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Tarot Helper: Strength

Tarot Helper: Strength

The Tarot is an ancient wisdom system that guides our actions to be more in tune with who we most deeply are.

The STRENGTH card shows a woman embracing a lion: the two are clearly in a friendly relationship, with neither one dominant, just peacefully (and respectfully!) co-existing in partnership.

Strength appears today to remind us to listen to our instincts: most of us keep our inner lion on a very short choke-chain, goading it into working, working, working when it really just wants to play and enjoy life. Read Women Who Run With the Wolves, by Clarissa Pinkola Estes: it’s a wonderful handbook for recovering the wisdom and strength of our instinctual wild selves.

Read more: Spirit, Guidance

By Cait Johnson, Assistant Producer, Care2 Healthy Channels.

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Cait Johnson

Cait Johnson, MFA, is the author of six books, including Earth, Water, Fire, and Air: Essential Ways of Connecting to Spirit, Witch in the Kitchen, Celebrating the Great Mother and Tarot Games. She has been a counselor for more than 20 years, and teaches workshops on seasonal elemental approaches to self-healing, conscious eating, and soul-nurturing creativity.


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7:16AM PDT on Mar 12, 2013

interesting but not believe it

1:33AM PST on Mar 5, 2013

Thank you :)

3:22AM PST on Feb 4, 2013

It's good to try something new

10:42PM PST on Jan 24, 2013

Thank you.

10:40PM PST on Jan 24, 2013

Thank you.

10:39PM PST on Jan 24, 2013

Thank you.

12:28AM PDT on Jul 22, 2012

"...keep our inner lion on a very short choke-chain, goading it into working, working, working when it really just wants to play and enjoy life."

I love and respect your insights. Thanks so much

8:01AM PDT on Mar 19, 2012

Quite like the thoughts presented here. Thanks for the post.

4:00AM PST on Feb 28, 2012

I love the lion and woman on the card

8:59PM PST on Feb 1, 2012

Found it. Give your Inner Lion the freedom your Inner Lion needs. Yes bring harmony to all parts of yourself. Respect all parts of yourself. Because you might find more harmony in your outer world when there is more harmony in your inner world.

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