The Death Card Correspondences and Associations.
Endings. Restart. Change. Loss. Inevitability.
The Deaths cards Meaning.
Cleaning away the old to make way for the new. Loss of security. The
end of an era. Kicking a bad habit.
The Death card Reversed.
You must face your fears. Stagnation.
The Sun is in Scorpio between about 23rd October and 21st November.
The nobility and strength of an eagle combined with the tenacity and...er...sorry...sting
of a scorpion just about sum up your strengths and weaknesses if you were born
when the Sun was in Scorpio. When you set your mind or heart on something,
that's it. Nothing will dissuade or distract you. You'll dig as deep as needs be
to uncover the truth of the matter, however painful, and you''ll feel it deeply
and deal with it wisely, unless you're so hurt that you lash out. Then, woe
betide your assailant!
If you have Scorpio as your Rising Sign, other people probably find you
intriguing, maybe even magnetic. They might see you as mysterious, or intense,
and sometimes they'll find your penetrating insight very uncomfortable. Which is
a pity, because you can face and fight the demons others flee from.
18 Berkano: (B: Berchta, the birch-goddess.) Birth, general fertility, both
mental and physical and personal growth, liberation. Regenerative power and
light of spring, renewal, promise of new beginnings, new growth. Arousal of
desire. A love affair or new birth. The prospering of an enterprise or venture.
Berkano Reversed or Merkstave: Family problems and or domestic troubles. Anxiety
about someone close to you. Carelessness, abandon, loss of control. Blurring of
consciousness, deceit, sterility, stagnation.
18. Berkano: This is a Rune which promises prosperity, fertility, productivity
and beauty. It may portend new elements of excitement being introduced into a
romantic or erotic relationship. Look for tranquil growth and spiritual
development within the framework of tradition. It represents the “Divine
Feminine,” the female force. Thus, it can represent a virgin, a mother or a
whore. It stands for all the complexities of the Maiden, the Mother and the