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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 [...]

Enconter with Raziel’s Hermit for Passover

Chag Sameach (That’s Joyous Festival in Hebrew)! Happy Passover! To honor Passover, the Jewish holiday celebrating the liberation from slavery made possible by God and through the leadership of Moses, I offer for your contemplation The Hermit of the Raziel Tarot. Moses’ encounter with God at the burning bush is the Raziel’s wisdom figure for the [...]

Faces and Spaces of Justice: Shadow Woman of the Shining Tribe

Shadow Woman is our guide for the moonth that arrives on February 26, 2017 and follows the Soul Shaping Path of the Moon. In the Shining Tribe Tarot we find Justice not in the temple, but in a cave. Deck creator Rachel Pollack names the figure as Shadow Woman because she marks the half way [...]

A Wisdom Reading for Fate, Destiny, and Fortune with the Raziel Tarot

It is no surprise that a collaboration between Rachel Pollack and Robert Place creates a powerful deck for divination and they are working together again to create the Raziel Tarot. This spring,  I had the good fortune of exploring the deck and doing a wisdom reading with Rachel using the Raziel. It follows as an [...]

Pilgrimage Week 4: Return

This is the fourth and final post on pilgrimage as part of the seasonal ritual Walking the Ways of the Summer Light. The pilgrimage posts began with Departure from the Threshold , continued with Journey, and reached The Center last week.  The final practice of pilgrimage calls you to wait for a while in the place where you [...]