Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The Hierophant

  5 The Hierophant Keywords: conformity; church; theology; rules and regulations; “the box” (that one some people can't get out of); rigidity Archetypes: nuns; the Pope; your teacher; the principal; the city counsel Correspondences: Number/5 Planet/Earth Element/Earth Astrological Sun Sign/Taurus Upright Interpretation: It's sort of strange that a card supposedly connected with conformity and morality, … Continue reading Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The Hierophant

Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The Emporer

4 The Emperor Keywords: masculinity; strength; endurance; power; wisdom; ancestory Archetypes: father; grandfather; Mr. Cleaver; Geronimo; General Eisenhower; President Kennedy Correspondences: Number/9 Planet/Mars Element/Fire Astrological Sun Sign/Aries Upright Interpretation: Wow, this card gives us a sense of relief...“Dad will take care of everything.” It's that child-like kind of feeling. Someone who's older, stronger, more experienced … Continue reading Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The Emporer

Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The Empress

3 The Empress Keywords: fertility; Earth, the element and the planet; nature; birth; abundance; wealth; maturity; strength Archetypes: mother; Mrs. Cleaver; Barbara Bush; Mother Nature; the Goddess; Margaret Thatcher Correspondences: Number/3 Planet/Venus Element/Earth Astrological Sun Sign/Taurus Upright Interpretation: This card carries the energy of every maternal authority figure that's ever touched your life. She's everyone … Continue reading Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The Empress

Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The High Priestess

  Keywords: mysticism; magic; occult; personal power; ritual; witchcraft; feminine mysteries; goddess Archetypes: Lady of the Lake; Sally Owens (Practical Magic); Glenda, the Good Witch of the North; Mother Superior; Gloria Steinem; Z Budapest Correspondences: Number/6 Planet/Venus Element/Earth Astrological Sun Sign/Taurus Upright Interpretation: The Goddess lives in You...She does. This is the most magical card … Continue reading Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The High Priestess

Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The Magician

1 The Magician Keywords: power; magic; self-control; influence; the occult; the elements-- earth, air, fire, water; self-assurance Archetypes: Merlin; The Wizard of Oz; Gandalf; Dumbledore; Snow White's step-mother, the Queen; King Arthur's sister, Morgane Correspondences: Number/1 Planet/Mercury Element/Air Astrological Sun Sign/Aries Upright Interpretation: “You have the Power!”...says The Magician. He's every great wizard or powerful … Continue reading Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The Magician

Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The Fool

0 The Fool Keywords: Journey; adventure; new beginnings; a fresh slate; naiveté; inexperience; travel; progression; trust; determination; lack of tact; mental illumination; communication Archetypes: The Beaver; Pollyanna (played by Haley Mills); the Tin Man; Lassie; Mr. Rogers Correspondences: Number/0 Planet/Uranus Element/Air Astrological Sun Sign/Aries Upright Interpretation: The Fool says, “We are off!”...on an adventure, that … Continue reading Tarot Study ~ Major Arcana/The Fool