The Truth About Tarot Cards
These are the main chapters. All told, this is 160 pages long.
TRUMP 0 - THE FOOL This is God before He created the world. Infinite, unrealized potential.
TRUMP 1 - THE
MAGICIAN This is the first moment of Creation – God the Father,
Seed giver, the active creative agent.
TRUMP 2 - THE HIGH
PRIESTESS God the Mother – She who gives form to the seed of the
Father, the passive creative agent.
TRUMP 3 - THE EMPRESS Mother Nature – The marriage of God the Father and God
TRUMP 4 - THE EMPEROR The Laws of Nature.
Creation works according to logic, order, and law.
That is symbolized here.
TRUMP 5 - THE
HIEROPHANT God’s omnipresent work of Grace.
Creation, nature, revelation, are all extensions of God’s loving
TRUMP 6 - THE LOVERS Symbolizes the creation of Adam & Eve, and their fall
from grace by eating the Fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good &
TRUMP 7 - THE CHARIOT The cards begin to show the various stages of Salvation
& Redemption. God’s
intervening plan, bring the Good News, ready to carry Adam & Eve (and
us) where we cannot go on our own.
TRUMP 8 - STRENGTH The plan of salvation, real strength & inner power,
are not human – they are Divine gifts
TRUMP 9 - THE HERMIT It is OK to be alone.
True religion is what we all must do in the quite of our own
hearts, one-on-one with God. We
internalize and live the Word, not just hear or believe it.
TRUMP 10 - THE WHEEL
OF FORTUNE The
Wheel of Fortune encompasses all cycles of manifestation and expresses the
notion that no matter what occurs within the physical creation, it is all
(1) a part of the divine plan, and (2) a part of the divine revelation. In other words, the Wheel of Fortune card says there is no
such thing as chance.
TRUMP 11 - JUSTICE God’s Law lives in our hearts.
We are moral because it is right and who we are.
And the only basis of Law is Love.
TRUMP 12 - THE
HANGED MAN “If anyone comes after me, let them deny themselves,
take up their cross and follow me.”
This symbolizes Jesus’ crucifixion, and our death to ourselves.
TRUMP 13 - DEATH The Final enemy to be overcome is Death. The loss of the body is, for the redeemed, no loss at all.
TRUMP 14 -
TEMPERANCE The great, unsung hero: Balance.
Law & Gospel, work & rest, eating and exercise.
TRUMP 15 - THE DEVIL Jesus was tempted of the Devil, and so will we all.
These temptations happen as we follow the path beyond redemption to
TRUMP 16 - THE TOWER The Tower of Babel.
God is the only eternal truth.
All of our other, smaller, human thoughts must crumble.
TRUMP 17 - THE STAR The Spirit of God, the Mind of Christ that lives in us,
begins to guide our every step.
TRUMP 18 - THE MOON The Ego of man is the great pretender, dead and dark,
just like the moon: While it appears as the brightest light in the sky,
the moon is only dead dust, reflecting the real light from the Sun. So too our egos appear to shine so bright, yet only reflect
the one true light, God.
TRUMP 19 - THE SUN The spirit that begins in #17, The Star, now rules our
entire lives. “It is no
longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.”
We are perfected, fully sanctified beings.
TRUMP 20 - JUDGMENT The pathway of salvation doesn’t happen to you or me;
All people are called to salvation. Unto
mankind is appointed to live once, and after this comes judgment.
TRUMP 21 - THE
UNIVERSE The Great Wedding of the King.
Each person, fully sanctified, united into the Body of Christ.
God’s glorious plan of the universe is complete…..Or has it
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