SPIRIT MEDICINE

Heal your spirit with advice from Amber the Alchemist.

This week’s Spirit Medicine includes messages from the 4 of Cutlass tarot card + Gratitude oracle card.

Eclipse season continues to shower us with a new wave of perspectives and visions, by way of tough conversations and facing truths that may have felt like a thorn these last few weeks. These revelations are pushing us into a new reality, and as we face the changes ahead we must take time to rest, recuperate, process, and realign.

4 of Cutlass shines a light on the necessary practice of rest before we move on to the next cycle where we’ll be met…


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Amber the Alchemist pulls a tarot and an oracle card just for you

As Mercury in haterade and eclipse season has us battling with revelations, miscommunications, delays, and unexpected mixups, we are tasked by Spirit to keep our cool.

Baba Cutlass’s energetic influence on the collective this week stresses the importance of mind over matter. The key to this week is our receptiveness to informational downloads, healing a relationship, extending forgiveness, releasing a situation, or preparing for the next chapter.


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June-July transits bring us the energy we need to get things started and to get our way.

On June 11, the planet of action, passion, and heat enters Leo. If “Hot Girl Summer” needed an official start date, this is it.

Mars in Leo is unapologetically embodied, inspired by brave action, and thrives on creative expression. (The “Hot Girl” herself, Megan Thee Stallion, actually has this placement in her natal chart, muah). Where Mars in Cancer may have made us sleepy, sentimental, and tender, Mars in Leo urges us all to show up courageously, to funnel our spirits into the people and activities that light us on fire!

In your chart, look to the house that contains…


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A reading for the collective: Reflect on who you are and how far you’ve come.

This week we are guided to reflect on our individual journeys of the last few months and years. The Onija cowrie tarot card draws our attention to the slow and steady building blocks of our day-to-day lives paired with our devotion to the tasks at hand. This energy can be a humbling reminder that the things we want most require dedication, focus, consistency, and most importantly, patience.

These are sacrifices and choices that we make daily that contribute to the greater picture-at-large. For example, if you desire to be a best-selling writer, writing consistently is a task that comes with…


SPIRIT MEDICINE

Amber the Alchemist pulls a tarot and an oracle card just for you

As we collectively stand at the crossroads between two paths, we invite our highest and wisest selves to come forth, delivering guidance to make a decision for inner peace, balance, and direction.

There is a sense of urgency placed on us this week to step outside of this neutral terrain and move in a solid direction. Without this cosmic push, we’d stay in limbo without a wholehearted commitment. The universe responds to surety and decisiveness. Once you decide to put both feet in, there’s always an advancement. Sometimes it manifests in big ways like showers of opportunities, an increase in…


This lunar move helps us to sort out truth versus fantasy.

The monthly ZORAscope comes out at the beginning of each month and you can always check here for the full astrological situation. But for today, here’s what you need to know about the May 2021 full moon and lunar eclipse.

“This eclipse signals a massive change when it comes to our beliefs, religion, and sense of global community. The changes from an eclipse take place over the following six months, but this marks a turning point for determining what we consider to be truth or fantasy. We have to…


Spirit Medicine

Amber the Alchemist explains this week’s tarot and oracle spread

As a nurturer, sometimes the most powerful thing you can do is create space between the people and things we care for the most, giving them room to sit with the tools that you’ve given them to individually blossom and learn. This week, we’re in for a lesson on tough love!

This insight stems from the Mami card and the Challenge card, which I pulled for the ZORA collective. Here’s what it all means.

In all of her abundance, Mami represents the divine feminine figure, the creatress, the mother, and the unconditional lover. It is she, who in her womb…


SPIRIT MEDICINE

Amber the Alchemist explains this week’s tarot and oracle pull

The medicine offered us by the tarot card Baba Cutlass is one of discernment, logic, awareness, clarity, logic, structure, and authority. It blends well with the astrological transits of this week as well. Paired with Mercury (the planet of communication) currently stationed in the sign of Gemini, we have an opportunity to sort out all matters of the mind, expression, and communication. In our May 2021 horoscope, ZORA resident astrologer Ashleigh D. Jay says of this transit: “it’s important to write, record, and document all ideas that come to mind. …


Venus ended her time in Taurus and flitted over to Gemini on May 8, increasing the desire to chat and exchange insight with people who pique our curiosity and those who can help us impact our community. Did you feel it?

Meanwhile here is one way to think about and work with this week’s new moon energy:

May 11 brings the Taurus new moon, which asks us to do the work to grow. Perhaps you need a new landscape to grow on or new seeds to plant or new nurturing methods. Either way, this is a great lunation for making…


SPIRIT MEDICINE

Amber the Alchemist pulls a tarot and an oracle card just for you

There is magic in the unexpected this week. Serendipitous synchronicities are omens. Use them to embrace your trust-relationship with self, your ability to co-create with the universe, and your ability to be a catalyst for healing.

Healing isn’t linear nor is it always sparked by intention. There are opportunities for us to heal all of our bodies (spiritual, mental, emotional, physical bodies daily), but are we attentive and receptive to them?

Spirit meets us with a challenge this week to reconnect to our own magic — the power of infinite possibility — and lean into our child-like innocence.

Through the…

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