Gaian Tarot by Joanna Powell Colbert

… healing the earth, healing ourselves …

Ace of Fire

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A snake has just broken his way out of an egg and is encountering the world for the first time. Because of his ability to shed his skin and emerge in a new one, Snake has long been a symbol of renewal and transformation. In the background we see sparks shooting from a hidden flame Read the rest —

Two of Fire

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Two fire dancers, charged with sexual attraction, come close to embracing but hold themselves back. Their torches form a blazing X between them as their challenging gazes meet. Sparks fly. Will they or won’t they? Archival Limited Edition Print signed & numbered by the artist Buy It! 8.5x11" Print $55.95 Buy It! 13x19" Print Price Read the rest —

Three of Fire

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A woman dances with billowing scarves, as a blazing sunset turns the evening sky into an inferno. She herself blazes too, with passion and personal power. Her crackling, magical energy even draws three “great balls of fire” into her sphere! Close up of the Three of Fire card Archival Limited Edition Print signed & numbered Read the rest —

Four of Fire

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A woman stands within a sacred circle, the four directions marked by tall votive candles. She is breathing deeply, allowing the energy of the desert night to flood her body. Energy moves up from the earth and down from the sky into her body. Kundalini rises, power flows, all blocks are gone. She is marking Read the rest —

Five of Fire

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A fire performer spits billowing flames out of his mouth. Twisted faces of gargoyles or maddened creatures form in the smoke and fire. Breathing fire can burn both the performer and his audience. It’s powerful and exciting, and potentially lethal. Archival Limited Edition Print signed & numbered by the artist Buy It! 8.5x11" Print $55.95 Read the rest —

Six of Fire

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It’s festival time! With nightfall comes the lighting of the bonfire and the arrival of drummers and dancers. The energy builds until it reaches a blazing peak of creative and erotic power, and we are entrained and entranced. Together we fan the flames of the sacred fire. We raise a cone of power and release Read the rest —

Seven of Fire

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A blacksmith stands at a forge, raising her hammer high to strike the red-hot iron rod. The scent of rain-soaked autumn woods mixes with the pungent aroma of burning coals and hot metal. The smith’s heartbeat races as she pounds the glowing iron bar into the shape she desires. It takes much strength and determination Read the rest —

Eight of Fire

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Meteors with trails like sparkling diamonds streak swiftly towards the earth. Meteor showers are spectacular sights that fill our hearts with awe and wonder. The ancients believed they were portents of great change, for good or ill. Archival Limited Edition Print signed & numbered by the artist Buy It! 8.5x11" Print $55.95 Buy It! 13x19" Read the rest —

Nine of Fire

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A man has retreated to a redrock cave, a sacred spot where energies gather, in order to replenish his own life-force. He seats himself in meditation and soon the kundalini serpent begins to rise. He is radiant with inner fire, connected to heaven and earth. He experiences himself as a be- ing of light, as Read the rest —

Ten of Fire

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A forest fire is raging, the smoke and ashes released into the air. To our “civilized” minds, a fire is terrifying because it’s a threat to our homes, our towns, our animals and possibly our own lives. But forest fires are a natural part of the cycle of life, and were sometimes carefully set by Read the rest —

Child of Fire

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The Child of Fire laughs in delight at the flames of a campfire that dance and dazzle him. Humans have gazed into flames since the beginning of time, fascinated by the warmth, radiance, visions — and even danger — the fire brings. Yet all this is a wondrous discovery for each child who sees fire Read the rest —

Explorer of Fire

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The Explorer of Fire spins her flaming orbs through the darkness, the poi making a pattern of dazzling light that arcs and loops and falls. Her movements are as sensuous and sinuous as a serpent, and just as mesmerizing. She has practiced long hours to make her movements look effortless. But the skill of fire Read the rest —