The Devil Correspondences and Associations.
Unhealthy commitment. Misplaced loyalties.
Bondage. Addiction. Lust. Impulsiveness.
The Devil cards Meaning.
You must face that which torments you in order to control it.
Cut bonds to the past which are no longer relevant. Be careful of
where you place your loyalties. Make decisions wisely.
The Devil Reversed.
Ignore the manipulative tactics of others. Your natural drives and
instincts are repressed. There is a temptation to abuse your position
for personal gain.
The Devil tries to take the Magicians magical gifts from
the Fool as he starts the third phase of his journey 'The road to
Determination, Dominance, Perservering, Practical, Willful
The Sun is in Capricorn between about 22nd December and 19th January.
Like the mountain goat represented in the symbol of your sign, if your Sun is in
Capricorn you aspire to the heights. But you are going to get there by steady
perseverance, not by leaps of intuition, nor with a burst of enthusiasm. You
won't take risks, but will build your world carefully, step by step, on your own
if necessary, but with a determination and stamina that will lead others to
depend on you with good reason, for you will always look after your own.
With Capricorn Rising, you'll greet the morning with a sense of duty and
responsibility. You won't even think about whether you like it or not, you will
just go out and get on with the chores of the day. You might well stay on late
at work and finish a task rather than go down to the pub, but after work is done
you will like nothing better than to go home to those who love you, for your
hard exterior hides a deeply feeling soul.
3 Thurisaz: (TH: Thorn or a Giant.) Reactive force, directed force of
destruction and defense, conflict. Instinctual will, vital eroticism,
regenerative catalyst. A tendency toward change. Catharsis, purging, cleansing
fire. Male sexuality, fertilization. (Thorr, the Thunder god, was of Giant
stock.)Thurisaz Reversed or Merkstave: Danger, defenselessness, compulsion,
betrayal, dullness. Evil, malice, hatred, torment, spite, lies. A bad man or
3. Thurisaz: There is work to be done, both within yourself and without, however
there is need for caution. Do not act impulsively, or without knowledge. Beware
of the potential results of your words and deeds. Know that waiting may be just
the right action to take. If you wait, remove resistance while waiting. You may
be ready to contact the Divine, for this power can lead to evolution and
regeneration. This is a strong erotic power, which can be channeled into other
types of energy. You can now see that which is hidden inside, and know that in
so doing, you will be doing the right action.