Join us Between the Worlds as we discuss tarot, psychology, mythology, pop culture, witchcraft, magic, art, and history with host Amanda Yates Garcia, the Oracle of Los Angeles and a series of special guests. Music and production by Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs.
(Please note: Amanda and Carolyn were also part of a trio that created the podcast Strange Magic, you can tune into that show here as well. Those episodes begin with the acronym SM. Thanks for listening! xo)
BTW 27: 10 of Wands – Unburden Yourself with adrienne maree brown
Join us for our season finale with superstar special guest, writer and activist adrienne maree brown! We talk about her favorite decks, the pleasures of tarot, the power of witchcraft, and the truth about the 10 of Wands. Usually the 10 of Wands appears when you're feeling burdened, overwhelmed, and when you can't see a way out of the trouble. In the Thoth deck, the 10 of Wands is known as "Oppression" but in this episode we spin that meaning on its head using the wisdom of Octavia Butler. Oppression always implies resistance, and what if your tactic for resistance is... pleasure? Tune in to find out!
BTW 26: Witch Way Q & A Minisode – Kitchen Witchery
We've got a fun new segment for you, travelers between the worlds! In these minisodes host Amanda Yates Garcia answers listener questions. She gives you practical, actionable, witchy tips that are fun to use at home. In this episode she answers a question from Weird Circle subscriber Rune Stone Rainwater about how to make the most of their kitchen magic. Tune in to find out herbs to use, incantations to chant, gods to invoke, and get some recipe ideas. This episode is delicious!
BTW 25: Herbal and Spiritual Support for 2020 with Melanie Griffin
Join herbalist, artist and comedian Melanie Griffin of Magenta's Magical Medicinals, and host Amanda Yates Garcia, as they discuss spiritual and herbal means for coping with the stress of 2020. This episode covers a lot of ground, ranging from overcoming the militaristic medical complex, to working with herbs to ameliorate depression. Plants are not just resources to exploit but beings to establish relationships with. Our spiritual practices connecting with the plant world can be a lifeline in troubled times. We talk about specific herbs you can work with to cope with stress, depression and frayed nerves, and other ways, besides ingesting them, to work with plants. Plant work is ancestral work, join us and find out why.
BTW 24: 9 of Wands – Tapping Into Source with Leah Garza
How do you keep going when you're exhausted and over it, when you feel like no matter what you build, something just comes along to knock it down again? The 9 of Wands is the feeling that comes when you feel like you've been struggling forever and you just don't know if you can take one more blow. The good news is, the 9 of Wands also offers some wisdom on how you can reconnect with your power source, feel rejuvenated, and remember why you started this journey in the first place. In today's episode of Between the Worlds we discuss all of this with activist, Akashic records reader, and decolonial scholar Leah Garza. For those of you who need a little encouragement, this is a good episode to tune in!
BTW 23: 8 of Wands – Focusing Your Attention with T. Susan Chang
The 8 of Wands appears when it is necessary to focus our attention and act fast. The time for waiting is over. We receive an important message and we need to act on it. Join us this episode when we talk with Harvard educated T. Susan Chang, author of Tarot Correspondences, who literally knows everything there is to know about the tarot. We talk about the benefits of Mercury in Sagittarius (expansion of communication), but how that's not always a good thing (gossip, overexposure). We talk about ways to organize your tarot studies to get the most out of them, and simple ways to use this card to aid you in your travels. You won't want to miss this episode!
This episode is sponsored by DayMoon Wands.
BTW 22: 7 of Wands – Standing Up and Taking Risks with Edgar Fabian Frias
The 7 of Wands teaches us to stand up for what we believe in. As we rally the courage to defend what we believe in, we inspire others to do the same. This card is all about taking risks, trusting our intuition, and creating the change we want to find. Join host Amanda Yates Garcia and special guest, artist, mystic, and psychotherapist Edgar Fabian Frias, as we discuss they ways in which YOU are being called to inspire others. The challenge of this card is to figure out how to use power without destroying what you love most. Tune in as the tarot guides us to lean in to the big changes.
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Inspiring, insightful, incredible!
This podcast does so much more than deepen your knowledge of Tarot. The host and her incredible assortment of guests explore timely and challenging topics with intelligence and empathy. I’m always moved and enlightened. This is one of the rare cultural offerings that is truly conscious and trying to make the world a more beautiful and enchanted place. Keep up the amazing work. And thank you!
I love this podcast. Thank you for all the in depth info on the tarot! Thank you for your sweet listener spells of abundance for us, and thank you for your witchy ways. My favorite two episode are the one on nature spirits and the flower world, and the in depth death episode. I listen to you both on my long mountain bike rides and hikes, or even in the shower 😄💜. I wish for you three all the best.
This podcasts sustained me through 3 months of solitary quarantine! The episodes on the tarot nurtured my introduction to the Major Arcana in such a fresh and beautiful way, Sara and Amanda have a lovely dynamic. I cannot believe this is a free podcast, all of the knowledge is offered so generously and with such delight. Thank you Amanda and Caroline!