A reminder that you are both the Magician and the site of ritual.
"Levees go up. They come down. But the Mississippi and her people always endure. I wanted to pay homage to that."
"I was stunned to see this even being conceived - a deck created with Black queer magic as central to its inception?"
"On the grief journey, the veil is thinned just like it would be on Samhain and every word we speak is a word of power."
"What does your caregiver's tarot ritual look like? What cards keep showing up in the light and shadow of your caregiver's journey?"
"Our past selves refuse to be put away in the dark, fading on a forgotten shelf, or crushed in an old shoebox."
There are memories, pains, bonds, and habits that once broken, shed, and buried must be left where they are for the universe to transform, not us.
"Where do you return to in your spiritual practice? Where do you find space to begin again?" Asali shares some guidance and a simple ritual for ancestral work.
"I would at this point in my life describe myself as fat, black, queer, and divine. There isn't a deck out there to my knowledge that expresses this freedom that I feel within myself."
"As a healer with marginalized identities I claim that I am due more than just sadness; I tire of it. I am due the full breadth of my anger and rage."
A slow and gradual shift. As much time as I need, and all the love I want. Intentional, practical, and most importantly forgiving.
"Noel’s Numinous Tarot brilliantly tells our stories, including our identities without distilling us to just cleverly put together letters of the alphabet."