Daily Card Draws.
|Posted on 24 April, 2018 at 4:30||comments (0)|
Today's' pick from my handmade Tarot discs are The World, The High Priestess again & The Fool, & the rhymes for them are as follows:
The World-The end of a chapter, it's been completed, Advancement after you've succeeded.
The High Priestess-To see secrets & knowledge hidden, Use psychic powers & intuition.
The Fool-Time to go, to be carefree, A fresh start with spontaneity.
What strikes me as being particularly interesting with these is that The World ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 23 April, 2018 at 6:45||comments (0)|
I'm using a set of my very own (handmade by me) wooden Tarot Discs this week. I used precut wooden discs, then designed the pictures for each of the Major Arcana, before drawing & painting them onto the discs, then finishing off with a coat of varnish. I also wrote a short rhyme/description for each one.
The discs I've drawn for us today are The Empress, The High Priestess and The Sun. I'll start with the rhymes I wrote:
The Empress-Full of fruitfulness & fertility, She ov...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 20 April, 2018 at 4:50||comments (0)|
The 9 of Wands & the King of Cauldrons from the Celtic Tarot are the final cards of the week with a message today. The 9 of Wands relates to victory, but a hard won one rather than a walk in the park. This is something that's taken its toll on us. We've succeeded in an area of life, but may wonder if the pain & sacrifices have been worth our efforts & even the result we achieved. We've done well, persevered & got the job done, but now what? The King of Cauldrons helps us to te...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 19 April, 2018 at 3:20||comments (0)|
Death makes another appearance today, this time with the 10 of Swords. Both cards have similar colourings again, indicating we need to take note of any common themes to the two cards, namely cycles, beginnings & endings. Death indicates change, which implies something needs to end or we need to move on to something new. The 10 of Swords has a similar message in that much as things may have got to a point where hope seems lost or we've had a lot of pain inflicted on ourselves, there's a ne...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 18 April, 2018 at 6:00||comments (0)|
The King of Cauldrons & Justice both have striking figures on them today, ensuring they get our attention & we take notice of the message they're giving us. Both men are sitting in similar positions & holding items in their hands, mirroring each other in many ways, though one is surrounded by water while the other is on solid land hinting at their differences.
There is no right or wrong way to do things much of the time; instead we endeavour to try & find the way that su...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 17 April, 2018 at 7:15||comments (0)|
The 9 of Cauldrons (often Cups) & Death are our cards today from The Celtic Tarot. It's amazing how similar the colours are in these cards, helping to convey the message to us that the themes from these cards can work together well for us.
The 9 of Cauldrons reminds us that it's ok to put ourselves & our needs first every so often. It can be easy to feel bogged down in the drudgery of everyday routine, work & responsibilities. If all we do is what we “have” to o...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 16 April, 2018 at 6:35||comments (0)|
Chris got this new tarot deck a little while ago, but as he's been using it for his daily & monthly readings I haven't been able to get my hands on it, until now! It's the Celtic Tarot by Kristoffer Hughes & Chris Down & is based on Celtic Archetypes & Mythology. The cards I've drawn for us today are The Knight of Swords & Equilibrium (often called Temperance).
There is quite a difference in these 2 cards; the movement of the Knight compared to the stillness of Equi...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 13 April, 2018 at 4:05||comments (0)|
The final cards of the week from the Soul Cards decks show a face with closed eyes with a smaller head with a tail coming down to it & a figure underground, again with closed eyes, looking as though there is movement being made, possibly to help them move on from where they are. Both cards have more of a static feel to them, despite both having some feel of movement, & with so many closed eyes they give the impression of a situation that someone doesn't want to see or deal with at pre...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 12 April, 2018 at 3:20||comments (0)|
A face emerging from what looks to be leaves rising above eyes in triangles & a figure half-seen behind a wall are our cards today from the Soul Cards decks. The figure in the first one appears to be more confident & ready to set their plans in motion than the one in the second who looks to be more timid, shy or unsure of themselves. Even when we're sure of ourselves & what we want to achieve it's not always easy putting these ideas into action. Working out what we want to do &...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 11 April, 2018 at 3:50||comments (0)|
Today's Soul cards show a figure in a dark place looking up towards a light above, a bit like the light at the end of a tunnel in the first card & a partially hidden face in the second.
After yesterday's cards reminding us how easy it can be to slip back into bad habits or to stay in a familiar situation even if it's not very good for us, it's refreshing to see a message showing us it's possible to move forwards, to follow the spark or light, no matter how small it is, & try to...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 10 April, 2018 at 3:10||comments (0)|
Today's Soul Cards each have a single figure on them, but in differing positions. The first one looks as though she's in a dark place or cave, trying to break out through a crack, with the red colouring possibly indicating pain or distress. The second card shows a figure crouching on the floor, hiding their face, but there is also a face on the floor facing away from them & towards the previous card. The colours in this card appear to be more positive & give the feeling of the chance ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 9 April, 2018 at 3:35||comments (0)|
This week I'm using the wonderful Soul Cards and Soul Cards 2 by Deborah Koff-Chapin. The card on the left is from the first deck & the card on the right is from the second. Much as they are different decks with unique images in each, I often find that the cards I draw from them tie in with each other & have similarities, & today is no exception. The first card is dominated by a large human head looking to the right. The changing colours in the head make me think of brain activity...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 6 April, 2018 at 5:30||comments (0)|
We have two cards from the suit of Cups today from the Deviant Moon Tarot, namely the 5 & 7.
The conflict in the 5 of Cups is clear to see; the man doesn't want to hear what the woman has to say, or perhaps she's being unreasonable? Either way, their relationship isn't what it was & may look to be on the way out, apart from the fact that they're still in the same place as each other. This gives us hope that even in difficult or painful situations, matters may not be quite as ba...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 5 April, 2018 at 5:10||comments (0)|
I've drawn the Ace of Swords & the 10 of Cups for us today from the Deviant Moon Tarot. These cards look quite different to each other as there is just one figure in the first card, holding a sword defensively, whereas the second card shows a loving family surrounded by cups. The way they're connected today is that we need to be like the woman in the first card in order to achieve the happiness we crave in the second.
The Ace of Swords gives us the courage we need to be truthful, t...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 4 April, 2018 at 5:10||comments (0)|
Today's cards from the Deviant Moon Tarot are The Lovers & the King of Wands.
These cards remind me of the transition you take from being a carefree couple in the early throws of love and romance, moving forwards to having children & the responsibilities that come with this role. This can apply to a relationship, job, friendship or hobby- basically pretty much anything we commit to or work on to improve in some way. To begin with we may not really think about the long term cons...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 3 April, 2018 at 4:45||comments (0)|
The 7 of Pentacles & the King of Cups from the Deviant Moon Tarot encourage us to keep going & not to give up if we want to see results for the efforts we've put into following our dreams. It can be hard to see how far we've progressed & we may feel we're stagnating if there appears to be no growth or noticeable difference in the results we seeing, but this doesn't mean we should stop. The 7 of Pentacles relates to developing & mastering skills, looking at the progress we've m...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 2 April, 2018 at 6:50||comments (0)|
I'm using the Borderless Deviant Moon Tarot by Patrick Valenza this week & today's cards are the 4 of Pentacles & the 6 of Pentacles. There are opposites in these cards, particularly the miserly looking man in the first in contrast to the generous one in the second.
The 4 of Pentacles reminds us that even though there is a need for us to be careful with our finances & material possessions, these aren't the be all and end all in life. We can't take things with us when our ti...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 30 March, 2018 at 6:50||comments (0)|
The 9 of Swords is wanting its message to be heard again today, this time along with Strength. As the 9 of Swords is the first card this time, this can mean we're starting to get to grips with the problems we're dealing with, or at least realising that in the past some of the issues had been blown up out of proportion & now we're able to see them more as they really are. There is still some way to go before we'll feel happy & confident that they won't come back to haunt us any more, b...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 29 March, 2018 at 5:05||comments (0)|
I've drawn the Hierophant & the Queen of cups from The Happy Tarot for us today. At first glance, the Hierophant looks like someone stuck in their ways, following rules & encouraging others to do so too, & so it isn't always the most welcome card to see. However, if we remember that there is relevance & importance to certain traditions & that learning from our elders can be useful then we can use this information to help us in our present situations. The problems arise whe...Read Full Post »
|Posted on 28 March, 2018 at 8:25||comments (0)|
The Ace of Cups & The Moon from The Happy Tarot help us to appreciate what we have in life & to be prepared to look past initial appearances if we want to make the most of our situation.
The Ace of Cups shows there is plenty of love & happiness available for us if we accept it. We may not feel as though life is treating us kindly sometimes, but if we take a moment to look around there will be signs of kindness & positivity somewhere to bring a smile to our faces. The Mo...Read Full Post »