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Free Daily Tarotscope — Nov 23, 2015 — Two of Coins

Two of Coins

Two of Coins

Today’s Venus / Uranus opposition can drive home the importance of bringing your external goals and responsibilities into alignment with your personal relationships.

The Two of Coins sees this as a precarious balancing act, where you have to be careful not to let one set of priorities outweigh the other, even if you find yourself pulled in several different directions.

This card is often seen as juggling interests or responsibilities, and there’s some of that here. But in this version of the card, from the beautiful Chinese Tarot — the emphasis is more on bringing the disparate parts of your life into harmony, by maintaining your spiritual center.

The figures in this card are demonstrating their willingness to meet in the middle by bringing their coins together, doubling their value. The Full Moon illuminates this scene from behind.

The Two of Coins reminds us of the need to remain centered, despite all the changes that are taking place all around us. It encourages us to attend to one set of responsibilities or interests without neglecting another. And it reminds us to balance out our priorities by devoting as much time and attention to the important areas in our lives (friends, family, health, spiritual fulfilment, etc.) as we do to those that require our attention.

You may find yourself needing to weigh your options today and finding ways to bring all the disparate areas of your life into harmony. Whether that means responsibilities vs. pleasure and play, or relationships vs. autonomy or up time (productivity) vs. down time (rest), it will be up to you to find ways to answer the call of each.  Giving into one desire without neglecting another should be foremost on your list.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Sept 14, 2015 — Three of Coins

Three of Coins

Three of Coins

Today you may feel like you’re hitting your mark and making progress in everything you set your mind to. It may seem like things are starting to come together for you as you see your plans beginning to take shape.

It’s a good day to put your head together with like-minded people and work on bringing a project to fruition. The Three of Coins is a “teamwork” card, among other things.

This card is about hitting your stride and seeing the early results of something you’ve been working hard on. Sometimes you need help to take it to the next level, even if that comes in the form of a critical eye.

The Three of Coins — like all Threes — refers to the initial stages of progress where you’ve taken an idea (the Ace), put it into production (the Two), and see it turning into something of value (the Three).

This version of the card — from the Chinese Tarot by Jui Guoliang — depicts this energy beautifully with the figure in the card pulling back his arrow and aiming it at his target, which are three golden coins dangling from a tree.

His aim is so precise and so focused that there’s no doubt he’ll hit his mark, and may even take all three of them out in one felled swoop. This is the attitude you want to keep with you today as you set your sites on achieving your goals.

The Three of Coins says that you’re making progress and should be feeling good about what you’ve accomplished so far. But there’s still work to be done, and you won’t be able to do it alone. It’s a good time to reach out to others and ask for help if you need it. It can’t hurt to offer it to those who’d benefit from your assistance too. You may need a little push to get past a hump, or you may need the discerning eye of someone you trust.

 

 

Free Daily Tarotscope — Aug 5, 2015 — Four of Coins

Four of Coins

Four of Coins

Today you want to be thinking about aligning yourself with a prosperity consciousness and making your money work for you.

The Four of Coins is sometimes just the opposite — holding too tightly to what you have or being too resistant to change.

But as you can see from the joyful figure in this card, it doesn’t have to be. It’s the difference between allowing yourself to be trapped by the reality you’ve created for yourself, and seeing it as a living, breathing and growing extension of you.

The Four of Coins — this version from the gorgeous Chinese Tarot by Jui Guoliang — can refer to a poverty consciousness or a hoarding mentality that creates blockages in your life and prevents new things from coming in.

In this regard it’s also about trust — or a lack of trust more specifically. The implication is that someone could take something from you (something you’ve ascribed a false sense of value to), which prompts you to hold on even more tightly (or hide it away).

This is also the message behind today’s Venus / Saturn square. The fear that something could be taken away from you can prevent you from allowing something new to come in. But loosening up the strings a bit — like the figure in this card — can shatter that concept and turn it on its head.

Remember that the Universe doesn’t appreciate a vacuum. Letting go of your fears and aligning yourself with this consciousness can let the darkness (avarice, hoarding) out and the light (enlightenment, prosperity) in. Think about sharing what you have with others today, and giving something back.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Jun 29, 2015 — Queen of Cups

Queen of Cups

Today you may feel the need to step away from the demands on your time and energy, and treat yourself to something special.

The Queen of Cups is known to be sensitive, compassionate and caring. She’s also incredibly loving and giving — in fact she’s so giving that she may sometimes forfeit her own needs as she focuses her attention on others.

But this Queen of Cups — from the gorgeous Chinese Tarot by Jui Guoliang — seems to know a thing or two about tending to her own needs. She’s not only surrounded herself with luxury, she’s indulging all five of her senses.

There’s the aromatic incense wafting through the room, the colorful Ibises painted on the wall, the tinkling bells that adorn her elegant headdress, the delicate tea she sips from her dainty cup, and the opulent silken fibers that make up her royal garb.

This Queen has created a sacred space for her to retreat to and indulge her appreciation for the finer things in life. She’s graceful and elegant and probably also quite wealthy. You can tell that she’s very much at home in the space she’s created and is certainly in no hurry to leave it behind.

As Venus and Jupiter inch closer together today (completing their conjunction on the first), you may be thinking of ways to pamper yourself in more elaborate and extravagant ways — especially since this conjunction is in Leo.

Remember that you’re going to have to learn to take care of yourself first before you’re going to be able to take care of others.

Take some time today to create your own sacred space and nurture your own spirit. Like the Queen of Cups in this card, you want to find a way to create a calm, soothing environment for yourself, especially if you’ve neglected your own needs while caring for others. Make today a day of treating yourself, pampering yourself and restoring your own inner peace.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Jan 17, 2015 — Nine of Coins

Nine of Coins

Nine of Coins

Today’s card — Nine of Coins — represents that intricate and fulfilling balance between expressing gratitude and achieving prosperity.

In this version — from the Chinese Tarot — we meet Liu-Hai, the coin-juggling god of abundance and prosperity. Liu-Hai and his loyal servant (a three-legged toad, seen here sitting on his shoulder) are said to bring wealth and prosperity to those who are most deserving.

Liu-Hai is also the protector of needle-makers, not only because they’re needed to thread the red (lucky) ribbons that sting the Chinese coins together, but perhaps also because they represent concepts like dedication and service.

As a symbol of purity and enlightenment, it’s important to note the lotus blossom that Liu-Hai springs from. It’s a reminder to all of us that true wealth comes from rising above the muck, conducting ourselves with grace and integrity, and aspiring to practice right livelihood.

The Nine of Coins represents getting to a point in your life where you’re more than satisfied with what you’ve attained. This relates to money and material possessions, but also to your own sense of self-worth.

It’s about being grateful for all you’ve acquired and recognizing that you deserve it. It’s about counting your blessings and aligning yourself with those concepts, knowing that the Universe offers up unlimited abundance to those who do.

With this in mind you want to take a moment today to remind yourself of all that you have. Count your own blessings and be appreciative of all who have helped you along the way. And because the Nine of Coins also represents an understanding of how wealth and abundance needs to flow (it’s called “currency” for a reason) be open to giving some of it away.

Remember that whatever you put out there — whether it’s time, energy, money or yourself — as well as whatever you’re open to receiving, will all balance out and be replenished over time.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Nov 13, 2014 — Three of Swords

Three of Swords

 Three of Swords

Mars squares Uranus today,making for a high energy and potentially volatile day. Emotions can be difficult to contain — particularly the more aggressive emotions, like anger, impatience and indignation.

You want to be on your toes, especially where relationships are concerned as you may have to deflect a few daggers that come your way.

The Three of Swords is often seen as pain and heartache, but this version veers so significantly from traditional imagery that it becomes a welcome and refreshing change.

You may not be particularly happy today. You may still feel the sting of rejection or love lost.

But as you can see from the figure in in this card, it’s more about stopping pain in its tracks than it is about allowing it to cut you to your deepest core.

The young warrior in this card is a whirlwind of action and energy. She sees the sword coming at her and acts with deftness and precision.

She wields two swords of her own and uses them to block the third one, thus minimizing the damage done.

This is in keeping with another of todays’ transits — Venus conjunct Saturn. There’s a certain decisiveness that comes with this transit that allows you hold onto your power.

The Three of Swords can refer to deep psychic woulds that are cut open by circumstances beyond your control. Usually a rejection or heartbreak that even if you saw it coming you felt powerless to stop.

But this version tells you that you can take charge of the situation and decide how you want to react to it. You don’t have to suffer needlessly. What happens may be outside of your control but how you respond to it is most definitely not.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Aug 21, 2014 — The Universe

The Universe

Elegantly you stand today thinking of your next step forward.

The time has come to take a total look at your life and what you have been doing with it up until now and seek out new adventures and avenues in which to express yourself.

There is no need to hurry as the image in this card suggests that you already know what you want and how to get it… and it won’t be by pushing your way aggressively to your goal.

Rather, it is about laying down the foundations… which you already have… testing them out… which is already done.

Otherwise you wouldn’t be standing there in your bare feet trusting your environment and then looking for the “opening” in your life to launch yourself towards something new.

What you choose to do will come to you gently. It is already flowing through you via your thoughts and emotions as can be seen from the stream meandering through the branches.

The green branch held in the right hand suggests you are rewriting and reimagining everything that you wish to make real whilst the blue vial flows from your left hand giving you further incentive to actualise your dreams.