Tarot Contemplation – Temperance

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In all you do today, seek balance.  If you are trying something new, you will have the best success if you are moderate in your approach.  Do it a little, and then step back to see how it feels.  This is how you can make long-lasting, sustainable changes to your relationships, attitude, or behavior:  little by little.  Temperance is about integration and finding balance.  Now is a time of adjustment.  Two or more things are coming together to create something new.  You may be integrating your life with someone else’s, integrating your work and home lives, or integrating spirituality into your everyday life.  Whatever project you are working on, be sure to change a little, then step back and assess the results.  Like a scientist, change one variable at a time, and then see what happens.  Find your balance before moving forward.  Use your emotions and be practical too.  In a situation with another person, compromise will be necessary.  If you’ve been feeling off-kilter, seek balance between work and play, feeling and doing.

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Tarot Contemplation – The Tower

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Unexpected news or an event may shake your world today.  You may find yourself questioning what you thought you knew.  You may feel vulnerable, as if your weaknesses are on display for all the world to see.  Try to see this as an opportunity.  Though it may be uncomfortable, you are gaining new and valuable awareness about yourself that you can use to grow and get stronger.  Yes, it is about shock and chaos.  The structures and systems you’ve built in your life are being shook up.  Assumptions you’ve taken for granted are going to be thrown into question.  You are going to be forced to think in brand new ways.  This could indicate a surprising event, such as being laid off, discovering a betrayal, an unexpected pregnancy, winning the lottery, or unexpected expenses like home or car repairs.  Someone could have an emotional outburst.  This card might just be a reminder to set aside a little money each month, just in case.  To have a plan in case of a fire or vehicle breakdown.  Think through what would happen in the worst case situation and prepare as much as you can.  As advice, the Tower is telling you to shake up your life.  Take a look at your deeply held assumptions — do the still serve you?  Get outside of your normal mode of thinking by taking a trip, getting rid of old belongings, trying something new, or exploring a new philosophy.  Drastic changes are required in your life.

Tarot Contemplation – Two of Swords

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Think before you communicate today.  It’s likely that you’ll say nothing at all, or hold off on making a decision until another day.  That’s OK.  Give yourself the space and time you need to think things through clearly.  You may be feeling ambivalence or uncertainty.  You may not want to offend or hurt someone involved.  The two of Swords may represent the need for withdrawal in order to contemplate options.  Be rational in making a decision.  This card may indicate that you need to know more facts before you can make an informed decision.  This could also be indicating that you are ignoring your emotions, using logic to deny how you’re feeling.  You may be denying the truth, or compartmentalizing some aspect of your life in order to not have to deal with it.  While it may be true that ignorance is bliss, ignorance or denial can also cause you to remain stuck in circular thinking and emotional patterns.

It’s All About Tonight’s SUPER MOON!

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Tonight’s Full Moon is in the fiery sign of Aries. This is a time of great change, the universe is giving us so many gifts and chances right now, don’t be afraid to take them and to dream of bigger and better things, ask for more, do more, be more. Look at what may be holding you back and get rid of it. The Aries Full Moon is about new starts, getting rid of the old and bringing in the new.

So much of what has been suppressed is coming to the light now and shining so brightly that we cannot ignore it any longer. This Full Moon is about truth and seeing what is really there and not what we want to see. In life we can often see illusions about ourselves, illusions about others and illusions about our world, all of these will start crumbling away so we can rebuild on what is real and true.

The Aries Full Moon is a time of healing and cleansing, of getting rid of our negative junk and moving ourselves into a new and positive direction, look at all the good things in your life and look at how to improve the bad things. It’s time to take a deep look within ourselves and to become more aware of what makes us feel comfortable and secure. With this potent Aries energy, we have the chance to make important changes in our lives. It’s time to make some solid yet realistic plans for the future.

Tonight’s Full Moon will be hot and passionate as we can feel the fire of the Aries element, yet we will feel a tranquil quality that can bring a new wave of calm and peace with it. The gentle dusting of energy bought by this Full Moon will allow us all to restore and recharge our batteries and perhaps even feel more comfortable with our situation and where we are at, we will see with clear clarity what we need to do to heal and grow. Let the fire of Aries wash over you and cleanse and heal you. Now is also the time to really get in touch with your passions and desires and work on making them a reality.

Have a blessed Full Moon, may the Goddess watch over you.

Perspectives … by Kat Gray

Caution,

There is a silence. 

A stillness, deep within. 

An absence of patterns, 

Where light and shadow blend. 

Harken, 

To the darkness

Of the Void of the Unknown. 

Hearing

Total nothingness

That thunders all alone. 

Travel into the pulsing of

Silent time or space. 

The quiet mind

brings calmness, 

Infinite, eternal grace. 

Born inside silence, 

Is the will___to be. 

Chaos becomes order, 

The holiness of life___

The unfolding of the Great Mystery.

10/16/2016

Tarot Contemplation – The Hierophant

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Today, it’s time to examine your beliefs.  You may have the opportunity to teach someone something about life.  Will your teachings be flexible so that your student can integrate them into their own life, or are your beliefs rigid and dogmatic?  Who or what has been your teacher?  Do the lessons you’ve learned serve you well now, or is it time to seek a new teacher?  Are you making a decision based on what you believe you “should” do, or are you tuned into your higher calling?

 

Tarot Contemplation – Three of Pentacles

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Whatever you are currently working on, today take a step back to look at your long term vision.  There is a good energy today for practical planning.  Use it to make sure you are setting the right priorities and approaching your project in the best way.  Don’t be afraid to seek advice from a more experienced person; not only is asking for help not shameful, it’s smart!  When this card appears, a project is beginning to manifest.  People are coming together to make something happen.  The foundation is being poured for the new house.  Progress is being made on the first draft of that big essay.  You are beginning the apprenticeship that will lead to mastery of your profession.  You are using what you have learned to turn a profit.  The intentions you have sent into the universe are beginning to come to fruition.  It is important that you are mindful that this is an early stage of progress and you still have much to learn.  Watch how others work and listen to criticism so that you can continue to grow.  This is the time to assess your project and see if it is in line with your larger goals.  If it is, persevere.  If not, spend some time choosing the right activities and partnerships to lead you toward your long-term goals.

Tarot Contemplation – Queen of Wands

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This Queen is a mature, confident, passionate person dedicated to her pursuits in career, family and love.  She is popular and fun.  People love to be around her for her inspiring energy and joyful demeanor.  She is generous and loves to make others smile.  She’s also super sexy!  She does what she loves, takes chances in following her passion and lives life with her own personal flair.  She sometimes uses her charisma and sex appeal to manipulate others.  She can also be impulsive and has a quick temper.  Sound like some aspect of you, or perhaps someone of this nature will cross your path today?  Take these energies as a sign that you know exactly what you need today.  Trust your intuition … chances are it is quite loud.  Be confident and proud about doing what’s best for you and in pursuit of your dreams.  No apologies.  In fact, your confidence and independence are likely to attract admiration from others.

Tarot Contemplation – Queen of Cups

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Another person you know or will encounter is about to cross your path … or, again, today’s energies represent an aspect of yourself or one that is being called forth now … she is a mature, sensitive, romantic person.  An empathetic, soothing and kind listener.  She helps others to understand their own emotions.  She is connected to her higher self and receptive to messages from her dreams.  She pays close attention to her feelings and intuition.  She always listens to her heart.  She is a loving mother.  She gives much to others and may require solitude in order to restore herself.  Being near water restores and inspires her.  She is artistic and visionary.  She can sometimes be moody, emotionally manipulative, or deceitful.  Today is a day to nourish and nurture your self.  Spending time in or near water will be especially soothing, so go to the beach, or have a long bath.  By caring for your self now, you will build the strength to be there for others when they need you.  Don’t underestimate the importance of self-care!

Tarot Contemplation – Queen of Wands

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As with any of the court cards, this Queen represents a person you know, or will encounter, or describes some aspect of yourself that is present or that you can call upon now … The Queen of Wands is a mature, confident, passionate person.  She is dedicated to her pursuits in career, family and love.  She is popular and fun.  People love to be around her for her inspiring energy and joyful demeanor.  She is generous and loves to make others smile.  She is super sexy!  She does what she loves, takes chances in following her passion and lives life with her own personal flair.  She sometimes uses her charisma and sex appeal to manipulate others.  She can also be impulsive and has a quick temper.  Enjoy this exuberant energy today!