In the wake of the Full Moon yesterday, you may feel a little foggy in your thinking, take the time to relax and wait for clarity. As the Moon moves on into Taurus over the course of the weekend, re-establish routines, and try to feel grounded, enjoying things which help you to feel stable and secure. Consolidation is important now, and even though you may yearn to escape your responsibilities to explore new and exciting vistas, you are advised to focus on making the necessary adjustments to your material responsibilities first. Communications are highlighted over the weekend and it is time to assert yourself with clarity. Taking a break in your social calendar will help you to reassess your friendships and more serious relationships, and certain loyalties may be questioned.
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.