Tag Archives: Tarot of the Saints

Travels With Rocco

Daily Draw June 15th, 2010 Gee, having just re-read an old daily draw I did with the Thoth deck back in March 2006, I sound like I’m completely bonkers, living in la-la land. It was the beginning of great things. … Continue reading

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Tarot of the Saints Wrap-Up

April 1st, 2010 It’s a very human thing to want to wrap things nicely, so here are my observations: It was never my intention to study the entire deck, I was merely curious about St. Helena, but then carried on. … Continue reading

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XXI – St. Sophia – The World

This is the final card, I’ve done all seventy-eight over the last three years, and I have learned so much. Sophia relates to the Shekinah in Judaism and I first came across her in The Grail Tarot in that respect. … Continue reading

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XX – St. Gabriel – Judgement

I got a bit confused about archangels being Saints with this card. Strange, but it was never something I questioned with St. Michael. The Penguin Dictionary of Saints explains it this way: From the beginning of Christian history, veneration of … Continue reading

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XIX – Christ – The Sun

This is the one card in the Tarot of the Saints deck that I really dislike. The red colour of the rays juxtaposed against yellow is not a favourite combination of mine, and I prefer art that depicts Jesus as … Continue reading

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XVIII – St. Mary – The Moon

This is the card that originally got me going on a study of this entire deck. Someone on a forum was complaining about how she thought that Mary, the mother of Jesus, should be on The Empress card and Robert … Continue reading

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XVII – St. Therese – The Star

UPDATE: As someone pointed out to me in the comments section, I mixed up my Saints. Place has a quote by the St. Teresa of Avila before he does his write-up for St. Therese of Lisieux. Frankly, I think given the education … Continue reading

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