Spiritual living

Articles to help you apply spiritual intelligence and wisdom to your everyday life through examples from my own experience and observation, by Semele Xerri of Triple Moon.

The gifts of the Tarot

Posted on Sep 15, 2015 in Spiritual living, Tarot

Tarot treeAs I’ve just booked the dates for my next Tarot weekend workshop, it got me thinking about why I love it  so much as a powerful tool for spiritual growth.

Although its origins are a bit of a mystery and there are many theories, my personal understanding is this. Ancient knowledge about the true nature of our spirit and human experience has been passed down through the ages from Lemuria through to Egypt, from the Druids to the Essenes and beyond

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You know best

Posted on Aug 26, 2015 in Spiritual living

Semele as Titania with faeriesIn a blog post last month I talked about not ever allowing ourselves to grow past the labels we can stick on ourselves at an early age. The other aspect of this personal boxing in is the fatal mistake of comparing yourself to others, and this was really brought home to me at the weekend.

I volunteered to take part in a joint venture between two theatre companies: one the Willow Globe community company to which I belong and the other The Wet Mariners, 

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10 things you should tell yourself every day

Posted on Jul 29, 2015 in Spiritual living

10 things you should tell yourself every dayAfter noticing how the testing energies of the last month have affected people, me included at times, I was in the mood to write a really light-hearted and positive mood-engendering article!

I confess I’m not usually a fan of the “10 things….” style blog posts but I’ve finally caved in for the sake of some fun. So here it is, short and simple. My guide to essential and life-enhancing self-talk that deflects all the questions and thoughts that can drag you down during a normal day:

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Do you need repotting?

Posted on Jul 16, 2015 in Spiritual living

Butterfly plantIf you’ve been following my Facebook page you’ll know that recently my life has been dominated by something rather different from my usual activity – painting and decorating (and even assembling furniture). All my life I have thought of myself as not capable in that way, and so have avoided doing it where possible.

Faced with a deadline and the excellent motivation of wanting to sell our house, I threw myself into the manual work with total abandon and dedication. And what do you know? I found that not only was I rather good at it (my “cutting in” where two colours met and my edges received praise from a professional no less!) but I also really enjoyed it.

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Do we create or is it fate?

Posted on Jun 20, 2015 in Spiritual living

Fate by Alphonse Mucha

Fate by Alphonse Mucha

During a recent reading, when the Fortune Tarot card had appeared, I was asked by my client, “If we’re supposed to be the creators of all our experience, where does fate fit in?”

It’s a good question, and one which I’ve been asked many times in different ways. Most people see fate or destiny as something apart from and external to themselves, and it’s often been personified as a god or goddess with a rather fickle and temperamental nature.

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