3CardMay: Day 6

day 6

Date: May 6th, 2015
Deck: Shadowscapes Tarot

How To Express Anger In A Healthy Way
IV – The Emperor – creating order out of chaos, strength, leadership

I need to not let my anger run rampant, but instead use that intense energy that fills my body and create something good from it. I can let my anger blind me and paralyze me or I can gather my strength and transform it into something I can use.

Benefits of This
II – The High Priestess – wisdom, knowledge, purity

Whenever I get angry and try to create a positive transformation, I will purge my system and be, in a way, cleansed. I will see things in a new light because of this and I will be able to learn more.

Hidden Traps
V – The Hierophant – conformity, tradition

Creating a positive thing out of my anger will not be easy and it will take a lot of practice. Fortunately, I don’t get angry easily or often, but when I do the emotion is all-encompassing and overwhelming. It does blind me and keep me in the current side of the situation by pure instinct.

3CardMay: Day 5

day 5

Date: May 5th, 2015
Deck: Shadowscapes Tarot

What Makes Me Angry?
V – The Hierophant – conformity, tradition, (group) identification

This card really threw me for a loop when I first saw it, but I understand it now. I have always been the sort of Black Sheep of the family.  The one to always ‘do her own thing’. Not that other members in my family haven’t ventured out on their own, they have made fantastic lives, but I was the one to go further, to think deeper. The one to keep asking questions because I wasn’t satisfied with the status quo. I just want to break out on my own and know that I’ll be okay. Wait… Here’s the root of the problem:

I’m 27 years old and I live with my mom. I’m… okay with that. I’m actually saving up money for a down payment on a house or a town home, but I am so fucking ready to be on my own. I’m grateful for my mom letting me live here until I can get the place I want, but I’ve outgrown this place. I need my own space for my own things… and my own practices. I want something to call mine.

The Message Underneath
Eight of Wands – “the beginning of a long journey towards a goal”, “…it speeds towards reward with hope and momentum”

Well, well, well, if this isn’t the exact right card the question. I’ve still got a long way to go before I can sign on the dotted line and call a place “my home”. I may go stir crazy because I haven’t found it yet nor am I in the position to be looking, but if I just know that I will get what I want in the long run, then everything will run smoothly.  I feel there will be some one or something in the background lending a hand to my goal.

How To Heal This
XIII – Death – going through transition, endings and beginnings

I almost want to say to let go of the “Why aren’t I in my own home?” notion because focusing on that is only going to get me to focus on the fact that I still live with my mom. But living with my mom and having a place in her house is my transition phase. It will be slow going but the few years I’ll be here, somewhere out there, plans are coming together, machinery is moving to get things aligned. I’ll know when the right time to leave my mom’s and find a place of my own will be, but for right now, I need to build my resources and keep learning.

Okay, can we just look at the cards? Do you see how much motion and activity is going on in the background of all of the cards? And with such bright colors! I feel like I am being told to just chill for a little bit while the details get worked out. I love this spread.

Spread-A-Day: Day 2

Date: February 2, 2015
Shadowscapes Tarot
Created By: maddiviner

Day 2

How can I help my followers?
VI – The Lovers – balance, energy flow, relationships, values alignment

I started this blog because I wanted a place that would be for magic and spirituality only. Those who follow me, hopefully, want to see some of the same things. And so, because you follow me, I should be giving back to you, by getting to know you, by creating some sort of a relationship with you. I should be offering something to you in return, as thanks.

What topics should I address?
V – The Hierophant – ritual, pursuing knowledge, deeper meaning, belief system

Am I the salamander? Asking the questions and learning? Or am I the Hierophant? Giving the knowledge and teaching? I feel I am both, though leaning more towards the teacher. I have just begun my path into paganism and spirituality and I have learned many things, yet my thirst for knowledge is ever growing. But in learning techniques and advice, I feel I must share them. I should address more about what I believe, how I do my rituals, what I see in the mundane. It is everything and anything I encounter that will help me give back.

What can I learn from the people I follow?
Ten of Pentacles – wealth, inheritance, “lasting beneficial situation and position”

Wealth of knowledge, coming into my spiritual talents, finally being in a place where learning about magic, paganism, spirituality will actually help me. The people I follow will expand my mind and give me what I’ve been looking for: a place where I can learn about magic, witchcraft, tips, tricks, and lore, and not feel like I’m going to persecuted.

What negative influences should I avoid?
Four of Swords – contemplation, passivity, relaxation

I should avoid taking a break? Hmm… Maybe I should avoid those who view magic and paganism with a ho-hum attitude? I should avoid keeping everything to myself?

What will my blog be like in the future?
King of Cups – generosity, patience, compassion

My blog will be kind to newcomers, because I am also very much new to everything. I will be generous with my knowledge, patient with those ask questions, and I hope love and compassion will shine through.