Astrology describes basic human behavior through the three modalities. These three flavors are: Cardinal, Fixed and Mutable.
I myself am a mash up of Cardinal and Mutable energy. Reflecting on my average work day I realized that I hit the gate running with my Cardinal side. I wake up. I do my pushups, I meditate, I pull my tarot cards, I journal and set up my Evernote files. Boom Go! Go! Go! no time for distraction. No wavering.
This gusto is great at setting the general tone for my day but sometime between 2:30-4pm and 7-9:30pm I get into my "Mutable phase."
Knowing this about myself allows me to organically organize to MY natural tendencies and strengths. I know that I should not do concentrated meaningful work (like write a blog) during my mutable time. I also know that If I find myself wandering from thing to thing that I should be easy on myself and allow the mutable side to step in.
Having these astrology words (Cardinal, Fixed and Mutable) as a sort of internal software affords me great insights about my day and how to realistically set expectation. From this information, I also know that I would benefit from learning from people of a fixed nature because that is a modality somewhat lacking in my birth chart.
I glean all of these understandings by inviting three simple words (Cardinal, Fixed and Mutable) into my life and it doesn't even require my birth chart (though my birth chart would confirm these observations).
Astrology brings clarity to my life and it allows me to work better with what IS...And that's why I love Astrology.
Tarot provides insights. As divination, tarot comprises a symbolic language.
It’s like a spoken language in that it can provide psychic information to the querent (yes even verbal language is psychic in nature.) Unlike spoken language, tarot is divinatory and meant to be used as a tool to move beyond linear comprehension.
I approach tarot with enthusiasm and creativity. What I love about this card game is unlike language I get to make up my rules as I go along. I’m amazed at the insights I’m able to get by working with its symbols as expressed through my chosen structures.
In fact, everyone’s relationship to divination is as unique as everyone’s relationship to spirituality. In your hands the cards are yours to convene and commune with source as YOU WILL.
We can read card meanings and use standardized spreads until we are blue in the face BUT we won’t get to the juicy part of all of this until we connect to our intuition through the cards.
Tarot is not a standardized language like English, it’s YOUR unique language for communion with the divine.
You can use the “wrong” card meaning or misapply a tarot spread yet still be offered accurate and loving information.
Because the universe is benevolent, source has your best interests in mind. The universe doesn’t respond to an absolute man-made structure. The universe resonates with structure. WE can see that language itself is a living phenomenon. Language changes as time changes.
The universe is open to your communication, your divination at your level of abstract understanding. NO more, no less. What’s required is an open heart.
It’s like the famous quote:
“The most important decision we make is whether we believe we live in a friendly or hostile universe.” - Albert Einstein
With tarot and with all divination you’re free to play with the friendly cosmic telephone. Loving operators are standing by.
That's why I love tarot.
You have the power of fire on your side. Your life is dictated by action and you're not about to let the moment get past you. Your passions reign supreme and you just find yourself in situations without much thought of how you got there.
The fiery clan is essential in this world in order make things happen. Y'all are the shakers/movers and hustlers that get the ball rolling for the rest of us. You have the energy that needs to burn everyday but this can come at a price of triggering adversarial social situations around you. Some of the pitfalls can be lack of long-term vision, unwillingness to work at other people's pace/intensity and a short-term memory that can make others feel unimportant. Your gift is power but your lesson is tact. Unlike most, you can manifest to great heights by your sheer will alone but you'd rise to more fulfilling heights if you used your power to inspire the loyalty of a supportive team.
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