For an overview of and foundation for this series, see HERE The second row has asked us to take a closer look at our beliefs and how we live them, in good times and bad. We come to terms with the idea that being good, sometimes, is its ownâ€¦or onlyâ€¦reward. If we have done this, […]
For an overview of and foundation for this series, see HERE There has been a lot of focus on the self. This journey has required a lot of work on our part, what with all the self-mastery, making decisions, and living our own truths. You would think that the purpose of all this work would […]
For an overview of and foundation for this series, see HERE The second row shows the questioning of everything learned in the first row and the inward search for self. Modern psychology really comes into play here, as we confront the illusions of ego, defensiveness, and rigid habits of the past. The first two cards, […]
For an overview of and foundation for this series, see HERE Part 2 HERE Part 3 HERE If you have successfully met the test or challenge of the Emperor, you will experience the Lovers, in both its traditional and modern forms. Traditionally, the Lovers is about choices. If you have been successful in integrating your […]
For an overview of and foundation for this series, see HERE Part 2 is HERE In this article, we look at the main test or challenge of the first row, which is represented by The Emperor. The flanking cards, The Empress and The Hierophant, show the energies the create or intensify the challenge. Many people […]
A Study of the Foolâ€™s Journey 2 For an overview of and foundation for this series, see HERE Today we look at the Basic Issue of the first row, represented by the Magician and High Priestess. It is helpful to use the idea of childhood development as a metaphor. Some of the concepts we deal […]
This month the Llewellyn Tarot blog will feature a series of articles exploring the Foolâ€™s Journey using Rachel Pollackâ€™s Alternate Major Arcana Spread, found HERE. The Foolâ€™s Journey was coined by Eden Gray. The Fool card is said to journey through the Majors in order, gaining spiritual wisdom and learning lessons along the way. As […]
Each week this month, we are taking a look at theÂ Tarot IlluminatiÂ by Eric Dunne and Kim Huggens. Â Almost every reader has a particular court card they think of as “their” card. For me, it is Queen of Pentacles.
One of the reasons so many of us love tarot is the cards…we like to collect decks because we love the art. We love reading visual images (rather than words). In addition to the symbols, composition, and style in each of these tiny pieces of art, color plays an important role in how we respond […]
Each week this month, we are taking a look at theÂ Tarot IlluminatiÂ by Eric Dunne and Kim Huggens. Â Because so many reader relate to the High Priestess, this is an important card. I think we’ve got one here that shows power and beauty.