Archive | June 9, 2014

The Legend Of The Sun and The Moon

sun-n-moonThe History Of How The Sun Loved The Moon

“Tell me the story about how the Sun loved the Moon so much he died every night to let her breathe.”

Oh and yes, it’s breathe. You take in a breath that allows your lungs to breathe. Seems there has been some debate about that too.

The quote itself has captured the imagination of people world-wide. But what is the story and where did it come from? What’s the history or origin of the phrase? Who said it? And what’s the whole story?

I’ve spent a good deal of time searching and delving into the history of this phrase. And continue to search, for the original source. My initial assessment hasn’t changed. No one actually knows where it originated. So far…

Some believe it’s a spin on a much earlier folktale “Why the Sun Chases the Moon”. But there’s no real factual evidence linking these two together. Mostly supposition and that doesn’t make the link clear. It makes it a theory based on opinion. Not good enough for me.

Whither it’s a claim that the story was inspired from the Bible, the Australian Aborigines, Indo-European Pagans, the Norse, the Mayans, various Native American Nations or any other variety of cultures, people want to be “the originators” of this grand phrase and subsequent story. It’s such a great line, everyone simply wants the quote to come from “their” cultural origin and their history.  Continue reading

Today’s Tarot Meditation Drawing: Ace of Pentacles – Inverted

Ace of Pentacles - Inverted

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

Even if you turn the world upside down, you’re still not going to lose what you’ve already accomplished and acquired. Stop letting the fear weaken your resolve, or stagnating your progress! You have the strength to hold on and ability to nurture the seeds you’ve planted in your garden. It promises to be a bountiful harvest, but you must continue to build on what you’ve started. Keep your faith and it will cushion your journey forward.

Additional Insight:

There are many forces at work beneath the surface. Both within yourself and from the unseen spiritual forces around you. Each day you take another step toward taking responsibility and accountability, you are getting closer to the victory you seek.

The spiritual energy is in place and has built a strong framework to uphold you and your crown. Be patient and allow that energy to manifest into the physical foundation that will allow you to grow, expand and achieve your ultimate goals.

Stop allowing fear to enter the picture and weaken your resolve. You’ve been through harder times than this. And you’ve overcome those events and learned valuable lessons. You gained both knowledge and experience that confirms “I can do this”. So stop the self-doubts, stop the self-pity talk, stop allowing fear to rule your thoughts, judgements and decisions. Continue reading