Knot

Knot

Knot Knot asks us not to try and break self-defeating patterns with reason or effort.     the description The Knot card The Knot represents a longstanding issue resistant to unraveling. The threads are bound tight. It seems to have dark magic and power, a...
Hope and the Wounded Healer

Hope and the Wounded Healer

This is the first of my exploration of individual cards from the 78-card divination deck I created to assist people in the spiritual awakening process and to facilitate the integration of plant-spirit experiences, such as with ayahuasca or iboga. The first card is...
Finding beauty in the dark night of the soul

Finding beauty in the dark night of the soul

The medieval Spanish mystic John of the Cross could never have guessed that, over 400 years after he coined the phrase Dark Night of the Soul, it would come to represent an awakening rite of passage in a modern world scarcely recognisable from his own.  The medieval...
Black ayahuasca, Job and the mountains

Black ayahuasca, Job and the mountains

“Can black ayahuasca be healing? I would suggest it’s for the things most profoundly rooted, covered over by layers and layers of wild growth; where what is most dense, humid and cloying can outlast time, or at least a parent’s bones. Black ayahuasca is...