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 4 of Cups

  4 of Cups gets a bad rap in many tarot traditions; it’s seen as the card of boredom, discontent, missed opportunities. Since creativity and emotions, the watery stuff of our lives, like to flow, the stable 4 can be seen as a dam interfering with movement. And, yes, 4 of Cups…

Weekly Card 7 of Swords Revisited

We’ve come full cycle: we’re back to the new moon. Today, western Tropical astrology has the moon in Aquarius, which corresponds to 7 of Swords. (Just to add to your connection to the moon, there are three other tarot cards with moon correspondences:  6 of Pentacles, which corresponds to moon in Taurus;…

Weekly Card 8 of Swords Revisited

  Ruh-roh! Those inner battles have you locked into the same old non-productive thinking. We’ve looked at  8 of Swords before  so you’ve already got some good ideas about how to deal with being stuck.   Let’s go deeper . . . . You may have noticed the plants on the Herbal Tarot…

Weekly Card 3 of Wands Revisited

Since we’ve met the 3 of Wands before, let’s focus on that ship out on the horizon. Are you waiting for your ship to come in? Have you cast your fate to the wind? Am I out of clichés yet? Which do you think is going on in the 3 of Wands? …

Weekly Card XIX The Sun Revisited

Since the XIX Sun is happy to shine on us again, let’s look at some of the qualities that the Herbal Tarot highlights.  Notice those hands extending in all directions from the big yellow Sun?  The Sun is endlessly generous in all directions; it gives of itself without questioning who the beneficiary…