Our perception is based on what we observe as well as what we know to be true. Whether, as we looked at recently, with past lives or simply our current life knowledge, we “see” what we’ve learned.
Except when all of that is false. Our perception is a cloudy and shaded area of what we think we’re seeing. As anyone in law enforcement knows, eye-witness reports are never exact and no two are ever the same.
One person’s idea of perfection is another person’s version of hell. My friend Patty and I just had a conversation about where we live: a town with two rivers.
If we were from a desert community, this location would seem fertile, green, and lush, extremely water-rich. But, if you’re an individual who craves the land-meets-sea-shore/a beach (me!), this is simply inadequate and not even close to a fulfilling substitute.
Everything we observe is really dependent on what we are comparing it to, or what we think we’re comparing it to. As our daily draw shows us, it could be riches, or it could be pipe dreams.
One of the ways to view this card is by remembering the Law of Attraction, we are what we imagine. As long as we are visualizing riches, we will be receiving riches. When we lapse into negative thoughts (jealously and envy, for example), we become increasingly negative, surrounded by negative situations and negative people.
When we begin down that negative road (leaving our path of spiraling up), we tend to wear a cloak of “need,” instead of an abundance-and-success sort of attitude. We have a case of the Wants, as opposed to the inclination towards Grace and Thankfulness.
Cups, being all emotional, are about feeling and sensing. Those intuitions we wake up with, or which just come along and smack us in the middle of the day. We stand back and say, “where did THAT come from?” When really, we should be asking, “how can I make that my truth?”
The more we realize that so much of what we observe is an illusion, and what we feel is the reality, the quicker we will reach our goals, learn our lessons, and begin healing.
Robin Wood Tarot
is this book, that I just recently finished.
This is the woman who wrote Fried Green Tomatoes At The Whistle Stop Cafe, among others (I’ve read them all). Her storytelling is some of the absolute best, and I had no idea there even WAS a new release until I saw it at my library.
Did you know that women pilots flew military transport aircraft during World War II? Most of us didn’t, that’s why this book is so important.