The key message of the Six of Pentacles is the powerful force inherent in acting with balance. This card represents achieving a balance between our intellectual and emotional aspects. By working with these forces within our personality, we become aware of the essential role they play in our successes and achievements.
Silk moths represent the balancing of hard work and activity with calmness and tranquility. They teach us when to let go and when to cling, when to use strength and when to act with softness. They also teach us the arts of giving and taking. These are all lessons about achieving harmony in our lives. This personal work is important for reaching emotional, intellectual, and physical well-being. Bamboo is a robust plant that symbolizes both strength and balance. It has the ability to stand tall in the most adverse conditions. Bamboo also represents growth, flexibility, and prosperity.
The Nature Spirit Tarot took nine years to create: eight years of research, design and painting, and another year of production and self publishing. A great deal of research went into this project. Selecting just the right nature elements to express the meanings of these treasured cards was a project in itself. The tarot deck has a rich and extensive history, and continues to be a tool used and loved by many people.
Jean’s interest in the tarot originated with her journey of self exploration. The deck was designed as a tool for personal growth. The accompanying book, also written by Jean, reflects this character in its descriptions of the card.