I was asked a week and a half ago if I am a kabbalist who is interested in tarot, or a tarotist who uses kabbalah to open new perspectives on the tarot. I had to think about that one. I
Rather than seeing each suit as an Ace through 10 progression, in this short article I propose the idea of moving backwards through the suits of Wands and Swords, and forwards through the suits of Cups and Pentacles, to discover the plot of the pips.
Two different questions. Two different decks. Two single card draws. Six of Cups both times. My first memory of the Six of Cups is from my Barbara Walker deck–first deck I ever got, back in 1991. That card, Childhood, showed