Worrywart

Two days in a row, the five of pentacles makes an appearance! However, today we are working with an upright version of this card. This suggests insecurity and worry. One of my favorite sayings in the world is “Worrying is like a rocking chair. It passes the time, but doesn’t get you anywhere.” That being…

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Being Lonely When You’re Surrounded by People

“Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life’s cruelest irony.” ― Douglas Coupland On any given weekday, there are approximately 4 million people inhabiting the tiny island of Manhattan. So how is it possible, when we are sandwiched into overcrowded trains, streets, restaurants, and movie theaters,…

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Uncovering Hindrances

The page of pentacles appears when a new skill is being learned. Recently I took up German. I’ve always wanted to learn this language and for some reason just never started, so I downloaded a few podcasts and Duolingo and have been practicing daily. I’d like to be fluent. Eventually. On this new educational journey,…

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This is a hasty post

“The Suit of Wands is representative of the element of Fire. The Suit of Wands Tarot card meanings are associated with primal energy, spirituality, inspiration, determination, strength, intuition, creativity, ambition and expansion, original thought and the seeds through which life springs forth. Wands deal with the spiritual level of consciousness and mirror what is important…

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Why Compassion is so Powerful

True strength comes from compassion. Is anyone else fiery? Hot-tempered? Impulsive?? Well, I know that is definitely part of my character. Much like the lion in this card, I have tamed these traits over time, but when I was younger I would shoot off like a pistol whenever someone did something I didn’t like. Compassion…

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Intimacy…?

“The Devil is a passionate, hedonistic and lust-filled card indicating great sex but where there is something amiss. The relationship may be bordering on the side of obsession or it has become angst-ridden. You might also be involved with someone who is not fully available to you, yet you keep going back for more.” Biddy…

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Finding Your Tribe

The Four of Wands signifies celebration, harmony, and community. It represents the completion of a milestone and the festivities to follow. This is a very positive card, and exists when things are in full balance. This card exists with a basis of a strong community, i.e. your tribe. Finding your core people can take a…

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Creativity is Healing

Symbolizing creativity while letting your emotions shine through, the Ace of Cups has water over flowing with spiritual awakenings. Being creative is an important part of every persons life. Whether you think you are traditionally creative or not, you possess the ability to have creative expression. I, for one, have always been creative. As a…

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Loving the Skin You’re In

This topic deserves a lot more time than I can give it at this moment, but I feel compelled to write about it after spending 15 frantic minutes tearing apart my closet to find something I felt good in. You know when you have those days where nothing fits and your face doesn’t look right…

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Showing Up with the Right Attitude

Have you ever had a day where you dreaded going to work? Or had an event you really didn’t want to go to? Well, so has everyone else. However, if you show up with a good attitude, you might find some silver linings. The power of a positive attitude is unsurpassed. Taking a minute for some…

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