Tarot Series~Minor Arcana: Seven of Wands

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When pulled upright this card is about experiencing a struggle. Unlike the five of wands (which is about getting through a struggle to reach your goal) this card is about getting through a struggle to maintain your goal. This is about all the difficulties we have to go through to keep our success going. Be prepared to have to fight to keep your position and prove yourself. The general meaning of this card is that you need to stand your ground no matter the costs. You need to fight for what your believe and what you want.

When pulled in reverse this card is about you possibly feeling overwhelmed by all the responsibilities you have as well as any challenges you may be facing. This card talks about the fact that you may not be seeing the whole picture and that you may be comparing yourself to others. This card could also be talking about how you are feeling judged lately. Everyone seems to be questioning your decisions and it is making you feel overwhelmed. This card when upside down is saying that you are doing everything it tells you not to do when upright. It is saying that instead of fighting for what you want and what you believe in, you are just throwing the towel in. Remember what work you’ve put in to get where you are and really think about whether it is something you are willing to give up. Another interpretation of this card is that you may be too aggressive when you are fighting for what you want and it may be damaging your relationships. 

Here is a tarot spread to help you get through your struggles and maintain your goals. First take the seven of wands out of your deck and mediate on it. While you meditate focus on what success you are trying to maintain. Then shuffle your cards and pull them using your preferred method.

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Tarot Series~Major Arcana Card 20: Judgment

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When pulled upright this card is about reflecting and evaluating ourselves and our actions. Self reflection allows us to have a clearer and objective understanding about who we are now and what we need to do in order to grow. When you see this card it is telling you that you are getting close to a point in your life where you need to start reflecting and evaluating yourself. This card can also show that you are in a period of awakening due to self reflection. You have a clearer idea of what things need to change in order for you to continue growing. These changes could be small things in your daily routine to huge changes, like removing people from your life. This card tells us we have decisions to make that will hugely affect the rest of your life.

When pulled in reverse this card is about doubting and judging yourself too harshly. This doubt and judgement can be causing you to miss out on opportunities. All of this is causing you to fall behind on your plans which is making it difficult to move forward. You need to stop with caution but rather do things with pride and confidence. This card can also mean you need to take time out of your schedule to sit and reflect on your life so far and figure out what you’ve learned. You’re so busy you probably haven’t given yourself the time needed to fully learn lessons that are essential for you to progress as a person. You may also be holding on to mistakes you’ve made in the past, rather than forgiving yourself making it hard to move forward. 

Here is a tarot spread that focuses on the judgement card. It is great for starting new beginnings. First I would take the judgement card out and meditate while focusing on what the next stage of your life might be. Then shuffle and pull the cards using your preferred method.

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Card 1: This represents the earth, from which the new sprout of you emerges; it is the nourishment you need to grow and change. It can represent spiritual riches, or past experience, or the life you leave behind.

Card 2: This is the call, the trumpet that summons, the sun you are growing towards. This represents your inner voice, the demands of the soul, or the parts of you that seek change.

Card 3: This is the little sprout of you, how you will grow and adapt, the new you. It is also what renews you.

Thanks for reading! We only have one more Major Arcana card to talk about! Please leave any thoughts or questions in the comments; I love hearing from you. Also, make sure you follow me here and on twitter to get notifications when I post. Until next time, Merry Meet and Blessed Be.

Weekly Tarot Spread: Get to Know Yourself Better

Hi everyone! I hope you’re excited for Tarot readings to start again because I sure am! So as some of you may know I went through a temporary breakup last week and it made me realize that outside of my relationship I really don’t know who I am. So this week I thought it would be fun to do a tarot spread helping me figure out who I am. Next week we will recommence the chakra tarot spreads we were doing earlier this summer/spring. Also sorry for posting this so late. I did this reading this evening and it ended up hitting home so hard I just needed a long break from it before I could go over it again and type it up.  Lastly, this reading doesn’t have a picture to go with spread so I will try my best to show you the set up. Bear with me (the 5th card is supposed to be directly under the 4)

Card set up

Card 1   Card 9

Card 2  Card 8

Card 3  Card 7

Card 4  Card 6

Card 5

So I am not entirely sure what I expected to learn from this reading but it seems to be very much about the break up and the reading itself has come out a bit bleak in relation to us trying to make it work. So I am really hoping if I altar my path we can change the prediction of the cards.

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The cards I pulled

As you can see I pulled mostly reversed cards and mostly major arcana cards.

Card 1: How people perceive you

I pulled the lovers in reverse. This firstly is important because the lovers is my signifier card. And second it seems very relevant to the break up and most of my family and a lot of my friends knew about it. This card pretty much says that they perceive me as having a lot of inner conflict and disharmony. They see my break in communication and they see the foundation of my relationship being cut off. Overall the affects of the break up are very obvious and all people see when looking at me is the effects of the break up.

Card 2: What you think you are

I pulled the empress in reverse. This card talks about losing willpower and strength. It really shows how I overwhelm others with my caring for them but at the same time I still depend on others (my boyfriend) to care for me. It also talks about neglecting my own needs. I think this whole break up has really shown me how much I depend on my partner and now they we are back together I may be neglecting my own needs as I am worried he will leave me again.

Card 3: What you think you aren’t

For this card I pulled the queen of swords reversed. The queen of swords when reversed is thought to be bitter, coldhearted, and resentful. And I full heartedly agree that I don’t think I am those things. I think I am the exact opposite actually.

Card 4: What you don’t know about yourself

This was the card that shook me up the most. I got the tower in reverse. This card is about a looming crisis that I am avoiding. This crisis has to happen though and what I have been relying on will no longer be there for me. To me it just really sounds like that even though we are back together now, it won’t last and I am just prolonging the pain. I really hope I can change this though.

Card 5: Your true self

This was the card that confused me the most. I pulled the Ace of pentacles in reverse. This card talks about missing your chance. So I don’t know if this really says who my true self is but it feels to me to be saying the break up was my chance and I missed it.

Card 6: What you can do now to be a better person

This card was the emperor. The emperor is about control, organization, having a plan, acting rationally, growing my goals, and being both methodical and strategic. I think this card is saying is if I have any chance of growing from this blip in our relationship rather than just everything falling apart I have to come up with a solid plan and follow it through like the emperor would.

Card 7: What you should stop doing right now

I pulled the six of cups. This card says that I need to stop wanting to return to a happier time and to stop looking to the past to try and solve the crisis.  It seems to be saying it is time to move on from the relationship and to go on to better things.

Card 8: What can you do to realize hidden aspects about yourself

I pulled the Judgement card in reverse for this one. It says that I need to stop judging myself so harshly, to move forward with pride and confidence, and to reflect on my life up until this point. In general I have always been my worst critic and I have been feeling guilty for the reasons behind the break up. So I think this is just saying that what has happened is done and there is no sense in beating myself up. All I can do is look back and what is in the past and better myself from here on out.

Card 9: summary

For this I pulled the Justice card. This card pretty much says my decisions effect myself and others long term, that the truth will come to pass, and that it is time to come to a solution once and for all. So pretty much despite all this horrible stuff everything will turn out how it is meant to and for all this to be over we need to come to a solution sooner than later.

Well that’s it for my reading today. Sorry it is so grim. If anyone got something more positive out of this reading than me please let me know in the comments, along with any other thoughts or question, because I’m obviously not thrilled about my interpretation about it. Also, make sure you follow me here and on twitter to get notification on when I post and to keep up to date on an upcoming giveaway. Until next time, Merry Meet and Blessed Be.

Tarot Series~Major Arcana Card 11: Justice

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When pulled upright this card is about decisions having long-term effects for both you and others. This card means a judgement will be made fairly and accordingly. If you have been wronged this card can give you a sense of relief but if you have wronged someone else then this card serves as a warning. Her presence allows you to change your actions now for a better future. Another way to interpret this card is it is time to find the truth. Not the truth that comes from word of mouth but of actual facts. Before making judgements know this truth.

When pulled in reverse this card is about possibly living in denial. You are not accepting the consequences on your actions or of others. You have done things in the past and you are trying to run away from the guilt but they are in the past and so there is no use running from it. What you need to do is make sure you are making better decisions and actions today so you can better your future.

Here is a tarot spread that focuses on the Justice card. This spread is great for when you need advice on making a fair judgement. First take the justice card out of the deck and meditate on it while thinking about a decision you have to make that you want advice on. Then shuffle and pull the cards as you see fit.

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Card 1: This card represents one point of view, one side of the matter, one choice or decision.

Card 2: This card represents the other side, the flip side, an opposing but connected view, the other choice or decision.

Card 3: This card represents an aspect of the first side that perhaps you hadn’t considered; it gives depth, a more complete picture, revealing hidden strengths or conflicts.

Card 4: This card is like card 3, but it defines the second choice or side more clearly.

Card 5: This card is the balance, the weight that is adjusted to bring the two into balance, a compromise that is equitable to both. Or, it can represent advice in a decision as to which is the stronger choice

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