Okay, here it is, the first planning post for 2019. To recap, in 2019 I’m using these decks: Awakened Soul Oracle, the Luminous Tarot, and Mudras for Awakening: The Energy Body Deck. I chose them because they fit in with the idea of giving me a theme, a means to apply the theme, and a physical hand position to guide me into the lesson. This last card sits at my desk and helps remind me of my goals and gives me support when I need it.
How: 8 of Swords
Helper: 14. Harmony
Ethony says this about Song: “I embrace my unique song.” This card reminds me to sing and allow my song to be heard. I took 12 years of choir and while most of the singing I do is at home or in the car, I view Song as my need to be authentic and put myself out into the universe. What notes will I hit this month? Where can I add Song into ritual? Into everything I do? We shall see.
The 8 of Swords is a card of initiation. The swords on this card remind me of people standing in a row. Perhaps these are people who will line up to have their copies of Tarot Inspired Life signed at my Seattle book event on the 26th? Maybe they’re my cheering section and singer partners as I dance and sing and laugh through January? In any case, this card reminds me there’s no such thing as being stuck, that there’s always an exit, and this month, I should laugh and sing my way through troublesome situations.
The mudra for January is Harmony. It assists life transitions, equanimity, and balance. There’s a lot of that going on in 2019 and in this month. I see myself using this mudra to help ease the change from one state to another, to help remind me of that balance when the 8 of Swords sitautions arise. I will sit with this mudra every morning and every night.