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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.┬áIn 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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The Goddess Major Arcana: Power/Freyja

A chariot pulled by cats Purring will be returning From the other side Girl, it’s time you take back your light ~ Tori Amos, “Cloud Riders” I don’t know if Tori Amos was actually thinking about the Power/Freyja card from … Continue reading

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A Journey Through the Major Arcana: The Emperor

As we move through the Major Arcana, the next figure we encounter is The Empress’s counterpart — The Emperor. If The Empress is the embodiment of earthy sensuality, sexuality, and fecundity, The Emperor represents Her flipside (or perhaps Her Shadow, … Continue reading

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Blessed Lughnasad!

August 1 marks Lughnasad (also known as Lammas) in the Northern Hemisphere. This feast of the First Harvest marks the beginning of the end of Summer. From here on out, we will be gathering in the fruits of our year’s … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Estsanatlehi/Fertility

One of my favorite aspects of The Goddess Tarot by Kris Waldherr is the way in which it incorporates Goddesses beyond the Western canon. Alongside the Goddesses one might expect from the Norse, Greek, Roman, and Celtic pantheons, Waldherr has … Continue reading

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The Goddess Major Arcana: Sarasvati/Wisdom

The High Priestess is, as I’ve said, my favorite card in the entire Major Arcana and in fact in the entire deck. I so fell in love with the idea of Priestesshood when I first encountered in through Tarot that … Continue reading

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