This is the only Ace that doesn’t depict any Yod, indicating it is a card of the material and mundane plane. This is the beginning of finding our feet. We have spent time developing our emotions, our energy and our intellect, and now we must participate in the physical world. This is the beginnings of that development.
I really enjoy some of the political messaging that came from the 60’s and 70’s that are in the deck, as I think a lot of them are still warranted today. It’s fun but still brings a little bit of a serious tone to it, if that’s what you’re after.
However, if we are aware of what we are saying, if we are aware of what we are thinking, of the knowledge we share, and we concentrate on using the energy of Air for positive means, then while there are difficult lessons within the suit of Swords, we can still gain positive experiences, and thus, create positive experiences.
In a previous post, I wrote about the benefits of using tarot as a writing tool. I gave step, by step instructions, but I thought I would provide an actual writing prompt so you could see the various ways your 2-card reading can be…
Collecting tarot cards is just like collecting art. It is different forms of expression to help you express different forms of yourself. We are in a constant flux, we change from day to day. At the core we might be the same, or the core might be slowly changing, but daily, our moods change, and thus how we express ourselves also changes.
There are other layouts you can do, however, I feel that there is a lot that can be gained from just a 2-card spread plus the First Operation.
I talk about Tarot for the Wild Soul Podcast hosted by Lindsay Mack, and some of the content she covers, throwing in my two cents.
Table of Contents The Devil as a Card Description Symbolism Putting It All Together Divinatory Meaning Decks Used XV The Devil This card is generally seen as a particularly scary card. I’ll set the tone right now and say that while it might seem…
I wanted to address the idea of feminine and masculine energies within the tarot. I think that it’s very easily assumed that a card heavy in one energy or the other is corresponding to that gender. For example:0 The Empress vs. the Emperor The…
There’s a book that I’ve been seeing on Amazon that’s been suggested on repeat for me. It hasn’t been one that I’ve been particularly interested in for reasons that don’t really matter. However, as it turns out, the author of the book is the…
There are many theories regarding how time exists. Three main theories attempt provide explanation: presentism, eternalism, and the Growing Block Theory.
When we are confronted with things we don’t understand and view as a potential threat, we get scared, and a lot of secondary emotions and actions come from fear, such as anger, judgement, rejection, and so on.
When considering tarot decks, rule 34 comes to mind, but replace one of the key words with ‘tarot deck’—no matter the idea, there’s a tarot deck made of it.
When I explain the cards they’ve picked to them, I try to weave their understanding of the cards like a story. I look at it like a plot. I refer to cards as antagonists, I will refer to the Major Arcana as chapter cards. The reason why is because most people understand the basic break down of a book, and when we look at it in terms we already know, then we can start identifying and making links to things in cards that can brought into mean in our lives every day.
How I read the cards was a reflection on my own psychological understanding and view, and by paying attention to how I read the cards, I gained and added, very important layer of insight for this questions.