Just a quick note on reversals before we move into the card meanings. Stick with me, we’re almost there!
In my humble opinion, the witch’s pyramid is an essential part of learning witchcraft. It should be written in your book of shadows in one form or another as you learn. It should be committed to memory as a reminder of why you do what you do, what you believe, and the cost of those beliefs.
However, I’ve been thinking about this forced silence this morning and what it might mean on a different level. To be silent. Normally, in the witch’s pyramid, that means to know when to keep quiet about aspects of your craft and how you practice. What does it mean here?
Tarot spreads are an easy way to quickly give meaning to each card you pull for your deck. They can be as simple or as elaborate as you make them!
There are a lot of misconceptions on the web and in real life that involve tarot. Let’s debunk them together.
The air of Autumn hangs heavy in the air. The chill of the morning frost kisses my skin before the sun has risen in the sky. Amber and gold sprinkle the horizon – the colors of fall are arriving for their fleeting moments, soon to be overtaken with the barren stillness of winter.
The Minor Arcana in a tarot deck is the remaining 56 cards. It contains 4 suits: Wands, Swords, Pentacles, and Cups
The Major Arcana in a tarot deck is the first 22 cards, starting from the Fool and ending with the World.
A tarot deck is made up of 78 cards. These cards are split into two parts: the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana.
Brigit i.e. a poetess, daughter of the Dagda. This is Brigit the female sage, or woman of wisdom, i.e. Brigit the goddess whom poets adored, because very great and very famous was her protecting care. It is therefore they call her goddess of poets by this name. Whose sisters were Brigit the female physician [woman of leechcraft,] Brigit the female smith [woman of smithwork]; from whose names with all Irishmen a goddess was called Brigit. Brigit, then, breo-aigit, breo-shaigit ‘a fiery arrow’.