For an overview of and foundation for this series, see HERE
The final row represents the quest for spiritual awareness that begins with a decent into darkness and ends with the return of the light. Or what I call The Descent into Darkness and Utter Destruction.
We begin this row, as with all the others, with a description of the basic issue. After feeling all satisfied with ourselves because of our courageous ego death and serene state of Temperance, we begin with the Devil and the Tower.
Again, these are opposite sides of the same issue and that issue is being trapped. The Devil is how we trap ourselves with behaviors and beliefs that may have started out okay but have become
I went through a phase in junior high and high school where I was obsessed with horror movies. When I'd go to into town with my mom, I was allowed to rent three of the $1 movies. The cheesier the movie, the better. They were funny and not real. The only movie I had to shut off because it FREAKED ME OUT was Children of the Corn. I grew up on a farm and watched this movie in the summer. There were acres of cornfields near the house, and I had to drive through cornfields when feeding heifers who were pastured on another section of our land. I just couldn't do it. I grew out of my horror movie phase, but I went to see The Blair Witch Project in the theater. A friend had seen it and raved about