We do not err because truth is difficult to see. It is visible at a glance. We err because this is more comfortable.
Today you may be challenged to actually stand up and be counted for your own beliefs, rather than support something that you no longer feel like being a part of. The truth of a matter is revealed, and you feel able to step away from always being the tag along, or sparring partner, in an unequal contest. You can see now that what is going on is perhaps wasting your energy, and that it will perhaps never change; at this point, you can recognise that it is wearing to be always feeling at a disadvantage, and that you would rather walk your own path, to new places, that will help you to feel more balanced and in charge of your own situation.
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 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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