Tag Archives: Inspiration

Tarot Tuesday: Strength

The Rider-Waite-Smith deck calls this card Strength. Older decks sometimes name it Fortitude, linking it more firmly to the four cardinal virtues: Fortitude (or Courage), Justice, Temperance and Prudence. Three of these virtues (counting Strength) show up in the Major … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Go Watch The Good Place!

Go watch The Good Place. It’s a quirky, funny, twisty, thought provoking show set in the afterlife. Telling you anything else would give too much away! Trust me on this. My friend forced me to watch it without saying even … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday: Six of Pentacles

There’s something ugly about this card. Look at the way the merchant measures out precisely how much he should give to two people reduced to begging on their knees. Yes, it’s a good thing to share with those in need—no … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday: Seven of Swords

I’ll admit it: this is one of my favorite cards. I can’t help it—there’s such a joyous bit of mischief to this thief. I love the way he sneaks off with five of seven swords, holding them with an alarming … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Thank You, My Activist Friends

I don’t talk a lot about politics here, but I don’t hide the fact that I’m a progressive Democrat; one who’s now very much #NoBanNoWall. But I’ve never been much of an activist. A lot of my friends are serious … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday: The Ace of Cups

A heavenly hand is offering us a cup that runneth over. Not with wine, though. Shouldn’t it be wine? It’s clearly a communion cup, such as you would find in a liturgical Christian church. Look at the dove—which, for Christians, … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday: Four of Swords

I forgot to pull a card last week. And when I went to pull one today, I stopped myself. One card was already on my mind, and since we haven’t looked at it yet, I decided to go with it: … Continue reading

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