Working with Tarot’s Court Cards

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Tarot-Court-Cards

Working with the court cards of tarot can be approached in many ways. They can represent people in one’s life. They can represent aspects of the self in development. A stage of personal development. Or they may be a messenger. I prefer to use the intuition in what role they play according to context. But… Read more »

The Queens of Tarot

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Tarot-Queens

The four queens come into their power by an understanding of an innate quality. There is a piece of themselves which they have examined. They have looked within. They now offer what they have found within. The Queen of wands has found a passionate nature, a potentially boiling nature. She may be explosive, volatile and… Read more »

On the Mystic Path

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On the Mystic Path

Often I am met with the assumption that I am a witch and I feel the need to own how I identify, as a mystic. The difference is that a witch, from my understanding wishes to shape their reality through will, while the mystic wishes to be shaped by ultimate reality. There is a fine… Read more »

Gemini Rising/Ascendent

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Gemini Rising

Gemini rising possesses one of my personal favorite traits, curiosity. They tend to look out upon the world and see it as the rich mecca of knowledge and ideas, which it is. Yes they can get bored as the need for stimulation is high, but they themselves are never boring. Being a mutable sign ruled… Read more »

Mars

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Mars

Mars works for the ego. It is selfish and direct in its notions and objective. It is how and where passions and style of serving the ego will act. When engaged it moves with swift intent, ignited and willful. Its voice rings of “I want,” “I desire,” and “I must have.” To stand in its… Read more »

Scorpio Rising

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Scorpio Rising

There is one rising sign that is certain to evoke a reaction, Scorpio. This is because of the dual rulers of Scorpio, Pluto and Mars which in their nature demand your attention. Mars being the planets of passion, personal drive and masculine essence, and Pluto being the planet of shadows and personal/collective power is sure… Read more »

Taurus Rising

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Taurus Rising

Taurus being ruled by Venus lends itself to a rather pleasant demeanor as a rising sign. Yet, I don’t wish to pander or speak in absolutes so I will state why I find it pleasant. Taurus rising looks upon the world for the stabilizing and unifying element. It pulls from the environment that which grounds… Read more »

The Hanged Man – Tarot Card 12

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The Hanged Man - Tarot Card 12

This is one of those cards where people wince when it is turned over, until I point out the lack of duress demonstrated by the character on the card. It is actually a card that demonstrates the need for a pregnant pause to gain perspective, something that validates a timely tarot reading. The Hanged Man… Read more »

Jupiter

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Jupiter

Jupiter is the planet of expansion and belief. It tells how one might develop or what one needs in order to believe. Whether that process is through fire, earth, air or water and in what house of the natal chart it is actualized or experienced. Jupiter’s expansion is through experience and knowledge which is commonly… Read more »

A Meditation on The Sun Tarot Card 19

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A Meditation on The Sun Tarot Card 19

When I turn over cards during a reading and I see the sun, immediately I become excited. And why wouldn’t I be? Isn’t that what the sun evokes, excitement and joy? It isn’t such an ambiguous card as we all have some positive association with what it means to have a sunny disposition, it is… Read more »