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 10 of Cups from the Legacy of the Divine Tarot by Ciro Marchetti. You can see more HERE.
Maybe it is because I have a dog, but seeing this card always makes me feel cozy and happy. There is a settled, comfortable contentment here that I think really captures the feeling of the 10 of Cups.
The Justice card was, and sometimes still is, numbered as 8. Here, it is number 11. I prefer 11, probably because it is the way I originally learned it and because years ago I read 78 Degrees of Wisdom by Rachel Pollack. She made an argument for Justice being 11, for it being the dead center of the Major Arcana journey. That theory shapes my idea of the card,a s you will see.
Some people read this card as worldly or earthly justice—that is, justice based on your culture’s or nation’s legal system. Others take a broader, more spiritual approach. Or both, depending on the question and what other cards are in the reading.
I mostly see it as a card of karma, playing off the idea of
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The Hermit card should be fairly easy to interpret. Yet I am surprised by how many people say that the Hermit is, among other things, a teacher. He really isn’t. He may teach by example simply by living his life, but the role of teacher is that of the Hierophant. But these days people would rather follow a rebel and feel very suspicious of being taught what is approved of by the status quo.
The Hermit is the experience of finding and following your own inner light. This is not something that can be taught, for everyone’s inner light is their own. Someone who is truly following his own inner light would probably tell those who would follow him, “don’t follow me! This is MY