Eggs and Baskets and Patience, Oh My

Today’s meditation was skipped.

The Victorian Romantic TarotToday’s draw is the Nine of Wands, which is traditionally a representation of

Like yesterday’s card, today’s card is more about the imagery than it is about what card it is in the tarot. There is encouragement here to wait. Soul in tatters and not fully unscathed, nevertheless right now is a waiting game. There’s no more action you can take no matter how much anxiety or energy you pour into the problem. For the time being it’s not in your hands, so just sit back and wait.

Aside from this there is also a meaning in this card that has to do with my current situation as well. This card is about boundaries, and it’s about protecting what is important to you. It is a reminder that there are things I can do to help make myself a little less dependent on others, a little more independent, and a little more protected concerning ending up helpless at the whims of others.

I need to look into finding someone to build me a commerce website… or building one myself. Then if the rug is pulled out from under me on the platforms on which I run my business, I at least have a recourse already set up and ready to go. that’s going to be expensive, and I don’t really want to do it. But I think it’s time.

DECK USED:  THE VICTORIAN ROMANTIC TAROT

Mr Lionharts’ #TheFebruaryTarot Kindred Spirits Challenge Prompt
Questions for February 11th and 12th

The Victorian Romantic TarotThink of something you would like to experience {more of} this year.

King of Pentacles – More stability. More security. It’s not just about success, or achieving one’s goals. It’s about feeling rooted. Grounded. Sure of your footing, no matter the situation or circumstance.

How can I achieve this?

King of Wands – Pour yourself into your passions and drive. Get the shit done that needs to get done, and delegate along the way to make sure you get the best results possible.

How or where am I guided to {re}connect with my {true} passions?

Six of Wands, The Moon and Ten of Swords – Success comes through accepting that uncertainty and failure is a part of life, and a learning experience. Don’t let it drag you down and drown you. Instead, allow it to lift you up into something better.

What {untapped} skills/resources can help me with this?

Three of Wands atop Five of Cups – Remember to keep moving forward, even when feeling disappointed or discouraged. Don’t let it slow you down or hold you back.

DECK USED: THE VICTORIAN ROMANTIC TAROT

Daily Self Kindness

I let play with Gideon distract me for a while, which helped ease my anxiety a bit.

One thought on “Eggs and Baskets and Patience, Oh My

  1. *Grins as you talk about something he just mentioned to you last night when this came about* I’m glad to hear you’re at least considering it, man. I feel like…yeah, you gotta take a stand at some point. If not RIGHT now then soon, because allowing paypal or etsy or anything else that kinda power over you isn’t something you can tolerate well.

    it fucks with your security which is NOT okay. Not when you struggle with that ideal so much.

    And also, you’re right. All you can do right now is wait. And plan…

    (And let me give you butterflies)

    I’m glad that I could help give you some distraction and relief from the anxiety, baby. I love you
    It’s gonna be okay, man. One way or another. You’ll work it out. You always do
    You’ve got this

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