17. moon

17.
moon

collective unconscious – fear – surrender – feminine power

17. moon

Moon is the card of the collective unconscious. Again the water in this card is the entrance to the world hidden underneath our daily muddle of life. In the water we see the hope bags, now transformed into jellyfish, or ‘medusa’s’. The jellyfish represent Moon in the sense that they are creatures that at the same time have and don’t have a body: their gelatinous, tentacled forms are almost indistinguishable from the water around. They are like water in water, one with the element they live in. They navigate through the dark deep sea by connecting to the moon’s magnetism, lingering in the lunar cycle in complete surrender to the tides. Hence, they express the state of Moon and the loss of personal identity that comes with it. Moon also is the card of the Mother, that gives up on her personal body to host a new life. In her belly the fetus floats in the water, unable to distinguish itself from his mother’s body. Just like the mother is no longer one but extends her body to include the Other. Continue reading “17. moon”