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Bless us.


You are the Hanged Man


Self-sacrifice, Sacrifice, Devotion, Bound.


With the Hanged man there is often a sense of fatalism, waiting for something to happen. Or a fear of
loss from a situation, rather than gain.


The Hanged Man is perhaps the most fascinating card in the deck. It reflects the story of Odin who offered himself as a sacrifice in order to gain knowledge. Hanging from the world tree, wounded by a spear, given no bread or mead, he hung for nine days. On the last day, he saw on the ground runes that had fallen from the tree, understood their meaning, and, coming down, scooped them up for his own. All knowledge is to be found in these runes.


The Hanged Man, in similar fashion, is a card about suspension, not life or death. It signifies selflessness, sacrifice and prophecy. You make yourself vulnerable and in doing so, gain illumination. You see the world differently, with almost mystical insights.


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My brother!!!

I honestly didn't know the deck I picked would make my card look so disturbing! It's fitting, though - it's been dark days. Illumination will be welcome.

Illumination, while dazzling, shows what has been hidden in the darkness. Not always comforting.

I feel the ending of Mercury retrograde will be helpful to all of us. Things just seem to be backtracking, rather than messy, during this one.

Hang on! Change is coming.

"Illumination, while dazzling, shows what has been hidden in the darkness. Not always comforting."

I actually thought of this, right after I hit the post button.

A year ago last May, my card was The Fool, and it felt right. But I seem to have fallen over the cliff (as seen in Rider-Waite) and am now hanging here, awaiting...something.

Anyway, thanks for listening. And I hope the change that's coming is fruitful for you. :)

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