The Sun: I do not believe in magic. I do, however, believe in symbols. Symbols are simply short hand for ideas. Tarot symbolism steeped as it is in the esoteric symbolism of ancient Egypt, Christianity, Masonry and Alchemy is a rich source of material. Take this card, the nineteenth card of the Tarot “The Sun”. An innocent boy child rides bareback on a white horse in complete control of the powerful animal. A streaming red banner at his side and a large sun image overhead. A study in blue and gold. This card represents the Yang, the active male principle in the universe. It’s companion is the moon, silver and black, the female principle. The sun is bold and forthcoming, nothing hidden, no artifice, no dissimulation. It is a symbol of effortless power wielded openly.
Shoshin is a concept in Zen Buddhism meaning “beginner’s mind”. It refers to having an attitude of openness, eagerness, and lack of preconceptions when studying a subject, even when studying at an advanced level, just as a beginner in that subject would.
In other words, Senior Year, here I come! - solicism.tumblr.com