Origen (circa AD 185) suggests that it’s hard-wired in our souls – i.e. we are built to push the boundaries of nature with the purpose of breaching them – i.e. for example through scientific research.
Let’s face it – with such heaving energy prevailing – this year will be one long test.
This is a technique used to gain insight into the energies, opportunities, and events in store for me in the coming year.
The Fool isn’t a fool in the ordinary sense. Indeed, he represents the most enlightened card in the deck.
Clearly someone in this card has been ill-treated – abused or betrayed or otherwise taken advantage of and because this card is one of separation, there’s a sense of disgrace and alienation. Most will see in this card a win/lose situation where a odious victor has vanquished his two rather pathetic opponents.
In your unconscious lies buried treasure of tremendous value just waiting for release – but as all myths and fairytales tell us – treasures like this are always guarded by monsters and dragons – dangerous adversaries who will stop at nothing to prevent you from recovering the coveted prize.
And because Cups signify emotions (both positive and negative), with the Six of Cups, I’m reminded of Jesus’ message – ‘suffer the little children unto me’ for ‘theirs’ is the Kingdom of Heaven’.
This is the downside of the Nine of Coins – money divides – and that’s the truth of it.
Fortune reminds us that if one likens the kingdom of earth to a great ship, Yesod would be the engine room. Because it partakes both in the nature of mind and matter, Yesod is the all-important energy with which you one works all magic designed to take effect in our physical world.
With the sun in Aquarius (breakthrough and reform ) and the moon in Libra ( harmony and peace), today is Six of Swords Day. It is also the first day we’ve seen the sun in Oxford for some time. The Six of Swords is not a happy card. Yet it does suggest some sense of harmony resulting from coming to terms with yourself. Each of us has strengths and weaknesses. But in today’s world of constant competition, it is all to easy to identify with what you do wrong rather than what you do right. The serene state suggested by…