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Oracle of Belonging
introducing a hopeful messenger in the great turning
Nearly four years after it first appeared to me, the Wheel of Wisdom (WoW) made its public debut this summer! This email is your invitation to meet the Wheel and discover what it has to show you about your experience of belonging.
As an oracle, the WoW speaks through a deck of 40 illustrated cards and serves as a tool for self-learning and divination into life's mystery. The Wheel assures us that our natural desire to feel ourselves as part of life’s creative community is always supported by three "Muses of Belonging." These Muses work to orient us toward our innate significance, our social membership, and our intrinsic interdependence.
The Wheel of Wisdom heralds a new era of enormous potential for humanity and Earth. It is here to help us recognize and honor life from the interconnected levels of Soul, Nature, and Humanity, and it wants us to feel at home in ourselves, so that we can co-create a mutually beneficial future.
My Relationship with the Wheel
The Wheel made itself known to me through a sequence of experiences that I can only describe as mystical. In 2018, I was in the midst of a tremendous personal transition. I felt that I was living "between time" and was increasingly receptive and trusting of my subtle perceptions.
During that period, I'd taken on the personal project of sharing my perspective of the Enneagram of Personality with a few friends. To do that, I'd decided to create some visual aids. One day, while I was contemplating the Enneagram’s geometry—a shape that looks a bit like a tiara resting on a triangle—I noticed my mind was trying to bend the arms of the tiara into triangles.
An inner knowing indicated that something about the Enneagram was evolving. I felt 'guided' to draw a geometry of four equilateral triangles, and quickly had the sense that this form was showing me something essential about the nine cosmic archetypes referenced in the Enneagram.
Until that moment, sacred geometry had only been a noun—forms and patterns said to structure all of the natural world. I hadn’t known that sacred geometry could also be a verb, yet I'd unwittingly stepped into the ancient tradition of communing with this vast Intelligence. I was 'conversing' with geometry. Through a kind of imaginal dialogue I quickly found myself under the tutelage of this source of wisdom far beyond my lived experience—something I would eventually call the Wheel of Wisdom. The Wheel's full-color form emerged quickly, but comprehending its structure and translating its key messages took far longer.
Over the years, whenever questions or curiosities arise within me, the Wheel's responses often come swiftly. Yet each reply is meant to be examined. I have always felt encouraged to try on and observe every morsel of insight I'm given, to discern its veracity for myself.
As I've learned from this Intelligence, my WoW cards have evolved to reflect that learning. I'd originally envisioned them as a simple teaching tool, not a means of divination. However, from my very first oracle reading with the cards, it was clear that they have a potent transmission, and allow people to receive the Wheel's message in a way that connects them to their own wisdom...the very thing the Wheel has always done for me.
It is an honor and privilege to share the Wheel of Wisdom with you, and I trust that those who are ready to hear its message will find the best way to connect.
For now, until I complete the book I plan to publish with the cards, the way to meet the WoW is through online oracle readings and “pop up” in-person readings—which you can learn about on my events calendar. You can also gift someone an oracle reading. Contact me for details.
Thank you for reading and sharing. May you feel the blessing of your belonging.
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