TAW wk 03 : POWER /c
Siamo Solo Noi / it is simply us
I know, I know, you tell me: where does time go? We are at the end of this week on Power and I am wondering if I have learned anything new about myself and how useful have the morning pages been, for me, this week. So, I felt compelled to pull out some cards and this time I have let the Universe choose which spread, which deck, and which cards since I asked for jumpers.
And here is what I got!
I have to say that I felt a jolt within me by acknowledging an immediate hint, a nudge, a message: that Desert upside-down, next to the Cobra and the 7 of Wands: this rising above, this confirmation that the arid period is over because, as lost in the sand, I can now recognise the subtle help and movements and not-absence of life at all, and as an hourglass, time is telling me that I can rise from the sand. The bottom of that deck was The Gem, and immediately I felt I found the gem [a gem, any gem?] buried in the dryness of the vastness of that sand, where life is “under”, life goes on “unseen”. Where there is no Death, but adaptation. That hand reminded me of The Creation of Adam, by Michelangelo: that hand appearing from the clouds on the Sistine Chapel ceiling. It was good to have the confirmation of the Cobra-within: not only change per sé, in whatever shape or form, but also of the presence of that Inner Knower, that Spiritual Guardian, ever-protecting stillness, which at times in the past I forgot I had within me. I especially liked the confirmation of the journey acting within, in the 4 following cards:
And this is how I depicted them in my journal. They reminded me of mitosis and expansion. I experience a deep emotion connected with that image and I still have to work through it which I think could be a very good exercise for the end of this week and my artist date: exploring mitosis and energy work! I feel an emotion, which offers me a mental image, it gives me "a vibe" but the meaning still eludes me, for now.
And, of course, there is the card of love, that Ace of Cups, between Fire and Earth. I have been thinking in the past couple of days how blessed I am for having such amazing friends who care for me and how lucky I have been for having learned to love myself and to take care of me.
I have received a postcard from back home from a musician who is a dear friend I haven't seen in many years, a flower from a friend and colleague who is an incredible artist, and I am taught to play the drums by a fellow artist and dear friend who is also on the path of The Artist Way.
Love empowers me. I am left wondering which one is the best question to have answers to: How much have I loved? or: How much have I been loved? And: do we need to choose one? Do we need to know?
Here is the song I would like to know how to play on the drums: Siamo Solo Noi, there is only us and it is simply us. Always.
Love: all the rest doesn't really matter.
Sending you all good vibes!
onwards + upwards ♡
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