Tarot Card for the Day ~ July 23

The Moon 

Morgan Le Fay

Fortune Cookie: Work with your dreams.  Seek the change that is desirable now.  Honor and empower the feminine aspects in you.  Own your magic and use it.  Today.

 To see the Card: http://strangerealms.multiply.com/photos/

This card last came around on the last day ofApril. 

The Moon is another one of those cards that has different meanings depending on who you studied with, where ya come from, and  − if you’re a good reader and not just a good memorizer − the kinds of things you find your clients have gone through when The Moon turns up to guide them.

Some readers say The Moon warns of darkness, hidden dangers and instability.  Others stress the “Moony” aspects of fluctuating emotion, high levels of unconscious activity and intense dreams.  I find I can accept that more easily.

For me, The Moon is first of all a card that betokens change. 

Perhaps the change should be rhythmical and constantly evolving, like the changing of the moon itself.   

In some cases I’ve intuitively perceived it to be a warning to change course, NOW! 

At times I’ve found it indicative of the need to accept that change will come, so get to work on determining what would be the best, happiest, most fruitful and healing way to have it – so a substantial change doesn’t just get handed to you half-baked on a paper plate.

In this deck, because of the card’s embodiment as Morgan Le Fay, I find The Moon to have other important qualities and messages.  First, it is a card of feminine empowerment.  So − assuming you are of the feminine gender − own your power not just as a person, but as a woman.  And let yourself contemplate what that distinction might most fully mean to and for you

Of course, if you’re masculine, this card directs that you more fully own your connection to the divine feminine, or to the artistic, intuitive, perhaps even Dionysian elements in your life.

And whether you are male or female, masculine or feminine, The Moon is a card that commands you to own your magic – whatever you understand that to be – and use it fully and well for the highest and best of all.    

Work with your dreams.  Seek the change that is desirable now.  Honor and empower the feminine aspects in you.  Own your magic and use it. Today.

Bright blessings and YOUR magic!

Quote for the Day: 

“Ladies of Light, and Ladies of Darkness, and Ladies of… Never-you-mind, 

This is a prayer for a Blueberry Girl:  First, may you ladies be kind.” 

                                               ~ Neil Gaiman, from Blueberry Girl*

[Worth a repeat, sez I!]

Today’s Weather:  Oingo-Boingo.  Bazeeeohwoweeee!  Protein at breakfast. 

 On This Date:  1929 – The Fascist government in Italy bans the use of foreign words.  [Les poires vaginales!]

*For a moment’s real delight, please go to http://www.mousecircus.com/extras.aspx 

You can hear Neil Gaiman’s wonderful reading of his Blueberry Girl [which should be given to every parent, grandparent or parent-to-be of a kidlet] [and also his brilliant, wonderful Instructions] [both of which are wonderfully animated using the extraordinary art of Charles Vess].  And save it to see/hear again.

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