Two: Yin and Yang

Taijitu A taijitu, commonly known as the yin and yang symbol portrays two opposing forces held in balance. You can see in the dark half, there is a little light, and in the light part, there is a little dark. It shows how everything is connected, and that differences are only surface deep. This symbol … Continue reading Two: Yin and Yang

Ace: It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this

Mac the cat examining the Aces Have you ever felt a spark of excitement when you begin something new? Maybe you felt that way when you began learning tarot, or starting a new relationship or career path. The Ace cards represent a new start, planting a seed, potential. They're similar to the energy of The … Continue reading Ace: It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this

The Four Suits of the Minor Arcana

If you would like to see clearer images of each card, please take a look at this Wikipedia article. The Minor Arcana make up the majority of a typical tarot deck. There are 56 cards, divided into four suits: wands, cups, swords, and pentacles. Each suit goes from ace to 10, and then has four … Continue reading The Four Suits of the Minor Arcana

21. The World: Rebirth

The Tarot teaches us a lot about cycles. From The Wheel of Fortune, forever going around and around, to Death, showing us the transitions of life and the world around us. We have come to the final card of the Major Arcana, The World. What comes next? There's a hint inside the symbolism of the … Continue reading 21. The World: Rebirth

20: Judgement: Call to Action

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WhoIu9b1Gw It's time for you to look inward and begin asking yourself the big questions: who are you, and what do you want? Iroh's words are a huge call-out. This is the part of the journey at which The Fool must take all the lessons they have learned up to this point, and put them … Continue reading 20: Judgement: Call to Action

19. The Sun: Healing Your Inner Child

The Sun is such a happy card. In the traditional imagery, a child joyfully sits atop a horse, as the sun shines down and sunflowers grow tall in the background. This card represents release, liberation, and feeling totally alive. The baby represents innocence, the banner victory, and the sunflowers represent happiness and positivity. But if … Continue reading 19. The Sun: Healing Your Inner Child

18. The Moon: Cognitive Distortions

The Moon is such an important celestial body for all of us here on Earth. The word moon comes from the word for 'month', which shows how important it is for us when it comes to measuring time. The Moon's gravity causes tides, of which there are two high, and two low in 24 hours. … Continue reading 18. The Moon: Cognitive Distortions

17. The Star: The Calm After A Storm

The Fool has just experienced a huge upheaval when they encountered The Tower. They are feeling totally lost, not sure where to go from here. That's when they meet The Star, one of my favourite cards in the whole deck. The Star gives you this feeling of healing; it feels like coming indoors from the … Continue reading 17. The Star: The Calm After A Storm

16. The Tower: Fall down seven times get up eight

The Tower is the most hated (misunderstood) card in the Tarot. When I look at tarot subs on Reddit, I see a trend where people say something along the lines of 'I pulled The Tower and now I'm worried something bad is going to happen to me.' As you know if you have been here … Continue reading 16. The Tower: Fall down seven times get up eight

15. The Devil: Shadow Work

When The Fool meets The Devil, they learn what can happen if the teachings of Temperance are not heeded. This is an important lesson, one that many people learn the hard way. The Devil is all about self-destructive behaviours, ways that you are holding yourself back. These things can be negative thought patterns, addictions, or … Continue reading 15. The Devil: Shadow Work