In October I and Nicki Scully of Shamanic Tours Ltd (www.shamanicjourneys.com) will be leading a trip to Greece. The theme will be to celebrate the Greater Mysteries, a nine-day ritual of rebirth that for 2000 years was the primary spiritual event of the ancient world. We will go to Delphi, where the great oracle reigned amidst stunning mountains. There we will do our own oracular work in caves and ancient temples. At Eleusis, the site of the Mysteries themselves, we will share our own stories as we invoke the story of Demeter, Goddess of the Earth and her daughter Persephone, taken by Death himself to be the queen of the Underworld (in the Tarot, Demeter and Persephone are the Empress and the Star). We will visit the magnificent healing temple at Epidaurus, where we will do our own rituals for healing and love. Then we will travel to the island of Crete, whose elegant 3000 year old civilization, home of the labyrinth, first created the Mysteries. As we stay in a beautiful hotel along the beach, as we explore the palaces and prehistoric ruins, we will walk the labyrinth of our own transformation.
This will be a trip unlike any other. I have wanted to lead this journey for fifteen years, ever since traveling the road of the Mysteries for my book The Body of the Goddess. Going with someone as experienced--and spiritually powerful---as Nicki Scully is quite simply a gift from the Goddess.
The entire trip, including 3 and 4 star hotels, partial meals, and all transportation with experienced professional guides (airfare not included) costs $3388. Sign up now for an experience that will take you to wondrous places, in the world and in yourself.
For more information email me, or go to www.shamanicjourneys.com/greece.html
See you in Greece!
 
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NON-FICTION
Seeker
Published 2005

The Tarot book for Young Adults and Everyone Else.
 

"Sparkling, dynamic, easy-to-understand prose that delightfully entices the reader by perhaps the most accredited author in the field of the tarot."

Silver Ravenwolf, author of Teen Witch



The Kabbalah Tree 
Published 2004

This book explores the stories, symbolism, and concepts of the Tree of Life, using a remarkable painting of the Tree by Hermann Haindl, creator of "The Haindl Tarot." 

The Tree of Life: A Kabbalah Painting by Hermann Haindl. In the mystical Jewish system called Kabbalah, the Tree of Life is a diagram of divine energy and the structure of existence. Hermann Haindl has painted a wonderful image around this diagram, teeming with life, and I have the good luck to write a book about it. The book appears in German and English.




FICTION

A Secret Woman A Secret Woman
Published April 1, 2002

This is my first mystery novel. Here is the description from the jacket copy:

What happens to a detective with more secrets than the killers he investigates?
Lt. Simon Goldtree is the boy wonder of the Essex City Police Department, in upstate New York. The man who gets all the really tough homicide cases, Simon can stand in the center of a case and simply feel the lies. The media love him and women seem fascinated by him. The other detectives may consider Simon a grandstander, but, as Simon tells his friend Andrea, all he really cares about is the truth. But what about his own truth, his own lies? What about the secret desires he tells no one but Andrea? 
When insurance executive Martin Stanstead turns up dead in his own car, Simon's partner, Sgt. Frank Garrowey, throws himself into the hard work of the investigation. From the beginning, however, Simon knows that this case is different. This is the one that could destroy him. 
Slowly the two detectives close in on Stanstead's killer. They discover mob ties only to see a cover-up take shape in front of them. Knowing that Frank has too much to lose, Simon prepares to take on Essex City's gang boss, his own police department, and anyone else to expose the lies ó until his own secrets explode in the local media. 
Publicly humiliated and forced to resign from the force, Simon decides at last to follow his heart and become the person he always wanted to be. But what about the Stanstead case? If a desire for truth pulls the ex-cop back to Essex City, what will happen to his new life ó assuming the gang boss lets the former investigator live at all?
You can buy A Secret Woman from bookstores, or from Amazon.com (where you also can go for editorial and reader reviews).