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Tarot #78: Ruin, it’s not necessarily the end.

“Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.” ― Rumi   Even if destruction and tribulation rain down upon your life, hope remains with life. From the ruins, despair or determination or acceptance or all three can grow. As … Continue reading

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Tarot #77: Virtue, integrity and passion

We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us. –Charles Bukowski “If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don’t even start. This could mean losing … Continue reading

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Tarot #74: Indolence, stagnation or contemplation, introspection or procrastination, recuperation or apathy

There are many kinds of idleness, many of them useful and necessary for making your way through life. There can also be actions that are blocked, currents that dammed or choked, and projects or engines that have stalled. There is … Continue reading

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Tarot #70: Oppression, burdening or imprisonment willfully enforced upon body, mind or spirit.

Burdens are the foundations of ease and bitter things are the forerunners of pleasure. –Rumi Sometimes oppression comes from without when some people seek abusive power over others on any scale from a 2 person relationship to a dictatorial regime … Continue reading

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Tarot #69: Work, committed creative effort toward a specific goal.

The master craftsperson’s years of experience training each muscle to apply just the right amount of pressure and the hand and eye aligning the tool to make the precision cut to bring out the perfect angle and fall of shadow … Continue reading

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Tarot #68: Satiety/perfected success, fellowship and shared light and care.

Among the worlds shattered and weather gnawed rubble, there is a place inside that contains a perfect peace and satisfaction and contentment which can be radiated outward to form a a protective space around more than one, but this is … Continue reading

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Tarot #67: Happiness, a point of emotional equilibrium and contentment.

All is peace and well- being around you. For a time you have a moment to appreciate yourself and the people who have helped bring about this space in the mad race of survival where you can feel free to … Continue reading

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