Category Archives: Mythology

Sun Virgo Tarot Hermit Self Healing


Sun Virgo Tarot Hermit Sun in Virgo corresponds to the major arcana tarot card Hermit. Original painting 24 inches by 18 inches , oil on board, available from Saatch Art Close examination of the card reveals the eyes of the Hermit are closed, symbolizing answers to questions are obtained through introspection and seeking  from from within. The Hermit desires resolution to uncertainty from learned personal experience, recalled through inner voice, in contradiction to relying influences of society, media and social convention. This inner voice, according to Julian Jaynes in his book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the […]

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Sun Enters Leo Tarot Strength


Leo Tarot Card Strength Leo, tarot card Strength symbolism, Sun in Leo. Is strength accepting the fruit, or refusing the fruit? As an example of a bicameral archetype for this card, Achilles is opportune because of his reactionary fixed  automatic responses to phenomena.  We should note however that his character expresses wrath and anger but not hate. When presented with a phenomena outside of himself, Achilles responds to voices from within himself. He is, to all intense and purposes, a puppet  animated and manipulated by the strings of hallucinating voices of ancestors and Gods. These automatic responses are recurrent throughout the […]

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Sun Enters Cancer, Tarot Key Chariot


Tarot Key Chariot, Sun Enters Cancer Tarot Key Chariot, Oil on canvas, 2006 Buy Original Painting from Saatchi Art Tarot Chariot, represents the inundation of the river Nile bringing the return of life to the land of Egypt. The Chariot, illustrates the result of unleashing the possibilities, explained in the Lovers, and the danger of being swept away by them. Interpretation The interpretation of the  Chariot in a tarot reading is an overcoming of obstacles, recovery and success although this may be only temporary. The degree and duration of success will depend upon the amount of work we have done to prepare […]

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Mystery is Energy


Sphinx, Mystery is Energy Sphinx, Mystery is Energy, a life journey. Oil on canvas, 48 inches by 72 inches, 2010  Buy Original Painting from Saatchi Art She  expresses Mystery is Energy and when she loses her mystery she dies. Represents also the mystery of  our life journey. In the back ground is written the riddle of the Sphinx, in jumbled Greek letters, and in the foreground are the dead bodies of her previous lovers. The aesthetic comes to her passively in contemplation and she meets him as dynamic energy  issuing from this contemplation. She confronts us to make us think, to find answers […]

Sphinx, oil on canvas, 72 inches by 48 inches by Minneapolis visual artist Roger Williamson

Tarot Cards Available From Amazon


Tarot Cards, Tarot of the Morning Star, Available From Amazon Online Tarot Cards, Tarot of the Morning Star second edition available from Amazon and Magus Books and Herbs Order at Amazon   Second expanded and revised edition deck available now. Order online from Gamescrafter    Seventy Eight Card Deck with booklet, $44.95 ISBN: 978-0-9993813-0-4 Tarot Cards,  Tarot of the Morning Star available from Amazon on line, was originally published in 2007 as a major arcana deck only limited to 75 signed hand numbered copies. Introduction If you don’t create your own reality, you are condemned to live in someone else’s. […]

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Orpheus Eurydice


Orpheus Eurydice: Don’t Look Back Orpheus Eurydice, Oil on canvas, 36 inches by 72 inches, 2011 Buy original painting from Saatchi Gallery The most famous story in which Orpheus figures is that of his wife Eurydice and her attempted return from the underworld. While walking in tall grass at her wedding, Eurydice was set upon by a satyr.  In her efforts to escape the satyr, Eurydice fell into a nest of vipers and suffered a fatal bite on her heel. Her body was discovered by Orpheus who, overcome with grief, played such sad and mournful songs that all the nymphs […]

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Sun Enters Gemini, Tarot Card Lovers


Sun Enters Gemini, Tarot Card Lovers Gemini Sun tarot card Lovers represents  the duality of our brain on the point of becoming conscious. The duality of the brain is illustrated by the union of the Maiden and the Serpent. The figure descending from the sky is the appearance of human consciousness, self awareness. Inspiration for my depiction of the Lovers card came from Paolo Uccello’s  painting of Saint George and the Dragon. On first view, of Paolo Uccello’s painting it appears the male hero is liberating the maiden from the dragon.  However, on closer scrutiny,  it can be seen that the maiden holds and […]

Tarot Six Pentacles Six Earth


Tarot Six Earth Six Pentacles, Second Decan Taurus Tarot card meaning of Six Earth, Six Pentacles second decan Taurus. Each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered six express attributes of Tiphareth who’s title is Beauty, the sixth sphere corresponding with Sol on the QBL Tree of life. Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence The planetary correspondence of Tiphareth is Sun and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Six” express its quality colored by their elemental suit: fire, water, air and earth. These four suits correspond to the four worlds of the QBL. Fire Atziluth, Water Briah, Air Yetzirah and Earth Assiah. Astrological […]

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Leda Zeus Trojan War


Leda Zeus root of the Trojan War Leda and the Swan, Trojan War, oil on canvas 72 inches by 48 inches 2012  Buy Original Painting from Saatchi Art Leda in Greek mythology, was daughter of the Aetolian king Thestius, and wife of the king Tyndareus of Sparta. According to the myth, Zeus appeared to her in the form of a swan, seducing and impregnating her. Leda produced four offspring from two eggs: Castor and Clytemnestra from one egg, and Helen and Polydeuces from the other. As the mother of Helen of Troy, she is root of the “Time of Hero’s”, […]

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Taurus Sun Hierophant


Taurus Sun Hierophant Taurus Sun Tarot Hierophant represents a quality within us that registers an awareness of phenomenon. It is not the elucidation of the phenomenon but the bringing to our attention that there is something of which we are not cognizant. Admitting we are in the dark about a subject is our door to learning about it. Overcoming fear to enter the dark is our next step on the path to cognition of the paradox. See Tarot Hermit and Tarot Devil In the foreground of the card the scroll of life unfolds and as it does so the Duat, symbolic of […]

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