Category Archives: philosophy

Tarot #78: Ruin, it’s not necessarily the end.

“Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.” ― Rumi   Even if destruction and tribulation rain down upon your life, hope remains with life. From the ruins, despair or determination or acceptance or all three can grow. As … Continue reading

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Tarot #77: Virtue, integrity and passion

We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us. –Charles Bukowski “If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing … Continue reading

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Tarot #74: Indolence, stagnation or contemplation, introspection or procrastination, recuperation or apathy

There are many kinds of idleness, many of them useful and necessary for making your way through life. There can also be actions that are blocked, currents that dammed or choked, and projects or engines that have stalled. There is … Continue reading

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Tarot #73 : IX The Hermit, travelling the inward path in search of truth and enlightenment.

“There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more” … Continue reading

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Tarot #72: Power, being grounded and centered physically, emotionally, spiritually, and intellectually.

Although all is temporary, there is a grounded state that brings a feeling of well being and security without fear that makes it possible to open to the world and life around you with all you have to offer. It … Continue reading

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Tarot #70: Oppression, burdening or imprisonment willfully enforced upon body, mind or spirit.

Burdens are the foundations of ease and bitter things are the forerunners of pleasure. –Rumi Sometimes oppression comes from without when some people seek abusive power over others on any scale from a 2 person relationship to a dictatorial regime … Continue reading

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Tarot #69: Work, committed creative effort toward a specific goal.

The master craftsperson’s years of experience training each muscle to apply just the right amount of pressure and the hand and eye aligning the tool to make the precision cut to bring out the perfect angle and fall of shadow … Continue reading

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