THE FOOL No Zodiac, or Planet Element: Air Qabalah: between Keter, and Chokmah Waite: Folly, mania, extravagance, intoxication, delirium, frenzy. Reversed: Negligence, absence, apathy, nullity. For me: Naiveté, Trusting-to-much, Being-a-blank-slate, no concept of consequences
THE MAGICIAN Planet: Mercury Element: Air Qabalah: between Keter, and Binah Waite: Skill, diplomacy, subtlety, snares of enemies, the querent (if male). Reversed: Physician, Magus, disgrace. For Me: Knowledgeable, self- confidence, no self-doubt, outward action.
THE HIGH PRIESTESS Planet: Moon Element: Water Qabalah: between Keter and Tiphereth Waite: Secrets, mysteries, the unrevealed future. The woman who interest the querent (if male); the querent if female. Wisdom & science. Reversed: Moral or physical ardor, conceit, surface knowledge. For Me: Wisdom, knowledge learned, intuition, inner depth
THE EMPRESS Planet: Venus Element: Earth Qabalah: between Chokmah and Binah Waite: fruitfulness, action, initiative. Reversed: Light, truth, the unraveling of involved matters, public rejoicing. For Me: the phrase “Pregnant with possibilities” comes to mind. Also a strong maternal love.
THE EMPEROR Zodiac: Ares Element: Fire Qabalah: between Chokmah and Tipheret Waite: Stability, power, protection, realization, a great person, aid, reason, conviction, authority, and will. Reversed: Confusion to enemies, obstruction, immaturity. For Me: Father figure, authority, creator of rules & society, leadership, structure
THE HIEROPHANT Zodiac: Taurus Element Earth Qabalah: between Chokmah and Chesed Waite: Marriage, alliance, servitude, mercy, goodness, inspiration, who the querent can ask for advice. Reversed: overkindness, weakness For Me: Teacher, guide, mentor. It can also mean restriction, and dogma
THE LOVERS Zodiac: Gemini Element: Air Qabalah: between Binah and Tipheret Waite: Attraction, beauty, trials overcome. Reversed: Failure, foolish designs. For Me: Partnership, assistance offered, compassion.
THE CHARIOT Zodiac: Cancer Element: Water Qabalah: between Binah and Gevurah Waite: Providence, war, triumph, presumption, vengeance. Reversed: Riot, dispute, litigation, defeat. For Me: Self-starter, taking control, charting your own course, being mindful.
Next week, we’ll talk about 8 Strength through Temperance
STRENGTH Zodiac: Leo Element: Fire Qabalah: between Gevurah and Chesed Waite: Fortitude. Power, energy, action, courage, mag nanimity, success and honor. For Me: Self-Control through Love, Grace, strength, harmony
THE HERMIT Zodiac: Virgo Element: Earth Qabalah: between Chesed and Tipheret Waite: Prudence, Circumspection. Also treason, roguery, corruption. Sagacity, search after the truth. For Me: Wisdom, Knowledged Offered, stepping back from situations to gain better perspective, Shining a light on the truth
WHEEL OF FORTUNE Planet: Jupiter Element: Fire Qabalah: between Chesed and Netzach Waite: Revolution, mutation, fortune, success, elevation, luck, happiness. For Me: Cycles of events, I also see playground merry-go-rounds (find your centers)
JUSTICE Zodiac: Libra Element: Air Qabalah: between Gevurah and Tipheret Waite: Justice, equality, probity, vindication For Me: Legality, fairness, reserved judgment, balance
THE HANGED MAN Neither Zodiac, nor Planet Element: Water Qabalah: between Gevurah and Hod Waite: Wisdom, circumspection, discernment, trials, sacrifice, intuition, divination, prophecy For Me: Knowledge through a change of perspective, Fresh Eyes, foregoing ego.
DEATH Zodiac: Scorpio Element Water Qabalah: between Tipheret and Netzach Waite: End, mortality, destruction, corruption, for a man the loss of a benefactor, for a woman many obstacles, for an unmarried woman failure of marriage prospects For Me: an Ending and letting go
TEMPERANCE Zodiac: Sagittarius Element: Fire Qabalah: between Tipheret and Yesod Waite: Household economy, moderation, frugality, management, accommodation. For Me: Middle of the Road, balance, mixing things up,
THE DEVIL Zodiac: Capricorn Element: Earth Qabalah: between Hod and Tipheret Waite: Ravage, violence, vehemence, extraordinary efforts, force, fatality; that which is predestined but is not for this reason evil. For Me: the Devil is about temptation; and refusal to look at things for what they are and/or a refusal of letting go of something
THE TOWER Planet: Mars Element: Fire Qabalah: between Hod and Netzach Waite: Misery, distress, indigence, adversity, calamity, disgrace, deception, ruin. It is a card in particular of unforeseen catastrophe. For Me: Shaking things up; destroy old or obsolete idea, and starting fresh; get a fresh perspective
THE STAR Zodiac: Aquarius Element: Air Qabalah: between Yesod and Netzach Waite: Loss, theft, privation, abandonment; another reading says hope and bright prospects. For me: Jiminy Cricket; Hope, an endless abundance, generosity.
THE MOON Zodiac: Pisces Element: Water Qabalah: between Malkuth and Netzach Waite: Hidden enemies, danger, calumny, darkness, terror, deception, occult forces, error. For me: Let’s me talk about what is not seen in the light of day; bits about deception; lunacy
THE SUN Planet: Sun Element: Fire Qabalah: between Hod and Yesod Waite: Material happiness, fortunate marriage, contentment. For Me: A strong positive force in any reading; a source of power for seeker to gain power from (solar power)
JUDGEMENT Neither Zodiac, nor Planet Element: Fire Qabalah: between Hod and Malkuth Waite: Change of position, renewal, outcome. Another account specifies total loss through lawsuit. For Me: reawaking of the spirit; spiritual progress; new start
THE WORLD Planet: Saturn Element: Earth Qabalah: between Yesod and Malkuth Waite: Assured success, recompense, voyage, route, emigration, flight, change of place. For Me: Attained mastery; success; ready to step into new projects