Yesterday I've received the Gaian Tarot in the mail. This is a deck which was off and on my wish list for years. I already had the Foolsdog app of this deck but in the end that wasn't it for me.
A few weeks ago I decided to finally purchase a physical copy for myself and was deeply disappointed when I learned it (the Llewellyn edition) was out of print.
There and then I decided to let it go and not obsess about any further. But a few days ago I found myself searching the net again for this deck and to my great surprise I found a Dutch Publisher who still had a one copy in stock. Without any delay I made the purchase and now I am ever so glad to have The Gaian tarot in my collection. It is a welcome counterbalance to all the more whimsical decks I have. It reads very intuitively which I like and it has a soft nurturing feel to it. For me it is a grounding deck after having read with the Chrysalis tarot for whole month now.
Today’s card is the Seven of Earth. Well it couldn't be more grounding than this. We see a woman planting a young sapling in the soil of a large forest. She is holding the root ball carefully in her hands and with her smile she is giving the young tree the confidence to grow.
Growing a tree needs patience; a lot of patience just a some of our other projects do. Not always we get the results we want and when we want them. Sometimes we just have to work slow and steadily towards our goal. Often life is not about our pass but more about Nature’s and Spirit’s pass.
When we learn to take pleasure in daily progress and in taking baby steps then we can be grateful for each new leaf of our sapling, for each millimeter growth in length and or thickness.
Just before I wanted to upload this post I got the feeling this woman was adding her precious new deck to her collection with the intention of growing a solid and deep relationship with it. J
Affirmation: “ I trust that my efforts are growing to fruition in their own good time” J. Colbert