Court Cards

PAGE OF CUPS
This young Page dreamily looks at the water cupped in her hands, imagining romance. She is sensitive and vulnerable as she sits on the lotus, nestled between the stamens. 
Meaning: In order to blossom in love and relationships, expose tenderness and vulnerability.
Blog 10/2013


PAGE OF PENTACLES
Here is an young photographer who experiences the world with a sense of wonder and imagination.
Meaning: Approach projects with youthful exuberant energy.
Blog 8/2011


PAGE OF SWORDS
A college student, draws the Golden Mean on a blackboard with a sword. The Golden Section/Mean is the universal law in nature. Its harmonious symmetry and proportions are often used in architecture and art.
Meaning: Open your mind to new ideas. Messages come through learning that offer a catalyst for change.
Blog 11/2012


PAGE OF WANDS
This Page is forming an alternate reality through his own creative abilities. He uses his wand to make magic; a mushroom cloud of spiritual exploration rather than destruction.
Meaning: Transform old paradigms into something new and playful.
Blog 10/2012


KNIGHT OF CUPS
This Knight welcomes the flow of feelings, following his heart.
Meaning: Act from the heart.
Blog 10/2010


KNIGHT OF PENTACLES
This Knight of Pentacles is the Greenman; a virile, earthy man who is able to create growth.
Meaning:  Turns ideas into reality by energizing and developing projects.
Blog 4/2013


KNIGHT OF SWORDS
On an intellectual quest for truth, this Knight splits the dark clouds of restrictive thinking allowing bright new knowledge to emerge.
Meaning: Be decisive, cut through clouded thinking.
Blog 12/2010 8/2016


KNIGHT OF WANDS
This sadhu/ holy man is searching for enlightenment. Deep in meditation, he holds a trident, the symbol of Shiva.
Meaning: Searching for meaning, a spiritual quest.
Blog 2/2013



QUEEN OF CUPS
This Queen with tears in her eyes accepts the flow of all emotions. The full cup spills over into the larger flow of life.
Meaning: Be authentic; all feelings are acceptable if we own them.
Blog 4/2011




QUEEN OF PENTACLES
Queen Sheba is carried on a gold palanquin by two virile young men. She is surrounded by the riches of the earth; ripe fruit, fragrant flowers and abundant herbs. She is the sensuous embodiment of abundance; nurturing and generous.
Meaning: Enjoy the senses and share with others.
Blog 2/2012  8/2014



QUEEN OF SWORDS
Athena, the Greek Goddess of wisdom appears here as if on a Greek vase. She is a warrior for truth and justice. The owl sitting on her shoulder represents her clear vision. Medusa on her cloak is an emblem of bravery.
Meaning: Make decisions with clarity and focus.
Blog 4/2011



QUEEN OF WANDS
The medicine woman is an intuitive healer in sync with the rhythms of nature. She harnesses the energy of the sun and her ally the lion. She inspires and leads others to find their own power and creativity.
Meaning: Recognize your own worth and charismatically radiate it toward others. 
Blog 12/2011



KING OF CUPS
This King is wise, loving and compassionate because feels all his emotions intensely.  
Meaning: You are the master of your emotions; bring forth all that is noble and kind.
Blog 8/2010





KING OF PENTACLES
King Solomon was known for his wisdom as well as his riches. He worshiped the Goddess Ashtoreth; the Goddess of fertility and sexuality.  When Queen Sheba came visiting bearing gifts of herbs and gold he seduced her. King Solomon wrote the Song of Songs, an ode to erotic love and the Goddess.
Meaning: Savor the fruits of your labor, enjoy all sensory pleasure.
Blog: 10/2011


KING OF SWORDS
The Lady of the Lake hands King Arthur his sword Excalibur, giving him the power and authority through divine right to lead his people with wisdom.
Meaning: Use sound judgement in your decisions, cut through confusion by speaking the truth in a firm and fair way. Stand in the power of your divine right to follow your own mind.
Blog 4/2013


KING OF WANDS
Hermes Trismegistes (thrice great) is the combination of the Greek God of communication and the Egyptian God of wisdom as well as believed to be a contemporary of Abraham who penned the Corpus Hermetica - a collection of brilliant writings on philosophy, alchemy, magic and astrology.
Meaning:  By sharing your wisdom you create magic.
Blog 12/2012