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Welcome to Mediocre Mystic - the podcast where we explore how mediocre makes the world go round and how mediocre works in mysterious ways. Join host Grace as she talks about all things messy and muddled as we find the middle way to mystic magic. Mediocre Mystic is proud to host Lunar Aligned and The Quieted Mind. Meliea Black joins us for quarterly intuitive tarot and oracle readings. James Buckley joins us quarterly for guided meditation and dharma talks. These collaborations make for a rich feed full of practices to cherry pick what works best for you - one or all!

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Welcome to Mediocre Mystic - the podcast where we explore how mediocre makes the world go round and how mediocre works in mysterious ways. Join host Grace as she talks about all things messy and muddled as we find the middle way to mystic magic. Mediocre Mystic is proud to host Lunar Aligned and The Quieted Mind. Meliea Black joins us for quarterly intuitive tarot and oracle readings. James Buckley joins us quarterly for guided meditation and dharma talks. These collaborations make for a rich feed full of practices to cherry pick what works best for you - one or all!

Language:

English


Episodes

Mindful Maraschino: Practice as Healing (Slow Down)

2/20/2024
Thanks for tuning in to this mini-sode with your forks and ears. We're pausing to ponder the particular seed of truth on the topic of practice as healing - cherry picked by Dani Young. I invite YOU, cherry cobbler congregants, to drop me a voicemail or a text at 980.355.9665. Tell me about one of your own favorite practices - pretty please with a cherry on top! Listen to Dani's Romancing Yourself podcast episode: Apple | Spotify | YouTube Interact with Dani Young via: Instagram | Facebook | TikTok You can leave her a Text or Voicemail on my line: 980.355.9665 Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:05:46

Lunar Aligned: Happy Lunar New Year! - Oracle Reading for the First Half of 2024

2/10/2024
Meliea of Lunar Aligned joins us today with her tarot reading for the first half of 2024. Are you in chaos or flow right now? Let's find our rhythm together with our intuitive cyclical living guide as she offers support and guidance for people to go within and find their own strength and magic. For the Winter through spring months of 2024, Meliea shares a 6 card spread with us from the Soul Trees and Soul Seeds oracle decks by Allyson Williams Yee. Join Meliea as she guides us through this first half of the year. Referenced: Soul Trees and Soul Seeds Oracles | Allyson Williams Yee Interact with Meliea via: Web | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:26:31

The Best Thing That Never Happened - Part 3

2/8/2024
On this episode we're concluding the story of my greatest failure, and just beginning the story of its turn to my greatest success. Raise your cup of kindness with me one last time to celebrate old things being made new. This is episode 3 of 3 in this series arc. Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:19:01

The Quieted Mind: Dark Times and the Present Moment

1/1/2024
As we reflect on our current era at the beginning of 2024, let us find the peace and happiness that are available now, in the present moment. Stream The Wakeup Call Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:09:42

Quieted Mind: Be Something For Peace

10/26/2023
James gives a life update, offers thoughts about the latest escalation between Israel and Gaza and how we can help, and shares a song from his latest EP. Featured in this Episode: "When Asked Whose Side I'm On..." by Alicia T Crosby Good Citizens by Thich Nhat Hanh Global Citizen: Israel-Palestine: How to Help Victims of the Conflict The Wakeup Call: Walk Each Other Home (from Arrivals and Departures) Interact with Quieted Mind via: Web | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar and The Wakeup Call Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:12:57

Lunar Aligned: Tarot Reading for May 2023

5/11/2023
Meliea of Lunar Aligned joins us today with her tarot reading for May 2023. Are you in chaos or flow right now? Let's find our rhythm together with our intuitive cyclical living guide as she offers support and guidance for people to go within and find their own strength and magic. For the month of May, Meliea shares a 6 card spread from the Wayhome Tarot deck by Bakara Wintner and Autumn Whitehurst. Do you want to do more than set your intentions, and act on them? Join Meliea as she guides us practically to expand into our intuitive magic in this full moon reading. Referenced: Wayhome Tarot | Bakara Wintner | Autumn Whitehurst Interact with Meliea via: Web | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:29:44

Lunar Aligned: Oracle Reading for April (Spring) 2023

4/25/2023
Meliea of Lunar Aligned joins us today with her tarot reading for Spring 2023. Are you in chaos or flow right now? Let's find our rhythm together with our intuitive cyclical living guide as she offers support and guidance for people to go within and find their own strength and magic. For the spring month of April, Meliea shares two special 3 card spreads with us from the Soul Trees and Soul Seeds oracle decks by Allyson Williams Yee. Join Meliea as she guides us to hope out of a sense of heaviness. If you're feeling like spring hasn't exactly sprung for you, this reading will honor your grief, and help you explore new ways of setting intention toward new life. Referenced: Soul Trees and Soul Seeds Oracles | Allyson Williams Yee Interact with Meliea via: Web | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:25:00

The Best Thing That Never Happened - Part 2

4/9/2023
On this episode I'm entering spring not trying to keep up my New Year's resolution, rather on with the story of my greatest failure. If you're looking for a story about old things being made new, get your cup of kindness ready to toast my friends! This is episode 2 of 3 in this series arc. Special shoutout to Dr. Zoë Lumiere of Allowing Love : Dr. Zoë Lumiere - Coach Instagram | TikTok Eric Lumiere - Muscian Instagram | TikTok Fenix Lumiere - Canine Coach Instagram | TikTok Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:28:09

Quieted Mind: Mara the Guest

3/23/2023
James of Quieted Mind discusses an old story about the Buddha and Mara and what we can learn from it in this Dharma talk. Interact with Quieted Mind via: Web | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:05:28

Lunar Aligned: Tarot Reading for March 2023

3/2/2023
Meliea of Lunar Aligned joins us today with her tarot reading for March 2023. Are you in chaos or flow right now? Let's find our rhythm together with our intuitive cyclical living guide as she offers support and guidance for people to go within and find their own strength and magic. For the luck month of March, Meliea shares a special 5 card spread with us from the Modern Witch tarot deck. Join Meliea as she guides us through a story out of our perfectionist boxes and into the energy flow of our creativity! Referenced: The Modern Witch Tarot Deck | Lisa Sterle Interact with Meliea via: Web | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:28:54

Quieted Mind: If You Don't Understand, You Can't Love

2/16/2023
James of Quieted Mind discusses true love and the importance of understanding in this Dharma talk. Referenced In This Episode: Please Call Me By My True Names by Thich Nhat Hanh Metta (Lovingkindness) Meditation Interact with Quieted Mind via: Web | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:10:21

Lunar Aligned: Inaugural Tarot Reading for February 2023

2/2/2023
Meliea of Lunar Aligned joins us today with her inaugural tarot reading! Are you in chaos or flow right now? Let's find our rhythm together with our intuitive cyclical living guide as she offers support and guidance for people to go within and find their own strength and magic. For the love month of February, Meliea shares a Mind / Body / Spirit spread with us from the Gentle Tarot deck. Welcome to the podcast family, Meliea! Congratulations on your inaugural reading. We're so grateful for your wisdom! Referenced: Gentle Tarot | Mari in the Sky Interact with Meliea via: Web | Instagram | Facebook | TikTok Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:24:31

Quieted Mind: Bringing Warmth Back To The Room

1/26/2023
James of Quieted Mind shares his own practice to bring back the warmth into life in this Dharma talk. When external conditions cause us to feel hopeless, helpless, or depressed, when reality turns dark and cold, stopping and mindfully engaging in small change can be the start of turning things around. Referenced in this episode: Peace Is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh Interact with Quieted Mind via: Web | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:08:10

The Best Thing That Never Happened - Part 1

1/17/2023
On this episode I'm starting the New Year not with a resolution, rather with my greatest failure. If you're looking for a story about old things being made new, get your cup of kindness ready to toast my friends! This is episode 1 of 3 in this series arc. Special shoutout to Dr. Zoë Lumiere of Allowing Love : Dr. Zoë Lumiere - Coach Instagram | TikTok Eric Lumiere - Muscian Instagram | TikTok Fenix Lumiere - Canine Coach Instagram | TikTok Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:18:50

The Christmas Guest

12/23/2022
The Christmas Guest presented by my family. Of all the gifts, love is the best. I'm happy to be your Christmas podguest. Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:05:19

The Most Wond...er...Complicated Time Of The Year

12/22/2022
On this episode we're talking about the most wonderful time, wait I mean complicated time of the year. We focus on how we can make the most wonderful moments in the midst of the most complicated time of the year. And, there's even a Christmas story, no not that one, Ralphie! Merry Mystic Y'all! Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:12:11

Quieted Mind: The Thanksgiving Address

11/24/2022
For those of us in the United States, the autumn holidays can also be seen as Colonization season, with the dominant culture celebrating occasions like Columbus Day and Thanksgiving, both of which have direct ties to settler colonialism and the suffering of Indigenous people. In this edition of The Quieted Mind, James leads us in a recitation of the Haundenosaunee Thanksgiving Address. Despite the title, this address has no connection to the North American Thanksgiving holidays. It is an...

Duration:00:16:23

Quieted Mind: Everything Is Pretending To Be Born And Pretending To Die

9/29/2022
James of Quieted Mind explores the change of seasons, that for some of us, can bring to the surface any number of thoughts and emotions in this Dharma talk. Times like these are a perfect opportunity to stop and breathe, to unite our body and mind as we acknowledge that our true home is the here and now. In that lull between summer fun and the hustle and bustle of the holidays, and even in the midst of these things, we can always return to our true home. This is the heart of our practice. Referenced In This Episode: Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way by Shauna Niequist At Home in the World: Stories and Essential Teachings from a Monk's Life by Thich Nhat Hanh Interact with Quieted Mind via: Web | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:05:04

Mystic Mingling

9/16/2022
On this episode we’re taking on the challenge of how to squeeze in our practice when it just seems like it’s impossible, and, how other people help us do just that! Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:07:13

Mindful Maraschino: The Practice of People

9/14/2022
Thank you for joining me on this mini-sode. Take a moment to pause and meditate on a particular seed of truth cherry picked by me...or you! I invite you to drop me a voicemail or a text at 980.355.9665, and tell me about one of your own favorite cherry picked maxims. Support the showSupport the Show | Buy Me a Coffee Interact with Mediocre Mystic via: Email | Blog |Instagram | X Twitter | Facebook | TikTok | YouTube Text or Voicemail: 980.355.9665 Subscribe & Follow | Rate & Review Apple | Spotify | YouTube Music by '86 Aerostar | Logo by Bizri Creative Group

Duration:00:05:04