Tarot Card of the Week: The Hanged Man

The Hanged Man
Card Number: XII
Key Number: 23
Rulership: Water
Hebrew Letter: Mem מ
Translation: Water
Numerical Value: 3

Divinatory Meaning
Upright — Devotion to a worthwhile cause. Temporary suspension of progress. Flexibility of mind and a willingness to adapt to changes. Sacrifice in the present to reap benefit in the future. A waiting period. Rebirth. Sacrificing one thing to obtain another. Transformation. Circumstances literally turned on their head.
Ill Dignified or Reversed — Loss. Lack of commitment. Preoccupation with selfish and material things. Despite drawbacks a preference for the things as they are. Oppression. Apathy in pursuit of goals. Taking the view “Better the devil you know.” Failure to act with an inability to move forward or progress.

Magical Correspondences
Colour: Dark Green
Herb: Balm of Gilead
Incense: Clove
Oil: Tea Tree
Gemstone: Blood Stone
Focus: Rituals concerning giving up compulsions and addictions, for beginning a new, difficult, but ultimately rewarding path, for ending destructive and psychic awareness, for accepting the inevitable as a learning experience.

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About Cassandra

Merry meet, my name is Cassandra and I am a Witch who began her Magical Path in the autumn of the year 2011. If you want to learn more about me and my Magic, visit my blog Book of Shadows. Blessed be.
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