minor arcana

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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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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