Tarot card of the day is the “King of Swords”, symbolizing a decision-maker, who lives by clear logic and fact and by justice and fairness, has a sharp mind and a high intellect and expands on inner wisdom. He is impartial, puts emotions aside, makes informed decisions and applies mind over matter. It’s a day when we can filter thoughts and imagination into cohesive ideas and projects.
Mercury in Aries first met Juno in conjunctionright at the beginning of the new day and then passed over the South Node (opposing the North Node in Libra). Thus, we’ve entered a new sub-cycle that combines our perception of things and situations together with the way we communicate and connect with our relationship principle or the manner in which we interact with others in the daring, initiating sign Aries and offers us a chance to start over so that we can conquer this new environment we need to experience and live in. It’s time to move on from the past and to assume a more pro-active role in our dealings with others. We now know that we can no longer vacillate in regard to our future prospects, but have to face our destiny head on. The waning Moon made ingress to Aquarius at 00:17 am EDT and then squared the Taurus Sun at 3:51 am EDT, marking the Third Quarter Moon phase of the Aries lunation cycle. This ‘crisis in consciousness’ tested our persistence together with our sense of security amidst chaos, unfamiliarity and collective pressure so that we can get used to life-style changes and new trends, especially what the process of individualization concerns. With retrograde Mars in Libra completing the cardinal Grand Cross, we have to review and reassess our intentions, motivation and actions in these trying times, where we cannot longer sit back and wait for things to happen or proceed in the same manner or pace we were accustomed to in the past. Instead, we have to turn corners in all areas of our life, break free from limiting circumstances, cultivate faith, restore our drive and respond to inspiration and opportunities with a new attitude. Personally, I said yes to a “Tarot Party” (3 of Cups) a new friend of mine has proposed to me, which is something I usually don’t agree to for a variety of reasons. Here we go. :)
Tarot card of the day is the “3 of Cups”, representing wonderful connections and the celebration of friendship and harmonious relationships in general. It heralds a sociable day when we spend quality time with friends and loved ones and experience camaraderie as well as a feeling of oneness. We could be bursting with energy and overflowing with high spirits. Things should be going well.
Tarot card of the day is “The Emperor”, symbolizing the masculine principle, the animus within us and the patriarchy. This card is representative of structure and stability and thus implies that we’re creating order out of chaos by mapping out what needs to be done, sticking with the plan and seeing it through to its completion. We have to be highly organized and coordinated in our approach and must maintain our concentration and focus. Moreover, we need to become or bring forth our own authority and know that we can master our world.
Today, Jupiter in Cancer perfected his square to Uranus inAries together with his opposition to retrograde Pluto in Capricorn, thereby intensifying the tensions of the cardinal t-square. This happened with Mercury in Aries in opposition to retrograde Ceres in Libra and Venus forming a conjunction with Chiron in Pisces. Consequently, we have been feeling the pressure of customs and traditions we had to perpetuate and all the complex relationship rituals this entailed, while we were getting ready to make the compromises and accommodations required from us for the sake of celebrations and to be able to get together and enjoy each others’ company. Although, it might all have felt a bit overwhelming or too much to have planned for one day, in review the sacrifices were well worth our time and at the end of the day we are more relieved and grateful than we were in a long time. Thus, as this new sub-cycle starts, that combines the love principle with the wounding and healing principle in the sign of attunement, we have a chance to become aware of and transcend attachments and values, which keep us trapped in a prison of our own making. Therefore, today, we may have reflected on the things that truly matter to us as we enjoyed all the good moments and wonderful people in our life, while being in better spirits and grateful for these blessings.
My daughter had picked me up from work yesterday afternoon and then spent the night. We had a light dinner out on my balcony, while we were soaking up the warm rays of the Sun. Early today we drove to Alliston to visit “Mom”. So nice to see her and the “rest of the family” again, inclusive little dog Ruby. It was just a lovely day. Everybody was content and appreciative of the good moments. Discussions turned around our roots and family trees and between my daughter and me around how blissfully ignorant some people we know closely remain in regard to shooting themselves in the foot. :)
Tarot card of the day is the “Queen of Pentacles”, suggesting that we strive to create a warm, secure and nurturing environment, where we find a use for everything. We need to focus on doing the same for ourselves and invest in a calm and balanced life. Thus, we need to be resourceful and practical when dealing with others and work on solutions for our present circumstances. It’s a day to learn to love and accept ourselves, to take care of ourselves and to replenish inwardly.
Tarot card of the day is the “5 of Pentacles”, which portrays a pilgrimage or a long journey taken as an act of faith or devotion. We can find the inner fortitude to persist in our quest and bolster ourselves, while resisting the temptation to succumb to ‘spiritual poverty’. It’s time to move on and to let us be guided by our soul’s ‘light’ or inner shining star. Moreover, in this context the card asks us to follow the high road during this process (detour) as we’re ‘recovering’ ground that has been transformed or is evolving. It’s a time of transitioning, after which we will feel renewed and empowered.