The word of the day is perspective. That’s what I hear most often. Tarot gives you a bird’s eye view of where you’re at, where you want to be, and the steps to take to get there.
Sarah’s path is the Queen of Pentacles going from reversed to upright. The other girls go from upright to reversed, making for a really interesting dynamic. Let’s read the Queen of Pentacles with our sweet guardian of the watchtowers of the north.
I chose Synergy for this role because she’s all-knowing and mysterious. She’s got maternal energy and acts as a guide for Jem, but she is a robot at the end of the day. The High Priestess is somewhat aloof, and won’t give you any easy answers.
Think of this as the “don’t box-dye your dark brown hair platinum blonde” card. You tried it in high school and got a blotchy orange mess. Now you’re thinking you can do the exact same thing and look like Christina Aguilera. How, why?
It can mean “go for it!” But it can also mean unforeseen circumstances and delays. Either way, it’s an opportunity to ground yourself. We can’t control certain aspects of life, but we can control our reactions to them.
I’ve chosen Karamo Brown for his confidence, and ability to zero in on people’s unique skills. I love how the Queer Eyes aren’t about making everyone the same, they’re about making people the best version of themselves.
Doing a proper deep dive is really good for cultivating a sense of self-worth. But zoning out and binge-watching makeover shows hits that same button temporarily.
In the RWS Tarot deck, the Strength card features a woman taming a lion. But she isn’t taming the lion with a whip or a flaming hoop. She is taming the lion with empathy. How did you react the last time someone was angry with you? Did you meet that anger with more anger? And how did that go?
I’ve chosen Elle Woods for her plucky confidence, and the wisdom of her innocence. Curious to know more? Here’s a little video for your entertainment.
You’ve started an adventure. You’ve amassed some tools and knowledge, and you’ve ascended to the next level. Now what? It’s about maintaining a balance between being an authority (Chariots are for royalty after all) and a humble student.
Being in a loving relationship with a cute house, a nice dog and a few cucumbers growing out back is a beautiful, beautiful thing. But if you don’t know who you are without all that? In the words of Oda Mae Brown, “you in danger girl.”