Category Archives: Journey Through the Arcana

A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The Fool

If you’ve been reading this blog for even a little while, you know that Tarot is the most consistent spiritual practice in this Priestess’s life — I’ve been reading for 25 years as of this summer, and Tarot has been … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Lakshmi/Fortune

The Wheel of Fortune is, for lack of a better word, something of a persnickety card. While it portends motion or movement of some kind, it also seems to stop short of really telling you what’s coming. It tells you … Continue reading

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A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The Wheel of Fortune

There’s a lot of discussion and debate about the role of Fate and Destiny when it comes to Tarot. Are the preset outcomes that we cannot avoid? Or do the cards merely show us most likely outcomes, which can be … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Chang O/Contemplation

The Hermit card encourages us to go within, to be guided by our own innermost light, to withdraw and connect with ourselves so that we can return to the world and operate from a place of empowerment. For The Goddess … Continue reading

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A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The Hermit

The greatest journey, so it has been said, is the one within. Up to this point in our journey through the Major Arcana, the focus has been on forward movement and claiming all the various facets of our Power. It’s … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Oya/Strength

So, the first thing you’ll notice when you look at the re-interpretation of the Strength card in The Goddess Tarot by Kris Waldherr is that it is actually card XI rather than card VIII, as Strength is in the Rider-Waite Tarot. … Continue reading

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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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