Spiritual Teacher, Palmist, and Tarot Reader
Maeven Eller-Five has been a fixture in the greater U.S. Pagan Community since 1997. She founded the Pagan Community Center movement by opening Betwixt & Between Community Center in Dallas, Tx., a non-profit organization serving North Texas and beyond. Betwixt & Between was a brick and mortar facility open seven days a week, providing classes, social events, festivals, concerts, drum jams and civil rights support. During this time, author Anne Rice granted her the rights to conduct Mayfair Witch Tours of New Orleans, taking multiple groups on tours of the sites and places in that series of books. She served as Executive Director of the Texas Council of Magickal Arts, the oldest pagan festival organization in the country, and still serves as an active advisor to its' Board. She is the Matriarch of the House of Five Phamily and active clergy to a greater community of thousands. She was Pagan Pride Day coordinator for 7 years for the City of Dallas, was a member of the Dallas Council of Churches, and the Dallas Independent School District Religious Task Force, as well as the only pagan representative to President Bush's Faith-based Initiative Program, providing social services through grant programs to her community.
Maeven has participated in the national and international Pagan Leader's List since the late 90's. She has been practicing and sharpening her skills for 35 years as a psychic, clairvoyant, card reader and palmist. She has been initiated into the Georgian Wiccan Tradition, into the Servants of Light by Dolores Ashcroft-Norwiki, had active association and initiation in the Order of Oriental Templars, and is the the Steward of the U.S. Chapter of the Knights of St. Francis. She has been a regular presenter and guest speaker at Paranormal, Pagan and Drumming Festivals around the U.S. Her civil rights activism has caused her to appear dozens of times, state-wide and nationally in broadcast and print media. She has been interviewed by Madamoiselle International and other magazines, appeared in HBO'S Documentary ''Paradise Lost II – Revelations'', PBS's ''Faith Focus'' among other television and Cable appearances. She is listed in Raven Grimassi's “Encyclopedia of Wicca and Witchcraft,” has a chapter in Tom Levinson's ''All That's Holy''. Most recently, Maeven has been invited to attend the 7th Parliament of World Religions in Toronto.
Tara Farkas is a mixed modality reader based in the Wilmington area who is most recognizable for her readings at Tidal Creek’s vending fairs. She has been reading clients professionally at private parties and conventions since the early 90’s, and more recently has been providing readings online via the Lightworkers Live Facebook group. She also lends her services at open healing circles around the Wilmington area for the purpose of energetically shifting emotional blockages trapped in the physical body, a modality known as “Pain Shifting”. In addition to this, Tara custom-crafts intention or meditation wands to support clients on their journey.
Utilizing gifts believed to have passed down from her grandmother, Tara began communicating with spirit at a young age. Throughout her life, she has developed a unique approach to reading that utilizes multiple modalities. In a typical reading, Tara will consult crystals in a way that is similar to rune casting, lending a specific divinatory meaning to each stone and its placement in the spread. She will then move on to cartomancy, allowing spirit to guide her as she pulls cards to relay important information and major themes pertinent to the client’s life. Channeling is also often a part of her sessions, although it isn’t guaranteed, as each session is unique. When messages are waiting to be channeled, Tara receives them directly from her guides in the form of images, symbols, smells, and sounds. She also often works with a client’s power and totem animals and the messages they bring.
Tara manages a Facebook page called Tara’s Cards, Crystals, and Fortunes where she is available for quick card pulls, spiritual advice, and custom wand orders.
Energy Healer, Artist, Nature Intuitive
Madii began extending her knowledge of tarot and energy work a few years ago when she sprung into her spiritual awakening. Although she was always drawn to the spiritual realms through the dreamstate, wildlife, and in working with crystals, it wasn’t until she rose to challenges and allowed major shifts that she opened to transformation, and began understanding herself to a greater degree. Madii feels specifically called to work with individuals new to their spiritual path, and assist them in recognizing growth, bringing in supportive energies, and building practices for personal adaptability.
In combining her knowledge of crystals and plant medicine with her connection to Nature, elementals, fae, and animal spirits, Madii works to balance the chakra system and raise your vibration. This helps the body release energetic imbalances/blockages, and welcomes greater peace and harmony. During your session, Madii will also incorporate tarot to reflect clarity and offer different perspectives where it may be needed in your transitional experience.Madii has a playful jackal energy and is sure to lay out the truth with a bit of humor and grace. She is relatable, down-to-earth, and full of fire. She has been a part of the Mystic Community since 2017, and has always brought a joyful energy into the space. Madii is truly excited for this new addition to her path, and is looking forward to connecting with you on sacred ground.
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