• Abacomancy: Divination by observing dust patterns

    I have fantastic news! Abacomancy is a thing! Finally, all you lazy fortune-tellers out there have the perfect excuse to never wash your car! It’s divination by observing the patterns of dust on a surface—and similar to how you might divine with tea leaves or coffee grounds in your mug. Here’s how it works: To begin,

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  • How to read a palm

    Tell her that you’re going to read her fortune. Take her hand in yours. Look at the heart line. Point it out to her, tracing the crevice with your finger. Notice where it begins (on the thumb-side, sometimes between the head line and the index finger, or anywhere along the top of the fingers between

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  • Heartlines, part 1

    I thought once how Theocritus had sung Of the sweet years, the dear and wished-for years, Who each one in a gracious hand appears To bear a gift for mortals, old or young And, as I mused it in his antique tongue, I saw, in gradual vision through my tears, The sweet, sad years, the

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  • The simplest way of knowing

    The most complex systems humankind can come up with, are in essence, made of Yeses and Nos. On and Off. The presence and absence of whatever. We are drawn to opposites. They make our minds light up with the desire to ease or inflame the resulting tensions. If the answer is Yes, we think in

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