The Lovers card beckons us to follow the inclination of the heart. When we make the right choice, it feels ordained.
The Archangel Raphael presides over the lovers on the Smith Waite version of the card. His name means “God Heals.” He is considered by Roman Catholics to be a patron of Christian Marriage.
Lately I have been feeling especially blessed by my marriage. It is a rare and beautiful – and, yes, healing – thing to share life with one’s true soul mate.