It's in the Cards: Excavating the Authentic Self Using the Tarot as a Guide, explores the deeper meaning of the twenty - two cards of the tarot known as the major arcana, the archetypes they symbolize, and their connection to the higher consciousness of the authentic self.
Author Aine Butler shares insight into the symbolism of the major arcana and the relationship they have in representing not only major archetypes, but developmental stages throughout and beyond a physical lifetime as well.
Each card is explained in detail and then related to the stage of development represented. It's in the Cards offers information that will guide through the process of connecting to the authentic self, including:
- Finding one's life purpose
- Relationships and the role they play
- Facing up to choices
- Rediscovering lost or abandoned skills and talents
- Exploring the 'mid-life" crisis
- Being a co-creator
- Overcoming limitations and fears connected to aging and change
- Understanding the inner processes that affect outer events
It's in the Cards also offers instructions for creating a deck; making it an all around valuable guide to be used throughout a lifetime.
Cover photo by Paige Foster and supplied by Dreamstime.com.
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This book will give you an good understanding of yourself ,life and an insight to others . You will be able to relate to many subjects and 'human' growth or stagnation in this book. Its very clear how this relates to you. .It gave me understanding and knowledge to see where certain people are and learn from that for my self where I need to work on or am going. It is pleasantly written ,easy to understand.It gives you ideas and tips how to go about making your own cards. Even if the cards and making them is not for you the book is. It is a guide . The energy from Aine comes through the book. If you ever have the chance to meet Aine at a booksigning or event I can hihgly recommend it.The book does not come close to Aine's wisdom and energy. She also has a very nice website worth checking out. .