3 Card Spread

  • Eight of SummerEight of Summer
    Jasmine vines, in my garden. All tied up in knots. No matter how much you try, there’s no way out of this. If you struggle, you’ll be tangled all the tighter. Some times there just isn’t an easy way out, or even simply a way out! This is a no win situation, which ever way you look at it.…
  • Six of SummerSix of Summer
    Empty cidada skins, Girraween National Park. Cicada eggs are laid in slits in tree bark. After many weeks they hatch into nymphs, which then fall to the ground, and burrow through the leaf litter into the ground, where they remain, at depths of between 10 and 40 centimetres, for many years, feeding on sap sucked from tree roots. When the nymph finally reaches adult size, it claws it’s way back to the surface, and climbs the tree, where it sheds it’s skin for the last time. During a life time of two to four weeks they mate, lay eggs, and begin the cycle all over again. A journey that must be made. Be it travel, or a life journey –…
  • StrengthStrength
    This was the card that actually inspired me to begin work on a deck of my own. One of the threads on Aeclectic Tarot forums became a project for a group tarot deck. I created two cards, which aren’t used here, but which formed the basis for the design of those cards in this deck. This card however, I wanted for my own. The young huntress, alone on a plain, looks towards the distance. Her lion at her feet, staff in hand. She’s unafraid. She’s strong and sure of herself. Her wild beast has been calmed and she is in control.…