Today’s meditation was not timed, because I kind of lost track of the timer. That said, I would estimate that it was at least ten minutes. I took the little bit of focus I had from yesterday, and repeated it… without the harp strings this time. In other words, as I did my piriformis stretches, I meditated on the growth of a plant from seed to adulthood. Like last time, this was very enjoyable for me and thus how I ended up losing track of time. The only reason I know it was at least ten minutes is because my hip flexors were very limber and well stretched at the end.
What stood out to me the strongest in the imagery of this card today is the stone wall with arched entrance that stretches through the background. What I see in that wall is not just a new beginning, but a “recasting” of sorts. A seed comes from a flower that has bloomed and faded, and thus this seed comes from a path that has passed and is now behind you. It is not immaculate conception, but rather reincarnation as you pass through the archway and into a new phase… a new cycle. A new path created from the tail of the old one.
In the pentacles suit, this speaks to me of my endeavors to find that new balance with how I manage my work, responsibilities, and time. It is a reminder (of which I am in need of many of them quite often) that this is a new start. A new method. A new way of doing things…. and it’s okay to take slow steps to assure your footing is strong and as sure as possible.
DECK USED: HERBAL TAROT
#TarotForGrowthJune Challenge Prompt
Question: How can I better hear and heed my inner wisdom?
Reading Summary: Don’t allow uncertainty (Moon) to distract you (Two of Swords). Instead, soldier on (Knight of Swords) and use the tools and skills at your disposal (Magician) to follow your inner wisdom’s call.
Just sayin’? But the more I use this deck… the more I like this deck.
Take Away: The cards here are referring to how sometimes my intuition’s voice can sometimes get a little muddled when dealing with upheaval that causes fear and uncertainty. This is very apropos considering the upheaval I had last night with the very out of control customer that lost his shit in my email.
DECK USED: TAROT FOR DANDELIONS
Reading Summary: It’s a selfish point of view as stated (Queen of Swords Rx) and needs to be reworked from a different perspective (Hanged Man over the Nine of Swords) in order to be less insensitive and ‘blind’ (Eight of Swords).
Take Away: Okay yeah… I get that. The post that I wrote last night on this topic was very self centered and not at all “woke” or enlightened. More just me popping off and being a bit of an ass. The cards here warn that posting it as-is risks hurting myself and others. I’m not sure if I’ll rewrite it, or just scrap it entirely. Either way, I’ll take the card’s advice on this and hold off on posting it as-is.
DECK USED: DAME DARCY’S MERMAID TAROT
#TheJuneTarot Challenge by Lionhart
Question: Something I am suggested to do for myself today.
Reading Summary: Slow down (Temperance) and make a conscious choice on what you’re doing today (Two of Wands) , and make sure that choice involves spending time with Gideon (King of Cups).
Take Away: Just exactly what I’ve done with the majority of my day today. Yes, I skipped nap time to do some work, but the majority of my day has been spent with you… and I’ve loved every minute of it. I love you man. Thank you for making today such a good day.
DECK USED: LINESTRIDER TAROT
#ConnectWithYourDeckChallenge by E Roebuck-Jones
Question: What do I need to change?
Reading Summary: Passion’s direction (Two of Wands). Because being forceful (Strength) will only cause unpleasant consequences (Justice). Ie: Change your tone.
Take Away: This goes back to the reading I did for the Tarotholics challenge, and that blog post that I want to post but at the same time was hesitant about. The advice here is if I want to post about this topic… I need to change the tone of the post. Because as it stands… it’s just not there.
DECK USED: TAROT SIRENE