The Emperor is the crowned figure of masculine authority. He brings stability, and maintains the fundamental laws of nature. He rules the expanses of the earthly kingdom, and establishes cosmic order through his solar dominion. The dynamic Emperor is a character of action and strategy. The Emperor teaches us about the power of manifestation in the world of matter.
The peacock represents confidence, pride, dignity, and endurance. It is also considered a symbol of great wisdom, and its appearance proclaims the ability to manifest spiritual abundance. Lady’s slipper embodiesy the traits of masculinity, strength, and determination. These prized flowers have also become symbols of wealth and stature, wisdom and long life, and love and protection.
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.