For the week of September 29, 2013 I am using The Baroque Bohemian Cats' Tarot by Karen Mahony (Magic Realist Press). My card is THE STAR, reversed -- the same card I drew on _September 8_ from Tarot of the Origins.
|The Baroque Bohemian Cats' Tarot|
On this card, we see a garden at twilight. All is quiet and peaceful. A white cat pours water from two vessels. One streams into a pool, the other onto the ground. As Karen Mahony puts it, this can represent bringing hope or optimism where there was none before ("watering the dry land") and/or "adding to a general pool of love and charity." The cat is white, suggesting light, purity, healing, and spiritual strength.
With the card being drawn reversed, I get a sense of being reluctant or unable to do either of those things -- possibly because of fear, anxiety, or insecurity. I see this card encouraging me NOT to lose hope, not to give in to uncertainty. Whatever has happened or will happen, I need to rise above any tendency to under-value what I can be or what I can do.