|Three of Holy Rood - The Three Marys at the Cross|
The Mysteries of Mary deck
that are sacred to the
There was a time when the
or the Triple Goddess
in its natural stages
We also find the five petals in the rose,
a flower seen as a living embodiment and
metaphor of the feminine and the
When you cut open an apple, you find
the same configuration of five in the
centre housing of seeds.
Both the rose and apple are very
important themes in the Mysteries.
after the white blossoms and the tree
became the Suit of Wands in the
Sacred Mysteries of Mary.
The symbolism of the sacred tree is seen in
the holy wood of the cross,
the Tree of Life,
the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil,
the second tree in Paradise,
the Holy Rood planted by Joseph of Arimathea
in Glastonbury and which flowered every Christmas
and more. All of these form part of the weave
of the tapestry of insight and knowledge
into the guideposts on our journey as
depicted in the
Sacred Mysteries of Mary tarot deck.