#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ July 17, 2020

Welcome to Fairy Tarot Friday. Each Friday I’ll share a card from the Fairy Tarot deck by Doreen Virtue & Radleigh Valentine, featuring an uplifting message from the fey. I’ll also include a bit of syllabic poetry inspired by the card reading.

The Major Arcana contains 22 cards that describe major events and turning points in our lives (marriage, pregnancy, relationship and career changes, and overcoming personal challenges). The Major Arcana cards also represent the different phases from childhood to old age.

Doreen Virtue numbered the Minor Arcana cards to comprise four suits representing unique aspects of human life. They number the Minor Arcana cards 1 (Ace) through 10, plus the four court cards (Princess, Prince, Queen, and King). The Minor Arcana reflects the day-to-day aspects of our lives and the people in them. Court cards represent either a situation or a person during a reading.

The Minor Arcana comprises four suits. In traditional Tarot they are; wands, cups, swords, and coins. In Fairy Tarot, the four suits reflect the seasons: Spring for wands, Summer for cups, Winter for swords, and Autumn for coins. In Angel Tarot, the seasons represent the four elements: fire = spring, water = summer, air = winter, and earth = autumn. Consider these elements in relation to the Fairy Tarot, as well.

These divinatory meanings are for the upright cards only—this tarot is not intended for reversed readings.

Once you get to know the fairies, you’ll see they are strong-willed environmentalists. They get perturbed at people who mistrust animals or the earth. Never lie to a fairy. Instead, help them take care of the planet and other living beings. Do your part. Your actions will richly reward you, and the fairies will encourage you in amazing ways.

Today’s Card: The Prince of Winter ~ Intellectual, Determined, Focused, Impulsive

Happy Friday! Wow, the Prince of Winter moves at the speed of light. Don’t blink or you might miss him.

When this card shows up, you know you’re in for some quick action! This little fairy’s mind moves fast, and he can assess a situation quickly which allows him to get right to work. This is great energy for completing projects that you started but didn’t finish.

Remember, when this fairy’s on a mission, you may as well stand back and let him take charge, because he will, whether or not you want him to! Breathe into this potential and use it to your advantage. This is the time to act quickly and decisively. Be prepared for sudden or unexpected changes.

By drawing this card we know we are also dealing with idealistic, decisive, focused, and determined energy. Expect decisions to become a little impulsive and undiplomatic, which is much of the energy swirling around in U.S. politics at the moment. Keep your eye on what they do and not what they say!

Concerning any of your own projects and aims, my best advice is to pause and reflect before you set any plans into motion. Weigh out all your options. Is this plan as sound as it seems? What are you not seeing? Seek an intellectual solution to your issue.

Additional meanings of this card: Believing strongly in your mission. Fighting for justice. Sudden or unexpected changes. Intellectual solutions to problems.

“Use your Brain” #senryu

solve problems wisely—
trust science, not politics
just put on a mask!

©2020 Colleen M. Chesebro

#Fairy #Tarot #Friday ~ May 8, 2020

Welcome to Fairy Tarot Friday. Each Friday I’ll share a card from the Fairy Tarot deck by Doreen Virtue & Radleigh Valentine, featuring an uplifting message from the fey. I’ll also include a bit of syllabic poetry inspired by the card reading.

The Major Arcana contains 22 cards that describe major events and turning points in our lives (marriage, pregnancy, relationship and career changes, and overcoming personal challenges). The Major Arcana cards also represent the different phases from childhood to old age.

Doreen Virtue numbered the Minor Arcana cards to comprise four suits representing unique aspects of human life. They number the Minor Arcana cards 1 (Ace) through 10, plus the four court cards (Princess, Prince, Queen, and King). The Minor Arcana reflects the day-to-day aspects of our lives and the people in them. Court cards represent either a situation or a person during a reading.

The Minor Arcana comprises four suits. In traditional Tarot they are; wands, cups, swords, and coins. In Fairy Tarot, the four suits reflect the seasons: Spring for wands, Summer for cups, Winter for swords, and Autumn for coins. In Angel Tarot, the seasons represent the four elements: fire = spring, water = summer, air = winter, and earth = autumn. Consider these elements in relation to the Fairy Tarot, as well.

The divinatory meanings are given for upright cards only—this tarot is not intended for reversed readings.

Once you get to know the fairies, you’ll see they are strong-willed environmentalists. They get perturbed at people who mistrust animals or the earth. Never lie to a fairy. Instead, help them take care of the planet and other living beings. Do your part. Your actions will richly reward you, and the fairies will encourage you in amazing ways.

Today’s Card: The Prince of Winter

Hello, my faery friends. Happy Friday! Today, I’ve chosen the Prince of Winter who moves with swiftness of a flash of light! Look in the left-hand corner of the photo. After I snapped this photo, I noticed the light reflection from my lamp. I took this as another sign that our faery friend wanted us to pay attention!

The Prince of Winter is a change card. The last time he appeared in one of my readings was on January 31, 2020. This was the day the United Kingdom formally withdrew from the European Union (Brexit). So, look for some earth shattering events on the horizon.

As a court card from the Minor Arcana, it represents either a situation or a person. On a personal level, this fairy prince asks us to prepare for a big change that we’ve been waiting a long while to happen. This could be the moment in your life when everything aligns at the right time and place as the universe offers you the chance to move forward on your path and welcome your destiny. Don’t let this moment slip away!

This little prince’s mind moves at warp speed, which means we’ve got to be ready for the change he brings when it happens. Carpe diem!

In more general terms, our world is changing at an exponential rate because of the coronavirus’ advancement around the world. What we once thought of as normal is long gone. Yet, many countries are loosening their rules about wearing masks and social distancing.

Perhaps this little faery is warning us to be more assertive and direct by asking ourselves the hard questions. He might suggest that it’s time to take a direct approach while being quick-witted and intellectual—we need to use our intelligence to determine if it’s safe to go without masks and practice social distancing.

Maybe we should slow down and reflect on what we know to be the truth. Trust the scientists and not the politicians. Do what is safe for you and your family.

Are you a risk taker like the Prince of Winter? Remember to take care because he is idealistic, decisive, focused, and determined. At that same time, he’s also impulsive and undiplomatic. He loves the thrill of the ride, but is he watching where he is going? He could set himself up for a fall, and that could be disastrous.

Does this sound like anyone you know?

The additional meaning of this card are: Believing strongly in your mission, fighting for justice. Experiencing sudden or unexpected changes. Intellectual solutions to problems.

“Carpe Diem,” #Shadorma

Embrace changes—
focus on your truth
ask questions
contemplate—
the gifts the universe grants
providence awaits

©2020 Colleen M. Chesebro

#Fairy #Tarot #Friday, January 31, 2020

Welcome to Fairy Tarot Friday. Each Friday I’ll share a card from the Fairy Tarot deck by Doreen Virtue & Radleigh Valentine, featuring an uplifting message from the fey. I’ll also include a bit of syllabic poetry inspired by the card reading.

The Major Arcana consists of 22 cards that describe major events and turning points in our lives (marriage, pregnancy, relationship and career changes, and overcoming personal challenges). The Major Arcana cards also represent the different phases from childhood to old age.

The Minor Arcana consists of four suits. In traditional Tarot they are; wands, cups, swords, and coins. In Fairy Tarot, the four suits reflect the seasons: Spring for wands, Summer for cups, Winter for swords, and Autumn for coins. In Angel Tarot, the seasons represent the four elements: fire = spring, water = summer, air = winter, and earth = autumn. Consider these elements in relation to the Fairy Tarot also.

The Minor Arcana also consists of four suits representing different aspects of human life. The Minor Arcana cards are numbered 1 (Ace) through 10, plus the four court cards (Princess, Prince, Queen, and King). The Minor Arcana reflects the day to day aspects of our lives and the people in them. Court cards represent either a situation or a person during a reading.

The divinatory meanings are given for upright cards only – this tarot is not intended for reversed readings.

Once you get to know the fairies, you’ll see they are strong-willed environmentalists. They get perturbed at people who mistrust animals or the earth. Never lie to a fairy. Instead, help them take care of the planet and other living beings. Do your part. Your actions will richly reward you, and the fairies will encourage you in amazing ways.

Today’s Card

The Prince of Winter is a court card that usually represents a person or addresses a specific situation. Drawing this card reminds us of how fluid a situation truly is. Everything moves fast when you pick the Prince of Winter.

By drawing this card, it could relate to the current political events unfolding before our eyes. This card also brings out the characteristics of idealism, decisiveness, focus, and determination. But don’t let the Prince of Winter fool you. He can also be impulsive and undiplomatic.

Does this sound like anyone you know? If you have the opportunity, ask this person to pause and take a breath. Before we proceed, we should ask if the plan put forth is sound and worthwhile before we follow through.

This fairy moves quickly through the forest showing his exuberance at the thrill of the ride. Let’s hope he watches where he is going! Pride goeth before a fall, they often say.

Additional meanings of this card suggest that we should believe in our mission. Fight for justice. Watch out for sudden and unexpected changes. We are asked to reflect on intellectual solutions to our problems.

The Prince of Winter, Traditional #Haiku

oppose injustice
seek rational solutions,
act decisively.

©2020 Colleen M. Chesebro