I think of knights as fire, full of the passionate energy of youth. Not wide-eyed innocent pages, but high-spirited teenagers, sometimes rebellious, sometimes stroppy, usually full of themselves—knowing they are right about everything, constantly testing their boundaries. When we apply this to the Knight of Cups, we see someone who is passionate about following theirContinue reading “Tarot Insights: Knight of Cups”
Deep and Flowing At the top of the tarot deck, just past the fool, are the archetypes of male and female energy in their purest form—The Magician and the High Priestess, and they are apparent opposites. The Magician ‘s realm is the conscious mind, the power of taking action, exerting will to shape and changeContinue reading “The Daily Draw: The High Priestess”
Find Tranquility Within The cups are the suit of the emotions, the imagination, love and intuition. The page is a person who is learning to work with that energy. I’ve written about the Page of Cups a few times before. What jumps out at me this morning (besides the fish) is that choppy sea behindContinue reading “The Daily Draw: Page of Cups”
Off You Go In the RWS Seven of swords we see someone who is sneaking off with five swords. It should be seven, but he’s in such a rush to get out there he dropped two. Or maybe he’s looking around to see what happened to them and is about to go back and getContinue reading “The Daily Draw: Seven of Swords”
Have Fun, Be Careful The page of cups is a young person who is contemplating a fish popping out of the cup they are holding, perhaps a bit amused. “Can anyone else see the fish popping out of this cup?”, the person might say, if anyone else was present. The pages often represent young peopleContinue reading “The Daily Draw: Page of Cups, Reversed”
Whether a knight is upside down or right side, before you go charging in you want to ask yourself if using this energy is going to be helpful or appropriate for a given situation or relationship.
The Knight of Cups uses his heart as a compass to guide him to where he is meant to be, knowing that when he finds his true direction it will resonate within him with the clarity of a bell.
Open Up to the Gift of the Cup Today as I look at the page of cups what draws my attention most strongly is that this young person is clothed from crown chakra to root chakra in a blue hat scarf and tunic. Blue is the color predominantly associated with water, and water is the elementContinue reading “The Daily Draw: The Page of Cups”
Study Your Emotions While pages can represent young people, it is just as likely that a page will represent someone with the qualities of a young person or someone doing things a young person would do, like being a student. Which is a long winded way of saying that, for me, the Page of CupsContinue reading “The Daily Draw: Page of Cups Reversed”
Intuition 101 I’ll let you in on a secret – sometimes in these blog posts, not even I know what I’m on about until I read it myself. Now that I’ve written this one, I can see I’m mostly speaking to those of you who feel, blocked, frustrated or otherwise diminished in your intuitive abilities.Continue reading “The Daily Draw: Page of Cups, Reversed”