The Moon enters Aries this evening, and will be Full tomorrow, but for most of today, is still in Pisces. We may well be drawn to looking at how matters concerning our relationships with others, may have brought disappointment, but also understanding. Although things may not have turned out as we may have wanted, we have been given insights that we otherwise may have missed. We gain a clearer perspective of how our own naivety may lead us astray, and that it is only through a clearer understanding of our own needs and motivations that we can really understand others. Paying attention to the details and accepting that hard work needs to be achieved to lay good foundations will help us to create the future that we can see for ourselves.
As a complete departure from both the Thoth deck, and in fact from Tarot altogether, I am spending some time next, with an (arguably) far more ancient form of divination, The I Ching. In this form of divination, “hexagrams” are created either through the casting of sticks, coins or rice grains. I will be using sticks, harvested this summer from my mothers apple orchard, one that she planted herself, as I channel the wisdom and intuition of the feminine, down through my feminine line.
Even before Tarot, even before Astrology, my first passionate teenage divination relationship was with The I Ching, and I am delighted to be sharing my re-engagement with this craft form here on my blog, thirty five years later! The images and Hexagram text are reproduced here with the very kind permission of Benebell Wen.
My name is Joanna Grant, I am an Astrologer, Tarot Reader and Writer, who lives on the beautiful Beara Peninsula in the South West of Ireland. I can often be found at home, deep in arcane research, or practicing some new form of divination whilst burning the dinner! My children probably wish that I was “normal” but may well remember my eccentricities fondly when they come to face the challenges of their own paths. My long knowledge of Astrology leads and informs my practice, in offering guidance, empowerment and healing, helping others to lead a more authentic and magical life. You can read more about me here.