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Free Daily Tarotscope — Mar 3, 2015 — Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Today you may be looking at the ups and downs in your life and thinking about how they’ve led you to where you are today. The Wheel of Fortune card is associated with fate, destiny, “karma,” life cycles and both good and bad luck.

Sometimes we blame ourselves for the down times (assuming we’ve “brought it all on ourselves”) while viewing the up times as outside of our control.

We all experience these up and down cycles — and we all try to maximize the former while minimizing the latter. But the Wheel of Fortune — this version from the beautiful Feng Shui Tarot — tells us that both are necessary and that the good times wouldn’t be good without the frame of reference of the not-so-good times.

The Wheel in this version is balanced between solid ground and turbulent waters. Four colored lanterns — representing the four elements (fire, earth, wind and water) — keep it suspended in midair.

The Wheel of Fortune is tied to “luck” and you may see yours turning with today’s Jupiter / Uranus trine. This aspect brings Jupiter’s benevolence and Uranus’ penchant for surprise together in unexpected ways.

There are also elements of karma and fate associated with this card; yet the Wheel of Fortune refers as much to creating your own destiny — and mastering your own fate — as it does to dealing with karmic repercussions.

It’s a reminder that all we send out comes back to us in some form or another. It may not be today; it may be months or years or even lifetimes away. The Jupiter / Uranus aspect can bring in unique opportunities to clear up past-life karma and rewrite your destiny.

Remember that as one one door closes, another one opens — just as the wheel turns and the seasons change. Today’s transits speak of finding ways to voice your intentions while at the same time putting disappointments and heartaches behind you.

March 2015 Tarot Scopes by Chrisalis

Nine of Pentacles

ARIES: Nine of Pentacles

The Nine of Pentacles implies success and satisfaction with career and financial matters. However, take a closer look at the imagery in this particular card and you may find that all is not as it seems. I’m not saying you should not feel more than a bit smug with your achievements but you may find you have an “itch” to try something different.

Do you find thoughts keep coming into your mind that you want to change something? Perhaps your job, your beliefs on success and what it personally means to you? If you look at this card you will see 6 pentacles are on one side (left hand side) and 3 pentacles on the other (right hand side).

Take a sneaky look on the ground under the 6 pentacles — this version from the Golden Universal Tarot — and you will see a snail so perhaps the accumulation of your wealth, knowledge and security is actually making you feel as if your life is moving at a slower pace (a snail’s pace).

Now look at the side of the card with the 3 pentacles and you’ll notice an almost mirrored version of the lefthand side… the difference being there is less on the right hand side (3 pentacles) which implies if you make a decision to go in a different direction you will have less in some ways but you may actually gain in other ways.

Perhaps the biggest indicator in this imagery that speaks out but is easily overlooked is the direction of the foot on the ground… the little bird whispers in your ear to make a change and almost without knowing it you are turning your foot to begin a new direction in your life.

And now here is a conundrum for you… I have not given out which foot I am interpreting as being the one that is “changing directions”… that part of the equation is up to you…. listen with your heart for the answers.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Oct 19, 2014 — Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Round and round and round you go… where you stop… nobody knows.

Life may see a bit like a merry go round for you today and there doesn’t seem much you are willing to do in getting off the ride.

Perhaps you are feeling as if you have no power left and as the pin piercing your solar plexus (which rules power both taken and given to others) area shows you are not willing to struggle and make things worse.

Indeed if you did struggle you may also ruin those beautiful butterfly wings you are counting on in the background to free you from what binds you.

If you look closely at this card though you will see that the only thing that is holding you back is the pin in your solar plexus which is only one part of your body.

Plus the white feather on your head suggests you have more going on in your thoughts than anyone suspects. Specifically you are coming up with a solution to your dilemma and that solution will be pure of thought and take you far.

The colour red, which is quite pronounced in this card, suggests the need for action and yet at the same time it is nicely balanced with the purity of white.

Perhaps when the curtain does fall on the problem you are contemplating on today you will be the only one left standing and also have the choice as to whether to “fly” away and leave the situation that put you in this position in the first place or brave it out for another round.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Sept 17, 2014 — Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Be conscious of the decisions you make today as well as the words you use to communicate your needs. With Mercury conjuncting the North Node, what you put out there can have far reaching consequences, particularly in the way you express yourself to others.

The North Node, like the Wheel of Fortune, refers to karma, fate and destiny. Reaping and sewing. The Law of Attraction. The winds of change.

It’s a reminder that all we send out comes back to us in some form or another. It may not be today; it may be months or years or even lifetimes away.

Venus and Chiron are also in aspect today, indicating a need to let go of painful associations. This can be an important step toward clearing up some of the negativity in your life, especially if you’re holding onto something (or someone) that no longer serves you.

The Wheel of Fortune is all about life’s natural cycles and rhythms. It can bring exciting new opportunities or challenges you have to face. There are as many ups and downs as there are highs and lows. One day you’re “on top of the world” and the next you’re clawing your way back up from the bottom.

Sept 2014 Tarot Scopes featuring the Tarot of Delphi

Tarot of Delphi -- the Sun

ARIES: The Sun

This month should see you feeling a sense of satisfaction and contentment over recent accomplishments.

The Sun card is traditionally associated with vitality, warmth and a sense of feeling particularly “alive.” But in this version the focus is just as much on taking care of yourself and manifesting that vitality through soaking in the Sun’s rays and recharging your batteries.

The Sun, Mercury and Venus all move through your 6th house this month — the area associated with work and with self-improvement, which includes your physical and mental well-being. Rest and relaxation is just as essential to that process as are work and productivity.

The “Sun” in this card appears to be setting. It casts its rays onto the ocean in the background, shining across the surface like molten gold.

The image of the woman sleeping comfortably without a worry in the world perfectly captures the essence of the Sun. There’s a sense of effortlessness that’s associated with this card, even as the world keeps on turning around you.

Your ruler (Mars) moves into Sag this month (on the 13th) and into your 9th house — the area associated with personal growth and expansion. After that point there will be plenty of time to spread your wings and fly.

August 2014 Tarot Scopes featuring the Star Tarot

Aries:  Strength

If you find yourself needing to draw on inner strength this month or gain help from those around you then don’t be afraid to ask.

You are not alone and you have plenty of resources to help you along your path. Even though you cannot see the final outcome you have an inner “knowingness” to help you on your way.

As the month progresses you should be feeling the changes around you as you seem to shed your skin and grow a new one… meaning… the changes you implement around you in your environment are coming from within and yourself as opposed to outside forces.

If there is a relationship you feel has outgrown its purpose and has been holding you back then you are well and truly on the road to releasing yourself from its clutches and what’s more you have the strength and resources to back you up.

Reach out to anyone you think may be of help to you now as you start your new cycle.

The moon in the background of this card may seem to be either in its first or last quarter or if you look at it again it could even be seen as an eclipse… and eclipses mean change!

 

Free Daily Tarotscope — July 24, 2014 — Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune:

Today’s card — from the Alchemical Tarot — is one of the best modern versions of the Wheel of Fortune that I’ve seen. It’s so rich in symbolism and yet so simplistic, with the “wheel” made of two dragons, each swallowing the other’s tail.

Like the mythical Ouroboros or world serpent (and this version also reminded me of the M.C. Escher’s lithograph “Drawing Hands”), there is no beginning or end, much like the rhythms in our own lives.

Here we see the two dragons — one white with wings and a crown and the other red, scaly and looking a bit more sinister — circling the wheel together. As one goes up the other comes down, repeating that cycle over and over again in an ongoing (and never ending) process.

In the corners of the card are representations of the four cosmogenic elements associated with alchemy, astrology and other timeless traditions. The Wheel just keeps on turning in the middle, reminding us of the ups and downs in our day to day lives.

There are elements of karma and fate associated with this card; yet the Wheel of Fortune refers as much to creating your own destiny — and mastering your own fate — as it does to dealing with karmic repercussions. 

As the Sun conjuncts Jupiter and as Venus trines Neptune today, you may have the impression that your luck is changing for the better. 

June 2014 Tarot Scopes featuring the Hezicos Tarot

Hezicos Tarot -- Judgment

Aries:  Judgement

What decisions have you been needing to make and perhaps been putting off for a while.

You seem to be very clear in what you are thinking but perhaps the outcome you are hoping to achieve seems out of your reach as different aspects of it come to mind and your clear thinking is not correlating with the clear actions you need to take to reach your goal.

This is such a beautiful card… it is a card to get “lost” in whilst you take a step back in order to clarify what you really want to do.

Your mind looks so busy covered in a red hood, the creatures of the sea, both mythical and not, dance around you almost daring you to take your eye of your goal and come and play with them for a while.

Perhaps this is what you really need… to take yourself out of such serious contemplation of decision making and throw yourself into a little bit of fun and playfulness for a while. By doing so you may distract yourself to the point that the answers come more clearly to you.

 

Free Daily Tarotscope — May 6, 2014 — Wheel of Fortune

wheel of fortune

Wheel of Fortune

As the Sun sextiles Jupiter today it gives you a glimpse of what the Wheel of Fortune is about. We all have periods in our lives where things go and up and down along with our moods.  

Usually we try to find balance or equilibrium to help us through the periods where we are not feeling so happy.  It’s a good thing the Sun is sextile Jupiter today for this is indeed a fortuitous aspect of these two planets. 

The Sun standing for you and your sense of “self” and Jupiter as the planet of expansion and luck allowing you to push forward with a sense of adventure and explore what is within and around you.

As you can see from this version of the Wheel of Fortune there is an endless cycle of who you are (yourself) on the inside and what is going on around you on the outside (your environment).

The chakra system is clearly marked on the figure within this card which is shown in a meditative pose once again highlighting the need to go within and draw out what is within to balance what is around for you.

The chakra system gives indepth knowledge of how you are functioning physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually whilst the different symbols surrounding the figure display the need to delve deeper into knowledge and use all modes of learning you have to further extend yourself.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Feb 15, 2014 — Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Today you may be looking at the ups and downs in your life and thinking about how they’ve led you to where you are today. The Wheel of Fortune card is associated with fate, destiny, “karma,” life cycles and both good and bad luck.

Sometimes we blame ourselves for the down times (assuming we’ve “brought it all on ourselves”) while viewing the up times as outside of our control.

We all experience these up and down cycles — and we all try to maximize the former while minimizing the latter. But the Wheel of Fortune tells us that both are necessary and that the good times wouldn’t be good without the frame of reference of the not-so-good times.

In traditional (Rider Waite and Golden Dawn) style versions of this card, there are more ominous connotations of those up and down times, but as this deck was designed for children, the imagery is more positive, playful and whimsical.

We see a roulette wheel in the center with four sets of lucky symbols — hearts, 4-leaf clovers, horseshoes and brass rings — and eight sets of numbers around the perimeter.

The “eight” theme is repeated there in numerical increments as well. Rounding out the imagery is a pair of lucky white rabbits at the top of the card and a pair of unlucky black cats at the bottom.

Free Daily Tarotscope — Jan 2, 2014 — Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

Wheel of Fortune

“That’s the way that the world goes round
You’re up one day and the next you’re down
There’s a half an inch of water and you think you’re gonna drown
That’s the way that the world goes round.” ~ John Prine

You may feel like you’re going through an entire gamut of emotions (or experiences) today. The Wheel of Fortune card speaks of ups and downs (and in betweens) experienced over a short period of time.

In this version of the card we see three whimsical mice at various stages of progress on a wheel. One is climbing his way to the top; one sits there in all his glory with sword and crown, and one holds on for dear life on his way back down. The wheel just keeps on turning — and if we’re smart we’ll remember that it always comes back up.

There are elements of karma and fate associated with this card, depending on where it shows up in a spread. When it appears in a single-card tarot draw, it refers to the inevitable cycles of change that we all experience in our daily lives.

As with any revolving surface, there’s much less motion in the center. If you find yourself sliding down (physically, mentally, emotionally or spiritually) today, remind yourself that it’s only a momentary state: the key to mitigating the “down time” is to find your own center and stay there.

January 2014 Tarot Scopes featuring the Prairie Tarot

Star

ARIES: The Star

This month it’s going to be all about counting your blessings. In recent months you may have been too focused on what you lack — or what you feel has been missing in your life, But the Star card speaks of putting all that aside while you focus on what you do have.

This is a very calm and peaceful version of the Star card. In it, we see a young Native American woman sitting on the banks of a river, replenishing it from the water in her vessel.

She sits with her eyes closed and her feet dangling comfortably in the water. A large white star shines above her to the right, while seven smaller stars, in the colors of the rainbow are lined up on the left.

There are elements of tolerance and acceptance here too. The gentle imagery of the young woman in Native garb coupled with the rainbow stars act as symbolic reminders that the world is full of different kinds of people and all of them belong here. Even the act of pouring water into the stream reminds us of how important it is to “give back.”

As the New Year begins, think about resolutions you made last year that you didn’t end up keeping. The Star card is full of hope and inspiration but it’s not exactly well grounded. There’s a need to work in order to manifest your dreams, as they’re not about to fall into your lap.