The Daily Oracle: Friday March 8th

“People are capable at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” – Paulo Coelho

Another Fire Earth combination that talks about the challenge of  “grounding the vision”. Today sees you perhaps wanting to move out of your routine, or comfort zone, and “playing with” some new ideas, perhaps moving in a different direction. This is to be encouraged, as this kind of “deviation” from the “norm” could be exactly what you need in order to breathe new life into any projects that are feeling a bit “stale”. Keeping on with the same plan can sometimes block the path ahead, and it may be prudent today to examine where your “tried and tested” methods may actually be hindering you in some way. Take some time to break the routine today, and to see what comes!


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 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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