Gaian Tarot by Joanna Powell Colbert

… healing the earth, healing ourselves …

Four of Air

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Four robin’s eggs are nestled inside a nest that has been fashioned from twigs, grasses, moss, flower petals and bits of ribbon and string. It’s hidden away, tucked under leaves that protect it from prey or prying eyes. Archival Limited Edition Print signed & numbered by the artist Buy It! 8.5×11″ Print $55.95 Buy It Read more

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 more

Four of Water

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A young woman gazes into the waters of Chalice Well, a holy well in Glastonbury, England. Is she sad and grieving or is she at peace? She may be scrying the patterns on the surface of the water, or contemplating the mysteries of the well’s red waters. The Lady of the Well murmurs secrets in Read more

Four of Earth

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On a beautiful autumn day, a grey squirrel pauses to nibble on an acorn as he gathers nuts and seeds to save for the winter to come. He is surrounded by a stash of acorns, and even more tumble out of an opening in the trunk of a maple tree. In Inuit culture, an inukshuk Read more

Five of Air

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Five bald eagles scream and fight over territory. Once an endangered species, the 1972 ban on DDT resulted in a big comeback for eagles. In some areas, the resurgence has led to overpopulation and competition for habitat. Visitors to the wilderness may even witness eagles fighting until one or more are dead. Archival Limited Edition Read more

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! 8.5×11″ Print $55.95 Read more

Five of Water

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A woman sits on a misty shore, wrapped up against the cold. She holds a scrying bowl in her hands but no images have arisen in it. Her longing gaze is directed inwardly as the fog of depression descends over the scene. In the distance, a boat is moored to the shore. Archival Limited Edition Read more

Five of Earth

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A hiker finds himself lost in the deep woods when a storm blows in. He builds a debris hut and hunkers down inside it to wait out the night. Even though he’s cold and uncomfortable, he knows he has the skills he needs to survive and make it safely out of the wilderness once the Read more

Six of Air

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The community awakens and “sings up the sun” together with prayer, song and drumming. As we gather with others of like mind at festivals or on retreat, we gain perspective and insight into the big, soulful issues of our lives. As we set our intent together in ceremonial space, the power to change our personal Read more

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 more

Six of Water

Six of Water card or 6 of Cups Gaian Tarot

Mermaid sisters gather together to celebrate the peak of Summer as sunset falls on the longest day of the year. We are naked and innocent, with hearts wide open to embrace each other. We weave a sensuous, spellbinding web of love and pleasure as we sing, “we are the flow, we are the ebb Read more

Six of Earth

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At a local Farmers’ Market, vendors and customers exchange energy in the tangible form of money for goods. We buy our greens and carrots from the farmer who lives down the road, and in doing so we support her commitment to farming organically and sustainably. In return, we receive fresh and delicious foods that nourish Read more