Weekly Card The Rational King of Swords

We’ve got lots of information about the King of Swords from our last two posts. So what do we see in the Mystical Cats Tarot Sky King, the equivalent of the King of Swords? Let’s start with the name. Why Sky? Since Swords are the element of air, the very airy Sky…

Weekly Card King of Cups Under Alias

What’s the deal with King of Cups? This is the second time we’ve met him and he’s still not showing up under his most traditional name. This time, it’s as the Father of Water from Joyce and Pamela Eakin’s Tarot of the Spirit. That deck uses Father, Mother, Brother and Sister instead…

Weekly Card King of Swords Revisited

It was just a few months ago that we stood before the King of Swords.  His appearance in the Legacy deck is very different than in the Dreaming Way.  As I’ve said before, The Dreaming Way Tarot depicts people I expect to see in my daily life, even if they’re a bit…

Weekly Card King of Swords

 You are now in the high court of the land and would do well to hold your tongue while you look, listen, and learn.  The King of Swords is the authority and decision-making position in the Tarot deck. You’ll remember that each Court Card has its elemental association from its position in…

Weekly Card King of Cups

How fitting that the King of Cups would show up on St Nicholas Day eve! King of Cups is the compassionate father, kind and generous.  As a ruler, he is the benevolent, cooperative authority.  The Rider Waite Smith deck even includes a ship, connecting to St Nicholas as the patron saint of…