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The Wheel of Fortune Destiny or Fate

The Wheel of Fortune Destiny or Fate

The Wheel of Fortune Destiny or Fate

Oxford Dictionary: Fate – The development of events outside a person’s control, regarded as predetermined by a supernatural power. (Destiny)

Life has been good for our little Fool.  But now he/she is faced with changing times. Fate has shown her fickle face and our Fool wrestles with … Read More

The Hermit Bringer of Light and Wisdom

The Hermit Bringer of Light and Wisdom

The Hermit Bringer of Light and Wisdom

Up to now our Fool has experienced all of the trappings of the cardinal world and is now beginning to look inward for answers to his life; knowing that his inner teacher and guidance are at his finger tip.

In the Golden Dawn, the zodiac sign of Virgo … Read More

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Strength Winning Through the Forces of Gentle Persuasion

Strength Winning Through the Forces of Gentle Persuasion

Strength Winning Through the Forces of Gentle Persuasion

Our Fool has learned that brute force is never the answer and now resorts to a gentle application of strength.  Here is where the Fool learns the calm power of patience and acceptance. The sheer will he wielded at the Chariot now requires an energy ruled by … Read More

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The Chariot Manifesting Through Your Will Power

The Chariot Manifesting Through Your Will Power

The Chariot Manifesting Through Your Will Power

Our Fool is now transitioning out of puppy love and into an adult with his own ego and sense of identity.  He has established his willingness to consider the wants of others; but now he needs to apply mastery over his own will and determination.

In the Golden … Read More

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The Lovers Finding Partnership Compromise and Choices

The Lovers Finding Partnership Compromise and Choices

The Lovers Finding Partnership Compromise and Choices

As time goes by, our The Fool has matured and now sets out to find others in which to share his company. He has outgrown the needs that were provided by both his mother, The Empress and his father, The Emperor.

There is much for our Fool … Read More

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The Hierophant Teacher Spiritual Guidance Higher Wisdom

The Hierophant Teacher Spiritual Guidance Higher Wisdom

The Hierophant Teacher Spiritual Guidance Higher Wisdom

Hierophant:
noun
1. (in ancient Greece) an official expounder of rites of worship and sacrifice.
2. any interpreter of sacred mysteries or esoteric principles; mystagogue*.

*Mystagogue:
noun
1. someone who instructs others before initiation into religious mysteries or before participation in the sacraments.
2. a person whose teachings … Read More

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Emperor Ruler of Law and Authority

The Emperor Ruler of Law and Authority

The Emperor Ruler of Law and Authority

Time has gone by and our Fool has decided to leave the breast of his mother, The Empress.  The Fool feels the time is right to exercise his authority and will as signified by The Emperor Ruler of Law and Authority.  A more mature and stable version … Read More

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Empress Goddess of Love Abundance and Earth

Empress Goddess of Love Abundance and Earth

Mommy, Daddy, and Baby Makes 3.  Here we have the energy of the Magician (1) and the High Priestess (2) combined in a very fertile Empress Goddess of Love, Abundance, and Earth.  Both the Robin Wood and the Rider Waite decks depict a very pregnant Empress with the … Read More

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The Fool Finds his Feminine Energy in the High Priestess

The Fool Finds his Feminine Energy in the High Priestess

The Fool Finds his Feminine Energy in the High Priestess

The Fool in exploring his masculine creative self as The Magician, has realized that there is a need for balance in his newly found physical existence.  And so he sets out to find his inner feminine energy. Thus, our Lady, the High Priestess is … Read More

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The Fool Enters the Physical World as the Magician

Up to now The Fool has shown self indulgence; from exploring his masculinity, his femininity, motherly comforts, fatherly discipline. But all forms of “self” and how it benefited his “self”. Now it is time for our Fool to learn about wisdom; whether it is wisdom from a teacher; or wisdom from his higher self which he has abandoned for the physical world.

The Fool Enters the Physical World as the Magician

We continue our journey  – The Fool Enters the Physical World as the Magician.  The Fool has decided to forego all fear and to leave his world of infinite possibilities and descend the mountain from the spiritual realm; thus, entering the first leg of his journey.  … Read More

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