What Does The Deck Say? April 29 2017

The Bosch Tarot is a series of collages based on the paintings of Hieronymus Bosch. Using a unique set of meanings that is not derived from Waite, it will sometimes read direct, and sometimes read like a koan. It is a good deck for introspection and examination of internal motives.

Today’s cards: 8 of Swords, 5 of Swords, & 8 of Chalices.

You have all the tools listed on that website for craftmasters, and you actually know which ends are the working ends and which ends are the safe ends to hold. But even though you know that a block has six sides, you are far from being able to use those tools masterly. Book learning is not the same as experience, and it will take experience to teach you the nuances that will never be captured by language. I’m not telling you to give up. I’m telling you to start where you are.

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