The Hanged Man - Tarot Card 12

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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 »

A Meditation on The Sun Tarot Card 19

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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 »

Tarot 11 Strength

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The Strength card is so lovely in it’s common depiction of a woman cuddled up to a beast with a serene look upon her face. Serene look or not, anyone could see or sense that this woman is not a shrinking violet, that this look is hard won and that this woman is not a… Read more »

Gender in Tarot and Astrology

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The more I practice Tarot and Astrology the more I am stuck by the fluidity of gender norms in those who wish to spiritually evolve. For this reason I treat the cards, chart, the seeker as being gender fluid. While traditionally there was a thought that for men the feminine cards represented the women in… Read more »

Shadow Work

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The shadow is an aspect of the self in which one feels shame or tries to hide either from the self and/or others. It is often projected onto others or we attract others who display the same shameful characteristic or emotional trouble. The shadow parts of ourselves are not something we gladly own in polite… Read more »

The Judgement Card

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When drawing the judgement card it is time demonstrate that well-earned wisdom. To be bold and finite in actualizing your choices and decisions. There is no more information to be gathered or advise to be had, you have arrived at the state where you will take a step that will help you define yourself, closing… Read more »

The Chariot

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There will be suffering, struggling and doubt no matter what path you choose. So you might as well choose the path that leads to your joy. This is the message of the Chariot. The Chariot points in the direction of ultimate fulfillment or at least what one believes the ultimate fulfillment. The Chariot knows that… Read more »

Mercury-Retrograde

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There is much to know about Tarot’s the magician and the high priestess cards when Mercury goes retrograde. Many would note a feeling of having their will stunted. It’s as if things have gone topsy turvy. This is the shortcoming of the magician, as he is only the first card in the fool’s journey, he… Read more »

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