Reading for Wednesday, August 26, 2015 is from The Ring Cycle Tarot by Allegra Printz – 2015 – Based on Richard Wagner’s The Ring of Nibelung with illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Schiffer Publising, Ltd.
Two of Gods (Wands) – 7 of Gibichungs (Swords) – King of Ribelungs (Pentacles)
“I work really hard at trying to see the big picture and not getting stuck in ego. I believe we’re all put on this planet for a purpose, and we all have a different purpose… When you connect with that love and that compassion, that’s when everything unfolds.” ~Ellen DeGeneres
Reading for Friday, August 21, 2015 is from the Tarot D: The Didactic Tarot by Jeffrey M. Donato 2015 – Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
Five of Wands – Breaking Branches
Meaning: a feeling that the world is against you, fighting back, disagreement, competition, excitement, power struggles, conflict, confusion, panic, inner doubts, leaping into the fray and doing battle, hard work.
“Set upon by evil Shadow’s paragons, they were! Eon did tear the virile heart from out the villain’s chest while Iode lay scarred and wounded” (pg. 29)
Reading for Thursday, August 20, 2015 is from the Tarot D: The Didactic Tarot by Jeffrey M. Donato 2015 – Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
Two of Swords – Peace of Mind
Meaning: distraught and torn between two directions, but stopping to assess and regroup. The calm before the storm arrives, a time of peace balanced by the threat of what is yet to come, a waiting period, on the brink of unpredictability, blocked emotions, avoidance, stalemate, the knowledge of compromise, differing ideas, keeping the peace, confused and cyclical thinking that must be constrained, balance
“Peace was mediation, prone to focus on what was not known. When gone unchecked it still had grown. The time would come to bleed the stone.” (pg.62) Continue reading
Reading for Wednesday, August 19, 2015 is from the Tarot D: The Didactic Tarot by Jeffrey M. Donato 2015 – Schiffer Publishing Ltd.
The Bearer of Earth (Knight of Pentacles)
Meaning: A pure and powerful presence, unwavering, cautious, thorough, realistic, hardworking, capacity for attainment, focus & fulfillment.
Personality traits: practical, analytical, neat, industrious, detail-oriented, problem solver, conscientious, worries too much, perfectionists, hoarder Continue reading