Tarot Insights: The Magician

All that Potential… In contrast to the rather static depiction of the Magician in the RWS deck, showing all potential but no real action, the Bonefire Tarot Magician is surrounded by representatives of the elements that swirl around him. Nothing is manifest yet, but something is about to come into being—the creative process is inContinue reading “Tarot Insights: The Magician”

The Daily Draw: Eight of Wands

One Door Closes and Another Opens And so we continue on with what is, so far, a pretty positive wand week. On the RWS version of the Eight of Wands, all eight rods are sailing through the air against a clear, blue sky. They are on their way back to earth having spent their energyContinue reading “The Daily Draw: Eight of Wands”

The Daily Draw: The Magician

I had a lovely three day weekend in Waterford with my partner Trish where we wined, dined, chilled, and watched some rugby. It’s good to be able to get away and stop the treadmill, the constant demands of work, housekeeping , home maintenance, managing the schedules, meals and laundry of small children, the routines thatContinue reading “The Daily Draw: The Magician”

The Daily Draw: The Magician, Reversed

Not surprisingly, being towards the beginning of the Major Arcana, the magician represents basic abilities. In the RWS deck, the table in front contains his working tools, which are the four elements – earth, air, fire and water.  The magician has the capability to use these tools do anything that can be imagined, capability beingContinue reading “The Daily Draw: The Magician, Reversed”