The Sun

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The Sun

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?’ Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to...

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The Star

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The Star

“It is true that hope springs eternal and equally true that it must be cultivated in times of hardship. Ultimately, hope is the gift granted to those brave souls who have the courage to look up when weighed down.” ~ Anonymous The Star is a card of hope and succor after the harsh blow of The Tower. It’s a gentle reminder to lift our eyes heavenward where help is never far. Angels await our cries for help and always assist when asked. The Astrological correspondence for...

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Temperance

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Temperance

Art is the stored honey of the human soul, gathered on wings of misery and travail. ~Theodore Dreiser Temperance is also known as Art in some decks. Art is the perfect metaphor for Temperance as it combines the concept of the artistic vision of the Fire Element with the artistic/lyrical expression of the Water Element. Together, in perfect balance, these two blend to create a rainbow of healing colours than can be seen, sensed or heard – depending on the choice of...

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The Hanged Man

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The Hanged Man

  When the Hanged Man shows up we find ourselves in a position with no viable options for moving forward in the world. It is a time of waiting, of being in limbo… The focus is on the inner and subconscious realms, such as when we are dreaming or find our minds wandering during an unusually boring history lesson. There are parallels between this archetype and Odin who hung on the World Tree ‘nine long nights’ in order to retrieve the wisdom of the...

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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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