Monday, April 23, 2018

Curiouser and Curiouser


I once heard someone say that in the Rider Waite-Smith Tarot that everything in the card has a meaning.  Most of the time I glance at a card and get a quick hint of something, some meaning pertinent to me or my day ahead, or maybe just something to ponder in the minutes in-between the other stuff going on.  In the Page of Swords I never have quite figured out those ten birds on the wing above the Page. 
For some reason I keep wanting to call this the Nine of Swords, so maybe it is those things that keep me awake some nights that clamour for my attention in those in-between moments with everything else.  Maybe I just added 'one more thing' to the nine swords of worry, sorrow, discontent.


Rider Waite-Smith Tarot

6 comments:

  1. For me, those birds represent having one's head "above the clouds."

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  2. fight or flight?
    One of my books says roving thoughts.
    It all means something, the deck was designed as a project for Golden Dawn members, they were all supposed to make one but not many decks have come to light. the Thoth is another finished project.

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    1. I like roving thoughts; never read that one.

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  3. Perhaps the Page is the guy from the Ten of Swords who has now risen from his turmoil and is now capable to see things more clearly ???

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    1. I kept thinking the Nine of Swords this morning. So maybe the nine and ten come into action with the Page.

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