Free Association Practice
The Major Arcana
The Fool - Vagabond, naif, beginners mind, new horizons, spontaneity, innocent, journeys
- The Magician - Magic, the spark, tools at the ready, red robe signals energy and activity, 4 elements, alchemy
- The High Priestess - High Priestess you contain everything you need. Your greatest resource resides within you. Your secret knowledge unifies polarities, strengthens vision.intuition, Ideas, secret knowledge, fruitful inspiration, maid, mother, crone, changing, phases of life - going with the flow, acting independently and powerfully.
- The Emperor - Intimidating, wargod, Aries, ruler, ankh, Mars, force to be reckoned with, order and rule.
- The Empress - Fruitful, fertility goddess, the idea becoming real, mother, reality, earth, grounding, ready, pregnant
- The Heirophant - Mentor, guide, leader of many, respected, guru, the outward appearance of respectability, piousness, spiritual leader, following, orderly - following an idea?
- The Lovers - Finding true love of person, idea, lifestyle, religion, love, pure love, innocence lost, spiritual love, relationships.
- The Chariot - Being pulled in 2 directions, Guide yourself, polarities, finding equilibrium, yin/yang, sun/moon, light/dark, balance, direction.
- Strength - overcome obstacles with strength of character, rule with love, character and inner strength are true strength, overcome baser instincts, pure motivation equals strength.
- The Hermit - Finding yourself alone, to your own self be true, shine a light, follow your inner light/wisdom, trust your inner guide, sometimes you have to do something on your own, wisdom, journey/work alone.
- The Wheel of Fortune - Roller coaster, ups and downs, roll with the changes, keep on rolling ;^), cause and effect, turning of a prayer wheel, rolling the dice, chance, gamble, harnessing the power of momentum.
- Justice - Law, legal matters, justice must be done, are you the injured party or the inflictor? Past trauma, decision making, ethical choices, get what is coming to you.
- The Hanged Man - Now you are in limbo, caught in the middle, rest - this doesn't involve you, you are innocent in this with your halo, you can wait it out, wait your turn, set a spell,
- Death - The harvest, the setting sun and the rising sun, carry on into changes with a resolve, sudden violent change, new journeys, paths, way of life, dramatic change, aging
- Temperance - Now take what you have and make something new, the light is shining on you, unity of water/earth - being grounded and going with the flow, rising from the murky water like a lotus, maiden, mother, crone, trinity
- The Devil - Taboo, being chained to addiction, chained to a certain reality of your own making, choosing to remain imprisoned when you can be free, bad choices, unhealthy fixation with worldly interests, worship the wrong things/ideas
- The Tower - Now is your chance to escape, take it, take the risk, fly free, trust yourself, drastic change, blowing away your previous perceptions
- The Star - You are divine, trust your inner light, releasing inhibitions or self-doubt, finding your true nature, taking part
- The Moon - Wild/Tame, intuition, creative force/path, journey alone, unify your creative/objective, marriage of 2 minds, outer perceptions/inner drives, reality v fantasy, unite the 2
- The Sun - Come into the sun, explode out of your shell, let in the light and happiness, children, don't be overconfident, see all sides, don't fall off, happiness, time of glory
- Judgement - Time of reckoning, facing up to mistakes, new beginnings, new life, understanding reality, purpose
- The World - Full circle all elements in harmony, 4 archangels, 4 elements, everything in harmony, marrying heaven and earth, letting go of inhibitions,