Alphabet: N, Nun in Hebrew
Numerical Value: 50
Astrological Nature: Scorpio
XIII – Death: Death is the transition period in between the law of the universe, and the wall of the mind.
The Death card symbolizes the time your life is finished on Earth. The gong of Death sounds when the ballad of the symphony you sang while you were alive on this plane of Earth is completed. Allowing the gong to sound is the call you put out when your mission is finished, and you are the balloon of hope, now gone. You either inflated your balloon to the highest level, or you did not fulfill your mission. Your mission is to be the best version of yourself, and to live a life that does a service to others.
Death is an illusion to cause fear, but fear is irrelevant – it is also an illusion that will trick you into thinking you are helpless. You are not helpless…you are always guided, but how you choose is your choice and how you fare is your choice as well. You are the creator of your life and you are your own architect, but you are also assisted by beings that wish for you to be led to the path that is your highest calling, and these beings are your angels. They are not of the body, but are of the being of pure light. They are not of the darkness, so they do not know judgment, and will never judge you for your decisions. They only see the good, and always are available for assistance.
Stopping the thought process of not being able to be helped will make this life a whole lot easier. If you signal for help from your heart, you will receive an answer in the form of a sign, or a symbolic encounter to validate their presence in assisting you. If you signal for help for egotistical gain, you will summon up a demon. The demons are not evil, but they thrive on your fears – they love to cause chaos, and are always trying to push you towards making bad decisions that satiate the egotistical side of your soul. The angels and the demons work hand in hand, and do not interfere with each other, but the important idea is to choose wisely while you are here, and not get caught up in the temporary satisfaction that is brought on by the ego. The ballad of the gong of Death sounds for everyone. Nobody is exempt, but the idea here is that Death is also impermanent, just like life, and will be able to return and leave, and return and leave…like the rising and setting of the sun.
This is why the Egyptian mystery schools did not have a proper word for death, because they do not know it as the western world knows it. To the Egyptians, death is viewed as only a transition into the next realm and is the ballad of God in the form of new life, coming from a prior life’s end. The only thing worth fearing is if you did not live a good life, and did not love enough people. This is the real fear, because if you did not love enough, you did not live enough, and if you did not live, then what is the point of that life? Stopping fear of Death allows you to live, and stopping judgment of others allows you to love. If you loved, then you have really lived, if you have really lived, then Death is only the door to a better next life on the next plane of existence.