Getting Carded

4 years ago

I noticed that several of y’all have gone to the Tarot site that the always-awesome Mer had on her blog and are sharing your readings.  Since I did a similar post on my astrological sign recently, I figured I would try this next.  

Please note:  This is me just rambling on.  All interpretations beyond the site are all mine.

The Empress

Card 1 (The Empress) : How you feel about yourself now  »

This is a time for nurturing, material and domestic comfort, a feeling of abundance, harmony, joy and love. A time for motherhood – you may already be pregnant or thinking about motherhood, if female of course! If male, this is a period of joy and abundance for you too – the appearance of The Empress here could also indicate that your mother or mother figure could be of great significance or comfort at this time. This is also a card of creativity so it is a good omen if you are feeling creatively inspired at this time.

I am already a mother.  Harmony, joy and love could  be the mother-parent relationship I have with the kid, so no problems there.  Pregnancy though?  Um, no.  Even if the eggs weren’t past the “best by” date, an omelet is still not on the menu.  

I like the last line about creativity.  Work has been a bear, money issues seem to be more frustrating this time of year and now getting sick, maybe I need to break out some bright colors on my nails or go to the museum for art therapy soon.  

The Magician

Card 2 (The Magician) : What you most want at this moment  »

What you most want is a new love in your life, and when The Magician appears, a new love affair or perhaps a rekindled affair is at hand. All things new are possible, the result is up to you – its all dependent on just how much you want it.

“Rekindled affair”.  Oh god or goddess, I hope not.  The last relationship was two years ago and ended with being told, essentially, I was an alternate candidate for marriage “if this one didn’t work out” (he had cheated on me with her and proposed to the “winner”).  

New love… I am actually a huge romantic.  However,  my track record with this type of thing is…lousy.   I’ll just say “never say never” and let what ever may be, be. 

Now, if I can apply the word “love” by taking romance out of it and only things left to (mostly) my control, I want to do something that I enjoy and gives me energy.  I realize not everyone can ever have that, but it gives me something to plan toward…maybe.  I just need to figure out whatever it is I need to be doing…


Card 3 (Justice) : Your fears  »

There could be agreements or legal affairs that concern you and you certainly don’t want to lose – you feel quite strongly that you are in the right. Stay calm and level headed and seek sound counsel if you need to. 

This may apply to work.  No, not legal issues, but just part of the oversight with my job and wanting to make sure things are done right.  Sometimes I have different standards and I do have to seek out trusted co-workers or former colleagues to make sure I am being fair or setting unreasonable expectations. 


Wheel Of Fortune

Card 4 (Wheel Of Fortune) : What is going for you  »

Call it fate or destiny but the run of good luck or good fortune you are experiencing or about to experience is mostly not of your doing – enjoy this time. If there seem to be a number of positive coincidences happening in your life this is known as synchronicity, go with the flow and trust it.

I have a job, the kid is OK, I am doing OK.  I have awesome friends and the Creatures haven’t tried to smother me recently.  ”Luck” can be subjective, but the year appears to be ending with us in a better place than we were in the beginning.    Roll with it, baby.  Go with the flow.  Keep on keepin‘ on .   

The Devil

Card 5 (The Devil) : What is going against you  »

It’s like you’re in a drug-induced haze – it feels great and always leaves you wanting more. This is addiction pure and simple, whether it’s an obsessive sexual relationship, money deals that are too good to be true, materialism at any cost or recreational drugs. Take care – it won’t lead to a happy ending.

Of course if you are going to have someone against you, the Devil is a prime suspect.  Maybe this can be viewed as my ongoing eating disorder or depression issues since none of the other examples apply.    Everyday is a battle, but more days than not I have been victorious.  Not something I could have said a year ago.

The Lovers

Card 6 (The Lovers) : Outcome  »

Love is coming into your life even if you really can’t see where from at this time. If you are on your own a new lover will soon enter your life. If you are in an unhappy relationship you have a choice to make – go with your heart, take the risk, greater happiness is ahead of you.

I do find it funny that this online reading brings up love again since, other than past relationships, I don’t discuss much about it here.

(Stupid aside:  when I went to the doctor last week, they asked  if I was “Still divorced?”…I thought it was either an awkward way to ask for an update, then I couldn’t decide if it was a compliment or an insult. :-D )

OK, back to the cards.  I’m not in a rush, but if love decides to come from a direction I am not aware of, it is going to have to be pretty damn patient to make sure I am able to see it and notjustify it away as something else.   I don’t hold the issues of my past against those who had nothing to do with those situations, but they have made me overly cautious and slower to trust. 

Then,  there is “love” in general vs. romance.  Back to that fulfillment in life and what Icontribute everyday.  The unhappy relationships I have now are with my job and my family.  The risk I want to take is to get away from it all, start over.  Which ties back up to that magician card above…so I may have found a new motto or mantra to tell myself on the days I get more frustrated than usual: 

All things new are possible, the result is up to you – it’s all dependent on just how much you want it.

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