I – The Magician/The Shaman
The Magician makes magic happen. The main keyword for The Magician is manifestation. Other words are energy, creativity, support, and communication. The Law of Attraction is very much associated with this card. He reminds us to believe in ourselves, and we can be the master of our own destiny.
All of the elements, Earth/Air/Fire/Water, are incorporated into this card somehow. Pentacles/Cups/Swords/Wands. Some representation of elements, to enhance the message that we have all we need to reach our full potential for all of eternity, as symbolized by the Figure 8 often found.
The Magician is associated with the planet Mercury. The astrological themes of Mercury and the 3rd house are consistently applied here. Communication/short trips/errands/commutes. When you see this card, you are encouraged to take action, as Mercury is our fastest-moving planet. You should be aware of the motives of other people, but communication, especially channelled, will be strong and effective. The Magician is seen as the master of time/space/cosmic energy. Mind over matter.
The Fox is the Animal Totem of The Magician. In the winter, food can be scarce. But the Fox stays still and listens… then pounces in an instant through the snow and captures his prey. He reminds us there is magic in the unseen. Labradorite will help to shield your aura. Placing it at your sacral chakra can magically boost your energy.
The Magician represents those whose Life Path number is 1. These people have very strong communication skills, and are likely to find jobs utilizing them in forms of media and publications, teaching, counseling, etc. What they say and what they do are often in lock step. They are known to have artful timing and clarity of speech. 💚