinitynow.wordpress.com/2016/08/14/venus-opposite-neptune-love-has-no-bounds/

If you have planets at 18+ degrees MUTABLE signs Gemini/ Sagittarius you will feel the effects of this transit stronger. Check this out in your natal chart.

VENUS and NEPTUNE are also squaring the Nodes of Fate in GEMINI/ SAGITTARIUS

Choose your drugs, reality and what you will harvest at the end of the journey wisely.

MARS squares JUPITER late in PDT and October 18 in EDT and GMT

Mars Retrograde is pulling the Scorpio Moon energy down down down into Hades realm. This is a time of death, letting go and rebirth. It is very real and not literal or allegorical or metaphorical. Death psychologically, death of old toxic male dominating toxic behaviours, death and rebirth of finances, deep psychological re-examinations of what we have inherited. It is a powerful education. Jupiter is always the teacher of Justice, truth, philosophy, wisdom, optimism, expansion. Go with it, read ancient philosophy, Carl Jung, James Hillman, spend time pondering your own death. What did you come here to do?

Listen to the beautiful BLESSED WE ARE the perfect VENUS/ NEPTUNE opposition song and fitting into the MARS JUPITER square too.

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Rare Merkabah, Dark Libra Supermoon

The New Moon in Libra October 16 at 23+ degrees is a Super Moon, the most super or larger of 3 consecutive New Moon Supermoons. Except that being a New Moon you won’t see it. It’s a dark moon, but you will FEEL it.This gives it more gravitas as a shadow New Moon.

At 12:31 pm PDT. 3:31 pm EDT, 8:31 pm GMT

Its a double double toil and troubled New Moon, with LILITH at 29 ARIES conjunct ERIS and MARS Retrograde its BIG REVENGE time, it is more shadowy than usual.

And nothing is moving forwards with MERCURY now also Retrograde in SCORPIO opposite Uranus in TAURUS some wild and crazy unexpected energetics with things disappearing and showing up in bizarre place. That will be on the menu.

THE CARDINAL SQUARES of the Sun and Moon to Asteroid ATHENA, JUPITER PLUTO and SATURN add to the tension. Like everyone isn’t stressed out enough anyways.

VENUS in VIRGO and NEPTUNE her “higher octave” are opposed to each other a practical magic energy,

A rare 6 pointed Star or MERKABAH also forms in the sky on the New Moon, and this is VERY AUSPICIOUS. This chart is set for 2 days before the Libra New Moon but the planets and stars are still in effect. Venus has moved up to 16 Virgo.

Rare 6 pointed star merkabah October 16 2020

Please watch the video where I explain in more detail and offer a golden Merkabah visualization.

To read about another rare six-pointed star that happened with Athena, Juno, Lilith, Venus, Vesta August 22, 2016. https://infinitynow.wordpress.com/2016/08/11/sacred-six-goddess-astrology/

and please watch a very old video I created with a Guided Meditation for a Merkabah which formed on July 29 2013. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoFK4xKfOnY

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October 8 Daily Tarot and astrology

Here it is just watch the video. The Tarot deck is The Muse Tarot by Chris-Anne

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Conjure earthy sex and spiritual love Venus opposite Neptune

Sept 29 it’s a super earthy sexy and spiritual vibe with VENUS in VIRGO opposing NEPTUNE in PISCES @ 12+ degrees of MUTABLE signs.

A practical grounded magic should be worked today. The Moon is in CAPRICORN until 9:40 pm PDT supporting long-term well-laid plans for reaching the desired goal mountain peak whatever that is for you.

NEPTUNE is the higher octave of VENUS 

this is soul mates for real. In the flesh. Be aware of propitious serendipity today and for the next couple of days.

VENUS WILL TRINE PLUTO on OCTOBER 3

That is a very practical and wealthy positive soul healing energy as VIRGO is the sign of health. It’s also good for healing the earth as well as any broken-hearted energy as Pluto is being sextiled by NEPTUNE in PISCES.

THIS IS A DAY TO CONJURE big dreams with an honest budget.

Falling in love with love is likely but your feet manage to stay on the ground. This is a good thing. 

Gotta love those VIRGO and PISCES and this also positively affects GEMINI and SAGITTARIUS with planets within 5 degrees 7-17 degrees MUTABLE the most. Is that you?

What will you do with this energy?

My Moon is at 12 degrees SAGITTARIUS. Look at your natal chart to see how this grounded tantric energy is affecting you.

Venus in Virgo can let go of her OCD today as Neptune invites her to a spiritual dance in the deep waters of the ocean or the magnificent stars in the sky. 

Be creative today write; take stock; sing paint dance make love; plan those dreams and visions. 

The Cappy MOON is making Cardinal squares with JUPITER in LIBRA and URANUS in ARIES. 

MERCURY enters VENUS ruled LIBRA -October 17@ 5:42 pm PDT/ 8:42 pm EDT/ sept 30 @ 1:42 am GMT.

@ 5:42 pm PDT/ 8:42 pm EDT/ sept 30 @ 1:42 am GMT.

This is another lovely energy as mental balance and a state of Grace can be achieved by simply being polite and having old-fashioned good manners. Mercury in LIBRA gives grace to your speech. It’s a good time to throw an elegant classy party but also not ruin the budget until the 14th when VENUS heads home to LIBRA. Our heads are up in the clouds thinking about love romance social affairs and justice.  Remember to breathe. It’s a good time for all creativity the arts counseling and finding some peace of mind. 

MOON enters AQUARIUS @ 9:40 pm PDT/ Sept. 30 @ 12:40 am EDT/ 5:40 am GMT. 

Yes, things are getting very windy airy head out to sea and sail. 

MOON trines MERCURY in LIBRA  at night in PDT/ sept 30 EDT and GMT

Put on your dreamy thinking cap and go to higher consciousness dimensions for answers to the current dilemmas. 

Its’ YOM KIPPUR Friday at sundown the Holiest Day of the year in the Jewish Calendar. It is a day of fasting and prayers of forgiveness and a cleansing for the New Year. Jewish people attend synagogue and listen for the Ram’s horn blown by the Rabbi as a signifier to Great Spirit. ARIES is the AGE of the Jewish beginnings over 4 000 years ago. Happy New Year.

Saturday is a very light day planetary wise. Take a breather before October.  Only 11 days until JUPITER leaves LIBRA and enters SCORPIO. I’m writing a year’s worth of astrology predictions for Jupiter in SCORPIO in the next day or so. Stay tuned.

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Attract love in a radical new way

Venus squares URANUS Aug 24
This is another Cardinal Cross at 28+ degrees Cancer and Aries.
Venus rules women; female sexuality and romance; love and values. Venus rules money the arts and luxury.  
Cancer is the sign of the mother the womb itself; the unconscious; our homes and is the most traditional and biologically imperative role for women as being engaged in nurturing creating emotional safety; bonding feeding and creating and sustaining relationships.
the Venus square to URANUS in ARIES
Signifies radical change in our sexual loving and the role of the feminine.
VENUS sesquisquares NEPTUNE in PISCES today.
This 135-degree Minor aspect is a square and a semi-square. This puts additional pressure on changing the nature of romantic love and spiritual love.
Traditionally women waited for the men to make the first moves. Many women say they can’t find a  “good man.”  I feel that it is up to the women to attract and create the sexual loving and spiritual “ideal” relationships which they desire. It was always this way. The women teach the men. The women are the queen bee’s the ones with the honey. The men are dependent on the women biologically and naturally. But we live in such a patriarchal culture and roles have been so stereotyped and twisted for thousands of years from when women were revered as the source of all life. The return of Goddess spirituality; paganism; witches and feminism is all part of this return to balance and wholeness. These days most women are usually more open independent and aware than many men.
These days most women are usually more open independent and aware than many men although there are many younger men sharing childcare; stay at home husbands and women who earn more money than their male partners. Many men are on a conscious spiritual path as well spiritual warriors creative types healers teachers writers and artists. 
Venus square Uranus is radical love.
This isn’t just about falling in love with the evolution or radical people philosophies and ways of doing things. It is also about women being on the radical frontlines of change in our society very much so. I feel this is more to do with creating love in a radical new way. 
We have lost touch with the origins of the Divine Feminine and we must go back to that and reinvent that energy to suit the modern world. This makes this revolution much more complex. Uranus is about unique individuals who work collectively who support the group or hive mind. 
This aspect can be used to revolutionize and change your old relationships. First, you start with yourself.
 
Theoretically, I believe that you can fall in love with anyone. Ultimately “falling in love” is about women opening up to her own inner masculine her Beloved or animus which is spirit or her Higher self. That is the eternal intimate relationship that is always there for each person. This is symbolized by the 6 pointed star. The upwards pointing triangle is the masculine and the downwards pointing triangle is the feminine. The star or Merkaba symbolizes the sacred union of the Lovers wholeness and unity. In the Tarot the image of the LOVERS is the number 6. This is a 2=4 = 6 day.
love relationships merkaba Tara Geene
Merkaba or 6 pointed star symbolizing the sacred marriage 
Once a woman creates this inner marriage by first listening to her own intuition and feelings; to her own soul and dreams; to her own womb then her inner animus or inner masculine energy will act on her behalf to please her and help complete her and to co-create with her in the world.

Heaven on Earth, tara Greene astrology

                                                Radical lovers

Falling in love and attracting someone who really is a sacred mirror and partner for you happens after that. When you are feeling whole and complete and don’t need another person. You must be free
of that need. You may still desire
to experience a relationship with another on the physical plane outside of yourself. They are your mirror and it is the best way to grow spiritually. It isn’t always easy or a bed of roses either.
The person with the higher vibration will pull up the one with the lower.  Integrity honesty and boundaries are important. Two beings must be at the same soul level of growth for a real physical relationship to work to match each other at major points. 

Rumi Lovers Napoleon Brousseau Tara Greene

Lovers dont finally meet somewhere… Rumi

If you hold this inner sacred marriage then you will
attract someone who mirrors your own inner wholeness. That is radical. It is not just self-love. It is also self-awareness and self- acceptance. It takes work.  
The poet Rumi fell in love with Shams a traveling spiritual teacher and in him saw the Beloved. He wrote over 30000 poems from that contact during and after Shams was killed. Rumi saw God in this human person. But Shams was really a version of himself and his own inner connection to God. Shams merely was the spark.
Use this planetary energy to help you change the way you view and create relationships. For men, the reverse sexual polarity would work. Even if you are gay or trans or something in between there is always polarity at work to establish wholeness and balance. Our universe is based on polarity despite the modern liberal attempt to blur the boundaries.  You can’t mess with Nature.
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Love balance justice Venus square Jupiter

This is a very powerful positive, emotional nurturing loving aspect. JUST IN TIME. what with the hate from the White supremacists marching in America and the protests from the Left against Fascism. 

Venus in Cancer square JUPITER in LIBRA  

LIBRA Astrology Jupiter, Tara Greene

Is beauty and love and equal relationships and justice for all.  We all want and need that. We are all seeking that. Look at how the lack of respect for women home food children our ancestors and inequality between all humans has brought us to this.

VENUS in CANCER is the most feminine; the most motherly homey and traditional. Mom and Apple Pie America’s old sentimental notion. Venus in Cancer symbolizes home roots children food emotional security bonding the unconscious endings and unconditional milk of human kindness.

JUPITER expands whatever it touches. The big guy has been traveling through Libra since 2016. Jupiter seems to have tipped the scales of balance and justice so that we can see that there is a huge imbalance in America and the rest of the world. Oppositions of light and dark; rich and poor; superiors and sex slaves; men and women; refugees and oppressors; anti-abortion and pro-abortion. 

Jupiter rules the sign of Sagittarius and Pisces traditionally. Jupiter is the great law giver the judge. He symbolizes justice and in Libra, he is very empowered. This square at 19+ degrees CARDINAL can be very expansive allowing us to go deeper into our own roots; our own sense of what we need to help us feel balanced and emotionally secure. 

Go into your heart and feel unconditional love for yourself and open your heart for all others to bring balance.

cosmic Heart Astrology Tara gReene

The White Supremacists are very insecure and feel they need guns. They are greedy and threatened by anyone different than them. They were shouting “our streets”. They are coming from a scared limited and hateful place. The KKK white supremacist Neo-Nazi’s are dangerous. They need to be stopped in their tracks. The Antifascists need to be there to stand up to and protest peacefully.

At this time of great strife and imbalance. We must more than ever find boundaries and openness in equal measure. True justice; where each side acknowledges the others rights is what we need.

Android Jones AYA image, venus pluto conjunction Tara Greene

AYA by Android Jones

For those of who have planets in ARIES, CANCER, LIBRA and CAPRICORN  between 14-24 degrees of these signs you are impacted the most. You may feel more out of balance right now or more emotionally sensitive to what is going on.  Do what you need to bring yourself to balance; meditate rest reflect. 

It’s extremely fertile if you want to get pregnant or start a new relationship or business dealing with beauty. Also good for tying the knot or getting engaged. Libra is the sign of marriage traditionally. The key is to find the balance. 

This aspect expands women’s traditional roles. A woman can be anything. Women need to demand respect and the Men who stand up for women’s rights need to be rooted in finding laws and means to back up both parents rights to stay home and nurture their families. In Canada mothers get a year of paid to stay home with their babies in Nordic countries fathers do as well. This is a basic survival right for all babies. 

This aspect is overall very good and positive for artists, creatives; women, seeking justice, peacekeeping, negotiating, relationships, love, and the economic forecast.

All LIBRAN and CANCERIAN things may have to be rebalanced. Venus in Cancer is real estate to some degree. It indicates too much rain and flooding  Event planners, matchmakers, lawyers, negotiators, counselors, wedding planners, social media peeps, fashion, manners, makeup. Travel for couples, restaurants, gourmet cooking, dressing for very classy, high-end fashion is all in the mix and need to come to the middle path. 

Remember the Goddess MAAT whose ostrich feather is weighed against the heart after death in Ancient Egypt. If one’s heart was found to be heavier than her feather. One’s soul would have to go back to earth until your heart balanced perfectly on her scales of JUSTICE.

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600 year evolution of Tarot Card art

The Radical, 600-Year Evolution of Tarot Card Art

Read some of the article here or read the entire article on its original website. https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-radical-600-year-evolution-tarot-card-art

What would Antoine Court de Gébelin think of the Happy Squirrel?

De Gébelin was a Protestant minister born in the 18th century. He authored the multi-volume tome Le Monde primitif, which insisted that the tarot deck contained secrets of the ancient Egyptians, whose priests had distilled their occult wisdom into the cards’ illustrations, imbuing them with great mystical power. Before that point, tarot was primarily a card game—meant for fun, not prophecy.

It was a bold and somewhat absurd assertion, given that de Gébelin could not read Egyptian hieroglyphics (no one could at the time, since they weren’t deciphered until the 19th century). Despite a total lack of historical evidence to back his claim, the theory stuck: Tarot decks, once a novelty, became popular tools for divination after the publication of de Gébelin’s book.

Which brings us back to the Happy Squirrel, a relatively recent addition to the tarot’s Major Arcana, and one whose provenance is less hazy: it originated on season six of The Simpsons. Lisa visits a fortune teller who is unconcerned when Lisa picks Death, but gasps in horror when the next card she draws is the Happy Squirrel. (When Lisa asks if the fuzzy rodent is a bad sign, the fortune teller demurs, saying that “the cards are vague and mysterious.”) Although it began as a cartoon joke, the Happy Squirrel card has made its way into over a dozen commercially available tarot decks.

So what would de Gébelin’s reaction be? The answer depends on whether tarot is a collection of timeless, mystical wisdom—or a flexible framework that has endured by changing with the times. Although tarot imagery employs supposedly universal archetypes, new decks are constantly being invented, and old decks altered. The art of tarot cards can never fully transcend its milieu. Which begs a second question: How do the cards’ art and design relate to the social changes, technological advances, and aesthetic sensibilities of their particular eras?

A Wealthy Family’s Trick-Taking Game

  • Bembo Bonifacio, Female Knight (Swords), 1428-1447. Visconti Tarot from the Cary Collection of Playing Cards. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.
  • Bembo Bonifacio, Empress of Swords, 1428-1447. Visconti Tarot from the Cary Collection of Playing Cards. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.
  • Bembo Bonifacio, The King of Swords, 1428-1447. Visconti Tarot from the Cary Collection of Playing Cards. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.

Despite their aura of mystery, medieval tarot cards were not used for divination, and were probably not created by ancient Egyptian magicians. The earliest surviving tarot decks—now preserved in various museum collections—are Italian, and were commissioned by wealthy patrons, the same way one might have hired an artist to paint a portrait or illuminated prayerbook.

The Visconti-Sforza Tarot is a collection of decks, none complete, commissioned by the Visconti and Sforza families from the workshop of Milanese court painter Bonifacio Bembo. Cards such as Death, who rides a horse and swings a giant scythe like a player in the world’s most high-stakes polo match, will seem familiar to contemporary enthusiasts. So will the Pope, who sits on a golden throne; and the Lovers, who hold hands beneath a string of heraldic flags. Rather than looking to these cards for mystic guidance, the Visconti and Sforza families would have used them to play a trick-taking card game similar to modern-day Bridge. (Although it’s unlikely—given the good condition of the decks—that they were ever handled with much frequency).

The cards each have intricately tooled gold backgrounds that glow like the luxury items that they were. Bembo is believed to have included portraits of the families in many of the cards, as well as adding the Visconti family motto here and there for good measure. Akin to the work of Fra Angelico and other early-Renaissance artists, the cards are opulent but pictorially flat, although the bodies appear in naturalistic perspective and their clothing billows around them, suggesting volume and form.

The 18th-Century Conver Classic

  • Nicolas Conver, Tarot card from Tarot de Marseille, ca. 1760. Via Wikimedia Commons.
  • Nicolas Conver, Queen of Clubs. Tarot card from Tarot de Marseille, ca. 1760. Via Wikimedia Commons.
  • Nicolas Conver, Tarot card from Tarot de Marseille, ca. 1760. Via Wikimedia Commons.

Produced in 1760, French engraver Nicolas Conver’s deck of delicate woodcuts, the Tarot de Marseille, is the template on which many contemporary decks are based. Like the Visconti-Sforza Tarot, the deck’s design likely originated in 15th-century Italy before traveling north to France. It’s a favorite of many tarot enthusiasts, most notably the cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky, who designed his own deck based on the style. While the Conver deck wasn’t the first to be called the Tarot de Marseille, it’s highly prized by collectors for its delicate color palette of sky blues and minty greens. The graphic black outlines and blunt shading of the prints give the cards a simple and rough-hewn appearance, which adds to the ambience of ancient wisdom. The popularity of the tarot grew due to advances in printing technology and via the writings of 19th-century French occultists such as Éliphas Lévi and Etteilla, which popularized the use of tarot as a method of fortune-telling and assigned additional divinatory meaning to the cards.

The New Mystics

  • Pamela Colman Smith, The Empress, c. 1937. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.
  • Pamela Colman Smith, The Star, c. 1937. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.
  • Pamela Colman Smith, Queen of Cups, c. 1937. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.

The Rider-Waite Smith deck, which debuted in 1909, remains the most recognizable and popular today. Designed by artist Pamela Colman Smith under the direction of the mystic A.E. Waite, it was the first to be mass-produced in English, and was intended for divination rather than gameplay. Smith and Waite were both active members of the Order of the Golden Dawn, a secretive organization devoted to the exploration of the paranormal and occult (allegedly Bram Stoker, Aleister Crowley, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were also members).

In addition to Smith’s occult bonafides, she was also an accomplished artist, championed by Alfred Stieglitz, who collected her work and showed it at his gallery. Smith created fully-realized illustrations of all 78 cards that made the deck a treasure-trove for cartomancers, who now had a much richer store of images to work with. (Previously, only the 22 Major Arcana cards such as the Fool, the Magician, and the Lovers had been elaborately illustrated—traditionally, the Minor Arcana cards, which are roughly analogous to the suits in a deck of modern playing cards, were not.) The Major Arcana were based on the Tarot de Marseille drawings, but rendered in an illustrative Art Nouveau style rich with patterns. Even the Fool looks debonaire; he carelessly approaches the cliff, a feather in his cap and a blooming rose in his elegant fingers, wearing a floral tunic that looks straight out of William Morris’s workshop.

An Occultist’s Pure Geometry

  • Frida Harris, tarot card from The Thoth deck. Photo by @cugeltje, via Instagram.
  • Frida Harris, tarot card from The Thoth deck. Photo by @cugeltje, via Instagram.
  • Frida Harris, tarot card from The Thoth deck. Photo by @cugeltje, via Instagram.

The Thoth deck, named for the Ibis-faced Egyptian god more commonly known as Horus, was painted by the artist Frieda Harris based on direction from the infamous occultist-about-town Aleister Crowley. Completed in the early 1940s, but not widely available until 1969, it features Art Decoborders resembling the pattern of a butterfly wing.

The deck is an aesthetic departure from the Rider-Waite’s homey Arts and Crafts aesthetic. Shaped by Harris’s interest in pure geometry, the cards are reminiscent of the work of Swedish painter Hilma af Klint (a visionary artist who shared Harris’s interest in spiritualism and the writings of Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner, both popular subjects of study among the middle and upper classes in the early 20th century). Harris’s shaded orbs and compass-inscribed curves that fill the background of each card bear more than a passing resemblance to Klint’s highly-saturated geometries. Klint, considered by some to be Europe’s first abstract painter, believed that her luminous compositions were the created under the influence of spirits. (The same could easily be said of Harris because she was taking direction from Crowley, who was believed to be a medium, able to channel ancient and magical forces.)

It’s no coincidence that Klint’s paintings and Harris’s Thoth illustrations were shown in the same pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale, which was intended to amplify voices that had previously been excluded and “cover 100 years of dreams and visions,” according to curator Massimiliano Gioni.

Sex & Self-Help, ’70s Style

  • Bill Greer and Lloyd Morgan, card from Morgan-Greer Tarot, 1979.
  • Bill Greer and Lloyd Morgan, card from Morgan-Greer Tarot, 1979.
  • Bill Greer and Lloyd Morgan, card from Morgan-Greer Tarot, 1979.

Created by the artist Bill Greer under the direction of Lloyd Morgan, the Morgan-Greer deck is, like the 1970s themselves, both opulent and optimistic. The Magician sports a mustache that would make Tom Selleck blush, and the naked and embracing Lovers would fit right in with the hirsute and curvaceous illustrations in the original 1972 edition of The Joy of Sex.

The ‘70s enthusiasm for all things New Age created a renewed interest in tarot as a tool for self-discovery, and the Morgan Greer deck was there to greet it. The cards’ colors are lush and the lines are fluid. Greer chose to crop his figures tightly and removed the borders, allowing the illustrations to extend to the edges. The effect is fresh and personal. Formally, the Morgan-Greer illustrations have more in common with Jefferson Starship’s Spitfire (1976) album cover than with contemporary painting of the same period—the pendulum had swung away from figuration and would take a few years longer to swing back—but it’s possible to find a resonance between this deck’s art and a work like Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party (1979), with its powerful goddess and blooming flowers. Greer’s strong women and frank sexuality make the deck very much of its time.

Minimalism & Identity in the Present Day

  • King Khan, card from the Black Power Tarot.
  • King Khan, card from the Black Power Tarot.
  • King Khan, card from the Black Power Tarot.

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My Astro prediction came true at Tomorrowland fire

My astrology prediction of being very careful of fires and expecting big sparks on July 26 on this blog have proven true at the Tomorrowland Unite Spain Festival where 22000 people were evacuated when a huge fire broke out. Amazingly no one was hurt or injured. 

Original article link https://infinitynow.wordpress.com/2017/07/26/fireball-sun-conjunct-mars/

Tomorrowland fire Astrology Tara Greene

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