Lenormand Level 2

Domagick Sept 12 2017

I kept my morning routine low-key today. Yesterday was physically taxing, and I needed a slow, quiet wake-up with the Daemonic Divinities. I tried to take my daily reading to the next level, however, and added the playing card inserts featured on the Lenormand into my interpretation. A recent entry by S Connolly inspired me to give it a try. I already know the Terrell well and understand the connections between suits and those of the modern playing cards, which help significantly:

Hearts – Cups
Diamonds – Pentacles
Clubs – Wands
Spades – Swords

From there, I simply needed to remember the meaning of each corresponding tarot card. [While I realize that reading normal playing cards is an art unto itself, I haven’t mastered it yet.] This led me to the phone associations between the Lenormand cards and their matching playing card inserts.

Kitty says, "This reading is the shits!" lenormand tarot playingcards divination
Kitty says, “This reading is the shits!”

The Ship – adventure, long distance travel, transport, navigation, far away, far-seeing, foreign, yearning, wishes

10 of Swords – An inevitable and, but is no loss or learning opportunity? Power beyond your control bring something to an end. You are taking a hit whether you like it or not.

What These Two Have in Common – swept up in currents beyond your control, a pull towards something

The Clouds– transition, change, confusion and trouble, unclear, lack of foresight, doubt, shielding, hiding, emotional weather

King of Wands – the vision to change the world, creativity, fire

What These Two Have in Common – both have to do to change; one wants to change the world, while the other can see the change coming

The Bear – strength, power, the boss, an influential person, possessive, protecting, overwhelming, grandmother

10 of Wands – burden, responsibility, hard work

What These Two Have in Common – the responsibility side of work rather than gives you the responsibility; the overwhelming aspect of employment

When I read the Lenormand and the playing card inserts together, I see in the inevitable hold towards change I find overwhelming, probably in the sphere of my career. I seeing this not only from the individual cards and their meanings, but the fact two 10s bookend the reading (completion, the end of a cycle, new beginnings). This isn’t very surprising. My office is only half unpacked, and I still need to purchase new furniture for it. I have to get that done before I can do anything else. Considering I couldn’t even post the additional images I wanted with the entry because of my current setup, it looks like I better hustle my buns. It’s time to get back to work.


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