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Tarot Reading Misunderstandings and Frequently Asked Questions
Six Questions I Get Asked Most Fate or Free Will The question of whether a card in the future position is absolutely 'gospel' is a matter which often baffles until experience is gelled with feeling. Because a card denotes a certain influence or event does not...
Divination >> Tarot Cards
Reiki, Questions & Answers
Q. Where does Reiki energy come from? A. Reiki energy is a subtle energy. It is different than electricity or chemical energy or other kinds of physical energy. Reiki energy comes from the Higher Power, which exists on a higher dimension than the physical...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
Tarot Decks: Frequently Asked Questions
Divination >> Tarot Cards
Coming Out of the Broom Closet
You are questioning your faith. The faith you were raised with. Faith your parents always told you were right. The questions keep coming at full force. You ask for guidance from your parents, your husband or wife, your counselors, you ask your teachers, and...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Basic Reiki Questions and Answers
What is Reiki? Reiki is Universal life force energy. It is used through a form of hands-on healing that reduces tension and stress, thus promoting a healthier lifestyle and peace of mind. It is a non-denominational, non-religious but a deeply Spiritual...
Body Mysteries >> Reiki
Frequently Asked Questions -The Tarot
How Does This Tarot Thing Work? Does it Work ? Can the cards really tell me what is going to happen ? I've got a problem. Will you and the Tarot Cards tell me what I should do? Why do you ask for date of birth, where I live etc.? Why does my reading not seem...
Divination >> Tarot Cards
Questions and Answers about Power Animals
Question : So, what does it mean to work with 'power' animals? Are we working with an individual animal, say the 'possum down the street or the wolf at the zoo? Answer : Well, sorry to say, no. When you work with a 'power' animal (I've got to find a better...
Symbology >> Animals

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When I was privileged to serve as a rebbi teaching Gemara, when a talmid would ask what some call a “klutz kushya” – a question based on a misunderstanding, my reaction (at least when I had my wits about me) was, “Wow! You made a great mistake!

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