Here are your cards for December 8th – 14th .
As we step into our week, we are greeted by The Hierophant. In this version, a guide stands before a young man and woman. The building behind her symbolises her belief-system, which she conveys to her initiates.
The Hierophant often concerns our own spirituality and set of beliefs. At times, the card will represent a link to our higher-purpose and those people in life who can help us connect to it.
For many, this card will be a comforting sign, since it can represent important groups who can assist them this week and advisors who will become important. Is there someone in life who can help guide you to where you need to be? Is there a person who might offer advice or connect you to an organisation which is relevant? This card suggests there is, so keep an eye out for them!
If you have been feeling lost, then the open arms of The Hierophant may be just what you need. But if you are a free-thinker, remember that she is a woman of rules and regulations. This is card of group identity and conformity, not individuality. As this week begins, it might represent the arms of organisations or people who are open when you’re conforming to their beliefs and principles, but which will quickly push you away if you rebel or begin to think for yourself.
The Ace of Swords cuts through the fog of doubt and confusion, bringing clarity and a new vision within situations. Could this have anything to do with the card already drawn? Are you seeing a group or person for what they really are?
The Ace of Swords is often linked to new beginnings; these beginnings may very well be linked to fresh insight or a shift in perspective. What do you now know that you didn’t previously, which will enable you to step more confidently into the middle of December?
With new information or understanding comes decisions. The man in this card has two swords, representing two ways of proceeding. Which will he choose?
Expect a choice to enter your week. Which way will you go? Does the clarity brought about on Wednesday and Thursday aid your decision? Can you choose which avenue to take more easily now that you have clarity amongst your arsenal?
The choice you make might not be an easy one, so remember to think it over before you make it. This is a decision which needs to be made from your head, not your heart!
© Steven Bright Tiferet Tarot 2014
Illustrations by Steven Bright