Earth my body, Water my blood,
Air my breath and Fire my Spirit
– Traditional chant
It should be understood that the Elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – are by no means the same as dirt, oxygen, flames and H20. The Spiritual Elements are so much more than that, and together make up everything in life.
The Earth and Water element are both considered feminine and receptive and thus these elements belong to to the Moon, the Goddess, and our Mother Earth. However, where the element of water is associated with emotions and intuition, the element of Earth is stable and practical. The elements of fire and air, on the other hand, are considered masculine and protective and are associated with the Sun and the Horned God. But again there are differences as well. Where Fire is connected to passion and creativity, Air is associated with the cool intellect and logic.
Air – Cool + Intellectual
Water – Emotional + Intuitive
Fire – Passionate + Creative
Earth – Stable + Practical
THE 4 ELEMENTS & THE TAROT
The suit of pentacles are usually associated with the fianances and material aspects, and correspond with the astrological element of earth. The associated Zodiac signs are Taurus, Capricorn and Virgo.