Your Chosen Card – The Lord Reversed Mage Deck
When reversed, the Star card suggests that you are not feeling hopeful about a positive outcome. You may be suffering a crisis of faith or feeling beset by doubts that things will not work out in the end. Now is a time to assess your situation realistically and banish any false hopes or expectations based on illusion. Are you able to see the glass only as being half empty? Are you unable to recognize the guiding trail beneath your feet? Keep in mind the moral of Aesops fable: the gods help those who help themselves.
Keywords Reversed: Loss of hope, pessimism, expectations not met, neglected opportunities, lack of trust in the future, refusal to accept helpful guidance.
Key XVII: The Star
Myths/Archetypes: The Star of Bethlehem. The Fairy Godmother. The Egyptian sky goddess Nuit (aka Nut, Neuth, Newet). Aquarius, the Water Bearer.
Dates of Aquarius: 20 January17 February (tropical); 13 February13 March (sidereal)
Astrology: Aquarius, the Water Bearer (an Air sign ruled by Saturn and Uranus)
17. The Star: A Glimmer Of Hope
When The Lord is reversed you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If The Lord is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is The Lord is trying to tell you. If you had a particular issue in mind, or want to seek clarification on something else, you can also choose again to get more guidance.
This chosen card is part of your reversed card reading for The Lord using cards from the Mage Tarot Deck. You will find many more tarot pages that will be of great help if you need tarot card meanings. Use the search at the bottom of the page. We have some amazing tarot books for you to browse. Please see below.
Here are some snippets from a few of my favorite books
Complete Book of Tarot: Waite (1911): Fruitfulness, action, initiative, length of days; the unknown, clandestine; also difficulty, doubt, ignorance; (R) light, truth, the unraveling of involved matters, public rejoicings; according to another reading, vacillation.
Complete Book of Tarot: Most tarot enthusiasts have more than one deck and use particular decks for specific purposes. For example, you might use one deck to read for yourself, another for meditation, and yet another for creative inspiration when starting a project. One way to get acquainted with a new set of cards is to ‘interview’ the deck using a tarot spread. The theme and variations layout is useful for this purpose.
Angel Encyclopedia: In the name of Shaddai, who created heaven and earth, and in the name of the angel Raphael, the memuneh in charge of this month, and by you, Smmel, Hngel, Vngsursh, Kndors, Ndmh, Kmiel, Sariel, Abrid, Gurid, memunim of the summer equinox, and by your Price, Oranir, by the angel of the hour and the star, in the name of the Lord, God of Israel, who rests upon the cherubs, the great, mighty, and awesome God, YHVH Zebaot is His name, and in thy name, God of mercy, and by thy name, Adiriron, trustworthy healing-God, in whose hand are the heavenly and earthly households, and by the name YHVH, save me by this writing and by this amulet, written in the name of _________ so of [mothers name]. Protect him in all his two hundred and forty-eight organs against imprisonment and against the two-edged sword. Help him, deliver him, save him, rescue him from evil men and evil speech, and from a harsh litigant, whether he be Jew or Gentile. Humble and bring low those who rise against him to do him evil by deed or by speech, by counsel or by thought. May all who seek his harm be overthrown, destroyed, humbled, afflicted, broken so that not a limb remains whole; may those who wish him ill be put to shame. Save him, deliver him from all sorcery, from all reverses, from poverty, from wicked men, from sudden death, from the evil effects of passion, from every sort of tribulation and disease. Grant him grace, and love, and mercy before the throne of God, and before all being who behold him. Let the fear of him rest on all creatures, as the mighty lion dreads the mightier mafgia. I conjure [name], son of [mothers name], in the name of Uriron and Adriron [sic]. Praised be the Lord forever. Amen and Amen.
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