The Emperor

New Beginnings in the 8 of Cups

At first glance, this guy looks very forlorn and lonely.  He seems to have turned away from full cups to go somewhere unknown. But take a closer look. The moon above gives a sly, flirty and knowing look as she covers her lover,

Generosity Isn't Always Given, Sometimes It's Received

Today”s card is the 6 of Pentacles reversed.  It”s a card about generosity – and reversed it can signify a need to accept generosity from others, and from ourselves, without judgement.  And not just generosity in the material sense,

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,

Ace of Wands for the Weekend

When I pulled my card for the weekend, I was surprised to find that it is one of the cards I pulled for the New Moon phase.  Surprised and pleased. I started this cycle with the Ace of Wands and The Magician.  These cards together tell me that I have

10 of Swords

Today, we’ve been battered by storm after storm after storm.  Tornadoes have torn through communities, destroying life and property.  I watched a huge one that was being streamed live as it hit northern Birmingham, AL.  The rivers and creeks around where I live are moving toward flood stages, and won’t crest for several hours, though […]

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 […]