Monthly Archives: August 2017

A Journey Through the Major Arcana: Strength

We have a Tarot controversy! In the Rider-Waite Tarot, the 9th card in the Major Arcana is Strength. However, if you look back in Tarot history, and look at different decks — including my beloved Goddess Tarot and the well-respected … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Rhiannon/Movement

All your life you’ve never seen a woman taken by the wind Would you stay if she promised to you heaven? Will you ever win? ~ Stevie Nicks, “Rhiannon” Rhiannon, the Welsh Great Queen, has been a major force in … Continue reading

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A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The Chariot

The next step on The Fool’s Journey bring us to The Chariot — moving us from the work we’ve done connecting with personal power, authority, and institutional power, and from connecting head and heart, to the potential to work our … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Venus/Love

The Lovers is one of those cards. People get so very excited when The Lovers comes into a reading, because it seems so full of romantic, sexual, and sensual promise. I sometimes think that this ends up making it a very … Continue reading

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A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The Lovers

Who wouldn’t want to see The Lovers in their Tarot reading? Along with The Magician, The Lovers is perhaps the most iconic card in the classic Tarot. In the Rider-Waite Tarot, The Lovers looks like this: Two figures look at each … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Juno/Tradition

It’s probably not fair, but I often think of The Hierophant as being pretty rigid and stodgy. Wrapped in the robes of tradition, following the set liturgy, and very invested in The Way Things Are Done, The Hierophant often speaks … Continue reading

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A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The Hierophant

Oh, The Hierophant. Sometimes known as The Pope, and ruled by the sign of Taurus, The Hierophant is who we encounter once we’ve left our audience with The Emperor. Where The Emperor represents the formal power wielded by government and … Continue reading

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