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.

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 […]

When a Puppy is More Than a Puppy

Another symbol my cousins and I found in several of the artworks in the show “Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea” at the National Museum of Women in the Arts was that of a puppy or dog. WHAAaaaa????