for divination and ancient ceremonial rites that invoke the spirit of divining communities. Carrie was in the first class to receive a Masters in the Cultural Study of Cosmology and Divination from the University of Kent, UK, is creator of the Magpie Oracle, and co-creator of the Lenormand Revolution deck, and soon to be released iOS app and study guide. She has two new Lenormand decks coming out in 2014; the Nippon Lenromand and the Dark Salon Lenormand. Carrie considers herself a Global Citizen and enjoys dividing her life and teaching annually in California, Santa Fe, and Europe with her husband, artist Rob Hampson and the World’s most psychic terrier, Rose-shine. Carrie now offers classes and divination services to a global clientèle in the US, Asia, and Europe.

Carrie's Blog

Tips on Casting with the Magpie Oracle

If you’ve landed on this page chances are you were redirected here to gather a few tips on casting with the Magpie Oracle. Whether you’re an advanced diviner, or just learning to use the Magpie Oracle I, II or III, the following information first encourages you to follow your intuition. In doing so you will […]

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A New Year Casting Calendar

“What the new year brings to you will depend a great deal on what you bring to the new year.”  ―Vern McLellan   This month’s casting calendar has a simple aim– to connect you with your vision. It begins by asking you to invite your highest vision into 2015 so that you can make lasting […]

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Solstice Dreams

I have been assigned to sit in the Mojave Desert and record what’s known as, the Event which occurs between sunrise and sunset. There are others assigned to my team though we are located in different regions of the World. We stay connected through a hologram projection. While the Solstice isn’t implied, there’s anticipation around […]

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12 Days to Center

A little over 25 years ago I was living in Kyoto, Japan. It was my first holiday away from the U.S. and I was feeling quite homesick. I recall walking to the neighborhood shrine on Christmas morning thinking it would be the ideal spot to feel sorry for myself.  Sulking on a cold bench I […]

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Embodied Divination: A Sacred Pilgrimage to Activate your Creative Gifts

What’s your outlook for the next year?  For me, I’ve taken a deep plunge with something I’ve been putting off for what seems a lifetime.  I’ve made the commitment to live a more creative life both on canvas and in the field of divination. By this I mean that I’ve committed to making a piece […]

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Divining the Ancestral Tree

Welcome to part II of the Samhain Series. Last week guest blogger, Karen Krebser and I kicked off the series with a casting sheet that encouraged thoughtful inquiry by adopting the intelligence of the wise woman as our guide. Our aim was to help you organize and pinpoint your questions before presenting them to your […]

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How to Ask a Question Like A Wise Woman

Welcome to the Samhain Series, dear diviner.   I’m excited to introduce you to guest blogger and co-diviner, Karen Krebser of the Muses Darling.  Together, Karen and I have conjured up some supernatural soul treats designed to connect you to this special season. Following is the first of many free casting sheets being offered between […]

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The Samhain Series: Lifting the Ancestral Veil

  Click here to listen to Karen Krebser give tips and techniques for divining with the ancestors. Samhain, a pre-Christian Gaelic festival observed between the sunsets of October 31st and November 1st, is viewed as a liminal time. It marks the end of the harvest seasons while taking into account the start of winter.  This […]

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Getting the Upper Hand: A free Casting Sheet

I’m one of those people who feel nostalgic during the Autumn months. My heart yearns for the Italian side of my family who came to the US from Calabria’s beautiful Mediterranean shores. Like many immigrants, my relatives did what they could to blend into their new culture, and try as they might they never completely […]

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I’m being Followed by a Moon Shadow

“Do not swear by the moon, for she changes constantly. then your love would also change.” ― William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet   Eclipses are notorious for amplifying emotions, and for many the desire to suppress lunar-driven angst far outweigh the gumption to stand in the dark and face our anxiety. This post is about […]

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