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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 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┬áis 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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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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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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