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

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Dig In

This week I'll be using the PetraK Tarot, created by Petra Reiter-Köck and published by Piatnik. Today's draw is the Three of Discs:
Have you ever played tug-of-war? One of the first things you do (besides holding tight to the rope) is dig your feet into the ground before the contest begins. Seeing this piece of pottery in the shape of a foot makes sense as I strive to master a skill or gain a deep understanding of knowledge. It will take strength and a persistent effort to gain ground for such an endeavor. I might as well start with a firm stance.

The oracle I'll be using this week is the AstroDice, created by Wessex Astrologer Ltd. It consists of three dice: one for Planets (the 'What'), one for Signs (the 'How') and one for Houses (the 'Where'). This morning's toss produced "Moon - Scorpio - 12:"
The Moon invites me to take particular notice of my instincts, intuitive feelings, reactions and emotions. The intensity of Scorpio is unafraid to look beneath the surface of things or in dark corners. The 12th House encourages me to withdraw from distractions in order to uncover the unconscious potential within. It seems before I dig my feet into the ground, I better look under that dirt to see what's buried there. I may uncover hindrances or helps, but either way I'll be better prepared for the effort if I know what's going on inside.


  1. Perhaps I am having a one track mind but it looks a bit like the advice I'v got in my reading to look within for hindrance and help aspects before you start something new.
    I love the Petra K tarot!

    1. Our readings do often parallel each other, don't they? :) I got hooked on the PetraK watching Sharyn use it on her blog; it is lovely.

  2. Today's contest with mother. I didn't cook fast enough so she squeezed Fixodent all over her lunch.
    Funny, things go really well until I revert to 5 years old and dig my feet in :)
    I'll never learn!

    1. I think the "dig in" has more to do with being firm in learning new knowledge or skills. Like learning how to get Fixodent off someone's lunch while maintaining your composure... :) Bless you, I don't know how you keep your sanity at times.