Siobhan shows how we can write new origin stories for the tarot's queens, reclaiming them for ourselves.
Part II of How to Sort the Courts: A guide to sorting and understanding the Tarot's 'people' cards, the court cards.
To understand the court cards, we lean in to the oppressive social structures with which they were initially associated.
In this edition of the Light and Shadow series, Siobhan talks about the Nine of Swords and the transformative power of doubt.
In honor of birthdays and Black History month, Siobhan serves up a mini link round up of the tarot cards associated Mars and an ode to those born under the influence of the number nine.
Here Siobhan begins the project of taking the court cards out the closet, dusting off the stale old interpretations, and reinvigorating them via astrology & storytelling.
"The comparison beast. Envy. Competition. Imitation. Mars, with all the get-up-and-go of a furious deity, in Leo, the sign of the golden child."
Particle versus wave. Bludgeon versus rebellion. Siobhan reveals how the guarded Emperor is prepping us for transformation.
"There are two options with this card: the trial happens to us and we fall victim or, using our awareness, we are active participants."
An introduction to looking at difficult cards, along with when and how to turn to ash.