minor arcana

Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion. – Gautama Buddha Alas, this week we receive one of the simplest, most obviously unhappy cards in the Tarot. It is with admitted misgivings that we are visited by the Three of Swords. As one of the very few Tarot cards with […]

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Dark of the Moon
 New beginnings
 Dark of the Moon
 Plant a seed tonight
 Dark of the Moon
 What we envision
 Will come to be By the Full Moon’s light. With the return of a card that more often than not chooses New Moons for its visits, this week we welcome the Ace of Swords. […]

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Hark, now hear the sailors cry, Smell the sea and feel the sky Let your soul and spirit fly Into the mystic. ~Van Morrison Making a rather rare appearance in time for this week’s Full SuperMoon, the Eight of Cups beckons with mystery and longing. In her classic work, Seventy Eight Degrees of Wisdom, Rachel […]

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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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