Mystic Maidens

Choosing Your Tarot Cards

Posted by Helen Bone on

Choosing Your Tarot Cards
Whether this is your first Tarot Deck or your twentieth (come on, raise your hands if you are a Tarot Deck hoarder like me!), choosing a deck to take home can be equally an exciting and nerve-wracking experience.

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Card of the Day: Nine of Cups

Posted by Jenny Barber on

Card of the Day: Nine of Cups

The Nine of Cups brings Eros and Psyche celebrating their reunion after Psyche has survived Aphrodite’s quest and both lovers have earned their place with each other. This gives the nine of Cups the aspect of celebration after efforts made, rewards and validation for commitment to a task and the fulfilment of a wish. 💧

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Card of the Day: King of Cups

Posted by Jenny Barber on

Card of the Day: King of Cups

The King of Cups manifests as Orpheus, singer, priest, and healer, whose lack of faith in the bargain of Hades led to his wife losing her chance to escape the underworld. The fame he earned as a priest in the aftermath inspired the jealousy of Dionysius, who then sent his maenads to tear Orpheus apart. This gives the King of Cups the aspect of working with the hidden realms of emotion and spiritualism and while having a skill in helping others with these realms, not being able to trust your experiences when they apply to yourself. This can particularly be...

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Card of the Day: Seven of Swords

Posted by Jenny Barber on

Card of the Day: Seven of Swords

The Seven of Swords shows Orestes, Prince of Argos, creeping back into the city to kill his mother for her murder of his father.This gives the seven of swords the aspect of using quieter and more subtle skills to achieve your aims. Guile, wit, tact and diplomacy will serve you better right now than brashness or strong-arming, though you may be uncomfortable with the results of your success no matter how it is achieved.This dislike of your end goal and unease over the means to achieve it come from the root of Orestes story - Orestes was sent on this...

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Card of the Day: Strength

Posted by Jenny Barber on

Card of the Day: Strength

Strength brings Heracles in his struggle with the Nemean Lion, a creature whose hide was too strong for weapons to pierce. It was in defeating the lion with his bare hands that Heracles earned the pelt and its defensive properties. This gives Strength the aspect of using your inner strength, courage and self-discipline to defeat your inner beast - the qualities of rage, senseless pride and ferocious egotism - in order to emerge more heroic. 🦁

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