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, March 28, 2017

Controlling the Fire

From the Thoth Tarot, the Three of Wands; from the Vertical Oracle, Gnosis:
          The Three's of the Thoth tarot are connected to the Hebrew sephira Binah ("understanding") on the Tree of Life. This processed wisdom leads to deductive reasoning, which tones down the normal impulsiveness of of this suit to a slow burn that allows for responsible preparation. As a result, a harmony of mind, body and spirit is produced that brings some stability to this fiery energy. Gnosis, from the Vertical Oracle, is assigned the phrase "readiness for spiritual information." The booklet encourages being open to knowledge from others without thinking only one source holds the truth. "In the end, it doesn't matter what you know as much as how your knowledge is serving Creation." Sounds like whatever is being assembled shouldn't be a monument to the ego but something that will be a inspiration and help to all.

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  1. "without thinking only one source holds the truth" The world would be an entirely different place if we all could embrace this notion

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    1. Amen, sister. This was the 'Daily Dharma' quote in my email this morning:
      "Understanding across difference, whatever the difference, lies at the center of spiritual life and aspiration."
      —Henry Shukman

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  2. Carolyn said yesterday " I have noticed that you have been in the shadows lately and I think a lot of the heavy blanket feeling is that the World at large is in a negative place", much like your feeling re: gnosis. Some days it hurts too much to think at all, but then we leave our self...thoughtless...

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    1. Maybe service rather than self absorption?

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  3. What a fiery Three of Wands. Something to definitely prod you to get out and see what needs to be seen.

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  4. It sounds like information that we need to kind of find out (deduct if you will) and what need to understand and know are ready for us at this point in time. I have to agree with your reading. There are so many things that need to be understood. Differing points of view, etc. It's a good thought.
    -Vyv

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    1. I do think instead of jumping in the fire of a project, it is good to listen to other folks who may have some helpful information. Thanks for stopping by Vyv!😊

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