A woman in a rich purple gown stands between two pillars (though only
one is clearly visible). She is wearing a blindfold. In one hand, she
holds a sword, in the other, a heart. She extends the hand with the heart
as if to offer it to the onlookers.
In the background, you can see the floating iamge of a Latin law text
and parts of the word "Justice".
Pillars: To pass through the gates that separate
day and night, you have to pass Justice guarding the threshold.
Rules never on the base of appearance and cannot be fooled
Heart: Stands for the moral responsibility and
that keeps Justice from being merciless and also for the
ability to see the core of the matter, regardless of outward
Sword: The sword symbolizes both ratio and the power to separate
good from evil, reality from illusions, positive from negative
and controlled way. The sword points upward to symbolize
guidance from above.
Judicial text: Justice acts upon a codex which must be public
to prevent corruption and arbitrariness.
Purple gown: Corresponds
the crown chakra
to emphasize the peak of spiritual development.
Red background: As in the RWS, red stands for taking action that
will have an impact in the material world.
Quote::"It is only with the heart that one can see rightly, what
is essential is invisible to the eye." -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry-
- Just outcome, fair battle, weighed decisions, responsibility for the
outcome of one's actions, an ethical navigation system ("leading star"),
settling legal matters, taking courageous risks for a higher cause
Self-righteousness, justice without mercy, corruption, indecisiveness
or shying away from what should be done, turning your eyes from injustice,
Digital photo, scanned background graphics and some filters in Paint Shop Pro. Model for Justitia: Myself, in one of my renaissance reenactment gowns.
Morwenna was born in South Germany in 1967 as a Gemini
with Sagittarius rising and a fierce Scorpio moon. She is a market research
consultant and an author for metaphysical books. Two books on faerie encounters
and lore were published in Germany.
She started studying the Tarot in her
late teens, which was back in the Eighties. Her deck collection
has grown to 800 since buying Ferguson's Tarot of the Witches in 1987.
summer months, she can be found roaming renaissance fairs
all over Germany and occasionally selling her symbolic jewellery
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