Weekly Card The Tribal Conscience of V The Heirophant

When was the last time you ran into someone wearing a woolly, horned headdress? It probably wasn’t at any of the places you’d imagine meeting V The Heirophant. So what’s going on here, in Helen Jones and Jane Lyle’s Renaissance Tarot image? For starters, it can be helpful to step outside of…

Weekly Card V The Heirophant as Sage

Let’s add another layer to what we learned about V The High Priest (also called the Heirophant) when we looked at him before. You’ll remember from Tarot . . . It’s Easier Than You Think that V The Heirophant is the Major, with all its depths, that connects to education. I love…

Weekly Card V The Heirophant Revisited

The Enchanted Tarot version of V The Heirophant always makes me think of the Sermon on the Mount. That’s a perfect example of the spiritual education that this card indicates (your key word from Tarot . . . It’s Easier Than You Think). We’ve met him before, so let’s look at the…

Weekly Card V Heirophant

When we meet V The High Priest we’ve encountered our own search for meaning in our lives.  Another name for V The High Priest is V The Hierophant.  That’s a title from the Greek mystery schools (and probably earlier) that means “He who causes to be seen” or “He who shows the…

Weekly Card The Captivating Fool

We’ve all met 0 The Fool in our lives. And we’ve all been 0 The Fool at least once or twice. (One of my favourite expressions is, “Mama didn’t raise no small fool”.) And, with a little less embarrassment, we’ve met 0 The Fool here a couple of times. So let’s finesse…

Weekly Card Princess of Pentacles

Since we’ve looked at this level of Pentacles before, let’s use the Princess of Pentacles for a bit of card combining. Wait a minute!  We’ve seen her before?  Remember, there are decks that use Princess instead of Page in the court cards.  Tarot Illuminati is one of those decks.  So you’ll encounter…