Out With The Old

Today’s meditation was ten minutes long, and again incorporated into my yoga/physio practice at the end of the forty minute session I do daily. Moving from the ebb and flow of my yoga practice into the stillness of those ten minutes at the end of the practice feels really nice, and gives my body time to ease out of the stretching and exercise to a calm state.   I really like it.

Spacious TarotToday’s draw is a double without a jumper, meaning that the cards came out together as one from the deck.   The cards in today’s draw are the Ace of Pentacles atop the Death card.

When I see these two cards together today, the message that I get from this imagery is that in order for new things to happen, sometimes old things have to die off first.  Its a part of the ebb and flow of life that some things must fade in order to make room for new things to develop.    It’s a rhythm that fits into every facet of life, and it’s no different in mine.

The appearance of these cards is a reminder that you can only fit so much on your plate.  In order to fit in more, you have to let go of something, because only so much will manage to stay on the plate at once.


#TarotForGrowthJanuary Challenge Prompt
: What simple way can I show my loved ones that I value them this year?

Field Tarot

Reading Summary:   Make sure I’m there for them (Prince of Discs) during times of change (Death), and willing to lend an ear without casting judgement (The swan consulting it’s reflection in the Judgement card), and help them find a way forward (Chariot) when they are having trouble seeing a their path through (Princess of Wands) those difficult times.

Take Away:  Sometimes what loved ones need most is an ear and a little help finding the path through the trees.  This is something that my loved ones come to me for now and then through the years and it sounds like this year will be another one of those years.


#ConnectWithYourDeckChallenge Prompt
: How can I overcome my weaknesses?

Tarot Cats

Reading Summary: Weaknesses are not meant to be overcome (The Moon), instead they are meant to be sat with and learned from (Four of Cups) so that you can move forward into personal growth and while learning how to utilize those weaknesses to your advantage (Seven of Pentacles) for the future.

Take Away:  This answer really makes sense to me, because I’ve never really understood how you “overcome” weaknesses.  To me, everyone has weaknesses and you learn to adapt to them and use them to your advantage.  That doesn’t mean they aren’t still a weakness, only that they have become a useful weakness.



One thought on “Out With The Old

  1. It’s funny that I was just commenting on this earlier…how you live in a constant state of juggling too many responsibilities and yet you are constantly piling even more on your plate instead of setting some aside to give yourself room to breathe.

    You do this with work, new projects and ideas are always happening and cycling.
    You do this with life too, such as taking on the responsibility as a moderator for the discord channel when you are already struggling with all you already have to hold.

    I know this is a part of you, to help out, to offer your expertise, to deal with issues…and I love every part of you, but this is another example of you piling on more before you’ve had a chance to make room for it.

    And I have to say that you are very good at being there, offering advice and helping those in your life find a path back to where they need to be. You’ve done this for me on several occasions and I know you do it for others in your life as well. You’re a beautiful person, my love. You just make me love you more and more, every single day. Even if you make the two of pentacles spend alot of time in your corner.

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