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Tarot Reflections

  April 2006

James Wells

James Wells is a Toronto-based tarot consultant, reiki master, writer, and workshop facilitator/teacher. He has been working, living, and playing with tarot since 1979. His choice-focused, proactive style make him a popular practitioner and presenter, at home and abroad. James's mission is to assist humanity to reach its full potential, one person at a time.

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ARIES.  6 of Pentacles, reversed 
Potential challenges: Falling into the same old traps.  In a rut with regard to food & nutrition.
Potential resources: You're reliably grounded and centred.  You're setting up healthy patterns of security.

TAURUS.  Knight of Cups, upright
Potential challenges: Relationship obsession.  Too caught up in feelings.
Potential resources: Committed to making relatedness work.  Able to examine emotions in detail.

GEMINI.  2 of Wands, upright
Potential challenges: Needing to prove independence.  Wanting others to validate your identity for you.
Potential resources: Saying "yes" to more self-care time.  Choosing an identity that truly reflects who you are.

CANCER.  3 of Cups, upright
Potential challenges: Projecting relationships too far into the future instead of being with them in the now.  Over-defining emotions.
Potential resources: Able to clarify the nature of connections with others.  Making the way for healthy emotional expression.

LEO.  5 of Pentacles, reversed
Potential challenges: Feeling as though you're on "shaky ground".  Having your "security blankets" challenged.
Potential resources: Fine-tuning the ways in which you ground yourself.  Challenging and stretching yourself around the notion of "luckiness".

VIRGO.  7 of Cups, reversed
Potential challenges: Too many fantasies and dreams.  Experimenting with unhealthy mind-altering substances.
Potential resources: Able to experience Spirit in multiple ways.  Diversifying the ways in which you can heal and recover.

LIBRA.  Knight of Wands, reversed
Potential challenges:  Becoming self-absorbed.  Obsessions about childhood.
Potential resources: Focusing on your personal growth.  Getting enthusiastic about the person you're becoming.

SCORPIO.  8 of Cups, reversed
Potential challenges: Blocking yourself from deep one-on-one intimacy.  Editing your intuitive guidance.
Potential resources: Clear boundaries around addictive behaviours.  Willing to experience therapy.

SAGITTARIUS.  10 of Pentacles, upright
Potential challenges: Procrastinating from doing practical tasks.  Taking too much time off from work.
Potential resources: Honoring those moments when you need a break from work.  Waiting and assessing before committing to any investments.

CAPRICORN.  7 of Pentacles, reversed
Potential challenges: Playing with self-destructive behaviour.  Feeling as though life's roads have multiple potholes in them.
Potential resources: Quietly expanding your skills and talents.  Growing your own food or herbs.

AQUARIUS.  2 of Cups, reversed
Potential challenges: Succumbing to depression.  Saying "yes" to behind-the-scenes liaisons.
Potential resources: Claiming your psychic talents as real.  Validating your innermost feelings.

PISCES.  Devil, reversed
Potential challenges: Seeing yourself in terms of your limitations.  Keeping shadow material "under the carpet".
Potential resources: Setting up good personal structures and boundaries.  Slowly building relationship with and integrating shadow material.

All good things,


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