The 8 of Swords

The 8 of Swords is a card that resonates with the element of air (the mind) and water at 8 (karmic bonds).  Here we find that the bonds we have created have become binding and therefore we see the woman on the card bound and with her head bowed. This is where we have got old…

8 of Batons

The 8 of batons relates to fire at water. The unmanifest at 2 is the storehouse, or the causal realm, where all physical objects come from, at the atomic level, it is only the structures that hold everything together, this is the bond between things or people.  With this card we see this structure combined…

7 of Batons

The 7 of batons relates to fire at fire. This card is closely related to The Chariot at 7 where the plans we made at the Empress at 3 have come to fruition and we are well into taking right action to make our dreams come true. The 7 of batons is truly glorious and…

6 of Batons

The 6 of batons is fire at air, and with this card, we have a lovely sense of who we are.  We may well have struggled hard to arrive at this point, thus this card is often depicted as the victory card.  Related to the Lovers, it also shows our discrimination is pin sharp and…

5 of Batons

The 5 of batons relates to fire at ether or change The fire represents our nature, or DNA, or innate talents and character, ether represents the bridge between the physical world and the causal realm and is a transformer from one state to the next.  So we could summarise by saying this card is where…

4 of Batons

The 4 of batons is fire and the sense of ego or ‘I am’, here we have balanced structured fire, the carefully managed energy as symbolised by the Temperance card at 14 and the ego symbolised by the emperor.  This individual has a strong sense of who they are and what they want but in…

The 2 of Batons

The unmanifest and water – with water and fire we have a direct conflict of personalities.  the nature of the individual (batons) is doused or subdued by the water and in this case by another persons personality or an internalised conflict. This bondage created by the water is that of another person or a bond…

9 of Swords

The 9 of swords relates to air at earth.  The air are vital energy that regulate the body.  They are the breath of life and the ability to love and be loved. Earth at 9 is the glorious end of one cycle where the absolute stands as the new beginning on the other side.  Very…

11 Strength

The Lion is an enigmatic symbol representing passion and strength, both physical and emotional, making the Strength card one of the few major cards which can have both positive and negative connotations either way up. Let me explain this in detail. The woman in the strength card is the feminine, soft side of us all….

2 The High Priestess

The High Priestess tarot card sits at number 2. She is the mystery of life, the great unknown. She symbolises in life all that we are unable to perceive. She sits in front of the veil to the portal to all answers to the universe. She represents the cause behind all actions and all creations….

8 of Swords

The 8 is a latent behavioural pattern so here we can see that something is on repeat and the client is stuck in a rut and quite often will reveal that they’ve been in the same situation before. It is feeling trapped / being trapped / stagnation / inner torture – emotional bonds have turned to bondage / anguish