Tarot Card ~ July 7

Three of Spears

The Horse Fair

Fortune Cookie: Own your most amazing and idealistic dreams. Exert the power YOU possess to pursue them — through very practical means.

As I have said other times in this blog, I’m not utterly above spooking clients when this card comes up. I glance at it darkly, lean forward to scan it more carefully, and whisper,

“Oh Bugger!!” under my breath.

Or I say: Ahhhhhh… This is a card of very special inspiration.

[Then I count to fifteen while thinking: Let ’em chew on THAT for a while! Nyah—Nyah! Nyah—Nyah! Nyah!]


Blogging really does allow occasional over-indulgence here, dunnit? Oh well.


Once again, please remember that threes in any Tarot deck are power cards, or rather, that the issue the card is addressing is one of power, even if it doesn’t seem so on the surface. Typically, a three would counsel things like

~ beware power games,

~ be prepared for power struggles,

~ watch out for failure to own your power

or, better,






~ have a care againstdisempowerment

in any area of life, whether by the action

of others, or by your own action

or inaction

~ empower yourself

~ empower those you love and believe in

~ accept the challenge of owning ALL of

what you are and who you can be

Simple, really. [I keep telling myself that. Over and over. And over. And it IS getting better. A bit. Sort of. If you kinda squint, y’know? Oh well.]

The Three of Spears as I see it is a mentoring-kinda card; it gives very specific direction, albeit in a big, global sense. It says:

Be ruthlessly practical

in pursuit of

a MUCH higher ideal.


And I guess, with this card showing up two days in a row, Spirit is REALLY heavying up about that PRACTICAL part.


I hate it when that happens.




As most of you know, the Tarot deck I use is Legend, the Arthurian Tarot.

In my story of the card, which depicts The Horse Fair, I see a young King Arthur having the brilliant insight that, to finally take the throne, and then to more effectively secure his kingdom, he must resurrect a strong cavalry wing (from the old Roman days) and make that the centerpiece of his armed forces.

Having decided so, he would then have to go to Britain’s great horse fair and be ruthlessly objective in his examination of each animal, knowing that the future of Camelot might well rest on that very creature’s shoulders.

So? So:

Envision your most exalted possibilities,

your highest potential achievement

your most deeply and dearly held hopes

for the Highest and Best.

Set your goal.

Then literally, practically, ruthlessly,

holding your nose to the necessary grindstone(s),

do the things required to achieve your will− IF you are truly clear that your will is for the Highest and Best!

Own your most amazing and idealistic dreams. Exert the power YOU possess to pursue them through practical means. (One horse at a time, if necessary.)

Bright blessings and amazing achievements!

Quote for the Day: If you can’t do it right, do it left. ~ Nealio

Today’s Weather: Tweedlepop moonstorms and roaring torbies. Wield a Hogwarts backpack full of Schweppes bitter caterpillar.

On This Date: 1456 – A retrial verdict acquits Joan of Arc of heresy 25 years after her death.


[A ghostly voice on the evening wind is heard to say,

“Thanks lumps, you freaking wankers! Retry THIS!!!!”]

July 7 is the 188th day of the year.


2 Responses to “Tarot Card ~ July 7”

  1. Donna Allen Says:

    The Nealio quote is great! Takes the sting out of what my dad (God rest his sweet soul) used to always say: If you’re gonna do something, do it right!!

    Your words allow lots of breathing space: If you can’t do it right, try it left.

    And Merlin told me recently (Spirit Contact session), there is always, always more than one way to do something.

    Sometimes right, sometimes left. No?

  2. shamanspath Says:


    I mean left.

    Or both.

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