Chapter Three Questing Wands TraditionsFire

The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. Surely some revelation is at hand;

— W.B. Yeats, "The Second Coming" The Questing Essence embodies the search for perfection. The association of this suit with the Traditions and their paths toward Ascension reflects the purposeful focus of the individual cards. In the traditional Tarot, this is the suit of Wands, symbolic of the creative ability of the mage to transform reality according to her inner vision. Its elemental attribute is Fire, the ultimate source of transmutation and purification.

Virtues: Creativity, Energy, Diversity Vices: Restlessness, Pride, Obstinance Element: Fire (seen as Air by some) Season: Spring

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