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Tarot Card of the Week of July 25, 2016: An Encore Visit from the Hanged Man

The Hanged Man

An encore surprise in this week of the DNC that also features a challenging Mars-Mercury square and rebel Uranus turning retro. New perspectives ahead. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, July 11-17, 2016: The Hanged Man

The Hanged Man

This week, if you are in limbo, remember that what happens between the worlds, affects all the worlds. Be still, and allow your heart to be touched. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, May 23-29, 2016: The Wheel of Fortune

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For only the 3rd time in my COTW, the Tarot's great card of Fate and change visits us. What is ending? What beginning is ahead? May good fortune flow. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, May 2-8, 2016: The World

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Our recent, unusual run of Major Arcana cards continues this week, when we get the biggest one in the deck. What Grand Finale is climaxing for YOU? Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, April 25-May 1, 2016: The Tower

The Tower

The gift of this week's card is Tough Love. Big change is coming. If we won't change willingly and gently, we will change painfully or dramatically. Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, April 11-17, 2016: Justice

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Another important Major Arcana Tarot card: Justice; challenging our moral compass, our sense of fairness and good. Choose wisely this week... Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, April 4-10, 2016: Judgement

Judgement

And awakened dreaming To souls is revealing The enchanted weaving Of this, their inmost being. Rudolf Steiner, from The Soul’s Awakening

A  rare visitor arrives in this week of the Aries New Moon. Let us welcome one of the most pivotal cards of the Tarot, Judgement. I love this card, but I didn’t always, andContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Feb. 15-21, 2016: The Emperor

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If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. ~ Henry David Thoreau For only the third time ever, this week when the Sun leaves Aquarius and moves into Pisces, we are graced with a visit from TheContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week: The Persistent, Unwavering Light on the Mountaintop

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If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it’s not your path. Your own path you make with every step you take. That’s why it’s your path. ~ Joseph Campbell This morning, in the dawning of the Lunar New Year, the Year of the Fire Monkey,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Card of the Week, Card of the Month, Card of the Year: The Hermit

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An age is called “dark,” not because the light fails to shine but because people refuse to see it.  ~James Michener The previously seldom seen Hermit seems to have become, not only our Card of the Year, but of the past three months. He has made an appearance in November, December, and now January asContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Jan. 18-24, 2016: The Sun

The Sun

People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross After an absence of almost five years, in this week of the Leo Full Moon, let us welcome theContinue reading Continue Reading

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Welcome to 2016: The Tarot Year of The Hermit

Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares. ~ Hebrews 13:2, King James Bible As you may know from the articles I have published, and for those who have been in my Birthday Club, the numerology of your birthday, or of a particular year, may correspond to the Tarot, specificallyContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of Solstice and Christmas Week: Gift-Giver and Magical Visitor

Many-named, He wanders the nine worlds, Seeking knowledge in various guise. For His searching out wisdom is endless, As always on brave Sleipnir He rides, rides, rides! ~ One-Eyed Stranger, by Jackie Hannigan  © 2003 How interesting that The Hermit, usually a rare visitor for my Card of the Week, is back only one monthContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Nov. 30-Dec. 6, 2015: The Devil

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 aContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Nov. 23-29, 2015: The Hermit

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,Continue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Nov. 2-8, 2015: The Tower

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 thisContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Oct. 26-Nov. 1, 2015: The Hanged Man

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.Continue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card of the Week, Sept. 27-Oct. 4, 2015: Justice

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 hiatusContinue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card for This Week’s Blue Moon and Lughnasadh: The Fool

It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to. ~ Bilbo Baggins (from The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien) During this magical week of Lughnasadh (and Imbolc in the Southern Hemisphere),Continue reading Continue Reading

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Tarot Card for June 29-July 5, 2015: The Full Moon Welcomes The Empress

To know you have enough is to be rich. ~ Lao-Tzu, Tao Te Ching What a delight and a blessing, as The Empress visits in the week that features the potent combination of the Sun in the sign of mothering, nurturing Cancer, and the Full Moon in the prosperity-manifesting, abundance-loving Capricorn. Welcoming Beauty and FertileContinue reading Continue Reading

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