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Daily Draw: Twilight, Nine of Cups, and Eight of Pentacles

Today’s draw is about what’s hidden and what’s revealed. There is truth to it, so you can trust what’s coming up. Wish, dream, and articulate your desires for change. Speak your wishes into the Well, then let them go. You can’t see how they’re manifesting, but they are. In the meantime, do good work in the world because it matters. And remember: you are beloved.

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Daily Draw: The Prayer Wheel, The Hermit (rev.), and the Two of Wands

Today’s draw is a strange, wonderfully resonant combination of opposites: the straight and the circular, above and below, the active and the passive, surging forward movement and meditative withdrawal. It is time to take control of your mind. You may in the past have dabbled with meditation, contemplative prayer, affirmations, etc., but now it’s time for the rubber to meet the road. No more dabbling. It’s time now to put those efforts to the real test by constant daily practice. No more wishy-washiness. You need to take responsibility for your own spiritual cleanliness; in the same way that you bathe regularly, it’s important to spiritually cleanse and clarify regularly too, whatever that means for you. You’re not a child any more–none of us are–and the only way to break through the barriers we face as a society right now is to grow up and take responsibility for our connectedness in the world. You don’t have to believe in a god or gods, or even be a spiritual person. You can be an atheist if you like. The point is to take some time every day, starting today, to cultivate mental peace and quiet. Start with the cycle of your breath, and let the madness that surrounds you fall away.

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Daily Draw: 3 of Coins (Hrimthurs) & 4 of Coins (Fafnir)

Today’s draw is all about doing the work and getting it done. It’s easy when you’ve been working hard to see only the work, to think it will never end, to think maybe you’re stuck in a certain way of doing things and that’s just how it is. It’s also easy to think that the world is balanced on a good-versus-evil axis, and if something bad happens to you, you must have done something wrong, or maybe somebody’s out to get you, or somehow the gods hate you. But no, They don’t, and it’s not a good use of your brain power to waste time thinking They do, or that somehow They’ve got it in for you, or whatever other processes happen when we go through a run of bad luck. The truth according to this draw is that if you focus too hard on the details, you will lose sight not only of the bigger picture, but also of ways to help and protect yourself that you really need right now. Working hard on this plane translates into working hard on That plane, the Spiritual plane, and doing good for yourself and others Over There translates into doing good for yourself and others on this plane. Divine Justice is not the same as human justice, so don’t expect it to be. Sometimes sacrifices aren’t rewarded on this plane or That one, at least not in the way we’d like them to be, and you have to just let them be “Learning Experiences” in the process of getting the work done. Keep those boundaries up, keep one eye on the skies, and git ‘er done.

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Daily Draw: The Lovers (Loki, Angrboda, & Sigyn) and The Empress (Laufey)

The energy today is all about cooperation and harmonious working, so if somehow that isn’t manifesting for you (I’m raising my hand over here), the possibility is present for tapping into a better, easier flow. All elements aren’t the same, but they work together to form a more cohesive whole than any would individually. Tap into and trust your intuition for guidance, and don’t reinvent the wheel. Do what is best for you, and be mindful (and adamant) about meeting your needs and taking care of yourself. The Wheel is always turning, and as we head into the Full Moon this weekend (which I’m assured is a Supermoon in Pisces), focus on what you want to bring more of into your life. Don’t worry so much about shedding the old stuff until after the Full Moon passes, unless what you want to bring more of is shedding, releasing, and making room for new growth and change–which is actually fine, if that’s what you want. We here at Muse’s Darling Industries are going through a great process of shedding at the moment, and it’s what needs to happen. Now is the time for manifestation magic. Connect to your inner wisdom and guidance to see what’s most needed, and then create it.

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Daily Draw: Twilight & Spider

Go within. Find time today to go into the deep places. Draw your protective shades around you–you’re not ready to go public yet. Above and below are linked, so you are doing holy work. Your karma is woven into every strand on the web (see how the Karma coin has fallen right on the spider’s web?). You are looking for answers, so don’t be afraid to go inside to find them. You carry so much wisdom. Go find it.

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