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8 Questions to Ask When You Pull the 5 of Wands

Today on Magick with Melissa (CLICK HERE to see the 1/11/2020 episode) I talked about how to be kind ALWAYS. It’s a neat trick, but very effective.

AND I pulled our weekly Tarot card for guidance and healing. This week I asked, “How can we practice being kind to ourselves?”

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5 of Wands

The 5 of Wands speaks to competition, conflict, AND collaboration. Depending on how you look at it, any situation can take on the feel of conflict or of collaboration. It can also embody both energies, which is where competition comes in.

We tend to see competition as us and against them, but in reality, it’s an opportunity to use each other’s strengths and weaknesses to challenge ourselves to do better. We tend to push ourselves harder when we are competing. Why?

The simple answer is we want to win. But the more nuanced explanation is other’s provide us the catalyst to dig deeper than we thought we were capable of.

So how does this apply to practicing kindness? Well, think of it this way: when we find ourselves in conflict with someone else, we are being presented with the challenge to dig deeper to find a way to connect vs. compete. When our egos are screaming to be validated, it’s challenging to be kind. Get it?

If we can find a way to be kind in the midst of conflict, we are improving and excelling. In essence, we are winning.

Here are 8 questions you can ask to deep dive into the 5 of Wands:

1. Where is there conflict in your life right now?
2. What can you learn from this conflict?
3. Is there a way to turn conflict into collaboration?
4. Who are you in competition with?
5. What can you learn from other’s success?
6. How can you support yourself and others during current challenges?
7. What are you learning about working with others right now?
8. What challenges are preventing your from moving forward right now?

These questions are inspired by my own musings, as well as The Field Notes by Chris-Anne, creator of the Light Seer’s Tarot.

Use these questions to process how you can be kinder to yourself and others during challenging times.

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8 Questions to Ask When You Pull the 9 of Pentacles

Yesterday on 2021 Premier of Magick with Melissa (CLICK HERE to see the 1/04/2020 episode) I talked about what to do BEFORE you make those New Year resolutions. Check out the video to see what it is.

AND I pulled our weekly Tarot card for guidance and healing. This week I asked, “What can we do to help ourselves became more comfortable with who we are?” And the 9 of Pentacles was our answer!

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9 of Pentacles

We’ve had our eye steadfastly focused on the future–what we want, where we’re going, what it’s going to be like when we get there–and we’re so close. But guess what? There’s a whole lot of abundance to celebrate RIGHT NOW.

It’s so easy to be focused on our goals to be richer, smarter, thinner, sexier, or more successful. It’s harder to stop and just be in the moment, appreciate how wonderful our lives our now.

So stop, look around, take in the life you’re building. It’s AH-mazing! YOU are amazing, just the way you are. If you need proof, start a “happy journal”. Write down three things every day that you love about your life and yourself. Include the little joys of your day and the things that surprise you.

Here are 8 questions you can ask to deep dive into the 9 of Pentacles

1. What is most important to you?
2. Do you believe you are worthy of your dreams?
3. When are the most happy?
4. What was the last achievement you took the time to celebrate?
5. How are have you come?
6. Are you working too hard?
7. How can you make time to appreciate the life you are building?
8. Despite all you have, do you feel like something is missing? What is it?

These questions are inspired by my own musings, as well as The Field Notes by Chris-Anne, creator of the Light Seer’s Tarot.

Use these questions to process how you can appreciate yourself and your life more.

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