The Hermit

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The Hermit

The Hermit (Virgo) corresponds to the Third Eye. The Hermit archetype helps us connect with our inner wisdom through life reviews and acknowledging the lessons of the past. The Hermit then shows us how to shine our light of deep understanding in the world as guides, counsellors and teachers. As you may well have guessed this is also a card of being alone and isolated. The isolation can be self-imposed but this is not always the case. The energetic focus of the Hermit card...

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Strength

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Strength

Strength (Leo) corresponds to the Heart Chakra. The main meaning of this card is the triumph of loving kindness and gentle confidence over the drives and quirks of the ego. Although Strength is a card of strength and emotional maturity, it also has a childlike, sunny and playful quality. It is a card of great vitality, passion, generosity and creativity. Strength trusts that she is in the spotlight for a reason. She is fabulous and she knows it. The positive aspect of...

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The Lovers

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The Lovers

Today, I learned the true meaning of The Lovers when meeting the gaze of a young girl of about 11 with learning disability. Her eyes shone brightly, unburdened by discernment and judgment. Like two suns, they burnt with love straight from Source… and I felt naked like Adam in the Garden of Eden when God looked him up after he had tasted the forbidden fruit. This quote by Rumi sums up what the spiritual lesson in The Lovers is all about: “This is love: to fly...

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The Hierophant

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The Hierophant

I’d like to start this post about The Hierophant with his own description of himself (as channelled by Alejandro Jodorowsky): It is through me that the flesh ascends to mind in sublime fireworks. It is through me that the flock of angelic energies descends toward the coldness of matter to dissolve it into waves of magnetic heat. (from The Way of Tarot) If these poetic words from a leader of one of the world’s greatest institutions take you by surprise, perhaps...

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The Empress

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The Empress

Every single person in my birth family is a 3 Empress Life Path/Soul Card. She is deeply embedded in my genetic make-up as well as in my personality. The Empress breathes through me every second of every day of my life… So rather than describing her, I decided to channel her: Don’t call me fickle. I know I may appear that way to you, just like nature with its changing seasons or the vast seas with their sudden storms. The truth is I am life and life is change....

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