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3. The Empress – Mythic Tarot

The Empress represents fertility and new life.

The Empress is a striking young pregnant woman with long flowing reddish brown hair.  Her dress is orange and decorated with the plants of spring.   She stands in a field of barley behind her are green lush hills with a waterfall that leads down into a river.     Everything about this image points to fertility and the beginning of new life.

When this card shows up it is a message that you have reached a state of abundance and peace.  It can also predict pregnancy.

 

General

It’s time to get in touch with nature, spend time outside notice the trees and the leaves.  Find a creative outlet, such as music, drama or painting to enhance your perceptions of the world around you.

The Empress may predict pregnancy look at the surrounding cards or let your intuition guide you on this.

It could also signify the birth of new ideas and projects with a successful outcome.

If you are a father this is a sign that you need to be nurturing your children more.

If this card appears in a negative position or as a block it could indicate that vanity or ego has become an obsession.  You may be behaving coldly toward your family.  It could indicate clandestine meetings that go undetected for years.  Or someone who is obsessive and needy that may become a bully and drainer of energy.

Career

If you are looking for a new job this card suggests you should be looking for one that nurtures your creativity and is something you are truly passionate about.

Financially

Your financial situation is going to improve.

Person

Kind and gentle connected with nature, she is a natural mother figure.

Love

Your feminine energy is glowing and you will soon attract a potential partner with whom you can share something special.

If a man looking for a female partner this card signifies you may soon find an extremely sensuous woman, very nurturing and motherly,

Relationship

This card signifies that your commitment to each other is getting deeper perhaps a marriage proposal or the birth of a child.   You will soon be making plans on how to create your future together.

3. The High Priestess Mythic Tarot

The High Priestess stands on a stone staircase in a long white flowing dress.  A gold crown sits upon her head.  Her dark hair is falls down past her shoulders.  In her left hand is a bunch of freshly picked flowers that fall from her hand as she stares at you in with a challenge.  The challenge is to trust your intuition.  You know what is right and true.  In her right hand is a red ball which could be an apple.

The stairs lead up to a doorway, outside are green rolling hills with a waterfall cascading down the middle and into a lush stream.   In front of the stream is a field of barley almost ready to harvest.

The High Priestess is very psychic and spiritual.  She appears in a reading to tell you to trust your intuition, and pay attention to your dreams.

General

In a general reading women are told to trust their feminine side and don’t need to act like their male counterparts to achieve and outcome.   Men must get in touch with their feminine side in order to solve a problem.

It is a warning that there is more information in this situation that is yet to be revealed.  However the outcome will be ok there is no hardship to come as long as you listen to your intuition and don’t rush in like The Fool.

If this card is comes out at the beginning of a reading you are told to trust your intuition and be patient as there is more information to be revealed. At the end of a reading you have been patient and wait for more information to be revealed through your higher senses.

Work

In a work situation follow your gut instinct if you are drawn to a particular job or promotion then you should apply for it.

If you are unsure about something or someone in the workplace then could mean there is more information that needs to come to light before making a decision.

Suitable occupations – counsellor, consultant or psychic.

Finances

You have the potential to make very good investment decisions, if you feel drawn to a particular investment type.

Person

The High Priestess represents a very spiritual person, who prefers to live in solitude.   She keeps her own counsel and makes decisions from her heart.

Love

If you are single you may find yourself a partner with whom you have a very deep spiritual connection.  If you are a man you will desire finding someone intuitive and secretive.

Relationship

You have a very deep soul connection with your partner.

Health

You are very in tune to your health and well-being.  If you feel something is not right get it seen to immediately.  Vitamins and minerals may also be beneficial.

There may be some issues related to fertility or menstruation or other female issues.

1. The Magician – Mythic Tarot

The Magician wears a white chiton representing innocence of The Fool with a red cloak representing worldly knowledge passion and power draped across his shoulders.  He stands pointing toward the sky.    The Magician has taken the first step on his journey.  On a rock in front of him lies a cup a pentacle, a sword and a wand, representing the need for balance between the mind heart body and soul.

 

General Reading

You now have an abundance of creative energy, and the ability to call in the power of the universe to manifest your desires.   If you have not yet received an opportunity, one will be presented to you very soon.   You have the ability to make the most of the opportunity presented.

If you are working on something new you  will be successful as long as you have a can do attitude and a strong sense of optimism.   This card tells you that you will find creative ways to overcome any problems and barriers, you already have the necessary knowledge and skills to do this.

You require commitment to the task and you need to draw on all your knowledge and skills to ensure its success, stay focussed on the task and you will be successful.

If this card falls in a negative position such as a block then you could be the overconfident trickster.  You are not ready to move ahead or you are deliberately delaying action. You could lead another into making wrong choices.

Career

In your work or career you have all the skills and knowledge needed to be successful in your role.  This card shows you utilising all your skills and knowledge and feeling engaged and energised in your work.

Finances

A new money making opportunity or venture will appear soon.  This could be a new job or a side job or activity.

Relationships

You have both learned lessons from the past which can now be applied to this relationship. You are both prepared to do the work in a relationship to make it work.

Love

If you are looking for love be careful of someone who may seem a little too good to be true.  Use all the knowledge and skills at your disposal especially if you are looking for love on the internet.    Join a club or social group to and get out and about.  Be open to all possibilities don’t limit yourself but also don’t be gullible.

As a Person

If you have a question about a person and you receive The Magician card it can prove to be quite complicated to interpret.

The Magician can be clever and quick witted; he has the gift of the gab.   If he is surrounded by positive cards he can be fun and a pleasure to be with.

However there are burdens from the past that still plague The Magician which may cause him to behave in a deceitful manner.   Be aware that at times he may be a cunning trickster.

Health

Take action if your health is concerning you.  You have action and knowledge at your disposal to find the right solutions for you.

0. The Fool – Mythic Tarot

Description

The Fool begins his journey into the unknown.

A young man dressed in a brown animal skin robe shoulder is about to step off the cliff into the unknown.  He looks up to the sky for guidance from god.   He has no material possessions yet he has all he needs for his journey.   He wears a band of grape vines around his head which according to Greek mythology is a symbol of fertility and material abundance.    This is a sign if the fool is following his true path he will achieve abundance in all areas of his life.  However he is very close to the edge of the cliff, one wrong step and he could fall off his spiritual path.

In the branch over the Fool perches a hawk.   The Hawk teaches awareness of the higher self.  The naive traveller is told to focus on the road ahead, trust your inner guidance and do not brush off synchronistic events as coincidences.

Sometimes when people leave their destined path they can experience loneliness and depression, going from one unsatisfying position to the next.

Depending on where this card shows up it can signify the beginning of the soul’s true journey.  Follow your intuition and guidance and it will show you where you need to go.

The Fools Lesson – This card can represent a new journey or a change in directions, however if it appears at the beginning of a reading it may signify something that you have not thought through.   The fool must learn not to make impulsive decisions without considering the consequences.

General

The Fool signifies a new beginning or change in your life.  It could be a new job or a new creative outlet or a new love depending on the surrounding cards.   When a new idea comes the Fool asks you to take a leap of faith into the unknown to pursue your dreams.  The Hawk tells you to trust what your inner guidance is telling you.

If this card comes up when you have a choice to make trust your instincts and have faith that the universe is taking you in the right direction.

If this card shows up in a negative position in your reading such as a block it can show that you have taken a wrong turn or you are reluctant to take a leap of faith slowing your journey.

Work/Career

In a work or career reading this card represents a new job which could be in a totally different field to that which you are currently in.  It could be a new business of your own.  If your intuition tells you it is a good idea then trust it, remember you have the hawk guiding your awareness.

Sometimes the Fool can literally mean you are acting the fool at times you should be serious.   If you are wondering why you are not receiving a promotion you wanted then make sure you are taking your job seriously.  Superiors are now looking for a serious commit and passion for the job.

Finances

Avoid get rich quick schemes.  If follow your passions and abundance will follow.

Love

If you are looking for love a new interest will present itself soon.  Be open to exploring the options around this person and a possible relationship.

In a new relationship, you are ready to move forward and investigate how far this relationship can go.  You may feel nervous but the Fool urges you to pursue this relationship further as there may be a lesson for you.

Relationships

If you are in a relationship, you may be at the stage where you feel that it is time to move on with the next stage of your life.  You may wish to explore other opportunities and potential love interests, but not sure how to begin.

Health

Your health is improving.  If you have had health issues in the past you may find new people and or resources that will help you on the road to recovery.   Positive thought is important right now and is linked very closely to both your mental and physical well-being.

Person

This shows a person who is living life with reckless abandon and needs to slow down.