These pages contain my thoughts on the meaning and messages of tarot cards that I have drawn for myself. Some of this will be based on traditional interpretations of each card however my intention is to provide more intuitive offerings that are particular to my own life and circumstances at the time.

Sometimes, however, one cannot always see the forest for the trees so I welcome and appreciate comments with any further insights others may like to extend.

Thank you for your visit here; may you find something that resonates within your soul amongst these humble writings. Blessed be.

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Card of the Day for Saturday 16 October - X of Wands

Unlike yesterday, today started for me in inexplicable overwhelm. Everything seemed like it was too much and it was a total struggle to do anything. All I could do was shift things back a gear and take it easier until I was ready to face some of the things that needed to be done. Even when doing basic things I had to keep giving myself constant mental pep talks in order to finish them rather than just wander off and leave them part done.

In this way, the ten of wands fits me perfectly today, but this card also tells us that some things we are carrying are no longer required. As a ten card, it is a card of completion of a cycle and this is a great time to look at things that can be cast out of our lives and which will serve to ease our burdens.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Card of the Day for Friday 15 October - XX JUDGEMENT

I feel this card is connected to my Card of the Day for Tuesday of this week, which was the JUSTICE card.

The message that I am getting from these cards is to focus on sorting out what is important in life and is very much related to core values. I've let some of my actions drift further and further away from my core values, some of which was very necessary, but now is the time to reconcile these aspects of me again.

Sometimes there is so much going on and we can get caught up in things that don't matter or can become so overwhelmed by all of the demands that we allow to be placed on ourselves that we accept walking the path of least resistance rather than forging our own path through life based on who we are and what we believe. The JUDGEMENT card can serve to remind us that when we look at the big picture of our lives here on this earth, we need to be the ones who choice what our legacy will be and how we will judge ourselves at the end of it all.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Card of the Day for Thursday 14 October - XIX SUN

Yes, it has certainly felt like a SUN day today, even though the sky is full of rolling, dark grey clouds and a light rain is falling. The coolness of this morning is, to me, a welcome change from the increasingly hot and stuffy weather that this spring is bringing and I am looking at the wet ground and seeing the hand of God providing nourishment to the creation that is nature.

As I write this, the sun has broken through the clouds just outside my window an is shining through as if to provide blessing to my thoughts.

It is in this way that we can truly appreciate the beauty, strength, passion and positivity of the sun, which is what the SUN card represents. Were the sun to shine continuously we would loath it, fear it, resent it. In it's absence, we appreciate it's presence and we know that the sun will always return to us.

Yes, this is definitely my card for today and to have this affirmed in the cards makes me so grateful. Blessed be.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Card of the Day for Wednesday 13 October - Knight of Cups

The message from this card is to act from the heart today. Let you mind think what it wants but your actions today should show the emotion you feel. Denying this is denying yourself to be you.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Card of the Day for Tuesday 12 October - XI JUSTICE

This card speaks to me today of challenging the things that you see as unfair by looking deep within yourself and acting on your own values rather than the actions and what you perceive to be the shortfalls of others.

Sometimes we can get so caught up in ideals when there is an inequality in a situation that we move further and further away from balance rather than being able to correct an incongruence.

This is not to say that you should allow yourself to be wronged but just remember that other people's actions are their own, not yours, and you can always choose your own actions based on your sense of right. Acknowledge your feelings as valid but seek for your actions to restore balance where you would have balance in your life and your relationships.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Card of the Day for Monday 11 Octiber - V of Wands

What and what are the enemies we create in our own minds and, more to the point, why do we create them?

Life can feel like a constant battle, especially if we allow ourselves to fall into the traps that make this statement true. Some days, despite how happy and full of hope we may feel when we first wake up, can still feel like a struggle, but it is still all a matter of perspective.

Even if it is harder sometimes for us to find that seed of positivity inside us, it is always there, we just need to (for)give ourselves a few extra moments of inner peace and calm to find it and encourage it into our lives.

This is not to say that things will suddenly be less busy or that there will be less demands or less people rubbing us the wrong way, but it will mean that we have within us each day the tools we need to equip ourselves with to get through these times.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Card of the Day for Sunday 10 October - VIII of Coins

Refining my skills? Perhaps...

The eight of coins asks us to look further into the details of the things we have created and focus our attentions and hard work on the finer points of our creations. In order to do this, we need to work out what we need to sacrifice so that we can be more successful in our efforts. In order to create intricate works of art in our life (metaphorically as well as literally) we are unlikely to be able to maintain the same volume or quantity but the value of our works will increase exponentially as a result so we end up working smarter and not harder.