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Jun
1
2014

Tarot Practices for the Week of June 2nd: Strength – 3 of Air – Elder of Earth

For Seekers – Practices for Soul & Spirit – Weekly Practice

Each week I pull Tarot cards to inspire personal development / spiritual practice for readers of the blog as a group using the Gaian Tarot.  (If you want to read more about the process, check out Sacred Practices of the Gaian Tarot: The 3 P’s).You are invited to use the cards below to inspire your practice, and, if you like, share your reflections in the comments.  You are also free to draw your own cards.

gaian-8-strengthPATH:  Use Pile 1 / Majors and Aces to pull a card for the question:  What path would it best serve us to walk this week?   invites us to walk this week on pathways of  …

  • A strength that flows from gentleness, compassion, and beauty.
  • Getting in touch with the wildness inside.
  •  Compassionate power.

 

gaian three-airPRACTICE:  Use Pile 2 / numbered cards for this question:  What practice(s) will best serve us to move along this path this week?    invites us to practices such as …

  • Spend time journaling this week, discovering what’ inside you.
  • Active imagination writing in which you let “characters” (especially the bothersome or wild ones) that emerge from your imagination, your dreams, or the Tarot talk on the page and you respond to them for knowledge of the parts of yourself.
  • At the end of each day or the week, write lists of your Consolations (the things that made you happy and offered fulfillment) and your Desolations (the things that made you sad or disconnected from the way you would like to be in the world)

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POSTURE:  Use Pile 3 / People cards for a question such as:  What attitudes and behaviors will be most helpful to undertake this practice and walk with path?    invites you to follow your path and practices with attitudes of ….

  • Aware of the magical is close at hand, right here in the everyday.
  • Knowing that the Wheel turns, change comes, and the spinning of your life continues.
  • Being secure in the knowledge that you have the experience that you need to help you do the required work.

OVERALL MUSINGS: Welcome what ever comes to your door this week with a gentle word.  You may be offered the cup of delight or be touched by the river of sorrow, but no matter what you have the strength to keep spinning your life into a perfectly imperfect whole.

 

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