Shapeshifter Tarot - Major Arcana
Terms in this set (25)
0 Initiation. (Fool)
A new cycle of life before you; Knowledge comes from trial and error. Whether you end up wise, or remain a fool, depends on the choices and decisions you make. The card means blind faith, foolishness, unwarranted optimism, errors in judgement.
Beginning of a new cycle. Whether you end up wise or remain a fool depends on the choices you make, on your will
Knowledge, power, mastery. Using your inherent gifts and talents, you implement the correct timing in your efforts, actions, and personal patterns. You seek to discover the true nature of spirit. As the Sorcerer, you become the dwelling place of deity, gaining knowledge and understanding through the elements. ///self mastery, self control, self sustenance, self direction. The ability to make things happen requires intelligence, initiative, self confidence, and self sustaining ego, not one dependent on the approval, opinions or suggestions of others.
You have the tools to meet your desires.
Hidden influences, mystical wisdom. A time of influence form higher source. Opportunities and messages are coming that could enable you to make changes in your spiritual path. Listen to divine inspiration (the crow) that comes suddenly./
//Tapping ones inner resources, the ability of the inner mind to effect change and healing.
Creativity, growth, production. Love, marriage, fertility and creative arts; Wisdom, wealth, abundance are gifts from the Mother. Like seeds (pomegranate) your ideas and desires come to fruition with the proper cultivation and care.
Nurture your odeas and desires like seeds. Abundance is a gift from the Mother
Leadership, Learn and benefit from self-control. An oppty to expand knowledge is offered but will be unsuccessful without self-discipline. Reason dominating passion. Mind over matter. Practical and pragmatic, conscious intelligence rather than instinct.
Self discipline to gain knowledge and leadership. Pragmatic vs instinct
5 Knowledge (Heirophant)
Learning, integration, expression. Use intuition, expressing your ideas and remove any obstacles or barriers that may present themselves
///The search for truth, beyond convention, conformity. (moving past family, religious and cultural upbringing).
Attraction, enticement. There is a choice or attraction that must be looked at clearly to avoid making a wrong decision. A struggle between outward desires and xxx
A difficult decision must be made for long term good.///Personal commitment to another; friendship, companionship, partner
7 Power (Chariot)
Success, change, balance. Change, movement and travel are indicated. Representing the universal principle of change, causation and strength of will, Power is about overcoming fear. Suggests a time for centering and personal balance, integrating action and contemplation. ///Willpower, mastery of self. A full conscious awareness of what is good and what is evil, what is beneficial and what is destructive.
Harnessing ones energies constructively. Willpower, mastery if self
Courage in the face of adversity, inner strength. Gentle, controlled resistance to opposition comes from understanding the nature of bear energy.
Seeker must learn proper times for gentleness, standing ones ground, and fierce action.
9 Seer (Hermit)
Completion, contemplation, insight. You may meet someone who will influence your personal journey. Possible travel, usually solo. Take one step at a time. A time of needing to be alone, the card helps you learn how to belong to yourself. Shows a need for more personal space for contemplation. The Seer represents the need to structure your life in ways that are more harmonious and aligned to your true nature. ///Seek and you shall find; knock and the door shall be opened. Can represent a guide, counselor, wisdom, insight, enlightenment, understanding. Help along the way; but the responsibility for your life is yours.
Seer represents the need to structure your life in ways that are more harmonious and aligned to your true nature. Learning to belong to yourself Responsibility for your life is yours.
10 Circle (Wheel of Life)
Changes, turn of events. By being alert to possibilities, seeker can influence the Circle of wheel to bringnsuccess, a change of luck, and positive evolution. Seeker must become aware of self motives fueling the personal desire for changes. /// The wheel turns, and turns again.
The only constant in life is change. This too shall pass. The circle can implies a job well done, tasks finished.
11 Nature (Justice)
Balance, polarity, clarity. Action is required for tangible ideas to come to fruition. Financial matters with good outcome are coming your way as you move past social and cultural conditioning. A card of business acumen, authorship and abundance, Nature may indicate education, new learning and study as well as perceiving things as they are, without distortion, by taking an objective perspective of a situation.
/// fairplay, equilibrium, a balanced life. Implies the Karmic lay as you sow, so shall you reap. What goes around comes around. The rule of three.
12 Shapeshfter (Hanged Man)
The woman lies over a quiet pool of emotions, understanding that times of suspended activity are necessary for contemplation and review of life's path.
This is a time when everything seems in suspension, with little or no movement. An opportunity for self introspection and careful decisions.
13 Rebirth (Death)
Transformation, release, renewal. Perpetual change, renewal. Letting go of outworn habits and behaviours. A card of active participation in the archetypal processes.
14 Balance. (Temperance)
Self control will help you work with others to accomplish a task or goal. You can achieve an emotional balance at this time, something that may have been eluding you in the past. Keep your imaged desires in a balanced positive mode and you can successfully move ahead.
15 Choice (The Devil)
Resonance, flexibility, decision making. Choice indicates a time to follow your inner voice and not let things throw you off balance. The choice is yours, each and every moment of your life. A good time to face problems in life. Decisions need to be made using 4 keys:wisdom, self-honesty, self-responsibility, and love. Discard beliefs that have kept you chained to outworn or negative patterns. You may find yourself chained to a relationship or career, breaking free as you discover personal freedom within. /// Greed.
Being tied to the wrong priorities. Outworn, negative patterns or relationships.
16 The Serpent (The Tower)
Forced change, end of a cycle. Beginning or ending of a cycle in life. Change and conflict are upon you and unless you are careful and flow with the changes, chaos will follow. Difficult decisions must be made in order to avoid total disruption.
Upset in life is necessary to make way for growth.
17 The Star
Illumination, inspiration, psychic energy. A card of pioneering ideas, new knowledge, hopes and ideals, the Star is a promise of fulfillment, inspiration and spiritual love. Self-deception and conflict no longer serve you. ///Hope. Aspiration. Ambition.
Reaching for the stars kind of optimism. getting your wish. Star is a promise of fulfillment
18 The Moon
Psychic abilities, dreams deception. Something unforeseen is about to happen. Your intuition could reveal a dangerous, dark secret or foe. Look at events and people with the cold eye of reality or you could be deceived.
19 The Sun
Creativity, teamwork, achievement. Sun represents humankind's hand in creation, teamwork, and cooperation. Indicates the burning inner fire of creativity and mental prowess. Good relationships, energized partnerships, material happiness and attainment come with personal effort. Achievements in all fields of study. A card of motivation and liberation.
///Success, attainment, satisfaction, joy. Yes!
The seeker has come to the point in their journey to open their eyes to reality, expressing joy and wonderment at what they have discovered. The sun illuminates all, casting no shadows of illusions, everything in clear focus. Seeker may be standing on the verge of a change in personal consciousness, a change that will alter the way life is lived and how the seeker views goals and desires.
The opportunity to be reborn (butterfly=soul) is at hand; seeker must decide to make the changes required.
21 The Double
Discernment, subtlety, cunning. Learn to be cunning by exercising discipline and using power in a positive way, and prosperity will be yours. Carefully discern those people and things that benefit your pattern. Beware of those who seek to disrupt your life, control you, or take way your energy and power. Beware of the trickster, the inner trickster of self-sabotage and the outer trickster appearing in others who seek to deceive you.
22 The Journey
Unexpected opportunities, new goals. A time of revelation and understanding at hand. Doorways and oppty open unexpectedly, their importance depending on the foundations you have laid. Set new and higher goals, then move with confidence. Create the positive changes you want.
Unexpected opportunities. Doors, passages open. Set new goals and move forward.
23 The Dreamer
Birds fly freely, representing the boundless potential of the Dreamer's mind. Representing the folklore of the swan to beautiful maiden transformation, standing in the Gs position holding the full moon, surrounded by patterns of three.
Nature mirrors the mind - there is no separation from dreaming and waking. This is a card of conscious and waking dreams, lucid dreaming. A time of deeper communication with all your parts. Be mindful of what you dream; dreams have a way of coming to fruition.
Completion, success, cosmic consciousness. A cycle has ended and a place of reward, completion and success soon will be reached.
///The journey has ended, the circle completes itself. As the world turns, so do the adept change, turn, accommodate.
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