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Tarot Three Wands Second Decan Aries


Tarot Three Wands Second Decan Aries Tarot Three Wands Three of Fire and each of the other minor arcana cards, numbered Three, exhibit characteristics ascribed to Binah, the third sephirah of the QBL Tree of Life. Planetary Correspondence The planetary correspondence of Binah is Saturn and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Three” express this quality colored by their specific  elemental suit: fire, water, air and earth. In Astrology, the energies of Saturn are construction, reliability, patience, tradition and stability bringing cohesion and crystallization to projects and ideas. Saturn represents time, illustrating that the card brings expertise as a […]

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Red in Tooth and Claw, Queen of Fire


Red in Tooth and Claw, Tarot Queen of Fire Red in Tooth and Claw, a fitting epithet for Tarot court card Queen Fire, Queen of Wands. The original painting for Tarot Queen of Fire, Queen of Wands, She, oil on canvas, 72 inches by 36 inches, available at Saatchi Art She is grace and beauty, exhibiting great attractive power and command, kind and generous, a Tzarina. If opposed she is a vengeful tigress, strong willed ruthless and savage. Red in tooth and claw. This court card represents the human machine personality type represented by the tarot card Queen of Fire. Taking […]

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Tarot Card Meanings Our Inner Voice


Tarot Card Meanings Tarot card meanings as an inner voice is one of man’s techniques of attempting to put order and rhythm into what appears to be our chaotic and unpredictable lives. As a species, we have a desire for safety and order which is why our minds are impelled to seek patterns in what is perceived as chaos; images seen in clouds or undergrowth are examples. The images we are presented with are generally what we need to see. In divination, we are challenged to see the reasons why we are where we are and what we need to […]

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Sun Scorpio Tarot Death


Sun Scorpio, Tarot Death Tarot Death, Sun Scorpio, illustrates the cycle of life that has little regard for individuality and is associated with the astrological sign of Scorpio. There is no death, only change.  We do not die, we move into another realm. There is no death, only transformation.  There are no ends only points on the circumference of a circle. These remarks tie into the concept that, what we think of as ourselves, is in fact a host for another entity incubating within us. A more appropriate word for Atu 13 is Transformation because the card is as much […]

Sun Scorpio. Tarot Death, Sun Scorpio, illustrates the cycle of life that has little regard for individuality and is associated with the astrological sign of Scorpio.

Tarot Justice, Sun in Libra


Tarot Justice, Sun in Libra Tarot Justice corresponds with the zodiac sign of Libra and represents a high ideal that is seldom achieved. A state of potential awaiting a decision. Depicting strength and force arrested the card illustrates truth originates from within and we should wait to hear the dictate of our inner voice before making a choice. The cards message in its purest form does not represent man made law but natural law that is not influenced by greed, fear and the rest of humanities short comings. Major Arcana Justice represents the archetypal voice behind the personality type Queen […]

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Sun Virgo Tarot Hermit Self Healing


Sun Virgo Tarot Hermit Sun in Virgo corresponds to the major arcana tarot card Hermit. 24 inches by 18 inchesOil on board, original painting available from Saatch Art Close examination of the card reveals the eyes of the Hermit are closed, symbolizing introspection and seeking answers to questions from within. The Hermit desires resolution to uncertainty from learned experience in contradiction to relying on those of society, media and social convention. This inner voice, according to Julian Jaynes in his book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind, was the voice of Gods and ancestors commonly […]

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Sun Enters Leo Tarot Strength


Leo Tarot Card Strength Leo, tarot card Strength symbolism, Sun in Leo. Is strength accepting the fruit, or refusing the fruit? As an example of a bicameral archetype for this card, Achilles is opportune because of his reactionary fixed  automatic responses to phenomena.  We should note however that his character expresses wrath and anger but not hate. When presented with a phenomena outside of himself, Achilles responds to voices from within himself. He is, to all intense and purposes, a puppet  animated and manipulated by the strings of hallucinating voices of ancestors and Gods. These automatic responses are recurrent throughout the […]

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Sun Enters Cancer, Tarot Key Chariot


Sun Enters Cancer, Tarot Key Chariot Tarot Key Chariot, Oil on canvas, 2006 Buy Original Painting from Saatchi Art Tarot Chariot, represents the inundation bringing the return of life to the Nile Valley. The Chariot, illustrates the result of unleashing the possibilities, explained in the Lovers, and the danger of being swept away by them. The interpretation of the  Chariot in a tarot reading is an overcoming of obstacles, recovery and success although this may be only temporary. The degree and duration of success will depend upon the amount of work we have done to prepare ourselves for the new life situations […]

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Tarot Cards Available From Amazon


Tarot Cards, Tarot of the Morning Star, Available From Amazon Online Tarot Cards, Tarot of the Morning Star second edition available from Amazon and Magus Books and Herbs Order at Amazon   Second expanded and revised edition deck available now. Order online from Gamescrafter    Seventy Eight Card Deck with booklet, $44.95 ISBN: 978-0-9993813-0-4 Tarot Cards,  Tarot of the Morning Star available from Amazon on line, was originally published in 2007 as a major arcana deck only limited to 75 signed hand numbered copies. Introduction If you don’t create your own reality, you are condemned to live in someone else’s. […]

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Sun Enters Gemini, Tarot Card Lovers


Sun Enters Gemini, Tarot Card Lovers Gemini Sun tarot card Lovers represents  the duality of our brain on the point of becoming conscious. The duality of the brain is illustrated by the union of the Maiden and the Serpent. The figure descending from the sky is the appearance of human consciousness, self awareness. Inspiration for my depiction of the Lovers card came from Paolo Uccello’s  painting of Saint George and the Dragon. On first view, of Paolo Uccello’s painting it appears the male hero is liberating the maiden from the dragon.  However, on closer scrutiny,  it can be seen that the maiden holds and […]

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