Even More Places to Find Humility in the Tarot

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.

Community: Great Words

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.

Humility

In several forthcoming posts, I’ll be exploring the virtue of Humility…

La Papessa Discovered as a Virtue

One of the amazing things about the exhibit Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C. was the astonishing number of pieces that had never before been seen in the United States. That, in my view, is an astounding feat and triumph for the curators of […]