How you react to life determins your experience of it. Every situation you encounter is an opportunity to explore how you process the information. The Minor Arcana gives these reactions a name. Giving these reactions a name helps you handle them more effectively.
Master your reactions and you master your life. The Minor Arcana (Small Wisdom) express how it is to be human. What is the way of the mind, body, emotions and inspiration. Learn the Minor Arcana to become conscious of your reactivity to life events.
Minor Arcana, Verticle by the numbers. Within these lessons we explore how numerology plays an intimate part in the understanding of Tarot. As Ace grows into two and two evolves into three we see the development of the ways of the will, feelings, mind and practicality.
Twos are about commitment. What happens when we commit to an adventure, a creative idea or a new job? Commitment starts the energy of creation to be able to move into manifesting.
All the threes are about the next step of development after a commitment. It is a time of seeing results after a commitment. In each suit develops in different ways.
In Numerology, four represents stability. Learn how the suits of Wands, Cups, Swords and Pentacles finction when they have moved into the energy of stability.
In Numerology number five people need freedom. Freedom comes with a price. The price is conflict and change. Sometimes it is necessary to shake things up to allow change and evolution. Change can be uncomfortable.
Six is the number of harmony. In the Minor Arcana this is also true. Study the four cards that are number six. Six’s are diplomats and always seeking harmony and love.
Seven is motivated by their values and dreams. They are dreamers. Dreamers hold their heads high and just keep going by following their hearts into the unknown.
Eight is four twice. This gives the suit an even stronger force of its nature. The The stability of Four is now taken into deeper action.
Like the Hermit in the Major Arcana, all nine’s are loaners. There is a sense of being in their own world good or bad. Notice which are good and which are bad.
The number Ten is one plus zero. One’s are Aces and Zero is the Fool. Now we come to the end of the energy of the suit. The Wands, Cups, Swords and Pentacles are at it’s fullest expression. There can only be new beginnings next.
The way of love is the way of the heart. One of the paths to enlightenment is through Love. Explore the path of the Cups which are the ways of feelings. They will lead you to emotional and spiritual fulfillment.
Where does inner drive come from? They come from The Wands. The Fire of adventure and taking chances are represented by the wands. Learn about the ways of going too far.
The ways of the logical and data gathering is a very important part of tearing the world apart to try to understand it. It can also create great sorrow and mental pain. Learn how the ways of the mind so you can use it more constructively.
Why is it that we always want more? It is because we want to build upon our efforts. The story of our practical journey is represented through the Pentalces. Even in love we want security. We are physical. We need to master that world to feel grounded and successful.