I use tarot and oracle cards as tools for reflection and contemplation. Rather than divining the future, they are a way for me to look more deeply at the "now."
"The goal isn't to arrive, but to meander, to saunter, to make your life a holy wandering." ~ Rami Shapiro

Friday, July 19, 2013

Emotional Assets

From the Legacy of the Divine, the Ten of Cups:
This card is probably among my favorites in this deck.  The fiery Sagittarius symbol and the watery Pisces symbol hanging from the mantel are also reflected in the relationship of the cat and dog. Can such different personality types learn to get along and enjoy such harmony? I think so, if the self-centeredness of the ego will step out of the way. We can help soften each other's sharp edges and provide each other with a different perception of the world. If I want to stay in this place of contentment and deep joy, I must not let the small stuff distract me from the emotional assets that abound.

From the Steps to Serenity comes "Anger:"
Have you ever started out your morning feeling light-hearted and happy, then run into a person who proceeded to try to convince you otherwise? I had that experience today, and I initially felt like the bear in this picture looks. How dare someone take away my good feelings! I'm not sure why, but some folks thrive on seeing the worst case scenario in every situation or believing there is a conspiracy behind everything that happens. However my job is not to change these people's ideas (which is impossible anyway), but not to react to them. If I let them affect my equilibrium, the fault lies with me.

2 comments:

  1. there is a lady that keeps coming in to the garage sale who reminds me of this bear. I'm not much of a talker and this woman Never Quits :)

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    1. Look for earmuffs on the sale table. :)

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