The Adept of Books takes the adage "the pen is mightier than the sword" and makes it literal. She is someone whose knowledge is as powerful as a force of nature. This card speaks of reaching a level of mastery and respect where our ideas can become forces in their own right.
In a reading, it speaks of a time when our knowledge and skills have reached their apex, and we have gained mastery of an intellectual skill. Now is the time to lead by example, and become the change that we wish to see in others. It may also represent a person who has gained such a mastery--someone whose intellect is so ferocious that that person influences others on a large scale.
Keywords: Success Mastery Skill Leadership Choice
The Mentor of Tentacles understands her body and her responses. She observes the chaos around her and takes pleasure from it.
In a reading, it may represent mastery of a skill, particularly a physical skill. On a deeper level, it may represent self-mastery. However, just as the Mentor seems unconcerned with the experiences of the people around her, we may be so immersed in ourselves that we disregard those around us; the Mentor of Tentacles warns us against narcissism and selfishness.
Keywords: Mastery Focus Physical Learning
The Adept of Tentacles is a master of the physical realm, at the right time and the right place with just the right skills to improve the lives of those around her.
In a reading, this card turns up to indicate a time when we have been handed a situation or stumbled upon an idea that we are are uniquely situated to capitalize on. We no longer have to wait for the light at the end of the tunnel; we ARE the light at the end of the tunnel.
Keywords: Opportunity Knowledge Success Mastery