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Faces and Spaces of Justice: Gaian Tarot

  In Joanna Powell Colbert’s Gaian Tarot the scales of Justice transform from object and symbol into a living being. We can gaze upon this face of Justice and imagine he is holding in balance the passions of his heart with the elevated consciousness of his mind (as represented by the feather). Heart and mind [...]

Faces and Spaces of Justice; Raziel Tarot

Rachel Pollack and Robert Place’s Raziel Tarot, the Divine Feminine, the Shekinah, lights candles just as Jewish women do each Friday night to begin the Sabbath. Through this simple practice performed at the kitchen table, the world is renewed. In using this image for Justice, the Raziel Tarot teaches us that justice, too, can be renewed. [...]

Faces and Spaces of Justice: A Reading

Since it is summer, I am lingering a little longer with last moonth’s Face and Space of Justice from the Haindl Tarot published by U.S. Games Systems  so I can tell you about the “Gifts of Justice for the USA on its Birthday” meditation and Wisdom reading that I did on the 4th of July. I [...]

Faces and Spaces of Justice: Haindl Tarot

  Like many of the images in The Haindl Tarot (published by U.S. Games), the Justice card has usual elements in a composition that includes iconic symbols. Here scales appear with their message about the importance of balance in attaining Justice. But these scales float before the the eight eyes of peacock’s feathers. This is a far-seeing [...]

Faces and Spaces of Justice: The Tarot of the Sevenfold Mystery

The inspiration of Robert M. Places' Tarot of the Sevenfold Mystery is Neoplatonic mysticism as it emerged from the Renaissance. The whole deck, and most directly the Major Arcana, grows from Plato's idea that each person has 3 souls: the Soul of Appetite, the Soul of Will, and the Soul of Reason. Each soul's development [...]