19. star

19.
star

gift, fertility, inspiration, body, sexuality, connection

19. star

In Star, Hope finally finds its place in the world. The card shows us a female figure walking over the fields. From her plastic bags, water is incessantly pouring, irrigating the land, fertilizing whatever she encounters. Star is the figure of hope that has taken shape in the form of an ordinary woman. Her body has a hole in it, that shows us the world shining through. In Star we come to fully accept the body as our access point to the world. Star worships her body because it is shaped by the same material as everything that is. And being in awe of the Earth, the Moon, the Sun and all the bodies in the sky, Star is also in awe of her own body. Nourishing and feeding it, just like she is nourishing and feeding the world around her.
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18.sun

18.
sun
new life, universal love, growth, clarity, joy

18. sun

Sun is the card of clarity, of the dissolving of all shadows and doubts. Almost at the end of the Major Arcana, we finally come to an understanding of the world, and this understanding is Love. Not the personal love that binds us to the rest of humanity, as expressed in Touch, but the universal love that speaks through the generous sharing of the sun’s warmth with all creatures, nurturing them to live, grow and prosper. It is a love without an agenda or self-centered motive. It is the love that saunters lightly through the sky. This is the card of vitality and joy, of the embrace of life, of the clarity that comes with understanding.
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