Posts tagged balance
Soundtrack Through The Arcana - The Moon

When I first started this series (too damn long ago) there were some cards that I immediately knew how to associate. The Moon was one of those cards. I picked Running With The Wolves in the first week I conceived of this series and my mind hasn't been swayed away since. 

Have a listen to the track or entire playlist after the cut!

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Soundtrack Through The Arcana - The Star

After the rubbly, dusty destruction of The Tower, The Star makes its appearance as a reminder that not all hope is lost. The song I've chosen is really beautiful to me. It has a bit of an air of sadness, or maybe it's just contemplation or this sense that even if something lacks meanings, it's still somehow valuable and real.

Anyway, this is coming at an opportune time for me because if there is one thing I need right now, it's to know that everything is going to be okay. If you stumble across this post, positive thoughts and vibes are much appreciated!

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Soundtrack Through The Arcana - The Tower

Wow it's been awhile since I've done one of these! I haven't given up on the series, I've just not put any real pressure on myself to do it at any set pace. This is a "when I feel like it" sorta thing! So here I am, feeling like jumping into the 17th installment of this series; The Tower.

I've picked what I guess might be one of my favourite Sinead O'Connor songs to represent the energy of this card. I've done that because the tower is both strong, but in its fall proves also rather fragile and I suppose that's the feeling that I get when I listen to this track. And, while I think this song is more about the fall out of a love affair rather than the overhaul of institution, the themes remain the same. It's destruction vs. rebirth and overlap and inevitable reckoning of the two.

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Weighing Pros & Cons with Tarot

The other day, I was playing around with my method for reading probability, when I found myself asking not if something would or wouldn't happen, but what the pros and cons would be, should it occur. In that moment, I began contemplating methods to simply construct a spread that would tackle this sort of inquiry, and that was when this method for weighing pros and cons was born. It is inspired both by my "yes/no/maybe so" system and decision making method for reading the cards.

The idea behind weighing the pros and cons is that with most of what we experience and pursue in life, there are ups and downs. Sometimes those ups and downs are of equal impact, and many times the situation skews one way or another. If you're trying to determine the ups and downs or pros and cons or something, whether that be embarking on a new path, leaving a current relationship or having a difficult conversation - keep reading; this method is for you.

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Soundtrack Through The Arcana - Temperance

We are now at the 15th installment in this series and you know what that means? Only 63 cards left to go! Haha - that's so many...but I am somewhat determined to see it through. Even if it takes me until 2037.

Anyway, today we're having a listen to Temperance. This Arcana is all about the themes of moderation, balance and harmony. It speaks to the various lessons in our lives that play out over and over which tell us to not over- or under do anything. In order to achieve health of body, mind and spirit - we must act in moderation.

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