Make the Effort

Today’s meditation was skipped.

Fantasy of Korea Tarot - Page of PentaclesToday’s draw is the Page of Pentacles, which is traditionally a representation of a receptive omega energy, personality, or person in the area of one’s finances, resources, health, home,and manifestations. This can often translate into themes that have to do with learning new skills for work, new or resurfacing opportunities in one’s finances or resources, learning how to thrive with a handicap or disability, or recovery from illness.

I’m finding that I’m associating that last meaning with the imagery in this particular card and it’s all because of the oddity of the figure’s right foot.  Or rather, specifically?  Her heel.  It just seems malformed to me for some reason, and fits in with the falling of red leaves in the background that is, in this instance, a representation of pain.

Once upon a time, I spent three months living in a pain clinic.  You might imagine that pain clinics are meant to help people with their pain by relieving pain, but that is not what pain clinics are about.  When you are sent to a pain clinic, you are being told that the pain is permanent and will never go away.  They are telling you that you need to learn to live with the pain, so that you are not inconveniencing others with it, and so that it will have less of an impact on living a normal life.

This is what this Page of Pentacles reminds me of.  It is a reminder to lean into these skills that I learned in that long ago place.  The pain is always there, but you can mitigate it’s influence on your life and those around you if you’re willing to work at it.  Today’s card is an encouragement to be willing to work at it.


Mr Lionharts’ #TheAprilTarot Animal Guide Challenge Prompt
Questions for The High Priestess- Day 5

Haeohwa OracleIn what area am I guided to follow my intuition?

Oksoseon and Booyong – Take time to look closely beyond first impressions. There is immaturity in all of us. Are you acting rashly off your emotions and other’s outward impressions, or are you taking time to truly get to know them. Intuition can help you cut through both their masks and your assumptions, if you’re willing to let it.

What choices can I make in support of my inner truth?

Gyechu and Gangha – Don’t allow strife to dismantle your happiness. Instead lean into loyalty and love, and allow the rest to sort itself out.


#DiscordTarotholicsApr2022 Challenge Prompt
Questions for April 4th and 5th

Fantasy of Korea TarotIn what aspect of life do you need a new perspective?

Four of Pentacles and The Hanged Man – Some spring cleaning is in order at home. Open up the windows and let in the fresh air. Wipe away the dust and allow energy to flow through and cleanse your space.

What would this new perspective look like?

The Empress and Five of Wands – A healthier outlook and more energy to lend to those things you are passionate about.

Notation – All golden cards are presenting a warmth throughout the reading (this is not a predominantly golden deck on the whole), promising a sense of renewed brightness and uplifting energy.


Daily Self Kindness

We didn’t get to spend a lot of time tonight (Gideon and I), but the time we spent was wonderful and amazing and so very needed.

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