The Fools journey though the Pentacles
The story of
the Fools forth journey takes him through the suit of
Pentacles usually refer to materialism or health matters, they correspond to the
autumn season and the element earth.
The Fool was feeling bereft of assets when the Page of Pentacles arrived,
this Page told the Fool he was studying ways to improve his resources and
advised the Fool to do the same. Then the Ace of Pentacles came along offering
the Fool a chance to invest in some amazing opportunities, but the Knight of
Pentacles told him it would take hard work to make it worthwhile. The 2 of
Pentacles explains that he just has to weigh up his choices and decide which is
the best place to invest so the Fool decides to go ahead. The 3 of Pentacles
tells the Fool that his experience and skill will guide him into making the
right choice, the 4 of Pentacles tells him not to be afraid of putting all his
available assets into the investment. The 5 of Pentacles then warns the Fool he
could lose everything if he loses faith but the Queen of Pentacles came to his
aid by revealing the secrets of successful investment.
the Fool doesn't lose faith and the journey continues, after the Fool
makes his first killing the 6 of Pentacles advises tells him to share
his bounty. The 7 of Pentacles then shows him a possible alternative
action. The King of Pentacles then told the Fool it would be prudent to
diversify but the 8 of Pentacles reminded him he will need to study hard
to be successful on the alternative road, he decides to study and take
the alternative road. As the journey comes to its end the 9 of
Pentacles tells the Fool he can now be content with his achievements,
the 10 of Pentacles says the last thing he should do is make sure his
family and loved ones are provided for.
with the Magician, the High Priestess and the Empress.
The Emperor with the
Hierophant, the Lovers and the Chariot.
Strength with the
Hermit, the Wheel of Fortune and Justice.
The Hanged Man, Death,
Temperance, the Devil and the Tower.
The Star with the Moon, the
Sun, Judgement and the World.
People set out to change the world. What fools!
Change yourself and the world will change of its own accord.