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, May 21, 2020


From the Sacred India Tarot, Death; from the Land Sky Oracle, Avidya:
          Kali arrives to tell us to give it up - all our grasping and craving (severed hands) as well as our demands that life unfold according to our wishes (severed heads). The companion booklet describes this as a moment of psychological ripeness for maturity. Kali stands on Shiva, who illustrates acceptance and is rewarded by Kali's blessing of fearlessness. Avidya means spiritual ignorance - when we refuse to acknowledge the truth. It's that moment when we rage at reality: "What the f#%k is this?!" Followed by, "Hell no, this is unacceptable!" Yet Kali is content to stand on our chest and laugh while we thrash about and argue with what is. If we exhaust ourselves and lie still, we might see the moment clearly without all the dust we've thrown on it. Reality might not be what pleases us, but that doesn't mean we can't develop a new relationship with it.