Iowan's Tarot has a novel, modern and sometimes psychedelic take on the cards, while using "primitive" suit icons - a strange mix, but one which I feel works.
This can clearly be seen here, in the Two of Spears (Swords). A man sits as though meditating, blindfolded, atop a scales. In front and back of him, two large spears cross over, tipped with double-forked prongs. Arching over him is a depiction of Nut, the Egyptian goddess of the night sky. In some ways, the symbols seem more appropriate to Justice than the Two of Swords. Which makes me think of the Wildwood depiction, titled Injustice (you can see a pic here from Priestess Tarot). Yet in Iowan's Tarot the keyword is "compromise".
So, a weighing up of different aspects of a situation from a place of calm and acceptance. The goddess blesses his endeavour, recognising his openness to the fates, his mental clarity uncluttered by preconceptions.
My second to last day at college beckons, a penultimate opportunity to assess where I am going with this. A chance, too, to build bridges for the future, and find an equilibrium with friends and others alike. After the course, I may never see some of these people again, strange after two years when we have shared so much.
And in the evening, group supervision. Always a balancing act - who needs what and when. I feel a little guilty that the group has agreed to my going first if I feel the need, given how early I am generally up with Big Boy. And yet, surely better that than me failing to go again, which has also happened fairly often. So, the compromise is that I go but may leave early.
I am grateful for the kindness of others.