Tag Archives: The Tower

Weekly Meditation: 14 Nov 2016

A meditation for the week of November 14 – November 20 No matter the trials I may face this week, may I remember to remain connected to those I love and who love and support me in return. ——— This last week has been very intense, to say the least, for many people. As these emotions bleed into this week… Read more »

XIX. The Sun

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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 »

XVII. The Star

Card Meaning The Star is hope, calmness, and peace. After the rubble has settled from the crash of the Tower, we see a Star letting us know we’ve made it through. It can also represent healing and wholeness. Visually, this card is very similar to Temperance, but the woman in the Star is naked suggesting a comfort with one’s true… Read more »

XVI. The Tower

Card Meaning The Tower represents sudden or surprising change, upheaval, revelation, chaos, crisis, or spiritual awakening. Spiritual awakening is particularly relevant when considering the Tower’s location within the Major Arcana’s third row of cards. The Devil was illusion, materialism, and imprisonment. In the Tower, the illusion is shattered. If we compare the Tower to the Tower of Babel, it speaks… Read more »

Daily: The Hierophant

This is the fifth card of the Major Arcana. Personal Reflection I’m not sure at face value what this card means, but I’ll list some of the symbols I see. ItĀ seems like a religious figure. They’re holding up a hand with three fingers and a staff with three horizontal pieces. Two keys cross on their chest, one white one black…. Read more »