For today I've drawn Maker Two ( Two of Pentacles) from the Tarot of the Sidhe by Emily Carding. Instead of the juggler trying to hold both of his pentacles in the air here we see an oak tree which has brought forth a Fey child with two acorns in his hands. The child is still attached to the tree by a navel cord. Two butterflies are flying in opposite directions and the sun is shining brightly.
For me this card is all about planting seeds: starting projects, committing to intentions and promises. But besides that it is also about being responsible for these seeds. Planting them is not enough; they have to be tended: fed, watered and loved. When a new project becomes a boring chore it is destined to wither and die. Without love and passion, seeds won’t grow strongly. Of course we all experience lack of these motivating feelings from time to time. Then maintaining the seed can be enough for a while but the true responsibility in my opinion lies in to love and care for your "babies".
For me this is not always easy. I am a passionate beginner of projects but most of the time I find it difficult to keep working on them and even more to finish them. It is almost a miracle I am still blogging after a whole year. Painting regularly in my art journal is much more difficult. It can take weeks before I pick up my dusted journal which I had intended to work in al least three times a week. Yesterday I've joined the 365-30 lists Face book group. Only to receive the monthly list subjects, which I want to write daily in my new Eldori. For now I am excited but I wonder for how long I can manage to keep writing those lists. J
Yes our seeds can vary in importance and need of support but when tended well they return your loving attention with fulfillment and pride and a sense of self worth