THE FOOLS JOURNEY THROUGH THE TAROT - THE MOON: DAY NINETEEN
What effect could spoil this perfect calm?
I s there another challenge for the Fool?
In fact, it is his bliss that makes him vulnerable to the illusions of the Moon. The Fool’s joy is a feeling state. His positive emotions are not yet subject to mental clarity. In his dreamy condition, the Fool is susceptible to fantasy, distortion and a false picture of the truth.
The Moon stimulates the creative imagination.
It opens the way for bizarre and beautiful thoughts to bubble up from the unconscious, but deep-seated fears and anxieties also arise. These experiences may cause the Fool to feel lost and bewildered.
The Moon card shows a full moon in the night’s sky, positioned between two large towers.
The Moon is a symbol of intuition, dreams, and the unconscious. Its light is dim compared to the sun, and only slightly illuminates the path to higher consciousness winding between the two towers.
In the foreground is a small pool, representing the watery, subconscious mind. A small crayfish crawls out of the pool, symbolising the early stages of consciousness unfolding. A dog and a wolf stand in the grassy field, howling at the moon, representing both the tamed and the wild aspects of our minds.
The Moon represents your fears and illusions and often comes out when you are projecting fear into your present and your future, based on your past experiences.
You may have a painful memory that caused emotional distress, and rather than dealing with the emotions you pushed them down deep into your subconscious. Now, these emotions are making reappearance, and you may find yourself under their influence on a conscious or subconscious level.
The Moon can indicate a time of uncertainty and illusion, when nothing is what it seems.
Be careful of making fast decisions when the Moon appears because you may later realise you only had half the information you needed. You need to listen to and trust your intuition so you can see beyond what is in front of you.
Feel into situations rather than thinking what they mean. Let go of your conscious mental blocks or negative self-talk and allow your intuition to guide you.
Your dreams, intuitions and inner guidance l ead you forward toward higher levels of understanding if you listen and use your judgement to help interpret the messages of the subconscious.
NUMEROLOGY OF CARD 18
1+8 = 9 The number for the old soul and humanitarian.
9 Promotes reaching our highest potential, and also carry the scars from the original family. This number often revisits the past.
ASTROLOGY OF CARD
This card is ruled by Pisces, a very psychic, sensitive and spiritual sign.
In astrology, Pisces rules the 12 House of the Zodiac; the house of unseen or hidden knowledge.
However, Pisces is the most intuitive of the signs and can help us come to know that which has been unknowable up until now!