With the current emphasis on Capricorn, I thought it timely to look at the Tarot card associated with this sign: the Devil. This card is about bondage (to a person or situation). When you pull it, it’s a red flag that you are holding yourself back through your fears/bad habits/addictions.
The association with Capricorn has to do with this sign’s tendency to control. Questions to ask when you see the Devil card:
- Have I given away my authority?
- Am I limiting myself with fears/self-destructive behavior?
- Is what I want truly good for me?
Ironically (considering Capricorn’s disciplined nature) this card is also about seduction (the unhealthy kind). Being drawn in by the deception of overindulgence in any of the crazy pleasurable, earthy stuff (overeating, overspending, destructive sex). When you see the Devil, what feels good is probably hurting you. It’s not just lust, it’s corrosive. This reminds us that Capricorn can be seduced by status, appearance and power.
The great thing about this card? You can release yourself at any time. If you want to.