Path is Personal: Weekly Tarot, Aug 1 – 7

How much does what other people think of you matter to you?

I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others. –Marcus Aurelius

This issue has been on my radar. It’s wonderful to feel appreciated and understood. It’s validating. It just feels damn good! But when you’re not feeling that, how much adjustment are you willing to undergo? Do you really think you can do enough head-standing and back-flipping to please someone else?

Not to mention, that’s a job I don’t want! Let’s say I was able to contort myself enough to keep another happy for the sake of argument. Well, yippee for me. All that means is I’ve signed on to a job of being someone I’m not to obtain approval that feels disingenuous from the start because it is! It’s not who I am, it’s pretend. The very premise is disempowering to both parties.

It says to the other, “You are not able to produce your own happiness without my performance.”

It says to me, “It’s not okay to be fully myself. I must hide and contort and sacrifice my identity. Any acceptance I find this way is hollow because it’s based on a projection.”

There are no winners in this scenario.

I would argue that it’s not ever my business what someone else thinks about me, and furthermore, it’s never about me. Never. Any individual’s point of perception is about themselves, where they are, how they look at the world. They can like what they see looking at me or not like what they see, but the liking or not liking is always about the person who is liking or not liking.

We stagger through life sometimes, not only looking to create a long list of what’s definitively “right and wrong,” but much worse, we undertake the impossible task of trying to force others to subscribe to our lists of good and evil. That is a pointless endeavor if ever there was one.

This week? Don’t try to assert your list onto others. Your list of what works for you or what doesn’t is for YOU and you alone. Withdraw your attention from anyone who is trying to assert their list unto you. Just be true to yourself, as purely as you can. Strictly speaking? This is advice for always. But I’m thinking it may come into play this week.

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With several reversals, I’m expecting slow progress and potential for frustrations and delays. With Uranus–the planet of big surprises and freedom going retrograde–this isn’t a big surprise. The week goes smoother if you know things will just take time and remain ready to roll with the flow.

Monday, The Star rx: Make a conscious decision to reach for optimism–folks are having trouble holding on to it and it really is healing and helpful.

Tuesday, Four of Pentacles: Stable, solid day. Anxiety is possible, but pointless. Expect stability and “no change” today. Relax into it as much as you can.

Wednesday, Seven of Swords: An excellent time to keep your own counsel. Operate under the radar and draw no attention to what you’ve got going on.

Thursday, The World rx: I don’t know about you, but I’ve been taking regular “news breaks.” Not breaks to watch news. Breaks as in avoiding news, limiting news. There’s a lot of jarring energy out there and it serves us well to limit how much we consume at a given time.

Friday, Page of Pentacles rx: Book light today, as energy may be a bit depleted after the week. Y’all know I’m a big fan of naps! Self-care, quiet time, and a lighter-than-normal schedule are all very soothing and helpful.

Saturday, Five of Wands rx: Step back from the conflict and don’t make it your own. Look for points of agreement instead of differences. There are plenty of both, but far too few people focusing on the agreements and far too many focusing on contention.

Sunday, King of Swords rx: Incomplete information; don’t be quick to cut out options. Take it slow and wait for facts to emerge. A great day to look for what you want and like, softly, and ignore what you don’t, completely.

Overview/Advice: Three of Swords rx: We feel what we feel, and there is nothing wrong with whatever we feel. But we also decide, courtesy of our focus, where our emotional setpoint lies. If you’ve got heartache or tears, fair enough. I would never suggest you deny any emotions. They provide valuable guidance. I would, however, suggest not wallowing, not milking the pain–Scorpio moons, I’m looking at you! Feel whatever you feel, and release. Feel and release. Then turn your focus on what lifts you up. Because you know what? We can all benefit from uplifting. Tip: If you get less specific about thoughts that bother you (and more specific on thoughts you enjoy), you’ll feel better pretty quickly.

Affirmation: Worrying about illness can create more illness. To make this more widely applicable–there is not a damn problem in the history of humanity that’s been solved by worrying hard enough. As a super Virgo, I can state this as a fact. So why do that to ourselves?

What worrying does is amplify the subjective experience of what’s unwanted by activating it in our vibrations, consciousness, our emotional bodies. Of course I see plenty wrong in the world–and I see plenty right. When I see hate, I can hate the hate (thus adding to the sum total of hate) and draw attention to it (thus giving it more airplay and momentum). Or I can decide I’d rather see love and embody that love, thus adding to the sum total of love. If enough do this, you get a collective tipping point where love overpowers the hate. Every subject has both poles–what you want surrounding it and what you don’t. Rather than adding energetic support to what I don’t want, I’m going to embody what I do want. Feels a lot better and does some good at the same time. I don’t freak out about worry. I just look to notice it and release it: not by “not thinking about it,” but by crowding out those worry thoughts with the more empowering thoughts of what I do want instead.


This forecast uses the Tarot Nova with an Abraham-Hicks affirmation card. You probably already know about Dixie’s book, Everyday Tarot Archives and the whole consult thing.

Firmly Rooted in YOU: Weekly Tarot, July 25 – 31

So, I just realized I didn’t finish and publish next week’s Tarot. AND I’m kind of shocked I didn’t realize it until today. ‘Cause, it’s Wednesday! But since I’ve written most of it and all, I’m gonna put it out there anywho…

Hope your week is going well, with or without Tarot. ♥

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As I look over this week as a whole, it strikes me how important remaining grounded and centered is. Like there is a whole lot of noise, in the background. Noise you don’t want to think about. Noise that doesn’t feel good to soak in. Noise that is potentially jarring, disruptive or yucky. But how much you tune in to the noise really dictates the quality of your experience.

So what do you do? You want to tune that noise out. Not try to outshout it (which just adds to the noise pollution).  You can only do this if you’re taking good care of yourself and breathing. The more calm, centered energy you can bring to the table, the easier your ride is and the more you’re part of the solution at the same time.

Stay rooted in who you are and what you want to be about. Nothing else matters and it helps the world as a whole when you add your good mojo into the collective pool.

Monday, Five of Pentacles: There is a feeling of lack, “not enoughness” out in the air. You don’t have to join in, you know. Look at what you DO have, what is going well, all the places you currently get support. It’s not your job to crack this nut for anybody else–as if you could, anyway. But if  you’re around a lot of this vibe, look compassionately and hold everyone else in a knowing they can improve how they feel themselves. Your only job is to be a good (and kind) example.

Tuesday, Knight of Cups: Realizing there is a good chance the day will be emotional, offer yourself an emotional setpoint to start with. As you get up or begin a new section of your daily activities, decide in advance you’d like to feel good and spend a minute generating a good feeling by thinking stuff that it makes you happy to think about. Hold yourself in this place for a bit and allow it to build momentum and then bam! You’re emotionally inoculated. How’s that for a prescription?

Wednesday, Seven of Pentacles: Admire your progress. Take note of it, because that amplifies it.

Thursday, Ace of Pentacles: A good day to do something with your hands, or go outside. Physical activity that feels good. Good food or comfortable couches also work, though. The point is, be present in and enjoy the feeling of your body.

Friday, The Hierophant rx: Don’t look to established wisdom to decide for you. Do a gut check and ask yourself, “What feels the best? What is really ‘me?'”

Saturday, The Tower rx: What happens is not as serious as it may have first appeared. Anything that appears to break down now is exposing information that was needed and is useful. Everything is really okay, so relax and know it’s working out.

Sunday, King of Cups rx: It would be easy to take one’s mood out on another. There is only one, sure-fire way to avoid trouble here. Make sure your mood is a good one, before you attempt to socialize.

Overview/Advice, Three of Pentacles: Plan for everything to work out. Expect that everything will be alright (because it will) without demanding the foreknowledge of HOW it will be alright. Don’t try to orchestrata how others should contribute or participate in the process. They will bring their own moves to the mix. But as you put yourself into that good-feeling place, you start to draw the right mix of people and circumstances to create with you.

Affirmation: I see myself enjoying absolute, continuing abundance. This one is hard to reach if you’re not feeling that way. But you can find non-monetary forms of abundance to start generating the FEELING of more abundance. You can look at a garden and appreciate the vegetables or diversity of flowers. You can appreciate the abundance of art or food or music or whatever it is that you enjoy. Those feelings are accessible to everyone who is not focusing on what they don’t have. And by doing this, you start aligning your energy with what you do want. That’s the only way to get it.

Much love.

Dix


This forecast uses the Tarot Nova with an Abraham-Hicks affirmation card. You should already know about Dixie’s book, Everyday Tarot Archives and the whole consult thing.

Get Off of My Cloud: Weekly Tarot, July 18 – 24

If you could go back in time and do it all over again, would you?

I’m not talking about Marty McFly noting the winning sports teams. I mean reliving your life, making those choices that led you from your start in this lifetime to where you are, now.

Because I wouldn’t. I wouldn’t even entertain the notion.

It’s not because I couldn’t find things to do differently. Oh man, could I!

But I like who I am. I realize, every day that preceded, every choice and every word and every action, helped lead me here. It helped me create who I am, now. I did the best I knew how to in the moment, and through that, I’ve grown. I’ve learned. I’ve experienced. All that stuff I didn’t want helped me clarify what I do want. All the ways I didn’t like being helped me see, how I do like being now.

I don’t believe in guilt. It’s an utterly useless emotion–feeling bad about what cannot be changed poisons us in the present and keeps us from living fully in the now, the single place where we have any power whatsoever. Worry over the future serves a similar function. It takes us out of our now and shifts our experience from whatever goodness we have at our fingertips to virtually living an experience we don’t want.

No. Just, no.

My path is MY path. Those who share the road with me are not inhabitants of my path and my path does not determine theirs. There are no do-overs. There are no try-harders. There is only now, now, now.

This is my cloud. You can come visit if you like and we are vibing similarly. Or not. But right now, it’s a very good idea to be selective, who and what you invite onto your cloud.

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As I look over this week, the outstanding impression I get is the importance of staying grounded in your own well-being. It’s anything but a static week. The cues from the outside world may well be inconsistent and fast-changing. Plugging in to the mass consciousness vibe will be like a roller coaster: up, down, fast, slow, hither and yon. Not stable at all! The cues within, you have control over by direction your thoughts and attention. I’m not suggesting you don’t care about the world. I’m suggesting you care about the world and everyone in it (which, ahem, includes you) enough to make sure YOU are not adding to the chaos. How? By consciously managing your own vibe.

Stay in the love, folks. Stay in the love–and if anything or anybody makes you wobble in that love? Retreat and get yourself right back there. You do that, and your light contributes to eradicating the darkness.

You do more good to yourself and the world at large by staying in the love than anything else you can do.

Monday, Two of Wands: No need for a stand-off with conflicting desires (either within you, or between you and another). Just let them all be for now and allow the time for clarity to do it’s work by emerging from the confusion. There’s a tendency to want to push back, push back. But instead, stand back, stand back. Let it marinate today.

Tuesday, Wheel of Fortune: Click, click, click into place. A lucky break may show up, or a bit of good fortune, boom! At your feel. Celebrate it, for sure. But also? Know the days that don’t feel quite as lucky are still filled to the brim with good things. You just have to acknowledge them to turn them up.

Wednesday, Six of Cups rx: Do you have faith? Do you trust? Think of your level of trust and knowing here as “what’s in the water.” The more you drink of it, the greater the blessings you allow in. There is a tendency to question goodness today and look for who’s out to hurt you. Don’t. It’s not a time to count grievances. Turn up your blessings by counting THOSE.

Thursday, Page of Cups rx: Moody, temperamental day for many. The upside? These emotional states are very fast-moving. So if you’re got a mood going you don’t dig, it’s not hard to turn it around with a little distraction and conscious cultivation of the feeling state you’d prefer.  And if you’re already feeling what you like? Well, milk it a bit and enjoy the ride. Hugs and naps are great medicine today.

Friday, The Emperor: Care SO MUCH about how you feel that you’re unwilling to compromise on feeling good. So much of our energy can go to trying to please others–an impossible task if ever there was one. You don’t have to be a mirror for the emotional state of others. Instead, be the example for the others to mirror (if they so choose, or not, if they don’t choose). You are in control of your own feelings, so take advantage of that!

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Saturday, Seven of Wands: Stand firm in what you know to be true for you and ignore anyone or anything that is not in alignment with your understanding. Shortly, those that don’t vibrate on your frequency will disappear from your circle of experience.

Sunday, Queen of Swords rx: It’s a good time to retreat and sort through what you’ve got going. Be it physical stuff or emotional engagements or whatever, prioritize and sort. Put your attention on what matters to you, what feels good, and let go what does not. This isn’t a judgey thing. It’s a being happier thing.

Overview/Advice, The Hermit: Declare yourself observer and student this week. Rather than emotionally engage in everything you see, step back and study it. Notice and look for trends. Spend plenty of quiet time, alone time, and replenishing time. Meditation is a great idea! Peacefulness and mindfulness helps you stay grounded in the midst of anyone else’s negative emotions. You don’t have to sign on for that class, you know? You can step back and stay out of the storm. In fact, it’s highly advised.

My inner being guides me through my emotions. When you feel bad, it’s not punishment or karma or random chance. It’s a signal, that how you’re looking at the world is not in sync with how your higher self sees it. We may perceive lack and pain and chaos. But in the bigger picture, the way spirit sees the world, everything is happening in the right place at the right time. I know that sounds like a contradiction but it’s not. There is a an infinite diversity to life experience and sometimes even the most unpleasant ones lead beauty and grace. No matter what you’re feeling in any given time, look for the feeling one step up, one step up, one step up. This IS your emotional guidance system and it’s all you need to stay in strong alignment with spirit. The better you feel, the easier it is to remain connected and the stronger that connection is. So just look at all emotion as your inner GPS, guiding you to greater happiness and fulfillment. And for that to work, we must rely on all emotion, wanted or not, since all of it provides valuable information.

Be well out there!

This weeks forecast features the Tarot Nova Mini deck and some kind of Abraham-Hicks affirmation cards. You know where to get my book, Everyday Tarot Archives by now. And you know how to reach me. So you know, if you wanna…do it!

Shady! Weekly Tarot Forecast, July 4 – 10

I get a funny, slightly disturbed feeling being lied to. Like milk that’s going bad, you know? It’s almost, but not quite right. It generally hits my solar plexus. It’s not always very noticeable–and my desire to believe can lead me to disregard it. Many times, it has. But the feeling itself is still valid, and very reliable.

I almost never say anything, when I get that feeling.

That is what this forecast reminded me of. That shady, “off” feeling–and the decision not to say anything about it.

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Looking at this forecast as a whole, there’s sort of a “shady” feeling about it. Like there is plenty to misconstrue, a bit of confusion. I’m seeing one of those shell games, or 3 Card Monte. I’m not saying someone is actively trying to con you. But truthfully? It’s a possibility. Although much of the time, people con themselves. That, too, is a possibility this week. Most of these cards are minor arcana, however. So I’m thinking the confusion doesn’t have super long-term consequences. Of the week, Friday’s recommendation for self-care and the overview of taking some time to yourself are the most important parts to note.

While Mars is now direct and that feeling of trudging through mud is abating, this week still feels slower-moving than most. Progress is possible, but gradual. Two steps forward, one step in a completely random direction and…where the Hell was I going again? Like that. So take your time, okay? Rushing not advised. Roll with it, friends!

Monday, 7 of Cups Rx: This smacks of self-delusion, very possibly a “too good to be true” thing that, unsurprisingly, isn’t. Listen to the intuitive nudge of feedback–specifically, that one you’d like to ignore. Because if you don’t…well, you’re gonna be cussing yourself in the morning, Ya dig?

Tuesday, 4 of Cups: Content or complacent? That’s a matter of perspective. Either way, there’s more interest in dreaming about what could be today than actually taking action on the issue. If you have the choice, I’d schedule light today because it doesn’t seem super productive. But if you get a chance for a little daydreaming, the energetic weather should support that.

Wednesday,  Knight of Swords Rx: Somebody isn’t getting the message. Is it you? If you have important info to communicate, verify the recipient actually receives your message and understands what you’re trying to say. It may take more than one attempt to exchange information. There is also potential for muddied thinking and getting facts mixed up so double check your details. The necessary info is there, it’s not missing, but it could be in the wrong place. Like a form that has the right answers, but on the wrong lines.

Thursday, 8 of Cups: Release. Let it go! The hurt feelings and the what-if’s and the but-they-should-have-knowns. All of it. If it causes you pain or holds you back, step away. If you cannot yet do this literally, do it emotionally. Focus specifically and intentionally on what encourages you and makes you feel good and set aside the rest.

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Friday, The Empress Rx: Mama could use some love. If you’ve been busting tail looking after everybody else, today is a good day to look after YOU. A little play time, in particular, will replenish your giving well.

Saturday, 7 of Swords: Uh oh. Something is going down under the radar. Somebody lying? Maybe. If you have a difficult maneuver to pull off, you can today: provided you keep your mouth shut about it! There is just more going on than meets the eye. That’s not necessarily a problem, but it could be, depending. Don’t assume all the relevant facts are in the open.

Sunday, 4 of Pentacles: All is well. You are safe, and you made it through a tricky week just fine. It’s a good day to stay home/dixiblog/domains/afoolsjourney.com/public_html and eat, if you have the option! Conserve your energy and resources and replenish yourself for the week coming up.

Overview/Advice, The Hermit: If you feel stressed out, frazzled or confused at any point this week, retreat! Go off by yourself for a bit and meditate. Or read. Or study whatever appeals to you. Or just sit, in nature and quiet. This will help SO MUCH, you have no idea. Don’t tell me you don’t have the time. Make the time. It will get you through any of the other difficulties with your equilibrium intact.

20160702_175753_HDRAffirmation: “My thoughts are in harmony with health.” This advice works to maximize physical health of course. But it also applies to any type of health–emotional, financial, relationship health, whatever.

 Whether you feel sick or well, focus on the wellness. Focus on improvements and appreciation for what’s going right. If you find little to appreciate, go more general as opposed to specifics, as it’s easier to do. And if you have trouble conjuring wellness thoughts on any particular topic, distract yourself with pleasant thoughts and activities unrelated. The point is to fill your mind with pleasant thoughts and your body with pleasant feelings.

Possible affirmations? I feel good. I like feeling good. I’m getting better all the time. I’m getting stronger every day. I love making progress. Most of the time, I feel good. It’s a good day. I appreciate my body. I appreciate my mind. I like me!

 

This forecast features the Tarot Nova Mini and and some Abraham-Hicks affirmation cards. If yo dig it, you’d probably like the book, Everyday Tarot Archives, or a personal consult.

Burning: Weekly Flow Tarot, May 23 – 29, 2016

You do the best you can, and then you let it go. Your best? Is good enough. It is, quite literally, ALL you can do. I always do the best I know how.

Some days, that best is decidedly better than other days. But it’s always what I’ve got. That’s how I can sleep at night.

Doing that will serve you well this week. There are plenty out there who do what they can get by with. The difference is observable, even if they think they’re fooling everybody else. We may not say anything. But we take note and don’t really trust you all that much.

Personally, I’d rather be the best-doer than the less-doer. It’s more work but my soul remains firmly intact. This week, you can be a best-doer or a less-doer. But the fires of passion burn brightest for the best-doers.

May 23 - 30 2016

These cards strike me as being a bit like a game of Simon Says.

Simon says, “Stop. Consider.”

Okay, Simon says, “Go! Now.”

Simon Says, “Rethink, Review.”

The mood isn’t overly sweet or ridiculously harsh. But there is a very stop-and-go feel about it, and there does seem to be an awful lot going on at the same time.

I’m getting images of burning brush–not out of control fires. More like clearing out land to clean and prepare for other uses. In fact, that image may be quite useful to us this week. Think of anything “burning down” as clearing the way for repurposing the energy that structure required to maintain.

Burning bridges? Burning passions? Burning the house down? Hotheadedness? Slow burns? Fire in the belly? It could take many forms. But we’re looking at the fire.

Magick work with candles specifically and the fire element in general is favored. Fire is a great source of purification, often serving as necessary preparation for renewal. So keep that image firmly in mind if things get dicey, okay? Fire energy will bring clarity, purification and prepare for renewal. Make sure your fires are constructive.

Monday, Dedicated Effort – Ace of Swords: One thing at a time, one idea at a time. Laser sharp. Reason it out, think it through and then? ACT. Focus, think, act; focus, think, act. That’s the formula. Focus, think, act.

Tuesday, Love Abounds – Four of Swords: The gift of connected with loved ones is that you can RELAX. You’re safe. You can assume you’re being heard and seen through a compassionate filter. Provide this safety net or benefit from it or both. Because today is about finding peace in trusting the love.

Wednesday, Embrace/Sacral Chakra – Seven of Swords rx: Not much gets by the gut, unless you try to talk yourself out of your body’s wisdom. I’ll often say this, but today I’m saying it louder: do a gut check and pay attention to the feeling temperature it returns. What feeds back joy, embrace. What doesn’t, eschew. Very, very simple here. Don’t make it harder than it is.

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Thursday, Darkest Fears – Four of Pentacles rx: Worries of being unstable. Financial insolvency, physical instability or just flat-out crazy could be among the fears. Know they are fears, not reality. You may not be functioning at maximum capacity, but the elements of stability and sanity are already on hand. Acknowledge fears directly to give them less power. Use those fears as signposts, to where you need to shore up your personal support and self-care efforts. It’s like peeking at your life to see which seams are overstretched so you can strengthen and mend. In that way, you can let these fears become a gift, okay?

Friday, Giving & Receiving/Throat Chakra – The Hermit rx:  Very clear indication to share your truth–and just as importantly, listen to truths being shared. But remember, the Hermit is not a loud, soapbox-toting kind of guy. He’s honest, yes, to a fault. But also, he’s quite soft-spoken and not judgmental. The Hermit doesn’t need to shout. His confidence comes from study, allowing him to speak with wisdom and authority. He understands not everyone is interested in or able to grasp his deeper meaning. That’s fine. It’s right, you know? It’s appropriate. The right ones will hear. Today? Say your piece humbly. Listen to others, humbly. The right ones will hear, on both accounts.

Saturday, Rebuild – The World rx: Clean up and restructuring efforts. Reorganization, streamlining, reworking processes all go well today. Starting point? Wherever something significant has been left out. Wherever we’ve been less-than-completely responsible. Whatever has been most clearly allowed to let slide. Messes can be fixed, but for the fixes to stick, you have to remain focused on doing it completely, and doing the right, responsible thing. Bigger picture perspective can guide you.

Sunday, Nurture/Heart Chakra – The Magician rx: Reach for gratitude, love and compassion, particularly with stressful or difficult situations where you feel no or little personal control. Regain balance by feeding your heart today. It’s healing energy. Drink up!

Overview/Advice, Strengthening Bonds – Queen of Wands: Throughout the course of this week, the quality of connections are on display. Be a strong ally and utilizes your allies as well. The Queen of Wands has been hanging around lately, I’ve noticed. She’s a fierce woman, no nonsense. Loyalty is among her admirable qualities. This week, look to be a loyal ally and express gratitude for your allies. The process makes you closer.

Affirmation – Fire: “Fire, the energies of the creative force in its purest form, represents purification or ‘burning away the dross.’ The Phoenix was reborn from the ashes. Honor the creative fire within. Feed your passions, fan the flames higher.” Pulling Fire for the affirmation echos the Queen of Wands advice for the week. Purity of the heart, passionate faith, and loyalty serve us well. Of course here, there is the added dimension of creative work. Got a big case of the feels? Art it out, baby! Art it out.

The answers this week lie in purification, passions and preparation for the new by burning through the old.

Are you feeling the Fire(s)?

This forecast features the Tarot Heart Oracle, the Tarot Nova, and Wisdom of the Crone divination cards. If you enjoyed it, you’d probably like Dixie’s Book, Everyday Tarot Archives, or better yet, a personal consultation.

Tender: Weekly Flow Tarot, May 9 -15

You know how the word “tenderness” can mean kindness or a soreness, a hurt that is vulnerable?

That’s the temperate I’m getting right now. Tender.

And from both ways. And for the ouchy way, I’m sorry.

So I’m here to remind you, the most powerful protection from the tender causing injury is self-care. Being kind loving to yourself, so you can be kind and loving to everybody else. Without adding undue injury in the process.

For this next week, some sore spots coming in and out of focus, like tides rolling in and out. Tender. And how they heal, how we make our way through them going forward will be shaped and shifted and altered by displays (or withholding) of compassion.

I suggest invoking the kindness bit, as it will ease the sting of the sore spots tremendously. As always, start in the mirror.

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Monday, Shine – Queen of Wands rx: You focus must be directed upon your own part in the play, not that of anyone else. Stay firmly in your own space, with your own values and objectives and tune out everything off-task to shine your inner beauty all over that mess. Okay?

Tuesday, Find Balance – Two of Swords: This combo smacks of decision-making and compromise. Key is leaning in to principles and values, while letting go of what doesn’t really matter vs. win-lose scenarios. Keep your ego off to the side to focus on objectives and you’ll get further.

Wednesday, Release – Ace of Cups rx: It’s an emotional thing. And it would not take a big change, to shift how you feel from hurting to better. Just a little shift, in the way you choose to frame it. Hone in on what’s kind or loving that you can find in or around the situation. Any way or time you can invoke love, you’re calling upon one of the Universe’s most powerful healing forces.

Thursday, Just Breathe – Six of Cups: Great day for daydreaming, reminiscing, or otherwise allowing your imagination to roam. Please do not put a lot of stress on yourself today, okay? It would be a great time for something fun, and especially activities that remind you of your youth. Exhale, folks!

Friday, Darkest Fears – Eight of Cups rx: Scared you won’t be able to let go of your lifeline? That thing that doesn’t really work for ya so well anymore, but it feels safer? Fear that you’ll fail without what you’re increasingly becoming to expect is a false sense of security? This is a worry about not being able to do without. I’d suggest looking at what the fears tell you about how you perceive yourself because that’s the most fruitful focus of this laser beam.

Saturday, Believe & Succeed – The Lovers: Make your choice, and commit to it. While the couple on the Two of Cups is young love, the Lovers are seasoned. Look to maintain as much harmony as you can between who you are and what you do. Harmony between who you are and what you do yields success. Helpful Hint: At least one of the people you’re believing in has to be you.

Sunday, Giving & Receiving/Heart Chakra – The Fool: You cannot hold onto preconceived notions AND have a completely open heart. The two are mutually exclusive. You have to be open to the energy exchange itself to give and receive. Preconceived notions serve as walls, keeping us from experiencing the present moment and truly being with others. The secret is being discriminating in whom you opt to share heart energy with.

Overview/Advice, Love Abounds – The Star: LOVE GIVES HOPE. Love heals.

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Affirmation, Water: “Water represents emotional energy, intuition, the deep mind and receptivity. Water’s fluidity adapts to whatever environment or form it finds itself in, without losing its essence. As the ocean mother responds to the pull of lunar energy, we, in our bodies of water, respond to the ancient ones. Listen to your inner rhythms.”

This is a fluid week. Understand that there is a heightened emotional sensitivity right now, amongst yourself as well as everyone else. Take your time and take the space to allow yourself to feel your way through the challenges. It’s not only okay it’s that way–it’s perfect that way. Because it’s exactly what we need to get through our respective challenges. The Universe hands us retrograde soups like we have presently s to allow us to rewire sections of our lives. How foolish it would be to waste the opportunity! It really is a gift in ugly wrapping paper.

Purge Therapy, Retrograde Style: I’ve set up a box for donating to the thrift store, and in gradually adding bits and pieces of energy I want to release in this box. I’m doing this very gradually, just when I’m picking up or it happens to occur to me. I’m doing gut checks and reviewing what kind of feelings, what kind of energy is attached to each object. I’m cleaning out emails and pictures. I’m looking at things in my house and saying, “If I were to move, would I want to take that with me? Do I want this to be in my future?” The release you get when you “weed for the future” this way is wonderful.  And what you’ll also find is that circumstances in the physical tend to shift, sometimes very promptly after you cut your energy from whatever you’re purging.

So do that – release. In doing, you’re weeding for your future so your selected seeds will have the best chance to grow healthy and strong.

Are you feeling this?

This forecast features the Tarot Heart Oracle, the Tarot Nova, and Wisdom of the Crone divination cards. If you enjoyed it, you’d probably like Dixie’s Book, Everyday Tarot Archives, or better yet, a personal consultation.

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