First Step on the Moon
I've rarely met any person who has found magick by suddenly leaping into effective evocations and rituals. Some have tried. Most have failed.
The ones who succeed for the longest most often did not jump directly into magick. Rather they started looking for some way to enhance their spiritual development.
I think the reason for the failure of most who want to leap into magick is an unrealistic goal resulting from taking myths, movies and other fictions literally. That goal it to have power over others. With lack of success, most move on to other methods they imagine will give them power over others. Some, however, discover that the real secret of magick is that
Here we have another instance where the we can look at the active suits together and the passive suits together.
As the elements near the end of their cycles, as they do in the 10s, each element responds differently.
The active elements become heavy and discontent. The Wands becomes unbearably burdensome.
The Swords turn on their creator, utterly doing him in. Passion and intellect apparently do better when new, fresh, and agile.
The passive elements also become heavy, but in their heaviness they find completion and fullness.
The Cups are the fullness of love and the Pentacles are the fullness of abundance. Here, both suits do well being “grounded” – they have
This is one of the “cards of change” in the tarot. Life is a cycle and within all our lives there are many cycles all happening simultaneously. When the Wheel comes up, it indicates natural change. Whatever is going on is about to give way to what would logically follow. Whether you think this is a good card or a bad card depends on where you are on the Wheel.
At least sometimes I think of it that way. Sometimes, I think of its association with Jupiter (which is weird since I rarely use astrological associations) and say it is good lucky and beneficial change. Hurray! And sometimes, when I'm feeling more pessimistic, I say it is a time when Fate randomly spins the wheel and where it