Off You Go In the RWS Seven of swords we see someone who is sneaking off with five swords. It should be seven, but he’s in such a rush to get out there he dropped two. Or maybe he’s looking around to see what happened to them and is about to go back and getContinue reading “The Daily Draw: Seven of Swords”
Learn to Be Effective The pentacles are about the material, the tangible, the pragmatic. They also have to do with what is sturdy and what is trustworthy. With the youthful energy of the page the Page this card can relate to learning to create something solid in the 3-D world or having a youthful eagernessContinue reading “The Daily Draw: Page of Pentacles reversed”
Yesterday’s post, the Nine of Wands Reversed, was basically about letting go of defensiveness. To carry on the theme of letting go, today’s draw is the Hanged Man, a person who has somehow managed to get tied by the ankle to danglie upside down from a wooden T cross. Yet he seems at peace withContinue reading “The Daily Draw: The Hanged Man”
Is This Battle Necessary? The Nine of Wands has been through some tough times and they’re not over yet, as illustrated on the card in the RWS deck. This person is banged up and bruised but ever vigilant, expecting trouble and, staff in hand, prepared for another fight. The Nine of Wands is a cardContinue reading “The Daily Draw: Nine of Wands, reversed”
Have Fun, Be Careful The page of cups is a young person who is contemplating a fish popping out of the cup they are holding, perhaps a bit amused. “Can anyone else see the fish popping out of this cup?”, the person might say, if anyone else was present. The pages often represent young peopleContinue reading “The Daily Draw: Page of Cups, Reversed”
The knight of pentacles is not the fastest knight, the smartest knight or the most exciting knight. But he is steady and sturdy. He might not be the life of the party, but he’ll make sure everyone has enough to eat and that you get home safely. This knight is focussed on the practical. InContinue reading “The Daily Draw: Knight of Pentacles”
School’s In The Queen of Pentacles is a nurturing mother figure. (And, yes, could also apply to a nurturing father.) This is the person who makes the house a home, who takes care of everyone, makes sure the dinner is made, that there are clean clothes, and everyone is safe and sound. This morning myContinue reading “The Daily Draw: Queen of Pentacles, Reversed”
Doing nothing is, in fact, doing something in the same way that pausing for the rests in music is a part of playing music.
Whether a knight is upside down or right side, before you go charging in you want to ask yourself if using this energy is going to be helpful or appropriate for a given situation or relationship.
The times when you most feel like distancing yourself from your emotions are the times when you most need to listen to them. Until you process those emotions, those feelings just get in your way.