In this series, we are taking the time to smell the roses, which for tarot lovers often means taking the time to really appreciate a single image of tarot art.

Today we look at the 8 of Spring from the Victorian Fairy Tarot by Lunaea Weatherstone and Gary Lipponcott. You can see more HERE.
The 8 of Wands can be a boring card, usually with just 8 sticks flying across the space of the image. These archers, though, manage to capture the meaning and express it even better, I think, than the traditional image. They carefully line themselves up, taking aim. Once they release the arrow, there is little that can change its course. Besides that, I just love the card, the squirrel watching, the jaunty feathers in their caps, the golden glow of a perfect day.
Written by Barbara Moore
The tarot has been a part of Barbara Moore’s personal and professional lives for over a decade. In college, the tarot intrigued her with its marvelous blending of mythology, psychology, art, and history. Later, she served as the tarot specialist for Llewellyn Publications. Over the years, she has ...