major arcana

Shall I tell you what the real evil is? To cringe to the things that are called evils, to surrender to them our freedom, in defiance of which we ought to face any suffering. ~ Seneca (Roman philosopher, mid-1st century C.E.) This is certainly not the card I would wish for this week. After a […]


One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do to intervene in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul. Struggling souls catch light from other souls who are fully lit and willing to show it. ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes Thank you to Diotima Mantinela for her newsletter this week, […]


Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst, and cold. ~ Thomas Jefferson This week’s card has only visited us twice before now, in the twelve years I’ve been blogging the Card of the Week. It last came calling in early 2010.  I wish it was better news. It’s not rocket science to see that this […]

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The Circle is Cast.
 We are between the worlds
. And what happens between the worlds
 Affects all the worlds.
 ~ Traditional Circle casting In this powerful week of the Full Taurus Moon, and the celebration of Samhain, the most solemn holiday in the Wheel of the Year, The Hanged Man makes a very rare appearance. […]

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The foundation of justice is good faith. — Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106-43 BCE Our guide for this coming week is a powerful Major Arcana card that we have not seen for several years. In a world that seems increasingly skewed away from such ideals, let us warmly welcome this visit from Justice. After a hiatus […]

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