Jul 15 2014
Five of Pentacles
Be grateful for what beauty flowers… one day at a time.
If you feel you are at the bottom of a well and cannot look up or get out because you are stuck in a rut take heart that you are beautiful indeed.
Do not let circumstances get so on top of you that you forget your own inner beauty and strengths for it is these that shall pull you out of where you are now and see you soaring again.
The Five of Pentacles is about leaving something behind and it may be that you are removing yourself from a situation that no longer sustains or serves you well and need to start looking at your options in the sense that as one door closes another opens and that door may just lead to your “dreams.”
It may be a good idea to take a break, have a rest and clear your mind of all thoughts and I have just the thing to take your mind off problems you may be stuck on at the moment.
Take a look at the black void which is behind the rose filled with what looks like raindrops moving in front of it. I know rain falls down but take a good look at these white drops and see if they are falling up or down.
Does this image appear to be moving up or down to you? If it is moving down try to turn the vision to the image so that the rain drops are moving upwards.
Mar 02 2014
Six of Wands
Today may see you getting some much-deserved approval or recognition from your peers. The Six of Wands refers to support, approval and acclaim, brought about by something you’ve worked hard to achieve.
You may have been putting a lot of effort into your work and not even realizing that others have taken notice. Or you could be unexpectedly pulled aside by a loved one, just to tell you how much you’re loved and appreciated.
In this version of the card we see a beautiful blue butterfly emerging from a sparse landscape of dried-out brush. She may have just emerged from her cocoon and is now taking her maiden flight. This simple rendition perfectly depicts both the sense of “standing out in a crowd” and of “rising above triumphantly” that is so much a part of this archetype.
The Six of Wands is a card of appreciation and admiration. You “win” something and have earned the right to be satisfied with the spoils of your victory. This isn’t about ego or conceit and it’s never at someone else’s expense. There’s a strong sense of being supported and lifted up by others who rejoice right along with you.
You could be in line for a promotion or award at work. You could be given the ok to go ahead with a project you’ve been excited about. Or it may be as simple as pat on the back and some words of encouragement by those who look up to you.
Jan 26 2014
Six of Pentacles
What if money really did grow on trees? Would you help yourself to more of it? And would you share it with others a little more freely?
The Six of Pentacles is a card of abundance and good-will. It’s about aligning yourself with the concept of money as energy that both flows to you and from you with ease. You neither hold onto it too tightly (as with the fours) or worry that you don’t deserve it (as with the fives).
In this deck the six Pentacles are portrayed as ripe luscious fruit, just waiting to be plucked from the branch on which they grow. They stand out brilliantly against the dark backdrop in stark simplicity.
Is it really all that easy? Unfortunately not. But the Six of Pentacles also speaks of helping others when you can afford it (without any expectations for being repaid) and accepting help when you need it (without any sense of entitlement or greed).
It represents prosperity, generosity and benevolence. So while you may be called upon to lend a helping hand, you may also be the benefactor of someone else’s generosity.
Either way this card speaks of both “spreading the wealth” and “paying it forward,” each of which require a measure of gratitude.