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The Major Arcana In-Depth: IX The Hermit

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This is an article in a series in blog posts…. the “The Major Arcana In-Depth” series! Every few weeks I will be featuring one card of the Major Arcana, from the Fool to the World. Come take a tarot journey with me!


To learn about the Major Arcana overall and the first card in the Major Arcana, The Fool, go here.

To learn about the Magician, go here.

To learn about the High Priestess, go here.

To learn about the Empress, go here.

To learn about the Emperor, go here.

To learn about the Hierophant, go here.

To learn about the Lovers, go here.

To learn about the Chariot, go here.

To learn about the Strength card, go here.

I just like to be alone… what is the Hermit card really about?

Going within and just being left alone with your thoughts is something that seems trite or too simple to be truly wisdom. The Hermit tells us that the best of way of knowing ourselves and our inner truths is to be by ourselves and retreat from the noise of the outer world to hear what’s within.
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A Tarot Reader’s Holiday Wish List (are you getting ideas for you and yours?)


My former tarot mentor often calls me the “Keith Richards” of the tarot, as I seem to have a near-addiction to buying new tarot decks. I fail to see the problem. I guess I’m a hopeless case!

Though I do have the urges to buy new decks on an almost-daily basis, this past year I have restrained myself and have hardly bought anything at all. I think I may have treated myself to the Animal Spirit deck from the Wild Unknown, along with their incense, Spirit Cloth, and tea… okay, maybe I really DO have a problem!

Here’s my wish list as it stands 12/24/16:Continue Reading

The Major Arcana In-Depth: VIII Strength

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This is an article in a series in blog posts…. the “The Major Arcana In-Depth” series! Every few weeks I will be featuring one card of the Major Arcana, from the Fool to the World. Come take a tarot journey with me!


To learn about the Major Arcana overall and the first card in the Major Arcana, The Fool, go here.

To learn about the Magician, go here.

To learn about the High Priestess, go here.

To learn about the Empress, go here.

To learn about the Emperor, go here.

To learn about the Hierophant, go here.

To learn about the Lovers, go here.

To learn about the Chariot, go here.

Roar, Lion, roar! But what is the Strength card really about?

For some, the Strength card is a source of, well… Strength! When the Strength card comes up in a reading, it can be a tricky card, because it can either tell you that you need strength or you already have the strength to get through the situation that you asked about… Even if you don’t believe you actually have the strength.Continue Reading

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