The World ~ Tarot Card Meaning

Updated: Apr 22



All the world's a stage,

And all the men and women merely players;

They have their exits and their entrances,

And one man in his time plays many parts

Jaques ~ Act II Scene VII

“All the World’s A Stage”

The World Card Quick Links

The World ~ In Light

The World ~ In Shadow

Insight & Guidance

The World Card In Your Everyday


Working With This Ally

On the Stoop ~ Our Story

Working With This Play Ally ~ Bay Leaf Tea




Journal Prompt

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Me sitting with a globe and monstera plant in background
The World Card Affirmation ~ I Am Successfully So

Key words:

In light ~ success, team work, travel, transformation, sustainability, mastery.

In shadow ~ Incomplete, directionless, delay, misguided, reset, loose ends.

Identity: If all the world’s a stage, understand the story and be responsible with the part you play. Time is finite. Your purpose in this world will evolve, so actively learn, tweak, master and feel your way through the scenes of your story's script. Allow yourself all the auditions, and embrace the furloughs as whispers from your ancestors that something better is on its way. And when that day comes, and it’s your time to shine, take a bow.

The World ~ In Light

And here you are sweet starLight, at journey’s end on the path of continued beginnings.

I consider The World to be the most important card in Tarot, as it either concludes a journey that you’ve been on, sheds light on a finish line, or opens the door to new beginnings. The World card is a spiral of beginnings and endings, masterfully designed by your ancestors, testing, teaching and challenging you to attain your highest ideal self. And you, as The Fool transcended, have either reached a milestone in your life, or you’re at that libe