H is for Hierophant #atozchallenge

Every tarot reader has a problem child in their deck. Everyone has that one card that they can’t quite get a grasp on. A lot of people struggle with the court cards. I’ve got a friend who hates all of the swords. I have my own. It’s the damned Hierophant card. First of all, when I was a kid and first learning, Eden Gray’s book didn’t help me a damned bit. She talked about the esoteric meaning of the Hierophant and the religious influences on the card, but it never seemed to mesh with the reading. What the hell does …

We need to act for the sake of a redemption that will be a mystery until it unfolds before us – Rachel Pollack

As I’ve mentioned here before, I started reading tarot cards before the internet.  I know, right?  I had one book for 12 years.  One book.  I read it and re-read it until the paper felt like cloth. I worked in a bookstore after college, and found one whole shelf of tarot books!  I know, right?  I brought home the book “78 Degrees of Wisdom” and I don’t exaggerate when I say that it changed my life.  What was out of my reach at 15 with a very historically rich, yet esoteric and hard to research story of the cards was …

The Hierophant #tarot #tarotmixtapeplaylist

I think that the key to the Hierophant is this – underneath all of those fripperies and layers is the Truth.  You have to work to get to the Truth.  You have to search to find the Keys – and then you open the door and there’s usually another door waiting for you.  It’s never easy, and it’s always going to leave you with more questions than answers, which is the point, really. The Tarot MixTape Playlist jam for the Hierophant was chosen by the lovely and gifted Theresa Reed.  She can be found on Facebook and at www.thetarotlady.com.  Did …