Here’s an empowerment layout I designed, inspired by Mary Greer’s book Women of the Golden Dawn: Rebels and Priestesses. On pages 383 through 385 of that book, Mary has “Twelve Resources for Empowerment”, rooted in the lives and practices of the four women who are the main subjects of the text. Even though she gives 12 points, this layout has 15 cards in it, because a couple of the points in MG’s book contain what I consider to be sub-points. Please try it with yourself and/or others and let me know how it goes. Take at least an hour and a half to two hours to really sink into it and record relevant insights. If you’d like someone to facilitate, please feel free to set up an appointment with me.
  
    
     
- What material resources allow me some form of independent living?
- What unconventional group(s) or community(ies) supports my personal power?
- What unconventional philosophy/worldview supports my personal power?
- What form(s) of artistic expression allows me to consciously channel creative forces from the subliminal mind?
- What metaphor helps me to perceive the interconnectedness of everything that exists?
- What allows me to influence events?
- What are my most valued characteristics that act as sources of personal power?
- What is my strong “No!”?
- What is my strong “Yes!”?
- What life-affirming boundaries do I need to set?
- What is my primary life-affirming criterion at moments of decision or crisis? (Note: Perhaps phrase this card’s response as a question.)
- What are the best self-reflective tools and/or processes to assist me to become more conscious?
- How can I best integrate my diverse personality characteristics?
- What are the best experiences, tools, and/or processes of centring for me to use in order to renew the sense of my own divinity?
- By calling upon and employing the knowledge and practices named in Cards 1 through 14, who/what is the authentic self I am capable of becoming?