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Today’s Tarot Meditation Drawing: Five of Wands

Five of Wands

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

You may receive a surprise today. Be careful that it doesn’t have strings attached. You may not want to pay the price for what, on the surface, looks like a very nice gift. Consider the source and  don’t be afraid of saying “no thank you”.


Additional Insight:

If you want to give a gift, then use your compassion to give it. But don’t put strings or attach restrictions to it. It’s not really a gift that way and it’s not fair to the person you claim to be helping out.

Today people have a great deal of stress and anxiety on their shoulders. You may not know exactly what they’re going through. You might listen to their story, but don’t assume they’re telling you everything there is to know. They could be embarrassed, over burdened or trying to control the emotions they feel in order to “hold it together”.

Not everyone holds the same priorities as you do. It might be more important for someone to spend that $20 gift on gas to get their child to and from school, than it is for the gallon of milk and groceries you intended it to be used for.

Not everyone likes the same things you do. There maybe a few things in that bag of groceries that they don’t like or won’t use. Don’t be offended. You made the effort and that kindness will be rewarded. If not today, then at some other time in this life or the next.

If you’re the one receiving the gift, don’t feel you must bend your priorities to the will of others. If they are giving you something, be gracious and appreciative. But if you feel you can’t accommodate their demands, than say no. There will be other opportunities coming your way. You don’t have to sacrifice your self-worth, or morals to appease the will of others.


© Springwolfs HankoSpringwolf Reflections 2013 Motto:
I attract and acquire more happiness and financial abundance than I know what to do with!

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

5 of Pentacles - Inverted

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

Worry and sadness are emotions that attract negativity. If you continue to see what you don’t have you will stay in a state of lack. Stop the self-pity and start walking your talk! Giving your beliefs lip service will not serve your path or your future. Pull in change for the better by living the principles you preach to others!


Additional Insight:

Walking Your Talk is more important than you may realize. Spouting wisdom and preaching to others does nothing to serve your spirit if you don’t practice what you preach.

Stop criticizing others for their negativity. Doing so expresses negativity of your own. Claiming you have the knowledge of spirit and not living that wisdom sets you up as a hypocrite. It’s not enough to go to church on Sunday, or practice a ritual on Saturday and be done with spirit. You must put those wisdom’s into practice each and every day, during each and every moment.

Don’t claim to be something you’re not, if you’re not willing to walk the talk. Wisdom and titles are earned, not taken. It doesn’t matter if you claim to be a Priest/Priestess/Shaman or a person who walks in the positive light of love and compassion. If you don’t express those principles throughout your day, you’re making claims that you’re not keeping.

Start your mornings with a solemn prayer that aligns your thoughts and actions with your spiritual beliefs. See yourself living by the teachings you hold dear. Express your compassion for others by a touch of the hand on their shoulder, a pat on the back or a comforting caress of their hand. Doing so will help your path and fill your baskets to the brim with abundance of spirit, compassion and more.


© Springwolfs HankoSpringwolf Reflections 2013 Motto:
I attract and acquire more happiness and financial abundance than I know what to do with!

© 2013 Springwolf, D.D., Ph.D. Springwolf Reflections / Springs Haven, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

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

Five Of Cups-Inverted

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

Be careful over the weekend not to let your emotions get the best of you. You’re liable to let the self-pity create an emotional situation that isn’t warranted. Don’t try false means to improve your out look either. Keep your abundance in your cups for safe keeping and find other ways to turn that gloomy mood around.


Additional Insight:

It’s easy to allow the clouds to get to you and impact your emotions and mood. Consider alternatives to turning things around that don’t involve shopping or quick fix meaningless gratification. Those spending spree’s may be the worst answer to your problem. Now is not the time to spring for a big party and invite everyone you know to wipe out the cupboards.

It’s easy to shut yourself inside because it’s cold outside. But getting out in the fresh air is probably one of the best things you can do for your mood. Up here in the northern hemisphere – bundle up and go for walk. The human race spent 80% of its time outside in the past, there’s no reason you can’t get out there today. Down in the southern hemisphere you can grab an umbrella and still get outside.

Take a walk, listen to the wind floating between the leaves and playing nature’s song. Be quiet and you’ll be able to hear the trees singing along. You might catch the sound of squirrels playing or you might see something you’ve never dreamed of experiencing. Let Mother Nature show you the wonders of her magikal world and the beauty of her seasons. She has a lot to share and much of it will make you smile.

If you’re really in a place where you can’t get out, talk to your local pharmacy about acquiring a lamp that helps with Seasonal Affective Disorder (not enough sun light). Bring the sun inside and trick your eyes out of the dark gloom. Or force yourself to smile, even though you don’t feel like it. It really does change your mood around. Stand in front of your mirror, with the lights on and say “I love you”. If you can’t do that to your own reflection, how are other people going to see that you are worth loving!

Come on! Snap out of it! The world really isn’t against you as much as you’re making it out to be.  You decide what mood you want to be in, so decide to make it a calm content one if you can’t make it a smiling happy one. So stop it and get off your butt and make the day into what YOU want it to be!


© Springwolfs HankoSpringwolf Reflections 2013 Motto:
I attract and acquire more happiness and financial abundance than I know what to do with!

© 2013 Springwolf, D.D., Ph.D. Springwolf Reflections / Springs Haven, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Today’s Tarot Meditation Drawing: Five of Swords

Five of Swords

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

Don’t allow the anxiety and stress to turn you into a weeping two faced flower. It’s ok to say “I don’t know”. It’s not something to be ashamed of. It takes a great deal of courage to ask for help and humility to admit you don’t know everything. Be cautious of those who show you one thing to your face in order to gain your compassion. They maybe stabbing you in the back, as soon as you turn around.


Additional Insight:

In today’s society emphasis is given to those who stand on their own and fight the tough battles. But no one stands alone, no matter how much they profess their accomplishment. They may have worked hard and prepared for opportunities when they arose; but some where along the line someone gave them a break or made the choice to recognize their ability.

Those who believe they’ve made it through on their own can sometimes feel entitled and look down upon those who need help at this moment in time. They can show the inner two faced nature they hold within and in doing so, undermine your efforts to fight the good fight.

Swords represent strength when viewed through the positive, but it can also be strife when expressed through the negative. This is also the lesson given to us through Humility and Confidence. Today the lessons of strength are being put to the test against the lessons of strife brought through over confidence.

Be cautious of those who hold out compassion with strings attached. Be wary that you’re not the one looking down with a confident air upon those who are facing hard times. By the grace of the Divine Universe; the struggles they face maybe yours one day. It is through humility that we offer compassion and concern. Through the eyes of oneness.

When we remember that we’re in this world together as a community, we can over come any hardship, any disagreement and any prejudiced. We can discover compassion between us and stand on the common ground we share instead of the competing hill tops. We are all connected and inter-connected to each other, the world around us and the through the Divine Universe. No matter what our differences, we are the same – simple human beings trying to make our way in the world.

Humility & Confidence – What Ego Can Teach You
The Dalai Lama on Piers Morgan Tonight April 25, 2012:
“I describe myself as a simple Buddhist monk. No more, no less. And I am one of the seven billion human being. Basically we are the same… your emotion, my emotion, your mind, my mind.., same physical. So I always look [at it] that way. We are the same.”


© Springwolfs HankoSpringwolf Reflections 2013 Motto:
I attract more happiness and financial abundance than I know what to do with!

© 2013 Springwolf, D.D., Ph.D. Springwolf Reflections / Springs Haven, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Today’s Tarot Meditation Drawing: Five of Swords

Five of Swords

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

Strength is shown in the person who can resolve conflict without a fight. Don’t allow others to bait you into an argument that you have no part in, or simply because they are in a bad mood. Assurance can only go so far when trying to alleviate the insecurities others feel. In the end, it’s their issue to deal with. If they don’t trust you, then ask “Can they be trusted?”


Additional Insight:

What we don’t like about someone else is a reflection of ourselves. Those that have problems with trusting, are often the ones who cannot be trusted. The things they are doing behind your back are the same things they think they see you doing. Even when you’re not.

Don’t allow someone to bait you into an argument where you must defend yourself against something you haven’t done in the first place. It’s a ‘red herring’ for what’s really going on in the first place.

Don’t ignore those warning signs. You can try to assure those close to you that you’re loyal, you care and your trustworthy. But in the end it’s their own insecurities that must be changed and you cannot control that or fix it for them.

It may take today and through the weekend to work it out. But it’s better to put forth the effort now, than to let things fester and grow beneath the surface. Either you’ll find common ground and agree to help each other work it out to make lasting changes on both sides. Or it maybe time to say thank you for the time together and walk away.

© Springwolfs Hanko

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Today’s Tarot Meditation Drawing: Five of Wands –

Five of Wands

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

Magik and creativity share the message to: Give yourself a break. There’s enough people getting upset over things that are out of their control. They’re not directing their frustration at you. Why do you keep taking it on and piling on top of what isn’t yours to begin with? Step out of the shadows and stop thinking everything is on your shoulders and your responsibility. You owe it to yourself.


Additional Insight:

You’re putting out so much of yourself to others and not being compensated fairly for the effort. You can choose not to do it any more, or calmly express your position in hopes others will understand how they’ve been taking advantage of you. If they don’t, you have a decision to make. Don’t make it lightly.

The worst thing people do is under-value their own self-worth. Stop listening to the nay-sayers and replaying the negative comments in your head. Those messages are not for you, they are reflections of what those doing the talking feel about themselves. Give the message back to them and let them carry their own baggage.

This weekend, put yourself first. Spend time relaxing, catch up on some sleep, go for a drive and allow yourself to have a spontaneous adventure. Set some time aside for meditation, updating your grimoire or your journal. Do something for the inner you as well as the physical you.

Don’t be afraid to say “no” if someone asks you to do something you really don’t want to do. It’s ok to say “no”. If they get upset, let them know their expectations of you are on them. You have the right to put yourself first, even if it’s only now and then.

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Today’s Tarot Meditation Drawing: Five of Cups

5 of Cups

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

Close your eyes and focus on what’s within the crystal ball. You have the ability to align your energy with Divine Creation and create the day or dream you desire. It takes more than magik it happen though. So if you feel blocked or face an issue that you can’t seem to resolve, look within for the answer. You already know what to do, you simply have to tap into that stream of consciousness to see it.


We sometimes forget that we’re both spiritual AND physical beings. Sometimes making things happen requires a little energy from both sides to create what you need and not only what you want.

You don’t have to go it alone. Close your eyes and concentrate on that Divine creative force in your life. Whither it’s The Great Spirits, The Thunderbeings, the Goddess or “God”; that force is in your life, ready and willing to help you energize what you dream.

Make those dreams positive ones. Don’t use them to manipulate others to do something they otherwise might not do. Use them to overcome issues or resolve challenges that present themselves to bring lessons onto your path.

Remember you can, because you are One with the Divine in your life!

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

Five of Wands - Inv

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

Watch for the underlying motives of the gifts you receive. They seem wonderful at first, until you’re asked to do a favor you normally wouldn’t do. It may all be innocent, but make sure you consider all the consequences before proceeding or saying yes simply out of guilt or a feeling of being indebted.


Additional Insight:

Sometimes gifts come with strings attached. It’s nice to get the attention, but the wrong attention can be worse than no attention at all. Don’t let your desperation fall into a trap. Not everyone is as kind and compassionate as you and they maybe trying to use you for their own self-centered reasons or cause.

It’s not always easy to say thank you, but you can’t accept this. But it maybe the best thing for you to do this week. Showing that you have the strength, confidence and respect for yourself will go a lot farther in attracting the right sort into your life. It will also put those who think of you as weak and vulnerable on notice to “back off”.

Before others can respect you, you must respect yourself. So give it a go and watch what happens when real positive people recognize what you have hidden beneath the surface.

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Today’s Tarot Meditation Drawing: Five of Pentacles

5 of Pentacles - Inverted

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

You’ve worked hard all summer in your garden. You’re burning the candle at both ends and overworking yourself. While you may feel you “need” to do this, you’re using up your supply of energy and eventually your physical body will break down and force you to rest. Avoid the cold and get some rest.


Additional Insight:

Not only do you need some sleep; you need to really rest and relax. Make plans today to clear your calendar for at least 1, better 2 days of down time. Don’t set time aside to go on a hike or adventure. While that might help you release pent up stress, it will be a physical excursion that your body cannot spare right now. You need to set some time aside where you can simply chill out, lay on the couch, read a book, watch an old movie and take a nap or two…or four.

If you don’t take care of yourself physical self and your mental stress, you won’t be able to take care of business. You will lose less time and use less energy if you take this short 1 or 2 day break over the next 5 days.

Everything you’re working on will still be there and can wait for your full attention. Begin planning your down time today and you’ll be able to tie up some loose ends, organize projects for next week and feel comfortable in finding some time for YOU to relax and goof off for a day or two.

All work and no play really can make you sick. Take a little time to play….for your own good.

 

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Today’s Tarot Meditation Drawing: Five of Wands

Five of Wands

Mystic Faery Tarot by Linda Ravenscroft

Creativity and Magik bring blessings your way today. Accept the gifts that comes with humble appreciation. You’ve worked hard for the many little gifts that fall onto your path today. They maybe unexpected material things, or situations that seem to work out in your favor. Remember things are not as bleak as you imagine them to be. You were told things were going to be ok; trust in that connection to Spirit and listen to them next time.


Additional Insight:

You may face a challenge that you need help in dealing with. You may have been afraid to ask for assistance for fear of being turned down yet again. Or you may be in a state of flux that has created dire concern for your situation and circumstance.

You have prayed for help, you have enriched your need with ritual and meditation, creative visualization and perhaps even a little magik on the side. You have received communications from spirit letting you know it’s going to be ok; yet you have continued to see the worst scenario happening.

Today look for the gifts that cross your path from an unexpected place, or from unexpected resources. Your work hasn’t been in vain. Trust your instincts and listen to the spiritual voices that answer you in meditation. Things will start to work out and your plans will begin to come together.

Don’t give up! Look back over the past 6 to 12 months and you can see the progression. You’ve learned a great deal. Events may not have turned out the way YOU wanted them to, but they worked out exactly as they were supposed to in order to prepare you for the bigger picture and the greater plan. Now put those things you learned into reality and practice. You are so close to achieving the desired outcome. But it’s not here yet. There’s still issues to be worked out and tracked down. Don’t put them off or wait for someone else to call you back. Call them. Let them know, you’re holding me up and I don’t have time to wait. Let the Divine Universe know, you’re not giving up on you and you’re willing to focus on what it takes to get things done..now.

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