Mythology

Tarot Hero’s Journey: The Hierophant

The next step on our journey to awakening is The Hierophant, or The Pope. He sits between two pillars holding a triple-tiered cross and blesses two kneeling priests before him. This is card number 5 which stands for creative thought, moral law and intellectual synthesis. It represents life being made whole as the four cardinal… Continue reading Tarot Hero’s Journey: The Hierophant

Mythology

Tarot Hero’s Journey: The Empress

The next step on our journey to awakening is The Empress. She is the Mother, an embodiment of nurturing, abundance and fertility. This is card number 3 which stands for synthesis and harmony. It resolves the tension created by the preceding duality by adding a third unifying principle. This is the number of childbirth, new… Continue reading Tarot Hero’s Journey: The Empress

Mythology

Tarot Hero’s Journey: The High Priestess

The next step on our journey to awakening is The High Priestess, sometimes called the Female Pope or Papess. She is the Lunar Goddess and sits between the pillars of her temple, the book of wisdom in her hands. Like the sun and moon, the Magician and High Priestess complement each other – she represents… Continue reading Tarot Hero’s Journey: The High Priestess