~ Observing the 3 of Swords ~ We are now starting the half way point of the 3’s with the 3 of Swords. Last week we finished with the 3 of Cups, and the week before we started with the 3 of Wands. Next…
Last week we made our way through the exploration of the 2 of Wands. This week our focus is on the 2 of Cups. On Mondays, our exercise entails simply observing and taking note of our own 2 of Cups’. I encourage you to…
Spend time considering your own tarot decks, and do your own comparison. Don’t look up any definitions, meaning of symbolism, or pull any prior knowledge of the card, suite or element. Simply look at the depictions, and note what you think and feel about them.
Because we are open to the lesson that this journey will provide for us, the first card is the Magician. As such, we have armed ourselves with the basic knowledge of each of the elements/suits when we went over the Ace of Wands, Ace of Swords, Ace of Cups, and Ace of Swords. These are our staples when we explore the Magician.
t seems so fitting as we begin sewing our seeds for the summer that we should begin talking about the material seed we sew in the Tarot.
However, the sword has two edges, and for every gift it gives us, it also comes with the warning of cutting away at something.
It seems fitting, as I write this, that Mercury is in Pisces. Pisces is the sign of intuition, and most ultimate water sign of the zodiac. Mercury is the planet of communication and travels. Transitioning from the Ace of Cups, in which we focused on the intuitive and emotional beginnings and development if the suit, to the Ace of Swords, represented by air, representing communication. Of course, it isn’t just communication that it represents, but logic and the intellect as well.