Card Comparison: The Emperor

There are many things that move across the cards, particularly the Major Arcana, like a wave, no matter the image. This bloodline of understanding, symbolism, or definition comes from the archetype, the held knowledge of numbers and namesakes. The Emperor is no different. When the word EMPEROR is said, each one of us can visualize […]

August Tarot Card: 2 of Swords

One of the things that I love most about tarot cards is the layers of relativity. There is so much to unpack with each picture and message that it is no wonder that those who learn tarot are often lifelong students. I am always looking for ways to go deeper into the cards, because that […]

Wellness Wednesday: Breathing and the King of Pentacles

  (Breathing is the second dimension in John W. Travis’s 12 Dimensional Model of wellness, but I found them through Michael Arloski’s book Wellness Coaching for Lasting Lifestyle Change) One does not have to look far these days to read about the effects both physically and physiologically when it comes to the breath. The action […]

The Pros and Cons of Different Forms of a Tarot Reading.

  There are different ways to receive a tarot reading. Before, the list was limited to mostly face-to-face readings, calling a hotline, or knowing someone personally. These are all great ways to receive readings, but the internet has now offered the ability to communicate with someone you connect with, even if they live across the […]

Card of the week: Reversed Father of Cups

  “In the mountains, where the pines bend and sigh like my swans. / At the table, where the teapot presides like my swans, over all lesser things. / My swans were sharp and hungry as desire, and I fed and forgave ¬†/ ¬†them too.” ~ Veronica Patterson Where are My Swans?   Last week, […]

Card of the Week: The Emperor

“The Buck stops here.” The Emperor is steeped in reason and rationality. In the Wild Unknown deck (my deck), illustrated by Kim Krans, he stands a giant tree, a looming figure in domain over his canopy. When I look at this picture, I think of the beautiful redwood trees. Their presence and power is unmatched. […]