Tag Archives: Spirituality

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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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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Tarot Tuesday: The Three of Swords

The Three of Swords, in some ways, was the heart of my book The Horned Gate. So instead of writing an essay-style post today, I thought I’d offer an abridged excerpt from the story instead. Jake is narrating here: *** … Continue reading

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Tarot Tuesday: The Five of Pentacles

This is a brutal card. Two impoverished people trudge through a snow storm, passing the stained glass window of a church. Neither seem to see the building as a refuge. And one, at least, is ill: apart from walking with … Continue reading

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Meta Monday: Collision Course

Welcome to my first Meta Monday post! Since my stories all contain a hint (or more) of spirituality, I figured I’d let you know where I come from. Not to convert you, but just to help you figure out, for … Continue reading

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