The Daily Oracle: Monday November 5th

The Sun obscured by night, the heavens’ fire,
Inflaming lunar waters, looks to sire
The Child, and purify the world with scorn
Severe, that scorches errors earthly born.
He holds the heights to which we all aspire.

In some manner, you may have been trying to avoid looking at something painful, perhaps avoiding an issue, believing that you might be able to get around it if you try. Today, the pain of this situation is revealed in some way, and you realise that nothing less than a total acceptance of change is required. Trying to evade real change is a natural condition, as we seek to preserve the status quo at all costs, a survival mechanism that often we don’t even realise. Trust is called for today, and a surrender to the death of something which is already passing out of your life.


This month, The Daily Oracle this month will be devoted to my exploration of The Mythic Tarot. Published in 1986 by Juliet Sharman-Burke and Liz Greene, the cards are drawn by Tricia Newell. I have loved the ancient greek myths since I was a child, and often use this deck to do readings when I am “stuck” with something for myself. I find the insight to be gentle and direct. The Verses that I have used for each post are the work of the gifted John Opsopaus, whose work can be found HERE

Header art work: Persephone & The Pomegranate by Kris Waldherr. You can read more about her work HERE 


My name is Joanna Grant, I am an Astrologer, Tarot Reader and Writer, who lives on the Head Shot Fadebeautiful 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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