This is a short Tarot Card reading for Francis. If your name is Francis and you can relate to the problem statement of the first card, this reading may be for you. If you are not Francis, maybe you can help Francis find this reading.
3 of Coins
Key Words: Effort brings rewards, talents to be developed, teamwork, initial fulfillment, collaboration, learning.
Key Feelings: The feeling that you just finished the first draft of the novel.
Description: This card represents the state of development where you have done the hard work of creating something and everyone can see the results. It’s raw, but the refinements will come. It shows that when you allow your creative energies to flow, you develop talents and skills. The energy represents a brief position of rest during the transition. The first obligation is completed and now it’s time to move ahead to bigger and better projects or get deeper into the existing projects. This card hints that to move forward, teamwork and collaboration will be helpful. Others will recognize your talents and want to participate in your projects.
You’ve hit a point in a project where you’re feeling some sense of initial completion and you want to show off. The problem is that you’re a long way from being completed and there is a lot of hard work that yet has to be done. There may be the need for some teamwork or something new to learn in order to move forward. You might be feeling overwhelmed by what’s ahead of you.
Q1 clarifier for focus
Ace of Wands (↓)
Key Words: Delays, Lack of motivation, Weighed down.
Key Feelings: Feeling disappointed because you won’t let yourself get involved in some project.
Description: Reversed, this card shows that there may be a lack of motivation or ability to connect with the intuitive aspects of your Being. You may feel that every time you start towards some idea, there are distractions or complications that prevent fully locking into the energy. You may feel that the inner drive, or spark that stirs your action, has been put on hold. It may manifest as a heavy heart or the feeling that you can’t go on the next adventure.
A little conflict with a new beginning. There may be a sense of holding back or not letting yourself get involved deeper with a project. You may have this sense that the work that it’s taken to get to this point in the project may color your point of view for the future of the project. That looking ahead my make you hold back because it may be a lot of work. It could be that you’re feeling weighted down by the project or that you’re going through a phase of no motivation.
If this problem resonates with you, then the rest of this reading should be for you.
10 of Coins
Key Words: Security, abundance, lasting happiness, wealth, inheritance, family, establishment, retirement, stand the test of time, legacy.
Key Feelings: The feeling that you can sit and spend time with the dog without a care in your mind.
Description: This card suggests a major completion and the time to enjoy it. The energy represents a long-lasting security, abundance and happiness. It is the feeling that you have, and will forever have, enough wealth to complete your life comfortably. This energy buys you time to invest in family and think deeply about where you spend your time. This is the card that symbolizes that you are capable of leaving a legacy and that you have the means. What is created will have the ability to outlive you and stand the test of time. It is a time to celebrate and not worry.
Early retirement, financial success, the work-life is running as expected and you’ve got time to go walk the dog. The 10 of Coins card is financial stability to the point where you don’t have a care in the world with regards to money. Tying this together with the problem statement indicates that this project is seen as your life work and what will propel you towards financial success.
Q3 A card to indicate if there are any other people involved in this problem or project?
6 of Cups (↓)
Key Words: Stuck in the past, naivety, unrealistic.
Key Feelings: The feeling of pity seeing that the seedling refuses to grow.
Description: Reversed, this card suggests that too much energy is spent reliving what has already passed. It may show an obsession with hanging onto, or hoarding, what was emotionally touching from era’s long sense passed. This card hints that the energy that is around you may be resistant to the change that happens in time. There is the risk that decisions will be based on unrealistic expectations or lead to outcomes that are known to be on opposition to your goal.
This is the card with children on it, but the essence is that they are not getting the concepts that you’re talking about or the seeds that you’re planting in these other people are not growing. The people might be stuck in the past and they are not moving forward with you.
Q4 Advice – How can you not hold yourself back – how to you make forward progress
The Sun (↓)
Principle: Abuse of power, draining power. It is the results of the absence of light, the starvation of our existence. It is what is missing that is needed to feed our consciousness and empower us to grow.
Key Words: Temporary depression, lack of success, powerless, shady behavior, nighttime, cold, ineffective.
Key Feelings: The feeling of being burnt by the sunny day or shivering at night.
Description: Reversed, this card is the inharmonious alignment to the root source of power. It represents the inability to find power or the neglect of it. It makes getting anything done difficult and tiring. It makes growth impossible. It shows a lack of awareness to what is happening in and around you. It is the lack of success through the lack of or miss-use of conscious activity. It is the outright lack of awareness and an overall sense of being powerless or ineffective. You are encouraged to be hopeful for tomorrow is another day and the sun will always shine event if it’s behind the clouds.
Problems with power. You may feel burn by what’s happened. This card may be indicating that you’ve applied to much heat, or too much power. you may need to back away or not shine so brightly. Or, cool it. Don’t get depressed about what you’re doing. Look at the small things that you’ve done and draw success from them.
Q5 Advice the overall situation – Most important thing to do.
The Hanged Man (↓)
Principle: Unaware of, of actively working against the idea that we are all connected. Working against the betterment of society.
Key Words: Martyrdom, indecision, delay, drained, regrets.
Key Feelings: The feeling that your energy has been spent on someone else.
Description: Reversed, this card represents the inharmonious alignment with the principle that we are all connected. It may be the feeling that your energy is being siphoned off to someone else at your loss. It may feel like your life has been setback because you’ve had to give your time to someone, or something, else. It is the feeling that your journey has been delayed or that you are the victim because you have sacrificed your life for someone else. We are asked to look at your own predicament from a different perspective and be receptive to the help offered by others. Have mercy and make what you do meaningful.
You may need to make some social sacrifices and make sure you’re energy is not be channeled into non-productive areas or people. Don’t get drained by the situation.
Reversed, the eagle shows a forgotten connection to the Great Spirit. There may be a failure to recognize that illumination is offered to those that seek it. You’re not looking towards the divine. Lift your head and recompose yourself. Find trust in the wind. Reign your thoughts in and take control of your situation.
The Eagle brings in a great piece of advice – loop towards the divine and hold your head up. If you do, you will be able to take control of the situation.
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