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 »

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 »

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 »

Queen-of-Cups

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This tender queen appears in a spread to remind us of love attraction. She draws love to her by being more loving. She stands ready to receive with open arms. She has prioritized learning the art of caring, sensing the needs of others. If she isn’t cautious she can become over run by the needs… Read more »

Healing with The Emperor Tarot Card

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“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious” — Carl Jung I love this time of year, with shorter days and the Sun in Scorpio, to examine my shadow side. To explore the sides of myself that are private even to myself most of the time. The… Read more »

Born Under a Bad Sign

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A bit of a pet-peeve for me is the fatalistic fortune teller. Yes, some card readings can speak of difficult times. Yes, some charts tell a story of pain, loss and confinement. None the less, telling someone or even worse believing for yourself that things are hopeless is pointless and damaging. Using astrology and tarot… Read more »

The Hermit

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I looked on their faces and didn’t see anything but my own alone-ness staring back at me. Tarot’s The Hermit comes to make you see that some journeys must be explored by yourself. Sometimes you have to sit and feel your own personal silence. To know that alone we each become truly ourselves. Without the… Read more »

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