I have decided to devote Tuesdays to tarot cards. I love tarot cards. I love astrology, Reiki, coaching, crystals, dream interpretation, and all the various areas in which I work but tarot cards are really where I started and they remain close to my heart.
I got my first tarot deck in college while still a teenager. They were captivating and mysterious. They were romantic and enigmatic. They are symbolic while also having general meanings. These beautiful little cards with great larger meanings have always been a source of fascination for me.
I chose a card for today. It is the 10 of Pentacles. I call this the Wealth card. It is all about prosperity and extends well beyond financial prosperity to include prosperity.
The deck I use is the Robin Wood Tarot but you can use any deck and simply take a look at the pictures on the deck to better understand the card. My card shows a man who is richly dressed surrounded by what you imagine as his grandchildren, a boy and a girl, as well as a loyal dog. All are attentively gathered around the man and he looks happy and generous, like sharing this time with these children is the thing he most wants to be doing in the world. Behind his is a wooden arch with 10 golden pentacles inset into the arch and a sun also carved above the arch. This gives the feeling of wealth from the pentacles/coins and also of warmth and vitality from the sun above. Through the arch we see a man and a woman facing each other and holding hands which represents yet another type of wealth, the romantic and loving kind. We also see a garden some houses and a blue sky above.
All of these things represent different sources of wealth in our lives. Wealth of money shown by coins, pentacles and rich fabric. Wealth of family shown by the grandfather, the grandchildren, the couple. Wealth of loyalty shown by the dog and the people as well. Wealth of love shown again by the couple and the love shown between the children and the old man. Wealth of the sun shown by the sun carving, the green grass and bushes, the blue sky. All around us there are blessings. That is wealth.
How do you recognize wealth in your own life? Are you aware of it? Do you cultivate it?
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