Emotions are flowing again as we’ve grown more in touch with ourselves and our inner selves recently. For me, this was the main topic during the Full Moon. How was I denying love and emotional connections and how would opening my heart help aid in the manifestation of my goals and dreams? It was some very heavy duty stuff, in all honesty.
Returning to the card, we may have been blocking or denying ourselves an emotional experience due to fear. We’re being told to relax and instead of focusing so much within our minds, allow ourselves to also be led by our hearts. The Capricorn Full Moon may have brought a lot of logical thinking to the forefront and this card is trying to balance that back out. A unification of mind and emotion, head and heart, is needed. This may manifest as either an opportunity or person coming into our lives that will have some sort of emotional impact. If a new relationship has been a goal of yours then make sure to pay attention! They may cross your path soon enough. If we remain within our heads and restrict the flow then we may miss out. It’s a time to allow some room for manifestation, open our hearts, and simply go with the flow. Allow yourself to tune into your intuition, be open to love and emotional connections, and simply follow your heart. Sometimes the best things in life are felt and not clearly understood. Sometimes we must lead with our hearts.
Brightest of Blessings,
The Autumn Witch
Note: I am now officially back after these past several weeks of inactivity, or limited activity. WOO-HOO! 🙂
*Card is from the Rider-Waite Deck
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The truth is that we are always going to have moments that test our patience, our temperaments, our emotions. This a part of life but just as a lotus is shown, we must rise above the mud and the muck. It is through these very moments we are able to choose to be wiser, kinder, and better–thereby becoming the lotus arising from the mud. Its a deeper sense of awareness that external catalysts don’t have to ripple across our peace within. This is what the fish is saying for today. Fish can be adaptable, dig deep at the subconscious, It’s about wisdom. This seems the theme for today. Wisdom of knowing that while there are always going to be trying times, conflicts with others, or actions which plague and pluck at our emotions, we are capable of rising above with a sense of awareness, understanding, wisdom, and grace (the swan energy). We are coming into our own emotional power, refusing others to steal away our peace and happiness. From stealing away any bit of our power.
In truth, we wouldn’t be fully grateful for the good moments if we didn’t experience the sour ones as well. Sometimes the bad moments seem daunting and overwhelming–as if we will never be capable of overcoming them–but this is what fear does. It puffs up the situation to appear much more terrifying than what it truly is. Don’t give in to fear. Face it with understanding within your heart and even a sense of gratitude for the learning experience.
You may be tested with these very sorts of moments today–whether it be from an event that takes place or from people. Don’t sweat it. Just remember to breathe and if needed, call upon either fish or swan energy for today. Turtle is about persistence so don’t allow yourself to be stopped–keep pushing forward. You are capable of achieving all that you hope. Allow yourself to remain centered and calm with your emotions balanced, in check, and controlled. Don’t give away your power.
Today is all about the pause. What do I mean about that? Before we do anything we must first think of it. Imagine it. Before there is action, there is a slight pause that is expansive and full of potential. This would be were emotions are stirred up which makes it a powerful moment (regardless of how short). Relish in this pause. Allow yourself to experience it. Use it as a springboard for enthusiasm, motivation, and excitement. This is also the place in which fear arrives but that isn’t bad. Wanna know why? Fear makes our trust and desire stronger. With fear we have to trust even more in ourselves and the outcome. Tell me that isn’t beautiful! It doesn’t have to be only for all things magick but mundane as well. Remember life is magick.
*Card from the Wisdom of the Hidden Realms oracle deck by Colette Baron-Reid
Some caution is best given today as tensions may rise. Arguments or disagreements you thought were over may reappear. Try to stay grounded and centered and not allow your temper to boil. Tact, caution, discernment, and awareness are key today. *From Rider-Waite Deck
Knight of Chalices Reversed and Queen of Swords (Jumper)
As the sun moves from fiery Aries, which gave us that spark for life and action once more, to the earthy and stable Taurus, we will find ourselves becoming more grounded. We aren’t as quick to jump into action but instead must ensure there is an emotional desire to our actions. We can have all the energy, will, and I can attitude but unless there is an emotional investment (a desire within) then it isn’t an inspired action. If you’re having trouble manifesting something in your life, assess what emotions it invokes within you? Is there even an emotional response? Remember emotions create our need, our desire, our want and is an important part of the witch’s pyramid.
Cards from the Rider-Waite deck.
Take some time today to really feel and delve into your emotions to discover what it is your heart truly desires.
Well, interestingly enough we had this card earlier this week as well. Maybe there was some work left undone or work we perhaps weren’t ready to deal with at the time? Either way, now’s just as good as any. Reflect today on emotions and feelings that you may have been holding onto and suppressing so that you may finally be able to release them. Given today being Valentine’s Day, take a look also at past relationships, past heartaches and breakups to see how they may be still effecting your vision of love and relationships. It’s time, My Darling. Let those old feelings that no longer serve you go. Release them so that you may allow new feelings, experiences, love, and relationships into your life.
Wishing you all a Happy Valentine’s Day! May your day be filled with love and joy!
Undoubtedly, if your full moon experience was anything like mine was then loads of emotions came flooding to the surface, illuminating any hidden shadows and issues we may have been facing. There were emotions coming out of the woodwork for me that I hadn’t even realized I was still struggling with! We may be ready to jump into action to clear these emotions today but we’re being guided to not leave them behind just yet. Not to move on. Instead, we are being guided to sit and stay with them so that we may fully understand them and how they began from the start. Only with a full set of knowledge may we be capable of releasing them. I’ll be meditating and reflecting on mine today then using the residual moon energy tonight to release them and embrace the change I want.