Saturday, April 11, 2015

Ace of Cups - Willing to receive?

Original Rider Waite Tarot, Ace of Cups
For today I've drawn the Ace of Cups from the Original Rider Waite tarot. A perfect card for anyone who wants to revive their Self love practice. Yesterday, Catherine from AppleRiver Tarot Readings commented the following on my post about The Lovers:
“we need to love ourselves the way the Creator loves us, and that is with kindness, and mercy and with great compassion. “
This really resonated with me on such a deep level.  

Then this morning I pulled this Ace of Cups. A hand from the Clouds is offering us Love in the most pure and selfless form. Without restraint or expectations: just as a generous gift, to accept and to cherish.  I am certain it is the hand of the Creator depicted here. The ultimate Divine source. Maybe it is about time I stopped trying to do everything myself and keeping my ego busy and occupied.  I am even trying to find enough remnants of love within me to give to myself.  Instead, maybe it is time to turn to the One who is always there for us, whatever we chose to call or however  we to choose to see the Divine. The only thing that matters here and now is that I believe this love is given to me freely and that I am willing put my ego aside and receive this beautiful gift.

13 comments:

  1. Your post today makes me think of the words of Paul Tillich:

    "We experience moments in which we accept ourselves, because we feel that we have been accepted by that which is greater than we. If only more such moments were given to us! For it is such moments that make us love our life, that make us accept ourselves, not in our goodness and self- complacency, but in our certainty of the eternal meaning of our life. We cannot force ourselves to accept ourselves. We cannot compel anyone to accept himself. But sometimes it happens that we receive the power to say "yes" to ourselves, that peace enters into us and makes us whole, that self-hate and self-contempt disappear, and that our self is reunited with itself. Then we can say that grace has come upon us."

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    1. Thank you so much for this Quote Bev I feel blessed to have friends who share their wisdom with me. :)

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    2. Thank you Bev for sharing these wise and true words of Paul Tillich.

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  2. Simple truth. I think we all need to hear this message from time to time. Thanks for posting it!!! :-)

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    1. Maybe it will be helpful for you to realize this when you might feel alone.

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  3. A lovely message, Ellen, and as you say, one that is easily forgotten :)

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  4. I see much love spilling off the pages of your blog, in your attention to detail, to an artistic aesthetic and in your generosity in sharing your journey. We readers are grateful recipients of the blessing of your humanity.

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    1. Thank you so much for this wonderful compliment Rose. this really means a lot to me.:)
      Hugs

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  5. Ellen your post touched my heart and your struggle is reflected in others. You are not alone! Once again, you made my day! <3 BIG HUGS!

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    1. Thank you Catherine. Your comment was such an inspiration for me and has helped me so much
      Big hugs!!!!

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    2. And NOW we do the Dance of Joy! <3 OOOXXX

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