Archive | January 14, 2015

Today’s Tarot Meditation Drawing: Five of Wands – Inverted

Five of Wands - Inv

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

You don’t have to walk on egg shells at the expense of your own feelings. Your views and emotions matter and are as equally valid as the next person. It’s another day to stop being the door mat! If you’re not in a place where you’re being valued, than perhaps it’s time for a change. Either start standing up for yourself and stop letting others put you down. Or move the negative people and places out of your life. You’re the only one who can change things for you. So stop making excuses and get to it.

Additional Insight:

You can’t take care of others at the expense of yourself. You’ll wear yourself down and have nothing left to give. Remember that burning the candle at both ends, leaves nothing left for you and will knock you off your feet. If you’re laid up sick and exhausted, you’re not going to be any good to those around you.

Wands represent the essence of Enterprise & Inaction, Inspiration & Pessimism, Distinction & Disregard. Utilize the magik of wands to implement your inspiration to attain distinction for yourself. Get up off your knees, stop begging for what you already deserve and end the bullying or manipulation of your thoughts, ideas and work.

Time to stop seeing the things you need or require as a selfish expense or action. It’s ok to say “No” when you’re trying to take care of yourself. If someone gets mad because they “expected” you to do what they wanted, remind them that they have no right to place their expectations on you or your day. They have their own lessons to deal with and learn. You don’t need to sacrifice yourself to appease or save them. They asked a question, the answer was no and it’s their problem if they choose to get angry over it.
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