The Warrior is ruled by our spirit with our body - fire over earth, the masculine over the feminine, and the spirit that moves the physical, the spirit that controls the body and gives one a will and an ego, strength and power. Thus we become effective and achieve our goals. The Warrior takes on our battles and deals with the dragons as we confront life. He is our knight in shining armor who overcomes the obstacles we face in life. He controls our energy and the energy of others. He is our courage, strength, ego and will. He connects our spirit to the outer-self so we can be effective in the world and triumph.
The Sage is ruled by the mind over the body - air and earth, the masculine over the feminine, mind over matter. When the mind is at one with the body we have access to understanding and wisdom.
The Sage is our awareness of space and matter, and therefore our ability to see what life is. He is our objectivity and understanding. He gives us death and peace. He connects us to the inner-self through our mind.
The Queen is ruled by the body with the spirit - earth over fire, the feminine over the masculine, the body that holds life, the spirit gives the body energy. The Queen is our being, our physical presence; she connects us to the physical world as our spirit moves, She is our physical being that holds the life force. She maintains unity and harmony within our present state; she is our center and the center of the universe from which we have come. She connects us to our inner-self, our inner being, through our body.
The Patriarch is ruled by the mind with the soul - air over water, the masculine over the feminine, and the mind that reads the soul. His mind controls how he feels, so that his divine-self may know so he may be decisive. The Patriarch is our Emperor; he is our mind in charge, he controls our thinking and the way others should think. He is the belief-system that gives us our knowledge and pride. He guides our mind in its dealings with the outer-self in the world, therefore gives us our honor.
The Matriarch is ruled by the body over the mind - earth over air, the feminine over the masculine, the body that connects the mind. The mind that is slave to the body, it’s how the body is connected that will determine how the mind works. This is our structure and order, our systems and connections.
The Matriarch is the order in which we do things; our systematic approach. She controls the physical matters that are presented to others and us in this world. She is our responsibilities and the order in which we do things. She connects our body to its physical abilities creating order in the outer-world.
The Fool is ruled by the spirit over the soul - fire over water, the masculine over the feminine; the spirit that reads / understands and frees the soul. This is our spontaneity, our laughter and our freedom. The Fool opens up the soul and teaches us to let god simply be. There are no mysteries, everything emerges out and nothing is hidden.
The Actress is ruled by the soul with the spirit - water over fire, the feminine over the masculine, the soul that reads the spirit, the feelings that control our energy. This is our passion that we use to express ourselves to get what we want. The Actress is our performance; “the world is a stage.” She is our image, what we feel about others and ourselves. She is our emotions and passions; she expresses what the soul feels in the outer world.