“Intuition is the supra-logic that cuts out all the routine processes of thought and leaps straight from the problem to the answer.”
~ Robert Graves, English Poet and Mythologist
I get many, many emails about tarot interpretations which, along with dream and rune interpretations, seem to be some of the most popular interests of people just beginning to delve into the psychic realms.
The funny thing about them is that they are great door-openers, so to speak, for people looking to begin living with more intuition and who wish to develop their own psychic abilities. And yet, they are some of more widespread blockages that end up standing in people’s way along the path.
I am not saying that I never use these tools, I most certainly do. What I am saying is that people can get so hung up in the interpretation of the symbols, in analyzing the tool, that they forget the actual implementation of it.
Symbolic interpretation is a means to an end. It gives you insight by externalizing the search for information. These tools are intended as a means to overstep the guardian Ego, and get it to come along on your search for intuitive or spiritual advice about generally mundane concerns and subjects.
In my work as an intuitive and channel, I have met a plethora of people who are distinctly addicted to divination. They do not make a decision without consulting their cards, or having someone else consult cards for them. And they’re own personal energy or mood is easily changeable based upon the dream symbols, runes or tarot cards that dance before them.
If you are concerned about giving away your power to a tool of divination or to a psychic in particular, have a quick read of Erin’s Pavlina’s article Maintaining Your Power in the Face of Psychic Prediction.
Let me be clear, these tools DO give us valuable information about our path. They do not, however speak in absolutes. They speak symbolically. Thus, by nature, they are a non-direct, nonspecific, source of information. The only knowledge that they can provide is what comes from our understanding of their message and our implementation of it in our life.
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