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Pithy Tarot meanings -- The Hanged Man

The Hanged Man

For today’s pithy meaning I want to do something a little different. The following is a quote that may or may not be apt for this card. 254 more words


Pithy Tarot meanings -- The Hermit

The Hermit
“Take kindly the counsel of the years, gracefully surrendering the things of youth.”Max Ehrman (Desiderata)

I associate this quote with the Hermit both for its implications of the wisdom of age and of the passage of time. 135 more words


Conversational Tarot — Ten of Cups

A while back, I described a way to initiate thought-provoking conversations using the messages of the cards. (See: https://jamesricklef.wordpress.com/2014/06/08/tarot-questions-instead-of-answers/) A great way to facilitate this process is to use my… 225 more words


Pithy Tarot meanings -- Six of Pentacles

Six of Pentacles
“When a person is down in the world, an ounce of help is better than a pound of preaching.” — Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton… 29 more words


Pithy Tarot meanings -- Eight of Swords

Eight of Swords:
The toughest limitations to overcome are the ones we believe about ourselves.

And now for a not-so-pithy expansion on this meaning:

I wrote the above pithy meaning for the Eight of Swords a little while ago, and then just today I found a wonderful article that relates to it and that you can use to incorporate a deeper understanding of this card into your Tarot work. 283 more words