minor arcana

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion. ~ Francis Bacon This week, before Equinox heralds the great quarter turn of the Wheel of the Year, we are given one of the more enigmatic cards of the Minor Arcana. Welcome back, Six of Cups. As I have noted on its […]

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Opulence is the law of the universe, an abundant supply for every need, if nothing is put in the way of its coming. ~ Ralph Waldo Trine (1866-1958) Here is a relative rarity. Back for the first time since August of 2009, we welcome the Nine of Pentacles. It features a strong, self-reliant woman of […]

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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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