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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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Spirit


A Spirit Spirit is a  painting by by Minneapolis visual artist Roger Williamson This modern symbolic painting is an, oil on canvas, 12 inches by 12 inches, 2010, $645 Purchase original painting from Saatchi Art Spirit was featured in MIA Foot in the Door 2010 and in my short movie Invitation to the Quest Spirits manifest into our realm through multiple vehicles, images seen in clouds, undergrowth, incense smoke and the artists canvas. There is an example of this phenomena in Lore of Prosperine by Maurice Hewlett chapter A Boy in the Wood. The following is an extract A Boy in […]

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Avivo Exhibt To Really See


At The University of Minnesota Bio Medical Library I  am pleased to have two of my works included as part of the Avivo To Really See exhibit. Exhibiting artists: Jennifer N. Campbell Teresa Audet Jess Ward Kate Clark Roger Williamson Gary R. Melquist Douglas Blue Holly Rapoport Sam Larom KaTa John Casey Heather Spielman Anne South Christi Furnas Andrew Braunberger Kandace Krause Michaela Rachor Cecile Bellamy Peter F. Hinze Tobias Ashley Adams Shining Starr Julia C. Spencer Photovoice participants Avivo is proud to announce that the traveling exhibition To Really See: Exploring the Medication-Taking Experience has opened with the University of Minnesota […]

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The Dark Lord Cometh Sun Enters Capricorn Tarot Devil


Dark Lord, Tarot Devil depicts adversity overcome by humor. Tarot Devil explanation, meaning, symbolism and art, Sun in Capricorn. In this depiction of the Dark Lord,Tarot Devil from Tarot of the Morning Star, we observe the central figure displaying the personality type required for facing adversity which is a sense of humor.   This is also emphasized by the entity’s horns, reminiscent of a jester’s cap. The blocks below are the challenges needed to be overcome so they become stairs to achievement. The spiral beard is symbolic of time. The image is God and Devil, the face revealed, determined by […]

Dark Lord Tarot Devil, Sun Capricorn from Tarot of the Morning Star. In this depiction of the Dark Lord,Tarot Devil from Tarot of the Morning Star, we observe the central figure displaying the personality required for facing adversity, a sense of humor.

Princess Earth


Princess Earth Pentacles Princess Earth Pentacles is the sixteenth and final tarot Court Card and as such represents a hidden spirit or Goddess. She is the culmination and synthesis of the previous 15 Court Cards. This is symbolized by the card, as depicted in the Tarot of the Morning Star deck, as the princess holding a fox. When a fox has gone to ground, retreated to its lair, the phenomenon is referred to as the animal having gone to earth. Normally, the fox will do this to escape danger. Being the last in a sequence, Princess Earth is symbolic of […]

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On Display at Magus Books


Currently on display at the new location of Magus Books Minneapolis Visit the new Magus Books Minneapolis store at 1848 Central Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418   Founded in 1992, Magus started out in a tiny little shop, and has expanded and evolved thru the years thanks to all the seekers who came to explore our store and enrich themselves – we look forward to seeing you all again and meeting new seekers every day. Magus offers books on spirituality covering a multitude of paths, from Agnosticism to Zoroastrianism; we are a one stop shop for all your spiritual & wellness […]

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Sun Enters Libra Life Hangs in the Balance


Libra Tarot Justice Tarot Justice corresponds with the zodiac sign of Libra. It represents a high ideal that is seldom achieved. A state of potential awaiting a decision. Depicting strength and force arrested the card illustrates truth originates from within and we should wait to hear the dictate of our inner voice before making a choice. The card does not represent man made law but natural law that is not influenced by greed, fear and the rest of humanities short comings. A second revised and expanded edition of Tarot of the Morning Star is due to be released October 2017. […]

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Tarot of the Morning Star Second Editon Divination Deck


Scheduled for release October 2017 Divination deck Tarot of the Morning Star second editon Seventy Eight Card Deck with booklet, $44.95 ISBN: 978-0-9993813-0-4   Divination deck Tarot of the Morning Star 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. Morning Star, meaning “Lucifer,” is generally assumed to be Venus. However, I believe that Lucifer, the morning star, should be assigned to Sirius, which rises with the Sun to announce the annual  inundation of the […]

Divination. Tarot of the Morning Star second edition divination deck. Created by Minneapolis artist author Roger Williamson. This second edition is a 78 card deck.

Dreaming Messenger Spirit Brings Her Dionysus


A Dreaming Spirit Brings Her Dionysus Dreaming Messenger Spirit, Greek God Dionysus. In this depiction the Dreaming God is an aspect of the Hypnos. In ancient Greek mythology some Dreaming Spirits were referred to as Oneiroi. Oil on wood, 24 inches by 48 inches, 2017 Buy Original Painting from Saatchi Art For concepts of communication with spirits in dreams see Dream Linguistics Roger Williamson is a visual artist living and creating in Minneapolis, MN. See A Spirit Comes Greek God of Sleep Hypnos Currently on display at Magus Books Roger Williamson art prints at Magus Books

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Sun Enters Virgo, Tarot Hermit


Hermit Our Inner Guide Tarot Hermit illustrates we should be guided by the light of life symbolized by the Ancient Egyptian ankh representing his lantern. The Hermits eyes are closed symbolizing introspection, listening to the inner voice. This inner voice, according to Julian Jaynes in his book The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind, was the  hallucinated voice of the Gods and  or ancestors commonly listened to by our ancient forebears. The jackal headed figure in the background is s synthesis of Wepwawet and Anubis.  Wepwawet as “Opener of the Ways” and Anubis our protector on […]

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