Tag Archives: The Moon

Weekly Meditation: 1 Nov 2016

A meditation for the week of November 1 – November 6 Shhh. This week may I remember to slow down and listen to my body, mind, and spirit. What kind of rest or refill do I need? ——— I had to smile when I saw these cards. Such a welcome message! I took Sunday to rest, and I worked like… Read more »

Magical Animal Messenger

The Tarot Donkey   April 29, 2016   Comments Off on Magical Animal Messenger

Last night I had the most wonderful visit from a beautiful Barred Owl. I followed her on foot as she flew from rooftop to treetop around the apartment complex. She was stunning and didn’t seem to mind my company. It was a truly magical experience. When I returned to the apartment, I decided to pull out all of the owl… Read more »

XIX. The Sun

The Tarot Donkey   December 4, 2015   2 Comments on XIX. The Sun

Card Meaning The Sun symbolizes clarity, joy, simplicity, knowledge, and openness. When considering the third row of the Major Arcana as a whole, the Sun is significant: from darkness (in the Devil and Tower) to light (from the Star, to the Moon, to the Sun). What was in shadow in the light of the Moon is now clearly seen. The… Read more »

XVIII. The Moon

Card Meaning The Moon is a card of intuition, the unconscious, and mystery. The Moon symbolizes the deeper and more intuitive parts of the mind and how these parts influence us when they surface. It can represent our “gut” or “animal” instincts. The moon is our primary natural source of light at night, and by the light of the moon things… Read more »

XIII. Death

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Card Meaning Death is a card of change and rebirth, despite its scary name. (Though I’d be just as scared of a card  named “change.” I’m not good at transitions!) One thing must end (or “die”) for something new to begin. Why isn’t the card just called “Rebirth” or something similar then? Because Death is the moment of transition we need… Read more »

The Reader’s Reading

After hearing about The Alternative Tarot Course through the fox and the otter (a really lovely blog about tarot), I decided to give it a try. One of the first things I’m tackling is the “Reader’s Reading.” I actually did this twice. Once I went through the deck and chose cards for each position, and then I shuffled and let tarot do… Read more »