Archive for July 3rd, 2009

Tarot Card for the Day ~ July 4

July 3, 2009

The Judgement

Avalon

Interesting card to show up on US Independence Day.

As it has become a regular card on this blog, showing up at least once a month for most of this year, I’ll reaffirm: it’s always a good card to work with and one we would do well to allow to guide us. 

[And Spirit is probably telling me to get rid of all my backhanded meanness about the clowns who put the world financial markets into such a mess.  Ah, well…]  

So.  Then.   If there’s any inkling in your mind that you might be being

just a tad judgemental,

it’s tremendously important that you STOP THAT RIGHT NOW ~ don’t be judgemental of anyone else.  And especially don’t be judgemental toward yourself.  It’s not useful or even valid to be that way.  Today, especially, anyway.

That doesn’t mean you should let yourself – or anyone else − run hog wild, going off half-cocked and half baked in every goofy direction that occurs. 

Nor should you beat yourself up if you really want to just get quiet and do what it takes to stay grounded – or want to just hide and say, “To hell with ALL these Bozos!” for today.  Oh. Wait.  That would be kinda judgemental.  So you can do it (hide away), just don’t say it (these Bozos).

It does mean

~ don’t repress your own tendency to wish for what you wish for

~ don’t berate yourself for wanting to be able to upgrade 

   WELL beyond what ordinary reality might provide

   this week in some area of your life, but 

~ stay grounded for the moment regarding what you actually grab

 or grab for 

And send kind energy and blessings of Light to those who do get sucked into any craziness that’s around today. 

Also [and I’m finding this one to be unusually important with my clients lately],

be sure you are pursuing what really is for the highest and best of all

Don’t just do what you’ve always been told you should do in order to be successful, popular, spiritual, blah, blah, blah..

Anyway.

Different decks portray ~ and different readers interpret ~ The Judgement in exceptionally different ways.  Some say it indicates a change of position, a renewal or reawakening, an ultimate outcome.

Anna-Marie Ferguson, creator of the Legend deck, finds it to portend passing through a gateway to a new existence, an understanding of how one’s actions influence others, good health or a positive legal outcome.

Me?  I tend to see this card as requiring some action.  When this card appears, I’m likely to say:

“Look.  Really.  There are powerful, helpful people who would be happy to work with you, work on your behalf, who might actually be out there looking for you right now.  But they can’t find you where you usually are. 

“There are wonderful, transformational experiences waiting for you.  But they can’t happen where you are, in the rhythm of your life as you currently live it. 

You’ve got to go new places, meet new people, do new things!  And push yourself a bit to keep doing that for the foreseeable future.”

So, while staying grounded and aware of what your wishes are − or could be if you really owned what you wish for − entice yourself out of your rut

Shop at different stores, from grocers to clothiers to where you buy your lottery tickets or get your dry cleaning done. 

Go to different movies at different theaters. 

Eat at different restaurants.

Write at different coffee bars. 

Don’t let yourself stagnate where you are and have been. 

Perhaps the most important aspect of this card is that it indicates your destiny is trying to reach out to you and for youWill you be there?   If you are, bear in mind the insight of the card as it reminds us to understand the impact of our actions upon others.

Know what you want. 

Don’t be crazy, but be willing to try something unusual or out of character to get it. 

Reach out for your destiny.

Bright blessings (without even the least little hint of  judgemental)!   

Quote for the Day: “All, too, will bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will to be rightful must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal law must protect, and to violate would be oppression. “  ~ Thomas Jefferson

Today’s Weather:  Punted trout lilies; estimated purslain portals.        

On This Date:  1054 – A supernova is observed by the Chinese, the Arabs and possibly Amerindians near the star Tauri.  For several months it remains bright enough to be seen during the day.  Its remnants form the Crab Nebula.  [It ultimately inspires the Chesapeake Tribe to invent crab salad.  Or maybe it was China’s Zhou Dynasty.]

Also:  1776 – American Revolution: the United States Declaration of Independence is adopted by the Second Continental Congress.

And:  1855 – In Brooklyn, NY, the first edition of Walt Whitman’s book of poems, Leaves of Grass, is published.