The Moon, The Tarot, The Dreams and The Woods: Danger Diary Updates

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My Danger Darlings…
An update.

I have been getting my life, honey.

The moon is almost full and it stirs our wildness deeper.
It is time to throw our heads back and howl.
Time to throw our shoes off and get our bare feet in the mud
and live
and live
and live.

I have been carrying my tarot cards with me everywhere
faithful companions
whispering to me
guiding as a compass would…
on Tuesday,
I will read for you right here…
and your Tarot Horoscopes will be revealed for the month.
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Come closer, my Love.

I’ve missed you….
I have been in a dreaming/building/planning time.

♥  I’ve been writing and am close to finishing my tarot book.  (I’ve got a kickass graphic designer who is going to help me make it beautiful.)
♥  I’ve been spending a lot of time with the tarot cards and I am launching my Beginner Tarot course next week (and I’m very proud of it!).
♥  I’ve been performing burlesque more than ever and loving every moment of it.

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Photo by “ProperSecretary” on Instagram

♥  We are getting ready to start shooting Revolver again,
We are tying up all the loose ends of the Kickstarter as we are nearing the end of all the gorgeous prize ship-out/making and doing,
And I’ve been seeing Revolver become more real with all the footage, as we piece together what we have and what we need left.
All of our on the road cross-country is shot and what we were able to capture is stunning.
Watching the majestic sunrises and sunsets in the footage, sets longing in me for the road and all of its beauty….
but all the final scenes are in New York State and City…
and I also look forward to creating those among friends, among the places of my heart, among the streets that I have had a love affair with for so long.

I will be back to blogging again.
Come back on Tuesday and sit for a reading with me.
I love doing that for you….
Then on Friday,
I will be back with Dear Danger….
if you have questions for me – send them here.

And finally,

I lost him 9 years ago yesterday.
I say I lost him, but he hasn’t lost me.
Jeff knows exactly where to find me
and 4 times in the last month,
he showed up in my dreams,
and last night, while I stood in a field covered in moonlight on a mountain,
I talked to the stars
and then in the middle of the night
my hands outstretched above my body…
and the words “Thank you”
came out of my mouth
over and over,
without me even knowing.

Burke told me this morning.
“You looked too happy for me to wake you up…..”

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What’s In Your Future? Tarot Tuesday and Learning the Cards

Pick a Card (2)Welcome to Tarot Tuesday!

Every Tuesday morning at 10am eastern, the cards go up for the week on my Instagram (follow me on Instagram) and then at 4pm eastern, I turn over the cards and reveal your card for the week!

Take a moment, look at the photo above and pick the one that is calling you the most.

Have you been wanting to learn more about tarot, or have you been interested in it for a long time?
Do you want to learn about the tarot in a fun way that you will never forget?
The Parlour Tarot Intensive is having Beginner and Advanced ONLINE sessions starting this Saturday!

You get a one hour live online session each week, plus that can be downloaded and kept forever, PLUS my Tarot Workbook that will give you fun stories, hints and tricks to make the cards personal and fun.

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I’m so excited about this!
Hope you can join us.
And I’m doing payment plans to make this course accessible to all.
YES.

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Advice Vlog – Dear Danger: “I Am In Love With My Boss!”

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Happy New Moon In Leo!
Today is a perfect day to plant the seeds for new beginnings (for more info on today’s new moon, check out my witch sister, Gala Darling‘s blog).
There are SO MANY NEW things going on over here, People.
MAGIC! LOVE! TAROT! TOUR BUS!!!!
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Yesterday, I announced The Parlour ONLINE Beginner Tarot Intensive Course and The Parlour ONLINE Advanced Tarot Intensive Course.

In Brooklyn, I’m holding The Temple of Love at Maha Rose. This is part of my juicy life’s work.

AND we are selling our badass Tour Bus/cross country road trip bus, The Mothership, that we used to shoot Revolver across the US. You can check that out here, you Wild Things…..

AND then there’s DEAR DANGER.

Have you ever had a crush on your boss?  What did you do?

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True Story: Rai’s Brave Journey and The Fight of A Lifetime.

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I met this gorgeous girl ten years ago in a New York City club, where the post-punk band she was managing was performing.

I was struck by her light and how warm she was. Her positivity and her absolute lust for life drew me to her immediately. We became fast friends.

And today, I’m sharing this video with you because she’s on a brave journey right now,
and just like the 3 of Pentacles card in the tarot classes I teach….
brave journeys are best done with support and together as a team.
This is a call for all of us, please watch.

You can click here to help my friend Rai, and she also wanted to share a bit more of her story with you guys, Danger Diary readers……

This is from Rai to you in her own words:

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Can you imagine that some of the best days of your life haven’t even happened yet? Every time I think about this, I smile – a SUPER SIZE SMILE – bring them on!

My name is Rai (rye) Alexandra and I want to live!

On February 27, of this past 2015, I was diagnosed with Stage I Breast Cancer (on my left breast, right by my heart). As if that wasn’t crazy enough, a few weeks ago when I went in for a check up, I got even scarier news that my tumor is growing and the cancer is spreading! WTF? Yep – this was happening. Getting cancer (or any other disease) can feel extremely overwhelming, your feelings run amok and all I wanted to do was run and hide.

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I can only share from my own tale, and belief system. I am a patient, not a doctor (just to be clear) – so my story is not meant to tell you what to do, but to inspire you instead. If you have cancer, know someone who has cancer (or ever develops it), please know that I cannot tell you how you will react to any treatment or what you should do. What I have found out is that researching and listening to the stories of others has been the biggest help of all. We all heal together and there are many triumphant tales out there that will inspire and empower you, so go out, listen and ask, ask, ask questions!

I had gone in for a simple routine check-up with my gynecologist and he had recommended I get a mammogram (because I was now in the age category for this screening). A month later I had cancer. It was that fast. I now know that cancer takes years to grow, so this wasn’t something that was going to go away over night.

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From around the age of 20-40 yrs of age, your gynecologist will give you clinical breast exam in an office setting, then around age 35-40, it is recommend that those breast exams become more intensive: this is what they call Mammography. Mammography is a harsh/intrusive treatment, and it will zap your body with copious amounts of radiation (which freaks many people out – it did me). There is a much milder alternative to Mammography (that involves ZERO radiation) called ThermoGraphy. Thermography is the holistic/non-toxic alternative, along with another therapy called Ultra-Sound, so please knw that you have options, but do your own research to see what will best appeal to you.

I had no clue what a Mammogram was or that I would ever even need one. I had heard about women getting lumps in their breasts, but you just never think its going to happen to you. They ended up doing a Mammogram then an Ultra-Sound and eventually a Biopsy (the most intrusive and scary procedure of all) before they gave me the news that I had tested positive for cancer – it was along road of endless doctor and hospital visits that were scary and exhausting, but I kept my chin up, smiled and stayed uber positive for most of these mysterious hospital visits; I just didn’t know what the heck was going on.

Western medicine offers one solution to cancer: surgery combined with either radiation or chemotherapy, as a follow up procedure, in order to kill the cancer. The surgery is meant to take the cancer OUT, then followed by weeks/months of zapping your body in order to make sure they got that nasty little bugger OUT. But let me share something that many won’t talk about – there is no guarantee that your cancer will be taken all out or that it will never come back. Anybody who tells you that with surgery, radiation and chemo – you will be cancer free is fibbing.

Cancer is a sly fox and likes to hide – like an under cover agent. You can choose to go the traditional or the holistic route, but no one can ever GUARANTEE that you will be Cancer Free – there is no such thing. Cancer can go into remission where it can lay dormant, like Sleeping Beauty and NEVER WAKE UP AGAIN. Holistic/Alternative routes can attack the cancer and scare it into hiding just like the western remedies can. Please know that you have a huge say in your own healing. We are all just six degrees of separation from this disease. Cancer cells exist in everyone – its only a matter of if they will erupt and come to life, or if they will stay dormant (in your life time). And we have A LOT TO DO with this outcome: Your environment, your products, your food, your water, the people you spend time with – all of these are factors.

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It’s a crazy claim to say that: I created my cancer – but I am convinced I did. The great news is that if I was a part of its creation, I can be a part of its solution. Cancer is not happening to me, cancer is happening for me.

I knew my cancer was more than just a physical ailment, it was tapping me on the shoulder and wanted me to know it had something to say. I opted out of the “traditional” route, choosing a holistic approach instead. I wanted to heal not only my body but my heart, mind and soul.

Re: Diet –
I immediately changed my diet and took out all meat, dairy, alcohol, caffeine but sugar was & is an issue. I love sugar and cancer loves sugar too. It actually thrives off of sugar. I also researched natural supplements and started taking a slew of them. After three months, I found that keeping this diet was getting insanely difficult, plus, I blew through most of my money eating and juicing only organic. Trust me boys & girls, this cancer thing is tough and expensive. Insurance doesn’t cover any holistic alternatives at all (just fyi).

I want to express that keeping up with such a strict diet can be extreme. I feared that if I ate poorly I would die. You can become quite paranoid because there is so much FEAR attached to any kind of disease – especially cancer. I suggest doing more reading, research and becoming even more EMPOWERED. Here is a link that is helping me to budget – I hope it can help you too: Cancer on a Shoestring Budget.

Re: Emotions/Feelings –
I thought I was a happy girl and that life was pretty chill. I moved to LA for love, moved into a house with my now “former” beloved and felt we would live happily ever after. A year into this “master plan”, my love relationship turned and he ran North, while I stayed South in shock! My former relationship that went awry was just one of the toxic chapters I would have to deal with, and gosh, there were so many more. Emotions can be the biggest triggers of stress and stress is the number one cause of disease, just be informed.

I was scared, hurt, resentful and angry at my “former beloved” but mostly at myself. How could my plans have gone so awry? We suppress many emotions and wear smiles on the outside, when in fact, we are broken on the inside and afraid to admit it. Somewhere along the way, I had disconnected from my own soul and got lost in a relationship. Its funny how life works, as I barely had time to mourn the loss of my former beloved, when KABOOM!!! I got the cancer news. CHRIST! So I jokingly say to myself: Hey What Can Be Worse Than A Broken Heart? CANCER!

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As I celebrated into my fourth month of cancer, I started to get a little scared (truth be told). I had been a great cheerleader up till then, but my cancer started to feel REAL, and I realized that perhaps I was in denial for those first three months. I had also never even dealt with my broken heart (from the shock of my relationship ending). I was a cheerleader who was starting to get very SCARED. I was running out of dough and my little part-time art sales and UBER paychecks weren’t cutting it re: covering all of my growing cancer costs. What would I do next?!

So with four and half months of changing my diet and working on my attitude and spirit (I went in for a check up) – when KAPOW!!! A sucker punch to my belly: My tumor was growing and spreading. This was certainly not the news I was expecting. I didn’t think I was going to CURE my cancer in four months, but neither did I believe it’d get worse. You start to think you’re crazy. I began to think: what else can I do? What am I doing wrong? Is this a punishment? What is my Creator trying to tell me? So much swirls around in your heart, mind and soul.

A clean diet and supplements is great – super great – and a great attitude is even more essential. But cancer is not a one size fits all, and I need MORE. A LOT MORE. I will fast forward here, but after days, weeks and months of researching clinics and holistic healing modalities, I am confident that being under the care of The HOPE 4 cancer INSTITUTE is where I shall be triumphant. I am even MORE committed than ever to my body, my heart, my mind, but I need help: world -wide, loving and supportive help from my gorgeous brothers and sisters.

With the guidance of friends, family and even the kindness of strangers I am putting together a GoFund Campaign, so that I can get the immediate holistic healing I need. I can’t wait to heal myself, thrive and then share my success story with you. Like I always say: We are all just one degrees away from something wild and cray happening and it’s a beautiful feeling to know that we are not alone. That there are wonderful souls out there who want to help. My problem today, can easily become your problem tomorrow. Remember Loves: We All Heal Together!

Thank you for your Love & Support.

Gratefully Yours,
Ms. Rai Alexandra
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Thanks for reading, Everyone.  Here’s a photo of Rai in her hospital gown, vamping it up and using that positive attitude to pull through.  Thank you for sharing this with your friends.  Rai’s going to beat this and we are going to dance our asses off on cancer’s stupid face.   Get your dancing shoes on.
Hugs and love to all of you.
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Your August 2015 Tarot Horoscope with VIDEO

Your Monthly Tarot HoroscopeLive from Brooklyn (1)My Magic Loves…

I love doing these Tarot Horoscopes for you every month.  I put my heart into them – and if you love them – please please share with your friends!  It means the world to me.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT:  My Temple of Love experience that is the work of my juicy wild soul is coming to Maha Rose.   If you are in New York City, do not miss out…..I’m not sure when I’m going to be doing this again.  Snag your seat in the temple here….

AND if you want a reading from me every week….follow me on Instagram here and let’s rock out #TarotTuesday together.  I post the cards in the morning and you get to pick – then I reveal that afternoon what your card was.

Leo – July 23 – August 22: Ace of Wands

Virgo – August 23 – September 22:The Empress

Libra – September 23 – October 22:  6 of Cups

Scorpio – October 23 – November 21: 2 of Swords

Sagittarius – November 22 – December 21: 6 of Pentacles

Capricorn – December 22 – January 19: 3 of Wands

Aquarius – January 20 – February 18: 3 of Pentacles

Pisces – February 19 – March 20:  Two of Cups

Aries – March 21 – April 19 : 8 of Pentacles

Taurus – April 20 – May 20:  Magician

Gemini – May 21 – June 20: 10 of Cups

Cancer – June 21 – July 22:  Ace of Cups

If you loved the tarot horoscope, please Re-Tweet and Share.
It takes quite some time to make these videos and put love into them, so I would so appreciate your shares and your thoughts!
Have a GORGEOUS AUGUST!

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Treasure Hunts & How To Spark Your Wild Imagination.

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Within the last 48 hours, I was lying on my Brooklyn rooftop…..
*sighing*
The city was lit around me.
The Mother of the City, The Empire State Building, was glistening in white.
The moon was hanging in the sky, growing to full.
And while I normally notice these things, I just couldn’t see it.
I was in a mood.

You know that moment when your emotions are so intense, they steal your eyesight?

I was blind to the things around me.
My eyes saw nothing but the thoughts swimming in my head on an imaginary inner screen.

I wasn’t there.
I was 8 million miles away.

Do you go there, too?

I have to trick myself to snap out of it sometimes
and I love to play games
and I love to dare you….

Do you want to play along?

Take 3 photos of interesting things you see today and post in your instagram or twitter with the #dangeradventure so I can find you.

What would you show me?  What would you share with the world about the story that is your life?

Grab my hand….
I’ll take you on an adventure with me.
Take off your shoes, dip your bare feet into the cool stream and follow the stones.
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I imagine the small creatures of the forest finding shelter within this mossy tree below.
I imagine writing a secret letter and leaving it inside the tree.
Something like a message in a bottle, but woodsy style.
How long would it take to be found?
And would it ever be found, or would it disintegrate to nothing?
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I found faces in this ancient tree.
In the curves of the tree’s lines….stories and mysteries move.
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I take you down to the river….to the magical spot where I have sang many a spell.
The raindrops create a song with the river,
and the heaviness has lifted,
the adventure has returned,
the beauty of a world alive
walks with us
barefoot through cool stones and mud,
woven in the story of our days.

Show me your story of today.
Take my hand. I’m ready.

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