Humility in the Fool? You think I must be joking… But research would seem to elucidate an element of humility—or lack of humility—in the history of the fool. In either sense—present or absent—we are provided a mode of observing, or gauging, or ruminating upon the virtuous nature of humility.
Yesterday, Ireland became the first country to approve and legalize gay marriage by popular vote…
And let my dying Be as a return, with gratitude, For this gift of the miracle of life, A return of dust to the dust of the earth, Of waters to the flowing waters, To the trees that have stood by, Strong, in my many doubts, To the winds that blow Beyond our human […]
Previously, we discussed the gestural symbolism of humility found in the tarot. Let’s explore some other places where humility can be interpreted in the deck…
Dorotheos of Gaza was a 6th-century monk, eventually becoming an abbott of his own monastery. His writing, in the form of instructions for his charges, particularly condemns pride among his monks, deplores ascetic competition among the community, and places humility as the summit of monastic life.
A morning walk among civic service-minded ancestors provides a teaching moment about tarot philosophy and prudence.
Well, they had a good life… a good, long, life. But after years of duty creating innumerable knit creations, my 40″ addi® size 6 circular knitting needles gave up the ghost—right in the middle of a major fiber art project.