The Minor Arcana and the Tree of Life

Our recent series on Instagram provided ten verses based on a simple description of each Minor Card.

The verses are in order of the Tens to the Aces, each describing the four cards of that number in order of Pentacles, Swords, Cups and Wands.

TENS

It ends …

A house, an execution, a bow, a burden;
We reside, we remove, we celebrate, we carry.

NINES

A garden, a bed, a display, a guard;
We enjoy, we suffer, we indulge, we protect.

EIGHTS

A display, a prison, a decay, a flight;
We labour, we escape, we leave, we move.

SEVENS

A famine, a thief, a vision, a fight;
We starve, we lose, we stare, we […]

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Lenormand Lexicon

To accompany our Lenormand Crosswords series on Instagram, here is a handy lexicon of contemporary Lenormand card meanings.

This is derived from our original research into the Lenormand, Game of Hope and Coffee Cards, so is a good starting point for your Lenormand readings.

If you would like to read more or discover Lenormand Card reading, the fastest guide is 7 Day Lenormand by Andrea Green.

You can read more history and in-depth methods in Learning Lenormand by Marcus Katz & Tali Goodwin.

A range of comphensive online video Lenormand Reading courses are available through the Association.

 

The Lenormand Lexicon

Rider/Messenger: News, new information, innovation, surprise.

The Clover […]

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The 21 Principles of Tarot – 0

 

0. Aim in All Things to Restore the Spiritual Dignity of Tarot

 

Remember then, from the very beginning, that this is our spiritual journey.

This will never be any different, from the beginning to the end.

 

Extended Commentary

We see the tarot as the language of initiation into the Western Esoteric Initiatory System. The teaching of tarot is to provide a symbolism for a sequence of progressive mystical states and ultimately provoke and communicate those states in an accessible manner. The cards, arrayed on the Tree of Life, illustrate the challenges of […]

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