Tarot: Gateway Cards, Part 2

A few days ago, I posted about this notion of The High Priestess serving as a sort of “Gatekeeper” who can allow passage through her pomegranate curtains to worthy seekers, where they will then suddenly find themselves in the landscape of the Moon card.  We talked about this in the Tarot Toolkit course, and one … More Tarot: Gateway Cards, Part 2

Strength and Justice…

…or is that Justice and Strength? About 15-20 minutes after you start to study Tarot, you’ll learn that these two cards share a strange sort of linkage.  Much of that is due to sequencing concerns.  In the original Marseilles decks, Justice was card VIII in the order, while Strength was card XI.  Then Arthur Edward … More Strength and Justice…

“What’s your Card…?”

Please allow me to begin here by stating up front that I’m a bit groggy today.  Nothing to be alarmed about, and it isn’t any kind of medication responsible for my condition (which might be cause for alarm if that were indeed the case, leading to questions such as “But wait, what dire thing happened … More “What’s your Card…?”

Snap, crackle, and pop: “Adjustment”

Not too long ago, I wrote a post that featured the concept of Justice — inspired by my being tapped for jury duty here in LA — and in that post, I spoke about not just the Justice Card in the classic Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot deck (and all of its myriad progeny), but the Adjustment Card … More Snap, crackle, and pop: “Adjustment”

I might be somebody’s peer this week…

A few weeks ago, I posted here in advance of my relocation of residence from one part of Los Angeles to another.  I just wanted to give fair warning at the time that the consistency of my posts might take hits for a day or two, as my life weathered the necessary disruptions that go … More I might be somebody’s peer this week…