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Tarot Card of the Week – Sept. 8 – 14

Queen of Pentacles
We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs.
— Gloria Steinem

Once again, this week we receive a court card, indicating that there are important people that will be affecting us in the days ahead. Or perhaps this aspect of ourselves is going to be especially important. This week, the Queen of Pentacles visits us again, as our guide. Lush, beautiful, yet also thoughtful, she is the true earth mother.

In a fascinating bit of synchronicity, the Queen of Pentacles is also the September card of the month right now in Comparative Tarot, an outstanding Yahoo group that studies, compares and contrasts the cards in different Tarot decks.

Just for a change, today I offer the Osho Zen Tarot’s© lovely interpretation of the Queen of Pentacles. In that deck, the suit of Pentacles is called “Rainbows.” For my previous recent discussion of this beautiful card, you can go here.

Flowering
The Queen of Rainbows is like a fantastic plant that has reached the apex of its flowering and its colors. She is very sexual, very alive, and full of possibilities. She snaps her fingers to the music of love, and her zodiac necklace is placed in a way that Venus lies over her heart.

The sleeves of her garment contain an abundance of seeds, and as the wind blows the seeds will be scattered to take root where they may. She is not concerned whether they land on the soil or on the rocks – she is just spreading them everywhere in sheer celebration of life and love. Flowers fall on her from above, in harmony with her own flowering, and the waters of emotion swirl playfully beneath the flower on which she sits.

You might feel like a garden of flowers right now, showered with blessings from everywhere. Welcome the bees, invite the birds to drink your nectar. Spread your joy around for all to share.

Zen wants you living, living in abundance, living in totality, living intensely – not at the minimum as [some faiths] tell you, but at the maximum, over-flowing. Your life should reach to others. Your blissfulness, your benediction, your ecstasy should not be contained within you like a seed. It should open like a flower and spread its fragrance to all and sundry – not only to the friends but to the strangers too.

This is real compassion, this is real love: sharing your enlightenment, sharing your dance of the beyond.

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  • September 8, 2008, 9:36 am teah

    the web of consciousness that we share remains,for me, the most mystical and marvelous portion of life.
    i offered up a quick prayer in the shower this morning for assistance in recovering a certain joy which has been hidden of late.
    as is my usual way on a monday, i went to the the web site and printed out the tarot card of the week. imagine my demeanor as i read the last paragraph!
    the seed of joy within me burst open like the smile on my face.
    thank you for offering, “just for a change”, the osho zen tarot’s interpretation of the queen of pentacles!

  • September 8, 2008, 9:46 am Beth Owl's Daughter

    Oh, that is wonderful to hear, teah! May her abundance and beauty continue to shower you always!

    By the way —

    I just added a small edit – turns out that this card is also the card of the month in CompTarot!
    – Beth

  • September 8, 2008, 12:27 pm Greg Fletcher-Marzullo

    Well, Beth Owl, like Teah, this card spoke deeply to me. Looks like this one is really resonating with individuals and groups.

    Just amazing – I think I’ll be coming back to this post again and again.

    Blessings to you and yours!
    Greg

  • September 8, 2008, 12:56 pm veraciousdragonfly

    I have the Osho Zen Tarot Set. It’s a beuatiful range.
    Thanks for sharing. 🙂

    ~Stars Above,
    Celestial Rose.