I recently shared that I had quit coffee and was invoking the Page of Pentacles to help me get me back on track of better health habits. I am happy to say I am still off coffee and, after the first three days, I am not really suffering (nor are my friends and co-workers!) but the habit is nagging at me. I noticed I have a lot of habits nagging at me. The good ones continue to help me but those bad ones…
I need a new way to approach my goals. The old ways don’t seem to motivate me. I thought about which card might be inspiring and came up with the Three of Pentacles. The threes in the Tarot (ruled by the Empress) are all about creativity. The Three of Pentacles is applied creativity in the physical realm. Angeles Arrien says it is about getting the mind, heart and action working together and being aware of intention, priorities, and commitments.
The Three of Pentacles is when we start a new project that will bring long term achievement. When approaching a task or goal in the same old way isn’t working, then it is time to create a new plan; one that inspires and motivates us to get started and stay with it. Remember, Pentacles are long term. We don’t have to accomplish everything overnight!
The picture above shows a ballerina in the spotlight receiving accolades. She is the star, the ultimate in her art form. It probably didn’t start out that way. She might have hated going to her lessons and had to be prodded to practice. But after awhile, she found she liked it, was good at it, and applied herself to become the Prima Ballerina. She became what she envisioned and worked for. Now she shares her accomplishments with others who appreciate her gifts and talents.
If you feel stuck, unmotivated or just plain bored with your routine, call on the Three of Pentacles to help you re-draft your plans in a more fun and creative way. What the heck – the old way isn’t working… might as well try something new!
And, you might just find that you put yourself in your own spotlight, feeling self-assured and confident in your accomplishments.
Blessings to you – Kathryn Ravenwood
(Card pictured is the Three of Pentacles from The Spiral Tarot by Kay Steventon)
One of my passions in this life is to help you trust the wisdom and strength within you – to understand the High Priestess energy that is there to guide you in all you do. I invite you to schedule a reading with me for assistance in understanding the energies around you so you can make more confident choice s and move forward in joy. Tarot as Alchemy is a powerful experience! The Tarot cards are an ancient collection of wisdom to help us in transforming our lives. They are cosmic doorways that lead us into the archetypal lessons we all must experience as we grow in the physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental aspects of who we are. We invoke the Great Council of Tarot and your own personal guides to bring in the messages and symbols to help you understand the current energies and lessons life is offering you a nd how to make the best of the related opportunities that come from those energies.
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