Sunday, May 20, 2007

a couple of cards?

Sunday, May 20, 2007
i am working on i have written the first of a series of tarot posts ~ check it here ... also, working on a post on what i shall call 'social porn' ... i have some fancy paper on which to write infini and maydens letters to accompany the tiny treasures which i want to send each of them ... i have to design a SQL Server database for school and also write a test wednesday of next week. oh ... and i somehow hafta get a birthday card to my mum before the 24th of may! ahahahahaha! (that's why there's expedited mail service - for procrastinators like MOI!) and ... no ... i have not forgotten that i owe chickory and trout a letter/treat.

anyway ... here's a couple of cards for you about a couple of cards (ahahahaha! bad joke, i know!) ... there's a nifty tarot test floating around ... here's my results and also martin's. i gotta tell ya, dead on the mark for both of us! hmmmm ... interesting ....?

MY TAROT CARD




You are The High Priestess


Science, Wisdom, Knowledge, Education.

The High Priestess is the card of knowledge, instinctual, supernatural, secret knowledge. In the Mythic deck she carries Narcissus, and wears a white dress, in the background you can see the grain and red poppies of the Mother - all symbolism from the myth of persephone. In Rider Waite deck she holds scrolls of arcane information that she might, or might not reveal to you. The moon crown on her head as well as the crescent by her foot indicates her willingness to illuminate what you otherwise might not see, reveal the secrets you need to know. Pomegranates - fruit of the dead - appear on the veil behind Her. The High Priestess is also associated with the moon however and can also indicate change or fluctuation, particularly when it comes to your moods.
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MARTIN'S TAROT CARD


You are the Hanged Man


Self-sacrifice, Sacrifice, Devotion, Bound.

With the Hanged man there is often a sense of fatalism, waiting for something to happen. Or a fear of loss from a situation, rather than gain.

The Hanged Man is perhaps the most fascinating card in the deck. It reflects the story of Odin who offered himself as a sacrifice in order to gain knowledge. Hanging from the world tree, wounded by a spear, given no bread or mead, he hung for nine days. On the last day, he saw on the ground runes that had fallen from the tree, understood their meaning, and, coming down, scooped them up for his own. All knowledge is to be found in these runes.

The Hanged Man, in similar fashion, is a card about suspension, not life or death. It signifies selflessness, sacrifice and prophecy. You make yourself vulnerable and in doing so, gain illumination. You see the world differently, with almost mystical insights.


What Tarot Card are You?
Take the Test to Find Out.


7 comments:

K9 said...

im always something in the swords. i like how imagery is composed in tarot: very staged like objects placed and photographed, but i dont read them or use tarot. i had some indian ones with animals...im elk and crow..once *beaver* (NO! it was about industry!)

i always liked the expression "what a card!" what is that? looks like you pulled the correct card. hanged man could just be a heads up for change. i like the sound of it though. very weighty


take me off your to do list: you've been great already! the wolf video! and look for some postcards...although its getting hard to find the real cheesy tourist cards which are what i like to send. SQL. youre in the school id like to be in. rock the hell on.

the.red.mantissa said...

elk and beaver ....ahahaha!

ah, swords - symbol of air~intellect~thinking: like the air our thoughts seem invisible, but indeed they have presence. swords, they say, symbolize seeking out truth and logic in times of strife or difficulty ... thinking, to cut through deception and illusion.

my card - oh yeah. martin's card - accurate too. perhaps, heads up for an perspective change - as in viewing situations from other than what one stands to lose.

post cards, eh? you like 'em too? i come across lots here ... some cute-ly cheesey ones. does trout like squeeky things? i have this sense that she likes squeeky things ...

SQL - yeah. i think of you throughout this course, particularly. 6 or 7 more weeks and then i will get to the fun stuff.

foam said...

i was the empress or whatever it was called. i'm basically with she when it comes to the tarot cards. i love the imagery found on most cards but really don't read them.
i've blogged with you a bit before. we were going by different names.
this is a great looking blog, btw.

*Itkupilli* said...

I was sun, I made this test once before, and got a different card, funny I think I aswered same...
I was quite interested about Tarot some years ago...haven't done that much lately, there is sure very much wisdom, and cards look fascinating...
Very nice post. :)

Enemy of the Republic said...

Wow. Thanks for that link help. I am so doofusy with that. I love coming here. It is always different and more beautiful.

the.red.mantissa said...

foam - i know u. thx ... & also 4 your visit.

i think the cards very interesting ... and yes i love the imagery. and symbolism ...

*itkupilli* - i love the cards. i agree, lots of wisdom ... i haven't had time for much these days ... but i try to get into the cards, still.

susan - nice to see you around here! i thought you and some others might benefit from the link help. now you can just copy and paste ...

thank you ... hope things are ok for you ...

Infinitesimal said...

TINY TREASURES!!!

Oh my Dear, you do enough.
I have my sparkle ellie on my desk holding my Mom's birthday card to me.

Sorry I ain't been too social, had this hot Indian man crawling up my ass for the last 21 days...