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 "Working with Tarot’s Court Cards"
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 "The Queens of Tarot"
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 "The Hanged Man key 12"
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 "A Meditation on The Sun Tarot Card 19"
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 "A meditation on The Strength Card in Tarot 11"
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 "Gender in Tarot and Astrology"
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 "Shadow Work"