Interestingly one of the connotations of the name Odysseus is "trouble". And Odysseus had trouble in spades. (See Odyssey Tarot) And "trouble" is also the most fundamental property of the universe. (Don't forget that Odysseus needed the active and ongoing help of the goddess Athena to get him out of his troubles). In fact, I …

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Despite coming from a western culture rather than an eastern one, the Tarot cards have a lot to say about enlightenment. This morning I met someone I hadn't spoken to much in a long while. I was on my early morning meditation walk and he was, perhaps, on his. We stopped and chatted. It was …

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