Hello Sweet Friends,
This is Jonathan with your Weekly Tarot Reading.
You have entered the onset of a massive transformation which will continue for some time. Two powerful Major Arcana cards have arrived for you this week. They hold the energetic template for weeks, and possibly months, to come.
These cards foretell potent transformation and new beginnings. The events they represent may shake up your life and push you beyond your comfort zone. Ultimately this is fantastic news.
Many of us have been wading through a particularly unusual and stressful year filled with uncertainty, restrictions, and challenges. Luckily, this week marks the beginning of seeing through and moving beyond the mess. You hold in your hands the spark that lights the fire of transformation.
It can be scary to step into your power and your truth after months, years, or even decades of playing small. However, the call for you to step forward is getting louder. I sense it will come naturally for you if you are willing to meet the fear and step through the threshold.
Let’s take a look at your auspicious catalyst cards.
Card 1: Judgment | Karmic Completion
The Judgment card symbolizes a lifting of the veil. It represents your cosmic and spiritual up-leveling as a result of the work and integration you have been doing. Consider this a celebration. You are being reborn into a new way of perceiving life and yourself. The people and opportunities you will magnetize into your world will also be more aligned from this point forward.
That being said, Judgment is often karmic, meaning ruled by cause and effect. If you have been avoiding the work you know you need to do, you may have a revelation about how your avoidance has negatively affected you. This insight might provide the loving kick in the bum you need to re-align with your true values.
On the other hand, if you have been authentically attempting the work of transformation and soul development, this card marks a great breakthrough where what has felt like a great weight on your shoulders will be lifted.
The Judgement card is calling you to align from toe to soul with the true values and gifts you were born to bring to the world in this lifetime. Take heart! The cosmos calling to you to pick up your sword, in service to your heart, and to truly commit to living at your highest level!
Card 2: Five of Wands | Above the Chaos
As I’m sure you’re aware by now, when you align with your inner truth and raise your vibration, your environment and the people around you feel the shift as well. While we hope the people around us will congratulate and support our blossoming new self, we are often met with resistance and conflict instead.
The Five of Wands represents conflict and fighting in your life. It may appear as competition, but more often it manifests as unnecessary arguments and tension. This can happen when you uplevel your life and hold better boundaries. The people around you have gotten used to a certain experience of who you are to them. There is an established pattern of how you relate. When you truly decide to honor your commitment to yourself and your higher purpose, it jostles their comfort zone and makes them aware of where they are compromising in their own lives.
Your best move in this situation is to stay strong and steady. Peacefully hold your ground, and pay them no mind. This is not a moment to fight back or stubbornly defend your position. Rather, stay with what you know to be true, and don’t get sucked into the drama they so dearly want to stir up. Instead, take a walk, or change the subject. Do whatever you need to stay centered in your own process.
I know how tempting it is, especially when someone seems to be arguing or being disrespectful, to push back and defend yourself. Keep in mind, this type of energy will only drag you down if you engage with it. Instead, ‘do you’ and stay on target.
Card 3: The Tower | Choosing Grace
You might feel some apprehension about the transformational symbol of The Tower, but in relationship to the Judgment card, it will show up in a gentle way. The Tower is a delicious card, in my opinion. It invites you to be willing to change at a core level.
The Tower represents upheaval, however it can be one dictated by grace if you’re willing to take an honest look at where life is leading you and what it is asking of you. The Judgment card offers a clear view of what is ready to be changed or perhaps what is already in the process of transforming. Now, with The Tower, you only need to trust and let go of the old way of doing things.
This is a great time to find something to put your faith in that you can focus on to keep you aligned with what is true. You could create a sacred altar representing the positive qualities coming into your life. Or you may keep your vision more internal, by simply imagining what your future self looks and feels like, or what kind of environment you’ll be in. Perhaps your faith drops in a felt sense of your heart, or a feeling of wholeness you’ve experienced at some point in your life. Finding something to stay connected with will help make this transition easier.
Life is coming in full force to dissolve what no longer belongs. If you’re willing to trust in this process, and let go, you will make it a beautiful, natural event. If you decide to continue to engage with the old, as in the Five of Wands, you’ll find yourself wrestling with unnecessary drama for no apparent reason.
Remember, the Tower will fall whether you are willing to let go and flow with it, or if you fight with it from start to finish. Move with the energy happening now, and you will be able to build a new tower on a stronger foundation.
The ability to transform in a healthy way comes from the depth of your roots. This week, make a commitment to stay grounded. One way you can do this is to imagine you have roots reaching deep from your feet into the earth below you.
You can sit or stand and imagine your roots, breathing awareness and attention down into them. As you walk throughout the day bring your attention to your roots. Thank your legs and energetic roots for keeping you connected to Earth. This practice will help you overcome any worry or uncertainty about your path forward.
This is also a particularly good week to choose what you can commit to for the coming months or year to stabilize your new vibration. It should be something simple you can add to your daily routine and won’t be difficult to accomplish regularly.
An example is sitting for five or ten minutes in meditation each day if you’d like to start meditating. Or you could find an affirmation you resonate with, and practice it multiple times a day. Maybe it’s as simple as taking a walk when you get home from work. Whatever it is, this is a fertile time to plant an affirming and generative seed in your life.
You are beautiful 🙂
As always, In Service,
P.S. What kind of storm are you weathering in your life right now? What’s your plan to make it through? Let me know in the comments below.
P.P.S. If you’d like to do a deeper reading and look into what might be getting in the way for you, you can schedule a private reading with me here.
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As a doctoral student in Somatic Studies, Jonathan Lionheart has always has a fascination with things that are beyond this world. This led Jonathan to the Tarot, which he quickly absorbed as his go-to method for getting direct insights from the Universe.