Weekly Card XVII The Stars in All Their Glory

We’ve looked at the basic Tarot . . . It’s Easier Than You Think idea of XVII The Star as a calling. And we’ve talked about how unlikely the elements of your personal mission can be. So what does Giorgio Trevisan’s beautiful image from the Tarot of the Renaissance have to teach…

Weekly Card Contemplating the 7 of Pentacles

Now that’s a comfy cat! We’re back at the 7 of Pentacles, which we’ve seen before in very different form. You know from Tarot . . . It’s Easier Than You Think that 7s are about imagination and experimentation and Pentacles are in the material world, our health and finances. Tarot Two…

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 XXI The World and All Its Stories

Sometimes experiences elevate us to a whole ‘nother level of being. We’ve looked at XXI The World a few times before, here, here, and here. And we know, from Tarot . . . It’s Easier Than You Think, that this Major Arcana energy is about Paradise. That’s definitely a whole other level…

Weekly Card 2 of Cups Makes a Mess

Oh, this tea party is so wonderfully 2 of Cups! We’ve got two individuals who aren’t necessarily an immediate match sharing a portion of their individual journeys. The table between them is loaded with all sorts of good stuff as well as the mess from used up good stuff. And it’s all…

XVII The Star Shines Bright

  No, you’re not seeing things. That is indeed the Nativity Scene on a Tarot card. Sadly, Tarot is often misunderstood as a “heathen” construct. It’s better looked at as a tool that transcends religions and dogmas. The Golden Tarot of the Tsar uses images based on the rich tradition of iconography…

Weekly Card Winter Solstice, the Depths of Stillness

Winter Solstice in the northern hemisphere . . . that darkest time of the year, when the sun “stands still” for 3 days. In that stillness, if we choose, is an opportunity to pause and explore our depths, to go within our own deepest darkness. We’ll need those resources in the cold…

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 10 of Pentacles Revisited

    We know from Tarot . . . It’s Easier Than You Think that 10 of Pentacles is about completion or establishment in the material world, in health, or in finances. We’ve talked about the spiritual development behind that attainment in an earlier post. So what on earth are we to…

XIX The Sun Sets a Holiday Table

Since XIX The Sun insists on dominating this month, let’s let it host a Thanksgiving feast. As you remember from Tarot . . . It’s Easier Than You Think – as well as the recent XIX The Sun posts – the Sun is self-actualisation. Those three dots under the sun on the…