minor arcana

Patience is necessary, and one cannot reap immediately where one has sown. ~ Soren Kierkegaard This magical week of the Sabbat of Lughnasadh (sometimes called Lammas), we welcome the Three of Wands. In the numerology of the Tarot, Threes are the expansion cards, the creative growth that comes from the initiative of One combined with […]

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Gratitude is a two-fold love – love coming to visit us, and love running out to greet a welcome guest. ~ Henry Van Dyke How perfect that this is the card that appears just after the Full Blessing Moon of July! This week, we welcome the Nine of Cups, the gatekeeper of satisfaction and thanksgiving. […]

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All human wisdom is summed up in two words – wait and hope. ~ Alexandre Dumas Père Only one month after its last visit, and following last week’s other, more challenging Seven, we welcome back the Seven of Pentacles. Is it only coincidence that its last appearance was, as will be the case this week, […]

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He who holds the ladder is as bad as the thief. – German Proverb Is it just me?  I sometimes feel like we are constantly getting this card! But when I checked, we actually haven’t seen it since the Spring of 2012.  So yes, it’s been a while, but it doesn’t seem like it!  Here […]

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Watch out now, take care Beware of the thoughts that linger Winding up inside your head The hopelessness around you In the dead of night. ~ From Beware of Darkness, by George Harrison This week, the Earth’s great extreme of light and darkness arrives, with the Summer Solstice arriving in the Northern Hemisphere, and Yule […]

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