Daily Tarot ~ August 28

Ace of Spears

The Grail Lance

 

Fortune Cookie: Be clear in what you want.  Be clear about the why of it.  Go after it evenly, directly, the way anyone with a strong, positive masculine  energy would.

Okay, okay, okay.  This card last turned for us on August 23.  Of 2011.  So who wasn’t paying attention the last time it showed up?  Huh?  Huh?  And may one ask, HOW COME?  Huh?  Now, because of you, we ALL have to go through the same lesson ALL over again. Jeeez!

[Probably just as well.  I didn’t pay all that much mind meself.]

As those of you who have read this blog for even a short while, like, three days, will likely remember, Aces in any Tarot deck are cards of a new beginning.  So, let’s ask again (and again and again, from time to time as the Universe prompts it):

~ How can you − how do you need to begin your life anew, today, this moment?

~ What changes can you begin, even in small ways?

~ What potentials can you believe in, hope for, reach for and remember?

Expect The Universe will keep asking that question until you (yes, you!  Don’t try to weenie out of it this time!) truly remember to ask those same, powerful questions over and over again as a part of who you are!

Some readers feel the Ace of Spears has to do with invention or creation, and perhaps with an inheritance.  Anna-Marie Ferguson, creator of the Legend deck, finds mental activity, revelation and beginning anew to be elements of the card’s meaning. 

[So ’scuse me while I have a revelation. 

Humteedum Deedum.  Humtedee Deedum.  Humtedeedeeedeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

Deeedum.  Ahummmmmmmmmmm.

[Thank you.]

I believe the Ace of Spears asks two things of you when it appears.

~ First, it reminds you to become very clear within yourself about something you want or some goal you would achieve.  It is, therefore, important that you know specifically what you want to go after – perhaps some major wish in life, or perhaps just a current, interim, in-the-moment thing that will be helpful or fulfilling for a short time, or serve as a useful next step.

It is equally important that you be clear about why you want it.  What are your true motivations, and are they really for the highest and best? So this card is also about being conscious of what you would do and have, and of your impact on the world.  I think we could all spend a little more time on this one.  Or a lot more, if we were smart.  Sez I.

~ Then, once that first, more internal step is completed, the Ace of Spears directs you touse strong, clean, clear, non-repressive and non-repressed masculine energy as your model − think Dalai Lama, maybe? – and simply go after your wish or goal confidently, hopefully, firmly and directly.  (So it’s assertive rather than aggressive.) 

Know what you want for that new beginning.  Pursue it.  Yourself.  Today!

What is your new beginning?  Be clear in what you want.  Be clear about the why of it.  Go after it directly, the way anyone with a strong, positive masculine drive would.  Do something concrete about it today. 

Bright blessings and blissings and beautiful, knowing beginnings!

Quote for the Day: If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ Dalai Lama

And: We are all the same person trying to shake hands with our self. ~ Jolly Lama [Wavy Gravy]

Today’s Weather:  The walnettosphere predicts currant precipitation.  Or possibly bumbleberry.

On This Date: 1963March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr. gives his I Have a Dream speech. […the speech was ranked the top American speech of the 20th century by a 1999 poll of scholars of public address.]   

Link to Full Text of Speech:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/sns-mlk-ihaveadream,0,36081.story

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