|Morgan Greer Tarot|
Here are some previous blogs about him:
Page of Cups, 26 June 2015
Lesbian Vampire Killer of 1871, 1 Oct 2014
When Aniruddha met Usha, 8 July 2014
Peace like a river, 14 June 2014
What would Butters do?, 29 March 2014
Wonder and delight, 17 Feb 2014
Love bubbles -- have you sent any lately?, 7 June 2013
Looks like 2014 (pre-October) was a big year for Page of Cups. His happy naivete was shattered that month, and I disappeared from this blog for a time. He disappeared from my draws. Perhaps his reappearance heralds the return of delight in my daily life.
'This card typically expresses the theme of being enchanted by the mysteries of life, and we may see it as urging us to embrace that which is mysterious, unknown, or even unknowable,' writes James Ricklef in The Soul's Journey: Finding Spiritual Messages in the Tarot. I don't quite agree with that. I think the Page of Cups lacks depth where mysteries are concerned. What he has is the ability to greet each inexplicable thing with complete acceptance and delight. He doesn't bother with why or how -- how could a fish pop out of my cup? -- but just laughs with joy when it happens. Like a baby who is surprised and delighted during a game of peek-a-boo, or who thinks the sound of ripping paper is the most hilarious thing on earth.
He also represents innocent love, an openness to the joy of interaction. Again, we can learn from very young children who look at us with wide eyes and inspire us to making funny faces just to see their hearty laughter and unabashed delight.
We could use more of this.