Soul Practices for the Week of 2/16/15: Justice – 7 of Fire – Explorer of Air

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For Seekers – Practices for Soul & Spirit – Weekly Practice

Each week I pull Tarot cards to inspire practice that cultivates soul wisdom 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 and share them in the comments.

Gaian 11-justicePATH:  Use Pile 1 / Majors and Aces to pull a card for the question:  What path would it best serve us to walk this week? JUSTICE  invites us to walk this week on pathways of  …

  • Awareness of the interconnection of all things.
  • A heart made light because you know you have considered the Whole, the Earth, your community and are living in a right balance between their needs and your own.
  • Articulating your ethical and moral codes and then checking in on how you are living up to their highest potential.

Gaian seven-firePRACTICE:  Use Pile 2 / numbered cards for this question:  What practice(s) will best serve us to move along this path this week?  SEVEN OF FIRE  invites us to practices such as …

  • Acknowledge the hard work you have done to bring you to this place in your life/work/healing. Then offer a prayer of thanksgiving for all who have helped you in this or create a brief ritual that honors this work.
  • If you are engaged in a creative project, spend some time in the revision stage where you shape and trim and hone. Dedicate this work to your spiritual growth.
  • Spending some time communing with or learning about a wisdom teacher such as the Viking god Thor or the Celtic goddess and saint Brigid. What quality or attitude of theirs could you adopt to persist in reaching your goals?

Gaian explorer-airPOSTURE:  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? EXPLORER OF AIR   invites you to follow your path and practices with attitudes of …

  • Directing your focus of attention upward, to the physical sky and trees or to your highest values
  • Finding allies in the More-Than-Human world, particularly trees and birds as they move between heaven and earth
  • Including assessment of the bigger picture as part of your action taking.
  • Quiet but fierce determination

OVERALL MUSINGS: The cards this week invite an intentional examination of your life, your work, and/or your relationships against your highest aspirations and values. Is your hard work contributing to your desired outcome? Does it serve the greater good? Use your own intellect and awareness to make a fearless assessment, and be open also to messages and guidance that come from the Divine, from the natural world. Be part of the Whole, not set apart from It. And grounded in that connection, find the final messages of your assessment and your plan for moving forward in the stirring of your heart. When it is as light as a feather, know that next part of your questing life will be in service to the Whole.

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February 17, 2015, 4:11 pm Jeannine

Once again, perfect for my week. Thank you!

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