My air conditioner’s broken and it’s 39 degrees outside. Tomorrow it’s going to be 42. Luckily I have a lovely air-conditioner mechanic who’s going to pop by in the morning to give the pipes a squiz. In the meantime I get an instant sweat lodge which’ll give me a thorough New Year’s detox. Oh yay!
Even though the cavalry is on its way, I still feel panicky at the thought of having to sweat my way through the next 24 hours. It’s made me ponder the Tarot of First World Problems… Continue reading →
A Canadian poet by the name of Shane Koyczan posted an animated spoken poem called ‘To This Day’ to YouTube a week or so ago which has gone viral. It deals with the profound and lasting impact bullying at school can have on the individual. This is an issue which has impacted my immediate family in a profound way over the last couple of years and is close to my heart. I’m going to examine the Tarot of the poem which you can find on my Facebook page or at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vE1Y2vGVcxw.
Knight Of Swords: Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.
I finally got around to watching The Dark Knight Rises months after everyone else. Am not a big fan of movie violence so was a bit meh about the action but enjoyed the characters and the plot. Let’s have a look at the Tarot of this movie…
I love this story. Apparently some woman in LA has created an image of ‘flipping the bird’ with her Christmas lights because she’s feuding with her neighbours. I love it ’cause with the best will in the world you just can’t be ho ho ho 24/7. Even at Xmas. It’s not normal. I like how she’s being honest about her feelings in this really creative way. That she was so committed to her anger she went to all the trouble to write it in lights. That she’s not giving into the pressure to be cheerful just because it’s Xmas.
I’ve been tossing up which Tarot card represents her actions and have settled on this one.
Five Of Swords: A man steals another man’s swords away. In this case, a woman has stolen other people’s Xmas joy by flipping the bird at them in lights.
Do you think this is the right card to choose?
P.S I will post a link to the news article on my Facebook page so you can see the lights for yourself.