image source: The Light Seer’s Tarot by Chris-Anne
This classic romantic invites you to step into a world of roses, bubble baths, and champagne and is fully devoted to you for today. And maybe for every day! this card heralds romance and embodies the graceful movement of a slow dance. Enjoy this flirtation and be present to connect. This Knight is intuitive and totally in touch with his emotions. As such he knows what he wants, and he has no problem wearing his heart on his sleeve. This card often signifies someone who is in love with the idea of love itself, and sometimes this comes bundled with unrealistic expectations. Are you ready to be swept off your feet and to allow deep honesty and vulnerability to flow freely in your life? Do not believe in this type of true love? Get ready to take inspiration and run with it – to make art, music, and love, and a veritable masterpiece of life.
Mor the Sea represents our maternal links, our yearning to travel, & the element of water. With Mor, we honor all the waters on the planet – including that in our own blood & bodies - & the unconscious & inner child. The sea represents hidden knowledge & our ancestral lineages. The Sea encourages us to take spiritual pilgrimages to learn about our roots & experience gratitude for them. Mor also encourages the inner journey into the depth of our own souls. The ogham for the sea is Mor & the letters are AE, XI, & X. Its symbol is the warp & weft of a shirt.
Upright: Do you feel called to make a pilgrimage? Perhaps it is time to take a trip or journey, one that connects you to your ancestral homeland or your spiritual home. Are you intrigued by sharpening your language skills in preparation for such a trip? Do you feel drawn to a spiritual pilgrimage to ancient power places & sacred lands? Or you may be called to make an inner journey to reconnect with your deepest, most authentic self. Is it time to plan such a journey?
You may be called to help protect the waters of the planet. This card indicates that it is time to offer your gratitude for the rivers, streams, lakes, ponds, waterways, & oceans. It is time to contemplate the water cycle that renews the earth with rain & moisture. It is time to offer your gratitude for your own emotions & your tears. In what ways can you protect the waters where you are?
Mor the Sea might also indicate a time to delve into learning more about the mysteries & the power of the unconscious. You might want to learn about shamanism or a form of spirituality that is connected to your own original ancestry or one that fits with your deepest heart’s desires. Mor is an invitation into the healing provided via the unconscious & the higher self. She invites you to dive deep & learn about healing practices to heal the emotional body.
Whichever message Mor the Sea has for you, be sure to take time to connect with your ancestors & ask them for guidance & help as you travel your chosen path. Especially, consider your maternal links. This is a time to honor the powers of the feminine & to honor the miracle of the female body & the miracle of birth. Women & men are asked to connect with respect & veneration Infor the divine feminine.
Amethyst is a powerful protection crystal & aids in developing intuition & psychic abilities. It transforms negative energy into a higher vibration. It assists in calming the mind & provides clarity through perception
image source: The Light Seer’s Tarot Deck by Chris-Anne
Heartbroken, she falls to her knees and screams to the Universe for a second chance. Separation can come in many forms. From the loss of a relationship or identity to the disintegration of belief, purpose, or goals–separation from what we thought we had can mark painful moments in our lives. If you find yourself amidst wavering realities and losing something that feels near and dear to your heart, know that this too shall pass. This severing, although painful, is a necessary part of the process. Despite all proof to the contrary, your brightly lit future will arrive because of this experience. Tie yourself to your light and prepare to spend some time nurturing your tender spirit. These shadowy times are always opportunities to become stronger and more resilient, so give yourself time to heal. And know that you will love, thrive, and find inspiration again soon.
The Saille Willow initiates in the fourth lunation of the year. This tree represents the feminine principle & is associated with the celebration of Imbolc & Candlemas. This is a period of the quickening of the creative principle & the element of fire. We celebrate the magic that sparks the seed deep within the earth to begin to grow. The teaching of this is about enriching our community, cooperating with others, & learning to share power & resources with others. Willow teaches us to embrace our emotions & to express them. She encourages peace & harmony with others & with the natural world. She supports our dream life. Many wonderful plans & ideas come to us in this way. The ogham for this tree is Saille & the letter S.
Upright When you draw Willow, you can expect a meeting with the mysteries, the power of enchantment, magic, & the moon. You can expect to hve a psychic or intuitive encounter. Dreams & synchronicities are important. Pay attention to your own intuition. Meditation & contemplation time is important. Make some personal time for quiet reflection. Ask yourself where are in the cycle of things. If you are wondering about a creative endeavor, you can expect a visitation from the muse.
You may also feel moodier than usual. If this an emotional time, remember that it is okay to cry. Tears are healing; they release pent up feelings. Allow even negative feelings to arise. Express them & let go, as they have no power over you unless you ignore them or stifle them.
Willow has everything to do with the feminine energy. This card may come up when you are going through issues that have to do with sexuality, fertility, reproduction, birthing, or mothering. You may need the physical support of friends, family, & your community as you move through these issues in your life. Be willing to ask for help. If you are going through grief or loss associated with these themes, Willow offers you healing.
Willow encourages you to do something creative. Draw, sing dance, or write a poem. Leave the critical part of your thinking aside & just allow the expression. Enjoy it. She asks you to partake in your community, too, to be receptive, to participate in a cooperative endeavor. Also, women are important to your process, now. Don’t forget to support your own feminine side, as well.
Clear Quartz is one of the most universal crystals with the versatile ability to amplify all things around it. With its endless possibilities, it aids in clearing negativity & facilitates connection with higher realms & the higher self.