And so we reach Card VIII in our travels through the sequence of the Major Arcana in the TAROT CARD MEANINGS section of my website. But wait…which card exactly is Card VIII?! Some decks offer up their version of the Strength card in this position. Others, though, hold forth their Justice card or its analogue. It can’t … More Tarot Card Meanings: A Note on Strength and Justice
After being introduced to a string of solo players, we arrive at the first of the Major Arcana cards to feature a multi-character drama on its face. Who are these characters? What do they represent, individually and as a collective? How do we factor all of them into a reading when this card appears??? You … More Tarot Card Meanings: The Lovers
The TAROT CARD MEANINGS section continues to bloom and blossom here at Arrow In Flight! Today’s new entry focuses on THE HIEROPHANT, an often misunderstood figure in the Tarot deck. This new piece details just what a “Hierophant” actually is, and what the card can mean when it appears in a reading. Here’s hoping that in writing about The Hierophant, … More Tarot Card Meanings: The Hierophant
The latest entry in the TAROT CARD MEANINGS section is now up! Today, we take a look at THE EMPEROR, and the dynamics of Power. I’m not The Emperor, and so I can’t force you to read through this new piece…but please do feel invited to do so if you like! Added incentive: it includes a … More Tarot Card Meanings: The Emperor
As announced yesterday, I’ll be spending some time in the coming weeks putting up material on this website that’s aimed at capturing some basic Tarot card meanings for each of our 78 members of the deck. I’m trying to do this in such a way that the results will focus on the basic traits of … More Tarot Card Meanings: The Fool
As a sort of public service to site visitors here, I’ve decided to start building in some free resources. The first order of business under this heading will be to write up and post a list of generally accepted TAROT CARD MEANINGS. Full disclosure: I was born and raised in the US, and I spend virtually … More Site Upgrade Underway: Tarot Card Meanings Section!
“Which Tarot deck should I buy…?” I come across this question a lot. Both in live discussions and online in message board threads, newcomers to Tarot, overwhelmed by the sheer dizzying number of decks out there, will often ask some variation of, “Which deck should I buy?” or “What’s the right deck…?” My own answer … More “Which Tarot Deck Should I Buy…?
The Hierophant. Your primary question upon encountering this character will likely be something along the lines of, “Huh?? What the hell is a ‘hierophant?!’” And hey, fair enough – it’s not like you hear that word in conversation every day (not outside of Tarot-themed gatherings, anyway)… But our good friends at Wikipedia provide a terse … More Tarot Cards I might not invite home to dinner (Part 2)…