Monday, 4 November 2013

November New Moon Reading

Another moon has gone by, and so for the New Moon I drew two cards from the Tarot of the Sidhe (Schiffer, 2011).


This reading says to me that I need to release my over-thinking side, and also the idea that I can connect with spirit through purely mental means.  Instead, I need to embrace an earthier spirituality, and a more physical connection with the world.  This makes perfect sense to me.  As I move further into my pregnancy, my body changes more, and my connection with my baby comes to the fore.  This is a very physical experience, and trying to narrow things to a more mental outlook just isn't going to work, even though it is one I normally feel more comfortable with.

This reading also reminds me that I need to prioritise.  Making sure there is a warm, welcoming home for my baby to come into, and that I take care of myself and it, are top priority.  Other things, no matter how fun or stimulating, may need to take a back seat.  I can't go drifting off on an airy bubble of thoughts and dreams, I need to stay practical.

4 comments:

  1. Being pregnant it both a physical and a spiritual experience; a body is created, a spirit has descended, a bond is forged. My dear Kerry you are the Empress and High priestess in this period of your life. Ravel in it! :)

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    1. What a lovely way of putting it, Ellen! Thank you, I shall certainly try to revel in it. I'm not sure I'm a natural Empress - I think of myself more as a Brigid or Artemis than a Demeter. Still, the lived experience draws something different out of me :)

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  2. This is lovely--very well written! I agree about how intensely physical and primal pregnancy is! Whoo boy!

    I knew you were in the process of selling your house and then moving. Where are you in that process? Have you moved yet? I hope you get settled ASAP! It is pretty unsettling not to be settled (duh...hee) and I know I feel completely crazy until the moving transition and unpacking is done and I have at least several weeks under my belt in the new place.

    Also: didn't you get this card in the Embrace position for another reading not too long ago?

    Hugs,
    MM

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    1. Ha, yes, it came up in the same position last moon! The cards seem to be quite clear - drop other things and just focus on the baby and making a space for it :)

      We're not moving yet, I'm afraid. The new place needs a few bits done. Mostly minor stuff, but in particular I don't want my son to have to breathe paint fumes, as he's already got breathing issues. So, we'll wait til that's all done before moving - hopefully in January *crosses fingers*

      Big hugs to you,
      Kxx

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