Today’s card is from a brand-new deck. It’s by Lunea Weatherstone with art by Gary A. Lippincott. I saw this one online and wanted it for the artwork. I love the era it is set in. The Victorian Fairy Tarot looks delicate to me with the soft colors and fairies that abound. I shuffled the deck without looking through it (I normally view the cards first). My focus was what the deck wanted me to know about our relationship.
The Magistrate, or Justice, showed up. I did read the description to learn that the flower is the rudbeckia which means “justice.” I love that he contemplates the scroll in front of him while barefooted and outside.
This card really carries the compassionate side of justice for me. Our legal eagle is considering all the possibilities. No snap judgement from our judge. He is fair in all things even when it may not be the best for himself personally.
That’s a hard job. To be fair to all without adjusting here and there for yourself. I learned this lesson as a kid.
“You cut the cake into two pieces but your sister gets to pick which piece first.”
That is a living example of Justice. I had to cut the cake as evenly as possible. There was no making my slice just a bit bigger or making sure my slice had the best piece of icing. [Tweet “My mother was Solomon reborn and the cake was the baby.”]
Now we all have areas where it is hard to be fair to all without putting ourselves first. What are those areas in your life? I know for me one is my Tarot decks and books. I want to keep the best for myself. 😀
Your journal prompt for today is “How can I make the fairest decisions for all with compassion?”
The Magistrate, The Victorian Fairy Tarot, Llewellyn, 2013
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