Tag Archives: Rumi

Set Your Life On Fire

Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames. Who gets up early to discover the moment the light begins? What was whispered to the rose to break it open last night was whispered to my heart. You’ve … 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 … 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 #49: XVIII The Moon, gateway to the subconscious and mysterious forces that influence our lives below the surface.

Let the Illusion of the World pass over thee, unheeded, as thou goest from the Midnight to the Morning.   Aleister Crowley, The Book of Thoth The ability to listen to that small almost inaudible voice deep in our core … Continue reading

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Tarot #43: Change, balanced and harmonious transition or transformation.

The more a thing tends to be permanent, the more it tends to be lifeless. Alan Watts This represents changes that occur in the flow of passive and active elements that maintain the balance in the universe. If you pay … Continue reading

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Tarot #40: XII Hanged Man/Trial, upended and suspended in between rising and falling.

You find yourself in a position of enforced stasis, either by forces beyond your control or by fears or uncertainty, and are waiting for release of some kind. You must examine the evidence about what brought you to this place … Continue reading

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Tarot #20: XIX: The Sun, the radiance that we share.

Vincent Van Gogh There is A Sun in Every Person – Rumi To become aware of the power of belonging to a collaborative and cooperative community that radiates ripples of inspiration and creativity energizing people to grow and expand in … Continue reading

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