0. THE FOOL
THE FOOL TAROT CARD MEANING
TAROT KEY MEANINGS
Light Seer (Upright): new beginnings, enthusiasm, adventures, fresh opportunities, the potential to bring your dreams to life, having faith, a transitional period of awakening, optimism, innocence, light-heartedness and being spontaneou
Shadow Seer (Reversed): naivety, assuming you already have the answer, rash or overly impulsive choices, lacking experience, analysis-paralysis, being bogged down, foolishness, jumping before you look
THE FOOL OVERVIEW
On the edge of an epic journey, the Fool peers into the abyss below and senses the seed of life calling out to her. She sees the opportunity and stardust swirling, and she knows that her dream begins with this single step. She’s not sure what she will learn or exactly where she’s headed, but she has clarity about one thing: she will need to jump in order to begin. With her crystal amplifier to guide her, and her wand to protect her, she feels her toes slide past the threshold of her current reality. She sends one last intention prayer up to the Universe and lets go, feeling the rush of the unknown rise up to meet her. She falls into the void, where her beautiful future awaits.
Optimistically falling towards a new future – towards the person you have dreamt you could be. Falling foolishly? Maybe. But this is how soul paths are spun.
MESSAGE FROM THE FOOL
Every dream achieved begins with the seemingly ‘foolish’ notion that there is something bigger out there. Something greater. Something epic to explore and to become. This child-like optimism comes from deep within your knowing, and it reminds you that you can achieve the magical things that you’ve been dreaming about. The journey of the soul begins with you, and with you alone. The time has come to enthusiastically turn towards your new future and take a divine leap of faith in order to claim the reward that this abyss is offering. You may not feel ready. You may not be ready, but there is magic in the air and the Universe is waiting to support you with infinite love and guidance. Surrendering to the call of the Fool means putting deep trust and blind faith in the unknown. It means remembering that everything is happening as it should be happening, and it means swan diving into the seed of potential with all of your curiosity in tow. Sometimes, in shadow, the Fool marks moments in life when you long for freedom and personal expression. If your life has become too conventional, go ahead and shake it up with something totally unexpected! During the genesis of something new, recklessness and impulsivity can create unnecessary obstacles on your path. Have you been ignoring good advice? Trust your instincts and tune in to both intuition and experience. Take any precautions you need to take, and prepare for a stable landing.
QUESTIONS FOR THE SEER
• If you knew the Universe would catch you mid-flight, where would you leap?
• What one thing could you learn today, that would help prepare you for tomorrow?
• Imagine two wise guides named Playfulness and Enthusiasm. What counsel do they have for you?
• How much do you trust yourself to try new things, and succeed?