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Hi all! I'm thrilled to be kicking off the very first International Tarot Day Blog Hop with The Fool card!
 
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Exploring The Fool

Phrases and Keywords: Carefree; Guileless; Carpe Diem; Spontaneous; Blind Trust; Leap of Faith; Taking a Chance; Innocence; Naiveté; Wastrel; Quixotic; Absolute Trust; Rootless; Risk; Impetuous; Folly; Foolishness; Tabula Rasa; Idealistic; Gullible;  Unbiased; Beginner’s Mind; No-Mind; Living in the Moment; Free; Purity; Impulsive; Clueless; Crazy; Your Face Before You Were Born; Happy-Go-Lucky; Immature; Optimism; Conflict Avoidant; Ignorant; Distracted; Careless; Blissful; Unaware; New Journey; Faith; Childlike; Childish; Reckless; A Few Cards Short of a Complete Deck; A Few Sandwiches Short of a Picnic; Not the Sharpest Tool in the Shed; Present Moment Awareness; The Now; No Responsibilities; Thoughtless; Open-minded; Joyful; New Beginning; Follow Your Heart; Irresponsible; Avoiding Reality; New Adventure; Innocence; Naiveté; Slapstick; Foolishness; Spontaneity; Insouciance

People and Archetypes: Wanderer; Clown; Pilgrims; Harlequin; Wise Fool; Puer Eternis; Satirist; Jester; Hitchhikers; Buddha; Innocent; Child (Magical, Nature, Divine); Dalai Lama; Hobos; Trickster; Comedians; Robin Williams; Martin Short; Jim Carrey; Conan O’Brien; Simpleton; Dummling; Idiot; Madman; Court Jester; Vagabond; Joker; Simpleton; Michael Jackson

Characters, TV and Movies: Gilligan (Gilligan’s Island); Pee Wee Herman; Puck (A Midsummer Night’s Dream); Peter Pan; Pinocchio; Prodigal Son (Old Testament); Mad Hatter (Alice in Wonderland); Grover (Sesame Street); Buddy Curale (Dick Van Dyke Show); Mork (Mork and Mindy); 3 Stooges; Goofy; Don Quixote; Scarecrow (Wizard of Oz); Roscoe P. Coltrane (Dukes of Hazzard); Ernest P. Worrell; Dory (Finding Nemo); Mater (Cars);  Family Jewels (Jerry Lewis); Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure; Fisher King (Robin Williams); Apple Dumpling Gang (Tim Conway and Don Knotts); Grizzly Man (Documentary)

Objects and Actions: Slapstick; Practical Jokes; Whoopee Cushion; Bungee Jumping; Skydiving; Hobo sack

Quotes: Not all those who wander are lost. – J.R.R. Tolkien; Fools Rush in Where Angels Fear to Tread (proverb)

Songs and VideosWhat a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong); Walking on Sunshine (Katrina and the Waves); Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Judy Garland); Jump (Van Halen); Life is a Highway (Tom Cochrane); Leaving on a Jet Plane (John Denver)

Symbolism

Number 0 – Nothing…or everything. An egg. Pure potential. Lips open in surprise.

Mountains – Where the air is rare, fresh and clean. A place where the altitude can make you light headed or dizzy.

White Rose – Purity

Dog – Instinct. Sometimes, an internal warning.

Cliff – On the edge of something new, about to step from one plateau to another—an action that may entail risk.

Esoteric Correspondences

Hebrew letter: Aleph (meaning = ox)

Elemental Association: Air

Planetary Association: Uranus

Esoteric Title: Spirit of Aether

Intelligence: Scintillating

Path on the Qabalistic Tree of Life: #11 (Kether 1 Crown → Chokmah 2 Wisdom)

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I hope you all have been enjoying this very first International Tarot Day blog hop! Please visit Nym's Divination blog (the organizer of the Blog Hop) at this link next for some illuminating information about The Magician. Thank you for reading!

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Comments

TriviaXRoads

I love the idea of associating Jump with the Fool! hahah. Now I won't be able to hear the song without thinking of that card!

Janet Boyer

HAHAHA! Isn't that the perfect song for The Fool? Thanks heaps for stopping by! :o)

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