What You Already Know.

The Tarot is good at confirming what your already know. It’s also goods at telling you what you don’t want to hear, or acknowledge.

This is my first post with Tarot Taxi, so, please allow me to introduced myself. My name is Louise and I am the lady behind the Priestess Tarot website. Every month I help run a meet up in my local area and as part of evening, we play a Tarot game and through that, draw 3 cards.

This last month, the Tarot told me what I a) already knew and b) what I didn’t want to acknowledge and c) what to do about it. Everyone thinks you “get rich quick” being your own boss. Everyone will come to you for a reading, won’t they? Well, no and no. It’s hard work building up a business, a good & honest reputation. It takes time and effort, all the while the cash may or may not be flowing in. In my case, not as readily as I’d like, but I do okay. However, like most folk, the money goes to paying bills, something for the kids to do with school or something they need, or straight into the back account. Very little of it gets put to my own use. However, this is what the Tarot advised. I pulled the cards from the Buckland Romani deck app, produced by Fools Dog.

imageThe Issue: Nine of Bolers: I’m comfortably well off, I need to remember to be happy as I am, where I am. This image shows an older lady. Is she happy with her lot? Well, are we ever, these days? We always want more. New phone, new this, new that. Do we really need it? The issue I feel, is that I’m not counting my blessings and being happy in general. Bolers are wheels, which look like coins, so think money, job, house, finances in general.

wpid-wp-1400792095562.jpegAction to Avoid: Page of Koshes. Like the Page of Wands, the time to be impulsive, flippant, arrogant isn’t now. Being a cocky person with less money than sense isn’t a wise idea. So, lets be avoiding those impulse buys.  Yes, those shoes do look good, but do you really need another pair to match what you already have? That bag looks great! But couldn’t you use that money for something else? Something more necessary?

wpid-wp-1400792102682.jpegAction to Take: Four of Bolers. I’ve come to trade, here’s what I have. Take it or leave it, but I’m not here to pander to whims and don’t be wasting my time. Here, this man is being honest and up front. He’s comfortable with what he has to sell and the price he’s selling at. There’s little (or no) room for negotiation. What’s his is his, end of. There’s no “well, maybe” with this guy.  If you don’t buy these wheels, he’ll still have to them to sell at the same price later on.

The basic advise I gleamed here, is keep what money you have, don’t squander it, don’t splash out with it, don’t fritter it away. What’s yours is yours to keep, until you decide to sell it, but don’t let another take it from you below cost.

Don’t you just love it when the Tarot is literal, full of advice and really, tells it to you like it is? Sometimes, we readers don’t want to hear the message the Tarot has. If you don’t want to know the answer, don’t ask the question. I’m glad life can be that simple!

I’d love to have some comments in reply, so go ahead. I’m a big chatter box, really!

Lammas TarotBlogHop – fruit of the harvest

the blog before me

Just as the wheat must end its growth cycle and ultimately be crushed and ground to bake the Lammas bread, so too does all physical life eventually end, releasing us so that we may transition to the next state.

When I began to channel in the garden, Michael laughed and said “you’re not gardening you’re God-ning.”

The Pentacles suit in tarot governs over the physical world, addressing matters relating to our physical lives. Universally we instinctively cling to physical life, so that when death visits it is almost always accompanied by shock, sadness and loss for those left behind. Death it would seem, is something that most of us resist and fear, yet it is the one thing that we all know we are unquestionably moving towards, one way or another. I am curious as to why we fear death when we accept that it is the ultimate initiation to reunite us with our natural form, spirit. As a tarot reader who opens herself to channeling during readings I frequently receive messages from deceased loved ones for my sitters. On the experience of dying and the fear of death they describe how exquisite the transition is; saying we are so focussed on prolonging physical life that we have ‘forgotten how to die.’ The experience is described as a rush of joy and liberation in which we become reacquainted with  how very wide our horizons are. Freedom from restriction. A welcome homecoming.

As we cast off the suit of Pentacles to re-enter the world of spirit upon our deaths so that we may enjoy the fruit of our harvest, the most we can hope for is a life well lived that touched and inspired others.

In loving memory of my friend, Michael Copley. Until we meet again…

Health Issue Indicators – Part 5

*Please note: These indicators were intuited using the ‘Voice in the Card’ method in which I ignored all other (relevant) interpretations and card-meanings. I am more than happy to share what I received, but I strongly suggest that readers who find this list helpful rather intuit their own list of health indicators before attempting to use them in readings. 

Minor Arcana – Pentacles

Ace of Pentacles– Carpal tunnel syndrome

2 of Pentacles– Testicular issues

3 of Pentacles– Fear of heights

4 of Pentacles– Stress

5 of Pentacles– Winter colds & flu, limp, difficulty walking

6 of Pentacles– Eating disorders

7 of Pentacles– Lethargy

8 of Pentacles– Sport or workplace injury

9 of Pentacles– Detoxification required, issues relating to overindulgence of food, wine etc

10 of Pentacles– Diabetes

Page of Pentacles– Stroke

Knight of Pentacles– Meningitis

Queen of Pentacles– Dementia, Senility, Alzheimer

King of Pentacles– Gout

*Disclaimer. I am not a health professional, and this is not meant to be a diagnostic exercise, merely clues to possible underlying conditions that querents should consult their medical professionals about rather than ‘taking my word’ for it.