#MotivationMonday – #Meditation – #TarotReading – Dragon Card

I have been under the weather having contracted a stomach virus and almost didn’t do this post, but Spirit nudged me so I know someone needs today’s message.

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Today’s meditation is all about opening to and allowing positive energy to flow.

It is highly unusual to draw two Major Arcana cards for these short readings, but that’s what we have today. We are sitting at a powerful time of the year when we are called on to rejuvenate and get ready to begin a new year.

Photo by Jan Sikes 12-27-21

The High Priestess is the guardian of the subconscious mind and the teacher of sacred knowledge and hidden mysteries. Sitting at the threshold of the conscious and subconscious mind, The High Priestess has an innate ability to travel between these realms effortlessly. She teaches you that the world is not always as it seems and more profound influences are often at play.

The High Priestess signifies spiritual enlightenment, inner illumination, divine knowledge, and wisdom. She shows up in your Tarot readings when the veil between you and the underworld is thin, and you have the opportunity to access the knowledge deep within your soul. Now is the time to be still so you can tune in to your intuition. The answers you are seeking will come from within, from your deepest truth and ‘knowing.’ Allow The High Priestess to become your guide as you venture deep into your subconscious mind and access this inner wisdom. Connect with your intuition and your Higher Self through meditation, visualization, shamanic journeying, and being part of spiritual communities.

When the Queen of Pentacles appears in a Tarot reading, you are embodying the ultimate working parent archetype. You care for your family and domestic responsibilities while also making a living for yourself and creating financial abundance. You can maintain a healthy balance between home and work by integrating the two and finding your place of ‘flow’ and alignment. Similarly, the Queen of Pentacles suggests that it is important to you to live independently, with a stable income, and with enough time and space to also nurture your loved ones. You may be trying to strike a better balance between your home and work lives, giving it your all in both domains. At the same time, you find time for yourself and prioritize ‘me’ time in between all of your other commitments.

This Queen asks you to maintain a compassionate, nurturing, practical, and down-to-earth attitude when dealing with others and your present circumstances. Focus on creating a calm and balanced life for yourself. Be resourceful and practical, dealing with issues as they arise using straightforward solutions that fix the problem with minimal fuss.

The Strength card represents strength, determination, and power.

Strength is about knowing you can endure life’s obstacles. You have great stamina and persistence, balanced with underlying patience and inner calm. You are committed to what you need to do, and you go about it in a way that shows your composure and maturity.

When the Strength Tarot card appears in a reading, you are fueled by your inner strength, personal power, strong will, and determination. You do not rule by trying to control others; you quietly influence and persuade. Others may underestimate your power because it is so ‘invisible’ – but you should see that as an advantage. You can control a situation without excessive, outward force. No one knows it’s you calling the shots. Your strength gives you the confidence to overcome any growing fears, challenges, or doubts. Feel the fear and do it anyway! If you have been going through a rough time and are burnt out or stressed, the Strength card encourages you to find the power within yourself to persevere.

My Takeaway:

This is the time of year when the veil between the two worlds is thin and we have the ability to experience both worlds, most often in the dream state, allowing us to access our deep inner wisdom and intuition while the Queen offers loving stability not only to ourselves but to our loved ones. And finally, the Strength card is just that – strength to overcome and to move forward into a new year. What a loving positive message!

And here’s the gorgeous Dragon Card for the week with an uplifting message!

29 thoughts on “#MotivationMonday – #Meditation – #TarotReading – Dragon Card

  1. It amazes me, week after week, how these cards & readings align so beautifully together. I always feel inspired by your posts, Jan, and am so thankful you take the time to do this and share with us.
    Now as for you, sweet friend, please take care of you. Rest and get better. ❤

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    1. That is wonderful, Yvette. You fit the profile of the Queen of Pentacles perfectly and life does require a balance. Thank you for the healing energy. I am already much better. Thanks for your comment today! Hugs!

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    1. The cards are so powerful, all three of them, Erika. But I agree. The Queen of Pentacles in combination with The Strength card is very powerful! I’m so glad you enjoyed the reading and happy you stopped by to leave a comment. Have a blessed day!

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    1. I am going to do my very best, Mae. I can’t remember a time when I slept so much. And spending so much time in dreams, I feel like I’ve been traveling a lot. But I do feel better. I seem to be left with a massive headache and I think that’s a dehydration headache caused by sleeping so many hours. I am taking all the time I need to overcome this virus and heal! Thank you for stopping by to leave a comment.

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    1. I am feeling better, dear Gwen. I just can’t seem to stay awake. 🙂 I’m so glad I went ahead and followed Spirit’s nudge to do the post today. And I’m glad you enjoyed it. Thank you for stopping by!

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    1. Thank you for the sweet comment, Maura Beth. I don’t write resolutions, but I do make a list of goals for the new year. And I always have an inspiring word that is my theme for the year. For 2021, my word was expansion, and looking back I can see it was very appropriate. Thank you for stopping by!

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    1. I couldn’t agree more, Jill. As we move into a new year, we need that strength to push us forward and keep us in a positive and creative mode! Thank you for stopping by and I already feel better. I appreciate you!

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