The Empress Gives it a Rest: Empress (R)

The Empress sat in her plush domain plotting her ambitious creation plans, and suddenly felt very, very tired. Then it hit her, I’ve spent so much time in creative mode of late, that I forgotten to consider all the lessons of my girl The High Priestess, she thought. 

The Woman of Tarot

Last weekend as I was working with the Rider-Waite deck, I started looking at the women in tarot.  Those that are specifically named.  Not The Star, or The World, etc., but the queens of Pentacles, Swords, Wands and Cups, the High Priestess and Empress.  I pulled them all and then

Tarot and Affirmations

This morning I did an exercise outlined in Scott Grossberg’s blog.  Through the exercise, I wrote 5 affirming statements:

Strength Reversed

In my daily horoscope from Yasmine Boland, there is the statement: “However, as over confidence could be a problem, beware taking on more than you can cope with and do not promise more than you can deliver.”  Just before I opened that link, I drew my card for the day

Poppers for the Weekend

When I started asking what I need to consider over the weekend, I asked for 3 cards.  As I shuffled, one popped out – the Queen of Pentacles (a card that represents me most often).  Then I shuffled further and another popped out – Temperance reversed.  I asked for just one more card, and very […]

For the Love of a Fool

Who doesn’t enjoy childlike wonder and infectious laughter?  Throw in a best pal and anywhere becomes a playground!  Most people look at someone who feels that way or behaves that way as a Fool, yet,

Major and Minor Leadership

On this last day of the New Moon phase, my card pairing is the King of Swords (on the left) and The Emperor (on the Right).  These two cards are very, very much alike.  Both men face us directly, though their eyes are turned slightly to the West.  Each holds something in their right hand […]