Examine the ingredients to the cocktail of your life. Could it use a little something? Temperance asks you to create a rich, full-bodied experience that hits all the spots.
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.
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?
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.”
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.
In this case we’re looking at flower child energy versus corporate stooge energy, the latter being our Hierophant.
That, to me, is the question of The Magician card. You’ve been presented with a tool, a skill, an idea. Will you cultivate it? You’ve got the goods, honey. You just need to put it all together.
Sometimes you’ve got to build a foundation for yourself before taking the crazy leaps. But in the case of The Fool, we’re remembering to have a healthy dose of cockeyed optimism and even delusional self-confidence.