Today is a day of focus and concentration, where the advice is to go with your inner voice, to be still in the business of what is happening, and to attend to what you are doing. You are in the midst of a work in progress, something that may not be easily interrupted, and nor do you wish to. The stages that will need to be accomplished are all important, and may not be rushed, and you can sense in your deepest self , that all will be well in the end. For the time being however, you are encouraged to devote yourself with all your energy to the work at hand, and put all your love and focus into doing the best that you can, for in this way, your final goal, which you may not even be aware of at the present time, will be achieved.
The High Priestess, The Seven of Coins, The Eight of Vessels.
This month, The Daily Oracle will be devoted to my exploration of The Alchemical Tarot. Created by Artist and Scholar Robert Place. This deck envisions traditional tarot understandings within the wisdom of the alchemical tradition, and I have found it a very pleasing deck to work with. Providing interesting links between the more traditional interpretations of RW, and the energetic mandalas that I perceive within the Thoth system, I find this deck uncomplicated but also deeply insightful. The artwork is both peaceful and dynamic, and works to allow the intuition to flow easily amongst the cards without the distraction that I have found in some other decks. Alchemy has long held a fascination for me, and I am very much enjoying my exploration of this particular deck, one that speaks with a gentle yet clear and commanding voice. Information on Robert Place, his work, and how to order this, or one of his many other tarot decks, can be found HERE.
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.
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