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Free Daily Tarotscope — Nov 29, 2015 — Temperance

Temperance

Temperance

Today’s Sun / Neptune square may see you feeling like getting away from it all, or escaping into a world of fantasy and illusion.

There’s a nebulous quality associated with this transit that can manifest as feeling overly dreamy, romantic and idealistic. But it can also translate to a desire to escape — away from the cold harsh glare of reality.

Like the figure in this card — the Temperance card from the beautiful Ceccoli Tarot — you may find comfort and contentment in your dreams, where you can be one with the Universe and where all things are possible.

With the Sun in fiery Sagittarius and Neptune in ethereal Pisces, you may find yourself at odds between what you should do and what you’d much prefer to do. And while there is some “fire” in this card (the muted orange colors on the fish that are floating in the clouds), it’s clear that Neptune wins. There are Piscean fish symbols all over this card.

The Temperance card is associated with finding balance in your life and bringing the disparate areas back into harmony. And the Neptune / Sun square is tied to the dissolution of ego and boundaries. Both of these things are depicted in this card.

You may feel lacking in energy or motivation today, and if you can take some time to rest, then by all means do so. There’s a lot to be said for putting all your worries aside and floating off somewhere on a cloud of contentment.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Oct 30, 2015 — Temperance

Temperance

Temperance

Today’s card — Temperance from the Medieval Enchantment Tarot –– indicates a need to go with the flow and to find ways to bring the conflicting desires of your being back toward the center.

Today’s Sun trine Neptune should make that a little easier. The Sun / Neptune aspect is all about aligning yourself with higher spiritual realms.

The Temperance card speaks of searching within yourself for that wellspring of inner grace and finding a way to bring the good and bad, light and dark, happy and sad back in to balance.

This card is called “Art” in some decks. It speaks of the unique creative forces that each of us possess. It speaks of seeking out symmetry and harmony. And it speaks of integrating the opposing areas of your life into one big calm, peaceful and harmonious medium.

In what areas of your life are you too inflexible, too rigid and too unwilling to hear another’s point of view? Your challenge will be to overcome those impediments and to integrate the opposing forces in your life.

The Temperance card refers to bringing the opposing facets of your personality (or your relationships, or your desires) into alignment by finding the perfect middle ground. It represents peace and harmony, synthesis and equilibrium, moderation and restraint.

As you can see from the imagery in this card, nothing needs be sacrificed in attaining that balance. Just remember to rise above whatever situations in your life that are pulling you down, without rising so high that you neglect them or fail to take advantage of opportunities to learn from or grow from them.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Jul 21, 2015 — The Source

The Source

The Source

What is it that you have been waiting for as father time ticks slowly by? Saturn trines the Sun today and as Saturn is in the last throes of its time in Scorpio and fully moves into Sagittarius it’s almost saying to you “get ready it’s time to act”.

If you have a plan you’ve been wanting to put into action for a long time now is the time to break forth from your restrictions and see it through.

The images on this card — the Source (Temperance) card from the Tarot of Origins — are as if they are set in stone and this is how you may have been seeing things for a while yet there are also fertile images on this card… images that say new life is coming, a new beginning and it springs forth directly from your “Source.”

It is part of you, you are part of it and even though you may feel alone as if everything is “set in stone” you have people watching out for you.

Look at the two stone boulders on either side of the middle figure. To me they look like birds. Birds which have been sitting there for a long time until they also look as if they have been “turned to stone.”

Yet underneath them you can see the glorious nests they have fashioned into the rock face. Hues of blues and greens, patterns of mists and water showing that although time seems to have “stood still” it has not been idle.

As the waters break, it is as that which is “inside” pours forth and so too does that which is inside you. Look to any of these three figures and you will see new life within each. Images within images and all on the verge of springing forth into something new and exciting yet at the same time solid and dependable. Who will you be, what will your new direction when the cocoon breaks apart and the chrysalis transforms?

Free Daily Tarotscope — Apr 30, 2015 — Temperance

Temperance

Temperance

Today’s card — Temperance from the Tarot of Pagan Cats indicates a need to go with the flow and to find ways to bring the conflicting desires of your being back toward the center.

Today’s Sun / Neptune and Mars / Chiron sextiles should make that a little easier. The Sun / Neptune aspect is all about aligning yourself with higher spiritual realms, and the Mars / Chiron aspect is about learning to surrender.

The Temperance card speaks of searching within yourself for that wellspring of inner grace and finding a way to bring the good and bad, light and dark, happy and sad back in to balance.

This card is called “Art” in some decks. It speaks of the unique creative forces that each of us possess. It speaks of seeking out symmetry and harmony. And it speaks of integrating the opposing areas of your life into one big calm, peaceful and harmonious medium.

In what areas of your life are you too inflexible, too rigid and too unwilling to hear another’s point of view? Your challenge will be to overcome those impediments and to integrate the opposing forces in your life.

In this version of the card we see a beautiful white cat in a field of daffodils lounging near the edge of a stream. She pours the contents of a fishbowl — including its lone inhabitant, a goldfish — into the water. A brilliant rainbow sits high in the sky and is reflected in the rippling stream.

Her demeanor is calm and peaceful — almost trance-like — as if she’s mesmerized by the process. This is the essence of this card: there’s a calm and graceful symmetry in taking one’s time, going with the flow, and becoming one with all that surrounds you.

There may be truths that must be faced in order to achieve the equilibrium depicted in this card. There may be messages to deliver or mysteries to unravel or even dreams to be discarded, if you’re to reach the end of the rainbow and your heart’s desire.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Mar 24, 2015 — Swan

Swan

Swan

Mercury conjuncts Chiron today and Venus sextiles Neptune. These are both transformative and visionary transits, though in different ways.

The Mercury / Chiron conjunction refers to choosing our words wisely and compassionately, putting ourselves in someone else’s shoes, and being able communicate in a soothing and comforting manner.  The Venus / Neptune aspect speaks of the ability to express unconditional love, to find beauty in everything, and to conduct ourselves with harmony and grace.

What better card to illustrate the qualities than the Swan (Temperance card) from the beautiful Animal Wisdom Tarot? As an animal totem, the Swan embodies all of these characteristics, and then some. Like beauty. Elegance. Purity. Transcendence. And hope.

This card is called the Angel of Alchemy in this deck. And it certainly looks like an angel. It’s beautiful wings are spread wide and welcoming and it’s snow white feathers glisten above the surface of the lake. It glides just inches above the water (feelings, emotions, the unconscious, etc.) — not so far removed that is detaches completely, but not so close that it allows itself to become immersed.

We could all take a page from the Swan’s book today in our dealings with others as well as the ways we treat ourselves. Getting just enough altitude to see things from a clearer perspective without neglecting what lies beneath.

The Temperance card refers to bringing the opposing facets of your personality (or your relationships, or your desires) into alignment by finding the perfect middle ground. It represents peace and harmony, synthesis and equilibrium, moderation and restraint.

As you can see from the glorious Swan in this card, nothing needs be sacrificed in attaining that balance. Just remember to rise above whatever situations in your life that are pulling you down, without rising so high that you neglect them or fail to take advantage of opportunities to learn from or grow from them.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Dec 12, 2014 — Balance

Balance

Balance

With Mercury in close contact with the Sun in Sagittarius today there is a need for balance and the possible need to reign in any actions that may get out of hand.

The dragons in this image are in perfect harmony and both balance the other perfectly like night and day. They arise from the base of the tree like kundalini energy illuminating what is around for you today.

Take note of the face underneath the tree. There is an ancient quality to this face which speaks of wisdom accumulated through life experiences and the ability to balance this wisdom in areas of your life without going overboard or holding back.

Mercury is also trining Jupiter today which while it gives you excellent communication skills it also may be that Jupiter throws this out of balance and more communicating is done than you first intended.

If this is the case or you feel as if you are going to say more than you wanted to then you need be clear in your own mind the parameters of any conversations otherwise you may put your foot in it which takes the balance of power from you in a situation and inadvertently gives it to the other person.

Remember there is wisdom around for you today. It is a wisdom that speaks of the past and what has gone before.

It is a wisdom that says you don’t need to act you can sit back planning and thinking your way through things. And if all else fails Jupiter is the planet of luck… so you can’t do much damage!

Free Daily Tarotscope — Nov 2, 2014 — Temperance

Temperance

Temperance

Today you want to work on achieving balance and harmony in all areas of your life.

The Temperance card refers to bringing the opposing facets of your personality (or your relationships, or your desires) into alignment by finding the perfect middle ground.

It’s about symmetry, synthesis, equilibrium, moderation and restraint.

The little lamb in this version of the card is equipped with golden fleece and angels’ wings. He stands at the based of a pool of water, pouring water from one receptacle to the other, never missing a beat.

Notice he has one foot in the water (the realm of emotions) and one on solid ground (earthly matters and mundane affairs).

The Sun shines brightly in the background, giving breath to the meadows and the daffodils growing around him. But you can’t tell if it’s rising or setting: it’s midway between the horizon and the heavens.

Similarly, today’s Pisces Moon is midway between two planets: Neptune and Chiron. The soft, gentle, flowing energy found in the Temperance card is repeated through this transit.

There’s a calm, tranquil energy expressed through the imagery in this card. It encourages us to stay centered and not tilt too much in one direction or the other.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Sept 30, 2014 — Temperance

Temperance

Temperance

Sit yourself down and take a load of your feet because today Venus is semi sextile Jupiter and this means you deserve a break… even if you don’t!

It’s hard to say if your cup is half empty or half full as you have the means and thought processes today to make it seem like it is either way and as you sit back, relax and get into the mood you really don’t seem to care one way or the other.

Notice the different shapes to the cups and then imagine yourself which one either feels right to you or is nicer and why this is so.

There is no room for wasting any of the liquid being poured in to the larger rimmed cup and it is almost as if nothing is going to waste today.

Even if you feel you are wasting your time it will not be so as you maybe just need a little bit of relaxation and “me” time.

Although the woman in this card sits by a pool the image is not reflected in it and if you take a good look in that pool of water you will find that the actual reality of your position is not really as it seems.

This will not deter you though as you have the wings to fly away at the drop of a hat and do something else.

The Temperance card reminds you of how important it is to achieve balance and harmony in your life. 

Free Daily Tarotscope — Aug 17, 2014 — Temperance

temperance

Temperance

Today you may be looking for ways to release some of your pent-up energy and frustration in an effort to restore the equilibrium in your life.

The Temperance card refers to bringing the opposing aspects of your personality (or your relationships, or your desires) into alignment by finding that perfect middle ground.

That’s not always easy — especially if you’re dealing with competing urges — such as the desire to move full speed ahead in pursuit of a goal vs. the need to hold back, regroup and exercise restraint.

The imagery in this version of the card is a dramatic departure from what we’re using to seeing. In place of the traditional symbols of balance, harmony and moderation, we see a tiger slicing through the ocean’s current as he propels himself toward his destination.

He moves with such purpose and ferocity that we might not notice how these two seemingly incompatible forces join together. But this is the essence of the Temperance card. The juxtaposition of masculine (tiger) and feminine (water), hot and cold — notice the steam rising from his back as he swims against the frigid tide — combined with the tiger’s dogged determination against the backdrop of the water’s mutability. 

Free Daily Tarotscope — July 19, 2014 — Temperance

Temperance

Temperance

It’s all about balance today and you may find yourself needing to add an extra dimension to your level of awareness as to how calm you feel as the Sun squares Mars which does not usually make for a day of peace and tranquillity.

On the plus side though Mercury trines Neptune which gives you an added boost to being able to get in touch with your inner self and allow this to wash through you much like the image of the 2 cups in the hands of the figure in this card.

You cannot help being struck with the nature of the balance in this version of Temperance. Everything in the card is showing different states.

From the yin yang symbol in the two toned sky, the figure with one foot in the water and one out, the flow of water from one cup to the other and even the one arm raised to the sky whilst the other is pointing to the earth.

It is a card about balance and letting things flow. You are aware of the polarities around you and that life is not always meant to be easy.

You take the good with the bad and you have a knack for turning more of the bad into good in a way that benefits you positively.

The planetary aspects of Sun square Mars perfectly depicts the tensions you may feel today alongside Mercury trine Neptune which perfectly shows just how illuminating your thoughts may become if you step outside of yourself today and contemplate life.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Jun 18, 2014 — Temperance

Temperance

Temperance

With Venus sextiling Jupiter today it is only fitting to see the card of Temperance weaving the magic of her dance whilst delivering to you a vision of how you would like your life to be.

Today is a day where you may dream and if you turn yourself over to the process of dreaming of what you want then don’t do it in a small way… make the dreams big!

With Venus and Jupiter sextile there is the implications that your dreams of the romantic nature and with the luck Jupiter usually bestows being in harmony with Venus, planet of love, your are sure to be having positive thoughts and feelings alongside big ideas on how to capture that which is closest to your heart’s desire.

There is a certain amount of balance in this card where your cup is neither full nor empty. You have one foot in and one foot out of a situation but are not fully immersed in the outcome which leaves you room to change your position. Emotionally you are balanced, you feel centred and at peace.

If you have decisions to make today is a great day to make them as you are not being pulled in one direction over another.

The bright pink wings speak of love… the kind of love that is exciting and dizzying. Whichever path you decide to go down it is a win/win for you.

Free Daily Tarotscope — May 26, 2014 — Temperance

Temperance

Temperance

Here’s something a little different today.  As you read the poem look at the image of the card and allow it to soak into you:

So you sit and you wonder and you worry and you wait
Until all of a sudden you are struck by fate
For all that you’ve been planning is now keeping you awake
As your thoughts roll beneath you like the currents in the waves
You build your foundations from where you feel enslaved

Now is the time to step out of your rut
The green in your aura is ready to erupt
This stands for growth both old and new
And I daresay those ideas of yours
are coming through by more than a few

The red in the ribbons as they float around
Is where your energy to proceed can be found
There’s balance and beauty in this card
And the yin yang symbol is like a genie in a jar

You need balance and calmness to reach your goals
And if all else fails look in the teacup as your fate unfolds
For if nothing else, this will give you peace of mind
And that which you are looking for I hope you find.