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

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Pinball Wizard

From the PetraK Tarot, the Five of Wands:
The winding path between the four posts remind me of the path of a pinball. I know there are times in my life when I want to accomplish something, but it seems like friends and family try to prevent me from going down certain roads. It feels like they are putting up obstacles, but what they are actually doing is forcing me to rethink my plan, making sure my steps and goal are sound and plausible. They may attempt to rein me in at times to prevent me from being impulsive, and it saves me from grief and disappointment later on. While it's not fun butting heads, it keeps me headed in a positive, fulfilling direction. For that, I am thankful.

The roll from the AstroDice turned up "Venus - Scorpio - 10:"
The love and harmony of Venus meets the passion of Scorpio. The 10th House deals with career or recognition of some kind. When I got up early this morning, there were several birthday wishes waiting in my email. Though I don't do much to celebrate, it is nice to be reminded that I have friends and family who care about me. Such kind words balance out the "head butts" and remind me why I trust and value these folk's opinions - they do both because they care.


  1. Yay Happy Birthday my dear friend. You are getting a place on my calendar!
    Although I welcome input which causes to rethink my plans or desires, sometimes it makes me feel restricted and insecure about my own thoughts. It is very easy to persuade me in not wanting what I do want

    1. Thank you my friend!
      I suppose before I rethink anything, I need to make sure the people I'm hearing from are trustworthy instead of manipulative. There are plenty of those folks around too!

  2. Just dropped by to wish you a Happy Birthday :)

    1. Thank you Colin! Your wishes are much appreciated. :)