What Does The Deck Say? July 22 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: Ace of Chalices, The Emperor, & 10 of Chalices.

You are hiding your fear under layers of authority, real and/or imagined. You can’t dictate away the sense of emptiness and you can’t proclaim the acts of love you can extract be supported by actual emotion. You are afraid you won’t be loved, and you are right. Everyone has some quality that their loved ones just can’t deal with. But here is how loving family stay together: They accept each other, flaws and all, and work together to minimize the damage caused by the flaws and maximize the support they have for each other. You can’t command a heart to yield, so why are you imprisoning your own?

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