Magic Spells, Deconstructed

Magic spells are power words. We modern people are not the only ones who know that the written word is extremely powerful.  People in ancient days also understood this very well. For a not-so-ancient Taobabe, whether words are written in my native language Vietnamese, or in my third language, English, doesn't really matter.  They are … Continue reading Magic Spells, Deconstructed

Them Sticks

I have a confession to make. For all the years that I have been a living, breathing bona-fide card carrying Taoist, I have never owned a set of yarrow sticks. I'm so embarrassed. Yes, I know how to use yarrow sticks for I Ching divinations.  It's not rocket science. But even if it was, I … Continue reading Them Sticks