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

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Let Your Conscience be Your Guide

From the PetraK Tarot, the Fool:
Once a burglar entered a home in the wee hours of the morning and began stuffing his bag full of loot. He almost jumped out of his skin when he heard a voice say, "Jesus is watching you." When he regained his composure, he realized a parrot had said the words. The burglar smirked and said, "What kind of idiot names their parrot Jesus?!" The parrot squawked and replied, "I'm Polly; Jesus is the Rottweiler behind you."
I thought of that joke when I saw the Fool was accompanied by a parrot in this card. It in turn made me think of  the story of Pinocchio, who in his quest to become a real boy was assigned a cricket to be his conscience. I too am encouraged not to forget that inner voice, as I go out and enjoy each moment of this lovely day.

The toss of the AstroDice this morning produced "North Node - Cancer - 2:"
The North Node represents those life lessons that allow for spiritual growth, and Cancer is a sign of sensitivity and kindness. The 2nd House involves resources and possessions. I am reminded as I travel on this Fool's journey to enjoy and appreciate material things, but also be willing to share my resources with others (which would include not only money and "stuff" but time and energy as well).


  1. Hahaha, great joke!
    Yes that little voice. I wish it would speak a bit louder sometimes. It would prevent a lot of trouble. What I like about the Fools journey is that it can start over again and again. A whole life of new opportunities to listen to that inner voice