• Wren McMurdo Brignac

The Moon - Major Arcana Tarot Card #18


Below is an excerpt from the Dark Days Tarot Guidebook by Emily Mundy:

XVIII. The Moon

The elusive orb that is the sun’s shadow—The Moon—sheds a dim light on what otherwise would be swallowed in surrounding darkness. A psychological and instinctive symbol, The Moon manipulates your mind’s fearful projections as it tugs at the tides of your emotions. What ensues is restlessly rattling anxiety, which can only be quelled in the deep, purposeful release of hauntingly negative worries, doubts, and self-conceptions. The Moon appears upright to indicate the need for vigilant, clear perception in illuminating truth during a mysterious time, when you are traveling a path without a distinct destination. Carry on, the way forward will reveal itself and you will learn lessons that will be of value in later journeys. Reversed, The Moon can highlight that you are distracted with emotional insecurities, requiring a better balance between t