The Kings and Time Management
In addition to playing important roles in readings, the court cards can help us learn about ourselves, show us how to shine our brightest, and clue us into weaknesses that might, if unchecked, get in the way of our happiness or success.
As a freelance writer juggling many projects, I’m often asked about time management skills. And sure, I can say how I do things, but my way isn’t the only way. It works for me because it highlights my strengths and helps minimize my weaknesses. Some of my Facebook friends suggested that it might be fun (and useful) to explore various time management tactics through the court cards…and I agree.
So let’s imagine
In this series, we are taking the time to smell the roses, which for tarot lovers often means taking the time to really appreciate a single image of tarot art.
Today we look at the 4 of Wands from the Tarot of the Hidden Realm by Julia Jeffrey. You can see more images HERE.
In this deck, Julia explored the interaction of the energy of numbers with the elemental energies of the suits. Here, the stability of the 4 really helps the energy of fire come together in a way to create something really special. Fire is a very volatile energy and if supported through a good structure, it really shines. I love the idea of the four musicians all paying attention to each other and deftly
Tarot of the Hidden Realm is an exciting deck by artist Julia Jeffrey and is scheduled to be released next fall. The images are so lovely, I cannot resist sharing them. I am finding them so inspiring, as I write the companion book.
4 of Swords
Thoughts tangled in her mind binding her in confusion and distress. Her muscles tighten. Then, she slowly exhales a prayer. In a moment, she looks up, sensing an answer. The veil of trouble echoes in her eyes, but with each flutter of ethereal wing it grows lighter. Soon it will pass away and she will see more clearly. Like gifts from the heavens, the light blue wings bring peace. The almost imperceptible whispers of air kiss her skin
Some people think it is mean to tease, but I do love sharing sneak peeks at projects that are in works. This one is tentatively titled Tarot of the Faerie Realm.
You may already be familiar with Julia Jeffrey’s work either through her Etsy shop or her recently released Dream Fairies oracle deck (click HERE to see it).
She is working on a tarot deck! And I’m telling you, it is so beautiful and magical. I’ll post a few teasers images for you below. I’m working with her on this and so excited. The characters she is creating are so powerful. I wanted something special, something different than I’ve ever done before for a deck. Over the past year or so, I’ve been studying