This series is intended to help folks recognize the Minor Arcana in their day-to-day lives and the lives of the people around them. I’ll generally base my interpretations off Pamela Colman Smith’s illustrations in the Smith-Waite or Rider-Waite deck, as well as other illustrated decks. As we progress through Spring, as we roll through Taurus … Read more
The Hierophant is one of those cards that has a less-than-rosy reputation. Or at least, a lot of people don’t like seeing it come up in readings, and there are a few reasons. We must remember that all archetypes have neutral, negative, and positive aspects. They simply exist. It is our interactions with these roles and states of being that determines the outcome.
Here at the beginning of Spring, as we roll through Aries season, we get an opportunity to work with the 2, 3, and 4 of Wands. Many groups have associated Tarot and Astrology. One school of thinking connects the Minor Arcana with the decans of the signs. The Decans are 3 divisions within each astrological … Read more
… The Emperor represents an archetypal Leader figure, but more specifically, a Pioneer. Not merely content to head off on already established pathways, The Emperor wants to blaze new trails to the top of never-before-seen mountain peaks. Vanguard, pathfinder, explorer are all great words for the Emperor. Many Emperor cards depict a figure sitting on … Read more
Hello! I know it’s been awhile since I’ve updated the site, life has been pretty intense and served up some significant changes for me. I have been trying to surf the chaos, rather than try to stop it. I’ll have some new writing up soon for everyone. My 1st announcement is that I will now … Read more