Court Card Thumbnails: An Introduction

This brief introduction  sets the stage for a series of posts on the tarot court cards taken from material I developed for my "Tarot 101" beginner's course last year. The Structure of the Tarot: The Court Cards The cards representing medieval royalty are some of the most difficult to interpret for beginners and experienced readers … Continue reading Court Card Thumbnails: An Introduction

Lunar Cycle Outlook, November-December 2017

The Star Tarot by Cathy McClelland was used for this reading. The November-December, 2017 lunation cycle began with the New Moon on November 18. The weekly period from the New Moon to the First Quarter on November 26 is dominated by fiery Wands cards, implying a vigorous, stimulating start to the lunar month. The 9 … Continue reading Lunar Cycle Outlook, November-December 2017

Of Ants and Grasshoppers

If I may exercise a little alchemical "creative license" here, in the last half of the Fool's Journey, it is the Hanged Man's mission to submit to sacrifice on the altar of Justice, then undergo  radical reduction (Death), transmutation (Temperance), testing (Devil), purification (Tower), sublimation (Star), infusion (Moon), revitalization, (Sun) retrial (Judgement) and restoration (World). … Continue reading Of Ants and Grasshoppers