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Put a Stick in Your Wheel (Tarot of Michelle)

When your mind is racing frantically like a hamster on a wheel, “put a stick in it” and stop the spin.

The story behind this card begins in childhood, when my brother and I had hamsters as pets. Hamster owners know well their habit of racing frantically on their wheels into the wee small hours of the night.

Hamsters can’t help it. They have to run, or they can get crippled up. It’s hard to believe those tiny, chubby little furballs are actually designed to run miles in a night.* If they aren’t running, climbing, digging or…




The backstories behind the lessons learned, illustrated in this custom cartoon oracle deck.

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Michelle Rau

Michelle Rau

Writer. Editor. Publisher. Gardener. Blogger. Builder. Designer. Kayaker. Cyclist. Artist. Communications professional. Chocoholic.

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