|©Grimassi, Taylor & Mueller|
My spiritual focus at this cold time of year, what I need to grow as the moon waxes, is the Hearth card. This speaks of home and family, and also a feeling of sanctuary and security.
This chimes strongly with me. Not only because my family and I are going on holiday next week (and after all, home is where the heart is, not just a bricks-and-mortar location), but also because I feel the need for some sanctuary, a place of peace, security, warmth and stillness. I need to take some time out from the stresses of life, to relax and nurture myself with love and food and family.
Worries and stress about projects cut short could also hamper me at this time. I have to let go of what I cannot do, cannot control, to accept where my responsibility ends without regrets.
She also connects with charm, with sensuality. These are things of the hearth, too - the sensuality of passion with my DH, the calmness to be charming and hospitable to others because I am sufficiently nurtured and so can offer that nurturing to others again. These are things I shall try to strengthen at this time. Creativity may help, that is one of the aspects of fire, after all. Still, a creativity without responsibility, as suggested by the previous card. Allowing the fun side of passion to bring new joy to my soul, my inner hearth, so then hopefully I will be ready to turn outward again :)
As a summary, I need to tend my inner fire, think less about my "responsibilities" and more about finding myself again.