Today brings us a full moon, a harvest moon, a very impressive moon, and many people believe this is a good time to release some old ways of doing things and embracing new starts.
So, I thought it would be a good idea to do a mini tarot reading for today with the moon as the focus for the reading.
After focusing on The Moon tarot card from The Tarot House Deck, and asking “What does the Moon want to tell us?” I pulled three further cards (however, another card jumped out of the deck which clearly needed to be heard, so there are four).
Here is a picture of the cards for the reading
The card that jumped out is the Six of Swords, but the actual three I pulled are Ten of Pentacles, the King of Wands and Ten of Wands. It is interesting that two ‘ten’ cards were pulled as these cards represent the culmination of situations, endings, completion, so, it seems that the cards are, indeed, validating that today/tonight is the right time to bring old ways, old worries to an end and make a new start in the way we handle our lives. It may be that we do not have to make the conscious decision to do this ourselves, but that this new cycle will bring us where we need to be eventually. However, if we consciously acknowledge that this is the time we open ourselves to ending old cycles we may be able to speed up the arrival of the bright new future we are all searching for.
As to reading the cards themselves, to me they say: If we are looking for success in our financial situation, a great level of comfort and ease in our physical homes, and enjoying our families and loved ones (Ten of Pentacles), then we must learn to master how we approach each task we are faced with (King of Wands). We must do this with passion and enthusiasm, we must search for the solutions that bring this success and not expect it to land at our feet without effort. We must work to achieve our desires.
We must also not let ourselves get overburdened, and fraught with tiredness, we must work diligently but allow time for ourselves to take rest and nourishment so we are able to forge on (Ten of Wands). Although we might be starting anew in our attitudes and outlook, the Tens indicate that we are actually almost there right now, it is imortant to salvage what we can from our experiences so far, and utilise them in the future to avoid making the same mistakes. In other words we are to sort through our ‘baggage’ – we need to throw away the items we really don’t need, or won’t use, and keep the essentials……….this way we are less burdened and we will reach our destination far quicker and, much less exhausted!
We must also learn to cease trying to change everyone and everything in the world we don’t agree with, we cannot change the world single handedly, but we must learn to not fret over some of the sadness we come across and stay serene, calm and dignified when faced with things that make us unhappy (Six of Swords). We must ensure we have clarity within ourselves about the changes we can make but learn to put some things away that we just cannot deal with right now.
This is undoubtedly a message of love, mainly about loving ourselves first, but also those that care about us and depend on us. This is also about calmly living our lives, facing our difficulties and distresses with dignity in order to maximise what we can achieve. We will achieve so much more for ourselves, and those we love, by working for, and believing that, we are all worthy of what we desire. We must do what we are capable of doing, but to not push ourselves too far; we are not to ignore our own needs in this life – we are as precious, and worthy of all that is good, just as much as anyone else living in this world. And tonight the Moon will be ready to listen to our needs and wants, ready to take away some of the things we don’t need anymore………tomorrow we can reach for the Stars.