The Devil Card ~ The Heck with it...Let's Have Some Fun!
Tarot Tuesday! The card for the week is The Devil, representing: Creativity, vitality, humor and sexuality. The Devil is perhaps the most misunderstood card of the Tarot deck, often bringing to mind images of beastly creatures, Satan worship and dark magic. But if we free ourselves of superstitious and moralistic beliefs, we can see the devil for what he truly is: A highly creative, powerful and transformative energy.
The Devil asks: “Are you afraid of your own power?” The Devil represents fear. Plain and simple. When we realize how much our fears—of the unknown, our creativity, our sexuality, our individuality etc.—rob us of our power and the ability to live life to the fullest, then we can begin to embrace this wickedly fun, rouge, rascal.
Step One: Make friends with your fear. Whatever you fear the most, grab ahold of it, talk to it, and learn to love it. Your fear is a big part of who you are, and when you’re no longer scared of it—it will set you free in ways you never dreamed possible!
Step Two: Enjoy life to the Fullest. Easier said than done. This is often a control issue, a fear of relinquishing control to the unknown. Once you let go of worrying about outcomes, doing the right thing, getting into trouble…then life becomes a wonderland to be experienced and enjoyed.
Step Three: Get a Sense of Humor. A story: There were two monks, one happy and one sad. The sad monk asked the happy monk how he was doing with the dictate of being “celibate”. The happy monk laughed and said: “Brother, you have misunderstood, the dictate was to “celebrate”! As it is truly said: Laughter is the best medicine, and puts much into perspective.
This week, dance with the devil, make friends with your fears, and enjoy life to the fullest. This is where true power lies!