In my last post I talked a little about the “aha”! I got so many years ago after seeing Tarot cards in a totally different light than the gypsy fortune-teller image most people have.
Do you remember how I dug my cards out of storage after I first made the connection between the painting in the Smithsonian, my dream, and that one card I told you about?
Since my perspective on Tarot cards had changed significantly after that experience I decided to try again. So I got a permanent marker and blacked out every single word on each card and boxed up the books. I began by pulling one card and would just sit quietly looking at it and let my imagination fly.
What was the story in the card? What was happening; what was the mood? I studied the main character in the card and wondered, “what is he/she thinking? The most important question I asked myself was, how did it make me feel? I found an even more important question was, why? Where had I felt like that before? I began making associations to choices and decisions I had made in my life and saw how how they influenced those I was making now. With fresh insights I could see things from a different perspective. By combining my imagination and emotions/feelings, I soon realized I was literally exercising and strengthening my intuition. I think intuition is the strongest ‘muscle’ we have even though it is invisible.
I started doing the same thing with art, music, with everything that got my attention for some unexplained reason or another. I realized the Universe, God, Spirit; whatever you call the Higher Power that surrounds us all, was whispering to me as it does to everyone. All we have to do is listen.