Tarot Journal: Five of Wands

Waite-Smith Deck Interpretation: There is a lot of masculine, active energy in the image. Five men standing, each holding wands/rods in entirely different directions. Each dressed differently, standing differently, each behaving differently with their own wands. Each is aggressively asserting their own individual wills. The result is choas, thoughtlessness, a lack of concern for the…

Tarot Journal: Four of Wands

Waite-Smith Deck Interpretation: The card is about community, society, social practices. The two center figures raising the vegetation/grapes to the sky in acknowledgement of the bounty/abundance. It is a religious festival? An act of thanks and celebration. Still there is a connection with nature as the group steps outside the boundaries/walls/limits of civilization. Divinity is…

Tarot Journal: New Deck

Ethereal Visions Illuminated Deck “Getting to Know You”: 3-Card Draw Q1: Who are you? Ace of Cups: This is the beginning from the void, the creative womb, the primordial waters. It’s the holy Grail that overflows to quench the thirst. The Phoenix of gold rising in the background; born again. And the Lotus floating in…

Tarot Journal: Three of Wands

Waite-Smith Deck Interpretation: This is a return to the wilderness but with a plan. The figure is about planning or strategizing before action. This person is taking it all in before the hands on work begins. This is a more localized sense of surveying. Taking stock of our surroundings. There is a stable energy; the…

Tarot Journal: Two of Wands

Waite-Smith Deck Interpretation: The figure is a person of power, prestige. Someone in a high-standing position with authority and oversight. This kingdom is built and the fixed energy of the wand lends itself support to walls and the defense of the kingdom. The other wand thrust outward, making way for the future. The figure holds…

Tarot Journal: Ace of Wands

Waite-Smith Deck Interpretation: “Hand of God” symbol. A very masculine card. Phallic wand -knobby top, leaves are floating upward with the energy radiating from the hand. The hand “appearing” from the cloud (air- ideas)seems like the “Will of God”. Mind manifesting reality. Raw”fiery” energy. Wand’s element is fire. Ace of Wands (all three fire signs…