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(2) To Practice Properly

To practice properly The Art of Peace, you must:

  • Calm the spirit and return to the source.
  • Cleanse the body and spirit by removing all malice, selfishness, and desire.
  • Be ever grateful for the gifts received from the universe, your family, Mother Nature, and your fellow human beings.

~Morihei Ueshiba

… and, I add …

Inception ~ The Universe, I The Magician. Your 1st sparks, formless. You ideate. You create, and abduct onset.

Conception ~ Your Family, II The High Priestess. Your giving form to the formless. You make, and put together.

Carry to Full Term ~ III The Empress. The Yoniverse, that from which all emanates. You carry 1st sparks to full term.

Your Fellow Human Beings ~ IV The Emperor. Establish Your Place, 1st inklings of Sovereignty. You establish genius loci in the placement of your ideas.

Is this

Is this REALLY The Emperor hiding in plain sight at work as The Placemaker initiating the Rite of Site as the Ace of Wands scribing the set with Sacred Inner Square and Compass who is the 1st to set the stage to locate a sacred structure before it is built? … or, just some random Architect caught in the act? My hero Julia Morgan, anyone? RBG, R.I.P. Your memories are indelible blessings.

Shakin’Your Inner Booty scribes a new world, new life, place-making, enthusiasm

Heartfelt Hierophant (verb) The:

  • 3 of Wands. Energize Yourself.
  • 3 of Cups. Fill Yourself.
  • 3 of Pentacles. Build Yourself.
  • 3 of Swords. Communicate Yourself.

The Art of Peace

The Art of Peace is based on the Four Great Virtues:

Bravery, Wisdom, Love, and Friendship, symbolized by Fire, Heaven, Earth, and Water.

~ Morihei Ueshiba

… and, I add …

Brave Wands

Wise Swords

Loving Pentacles

Friendly Cups

The Art of Peace, The Art of War Tarot Pages Coming Soon. Not a deck, simply a sequenced and consequenced thought.

Kintsukuroi of Self Readings available from Jordan after the Debut article comes out 10/1 in the Tarosophist International Magazine. The Imagination Primer has now woken up… hmmmm………..

KintsuKuroi of Self Readings Coming Soon…

Tarot in the Land of Mystereum will advance differently as we move forward.

Don’t waste trouble.

OOPS, go figure, I got eclipsed by Jodorowski. His Chariot said,

I made a diamond out of my misfortune.

Oh, that’s not an eclipse. That’s an ALLY! Thanks Jodo! Me and My Friend Fred And Carl extend heartfelt gratitude to you. Thanks to you both for being here in the crucible of life boiling us down to…

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To Practice Properly

To practice properly The Art of Peace, you must:

  • Calm the spirit and return to the source.
  • Cleanse the body and spirit by removing all malice, selfishness, and desire.
  • Be ever grateful for the gifts received from the universe, your family, Mother Nature, and your fellow human beings.

~Morihei Ueshiba

… and, I add …

Inception ~ The Universe, I The Magician. Your 1st sparks, formless. You ideate. You create, and abduct onset.

Conception ~ Your Family, II The High Priestess. Your giving form to the formless. You make, and put together.

Carry to Full Term ~ III The Empress. The Yoniverse, that from which all emanates. You carry 1st sparks to full term.

Your Fellow Human Beings ~ IV The Emperor. Establish Your Place, 1st inklings of Sovereignty. You establish genius loci in the placement of your ideas.

Is this

Is this REALLY The Emperor hiding in plain sight at work as The Placemaker initiating the Rite of Site as the Ace of Wands scribing the set with Sacred Inner Square and Compass who is the 1st to set the stage to locate a sacred structure before it is built? … or, just some random Architect caught in the act? My hero Julia Morgan, anyone? RBG, R.I.P. Your memories are indelible blessings.

Shakin’Your Inner Booty scribes a new world, new life, place-making, enthusiasm

Heartfelt Hierophant (verb) The:

  • 3 of Wands. Energize Yourself.
  • 3 of Cups. Fill Yourself.
  • 3 of Pentacles. Build Yourself.
  • 3 of Swords. Communicate Yourself.

The Art of Peace

The Art of Peace is based on the Four Great Virtues:

Bravery, Wisdom, Love, and Friendship, symbolized by Fire, Heaven, Earth, and Water.

~ Morihei Ueshiba

… and, I add …

Brave Wands

Wise Swords

Loving Pentacles

Friendly Cups

The Art of Peace, The Art of War Tarot Pages Coming Soon. Not a deck, simply a sequenced and consequenced thought.

Kintsukuroi of Self Readings available from Jordan after the Debut article comes out 10/1 in the Tarosophist International Magazine. The Imagination Primer has now woken up… hmmmm………..

KintsuKuroi of Self Readings Coming Soon…

Tarot in the Land of Mystereum will advance differently as we move forward.

Don’t waste trouble.

OOPS, go figure, I got eclipsed by Jodorowski. His Chariot said,

I made a diamond out of my misfortune.

Oh, that’s not an eclipse. That’s an ALLY! Thanks Jodo! Me and My Friend Fred And Carl extend heartfelt gratitude to you. Thanks to you both for being here in the crucible of life boiling us down to…

cool

Jordan’s Shop Supports This Blog. Check out the great eStocking Stuffers to add that special flourish of visual music for the eyes and the soul to complement your gifting.

*********************

Which music-for-your-eyes eProducts from the Shop do you give this year? 

Blog (c) 2020 Jordan Hoggard

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Your 10 of Pentacles Mystereum Tarot Moment

Welcome to your 10 of Pentacles Mystereum Tarot Moment

1 min 1 sec to strike chords to resonate with your solid completions, to nurture your Soul Gardener.

The 10 of Pentacles

It’s like a Wheel card on your ground.

It’s like a Wheel card for your ground.

It’s like a Wheel card in your ground.

It’s like a Wheel card AS your ground.

Note the solidity of your movements now, post-completion. How does that enhance your connections, your sense of connection?

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What wonderful solid completions have you accomplished of late? Have you built a solid sense of self with healthy boundaries in one area or another that further enhances, reinforces, and supports your well-being? Have you made deadline and knocked it out of the park recently in stellar style on something that you solidly value? Recently, or long ago of which you’re proud? Let me know in the comments below. I’d love to hear your perspective.

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6 of Pentacles    7 of Pentacles    8 of Pentacles    9 of Pentacles

 

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9 of Pentacles Mystereum Tarot Moment

Welcome to your 9 of Pentacles Mystereum Tarot Moment

Here’s to your solid dynamism!

9 of Pentacles

overlaps, finery, naturalized, solidly dynamic

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Till next time… Are creating & manifesting the same? Let me know in the comments below. Thanks much.

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8 of Pentacles Mystereum Tarot Moment

Here is your Mystereum Tarot Moment video for the 8 of Pentacles

44 seconds to…

a portal to bring your ideas and their potential to the ground,

to land them on the plateau, give them home, and actionably work on them,

to bring them to solid fruition.

8 of Pentacles

exquisite pause, intermediate completion point, Bindu top and bottom of breath, stable focus in context

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There’s a surprise from the past is in the 6 of Pents link below. Enjoy as well.

Ace of Pentacles     2 of Pentacles    3 of Pentacles    4 of Pentacles    5 of Pentacles

6 of Pentacles   7 of Pentacles

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7 of Pentacles Mystereum Tarot Moment

Your 7 of Pentacles Mystereum Tarot Moment!

I don’t believe in chaos, as Nature does not know chaos. I asked it. It grimaced with a chuckle. I gather it, consequently, doesn’t have order, either. It wouldn’t answer my question on that, though, the wind just gusted me to embrace that for myself. So, I feel Nature just is, it is just full-on is full-on itself in every way at every moment. That, I dig a lot. Not infinitely, just a lot. Nature’s a good role model in ways. At least I feel so, mostly. Not all, though certainly mostly. WIth the 7 of Pentacles I feel to describe it as Depths Beyond.

Wald Amberstone of The Tarot School in NYC (Ruth Ann & Wald Amberstone) penned Depth(s) of Above for This card which I firmly buy and that’s firmly (c) Wald Amberstone, especially with the mental gymnastic pun-flip of putting above ABOVE depth. I full-on resonate with that, and he gets full credit for that, though I call the 7 of Pents The Soul Gardener. The Soul Gardener with Depths from Beyond [(c) me] fertilized right into the earth as they amend their soil as they tend their bounty. I simply prefer Depth of Beyond,

Nature has weather, though I don’t personify the weather. The wind can be static-y and raise the hairs on the back of your neck and get you a bit stirred up, though the stirrer isn’t stirred up. It’s most likely just dry and blustery outside. Not such an admirable quality in people, though with wind, not much to judge or discern. Heck, if it’s raining, bring an umbrella. If sunny, bring a friend. Or, if you’re more like me, stand in the rain happy and hold your head and hands HIGH and feel it, and if with a friend, so much the better. I see people running in the rain, and it always perplexes me. I walk slower in the rain. I stop. I hold out or hold up my hands and look up into it. Ablution? Sometimes. I’m already soaked, so what’s the worry? It’s not like I can get MORE soaked. Plus, I’m made of mostly water anyway, and frantically running might cause me to slip and fall. I don’t care about the ‘getting hurt’ part of that. If I slip and fall, I’ll most likely stop enjoying the rain while I recover. I choose that I enjoy it, and protect that by embracing the enjoyment.

It’s common, though, that 5 and 7 are often associated with chaos. I get it. I take no issue with it. I simply don’t buy it. I simply feel 5 & 7 to be Nature’s numbers, where the center is not necessarily in the middle. 1 is not chaos, it is Identity. 3 is not chaos, it is the 1st number of beauty, the 1st number of structure in the self-supporting triangle. Nine is certainly NOT a chaos number. No way. Not at all. 9 is dynamic and fluid and overlapping. 9 is the Nin, the 9th meditative hand gesture kanji of Ninjitsu whose color is White, whose concept is the Tao itself with a hand gesture of thumbs and index fingers held up to the night sky together to form a circular, framed view to focus the Moon into oneself, to experience infinity in the infinitely natural patterns in Nature as a known and felt fact. Especially at night.

Oh, was that supposed to be a secret? Pardon if I don’t step that back. I pick up lotsa rocks to see what hides under them and bring Shadow to light, or just provide the unseen as a complement to the seen, the unknown to the known, in respect of the Shadow. And, I often continue the disciplines I discover there for decades. Hey, I’m a polymath. “Jack of all trades, master of none,” you say? Nope, you see, that’s not the whole quote. That’s a convenient sound byte often utilized to dismiss people when they are multi-talented and have developed those talents into abilities and someone wants clear and concise and… boringly only bottom line simple. Not much value in that from where I sit. The full quote? “Jack of all trades, master of none, is often a more effective ally than a master of one.” Or, some such similar gig.

Oh, and if I’m talking about Nature and numbers and shapes (please click. There is a stunning and beautiful and inspiring video by Cristobal Villa!… always soundS like Crystal Ball Villa/House when I say it. Cool name either way. Almost as cool as his videos),

Ok, numbers and shapes and this and that. I really ought to go ahead and say it. I really ought to being the earth to bear in a 7 of Pentacles way from a solid Pentacles depth beyond. Ok. I’ll say it. The earth is round. No, really. Am I trying to be deceptively simple? Nope. That comes from a solid depth beyond. How do I substantiate that? Hmmm, which example shall I choose? OH! This one!: If the earth were flat, the cats would have already knocked everything off of it by now. Right?!

Enjoy the 7 of Pentacles Mystereum Tarot Moment.

May you reap your ripe ideas actionably!

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If you’ve come down this far, a blast from the Mystereum past surprise is in the 6 of Pents link below. Enjoy.

Ace of Pentacles     2 of Pentacles    3 of Pentacles    4 of Pentacles    5 of Pentacles

6 of Pentacles

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3 of Pentacles Mystereum Tarot Moment

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What are the 1st inklings from creative work you’re doing that indicate your disciplined work is starting to pay off?

Or, put in a gardener’s perspective:

I bet the Crocus weren’t the 1st to poke up their noses this year like for the last 30. I’m personally, grieving that change. Though, the garden of Me is present and presenting as it is, and that is simply change. I resonate with it, or simply notice it. Do I respond to it?

I’m experiencing THAT newness. Something now indicates Soul Gardener, something someone said years ago, and maybe I’m just now growing into that after 7 years of partial Cicada Sleep now awake again.

Thank you M.Y. (Seriously, the person’s name initials, and now they are certainly fitting. I’ll tell Ya, too. They weren’t then. Though, they must have been somewhere in me, though, She evidently saw through the other stuff.)

“Inspect what you expect.” ~ citation unknown

What’s unsaid, present and built inside, that you can own now?

How can you NOW cut through to YOUR work by inspecting your expectations of yourself?

What do YOU have present that you’ve built inside that is yours, that’s valuable to you, that you can now own?

No need to wait 7years. What’s your gig now?

What are you growing in to?

What noses poke up within you this Spring from your consistent work? I grieve the Crocus as my Gardener’s notion of knowing what ‘Starting’ the season is. I simply looked forward to that morning where I saw their noses poking up in that full-on light of, “WE’RE BACK.” That isn’t what happened this year. Though, I’m acclimating, this year the Crocus said,

This year, go be comfortable with the not-knowing, like us. Inspect your expectations within yourself. That’s not our job this year. It’s yours. Glad you’re our gardener, though.

The Crocus kicked me out of the nest like a baby bird this year.

“FLY!”

Who knew? DAYum. And, full-on diggin’ it! Great stuff! Glad that ground thing is so far down there.

What HAVE you grown in to?

How far do YOUR roots go this year?

Well, may I suggest to fly THAT high?!

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2 of Pentacles Mystereum Tarot Moment

Which of your most crucial connections can you use today to further what already moves you?

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4 of Pents Congrats to Mystereum!

I woke up in the middle of the night and smiled as I remembered an honor that is dear and magnetic and powerful to me. It was like an awake-dream, a theosophic vision launched straight out of my dreams. I sat up kelping in slow movements very liminal like I was un-knocked out into awareness, and probably had quite a goofy looking smile like a cat with its tongue just stuck there stuck out a bit. There was a blurry image coming forward and into focus as I came to. It was the rockin’ Tarot package Schiffer Publications published in 2011. That’s certainly an honor, though that wasn’t the magnetic memory that pulled me up out of dream orbits.

My book and deck package Tarot in the Land of Mystereum was named 39th out of the Top 50 Most Essential Tarot Decks By the Tarosophy Tarot Association a good while back! I have to say, being stirred out of sleep by a magnetic memory like that is ridiculously cool! What a great talisman for the night, the day, and moving forward! Lyra, my German Shepherd, may want to go out now for a middle of the night walk, and I’m pretty dang sure I’ll be meeting the pillow again soon after, though I wanted to share this magical moment while it was fresh, to keep its movement going out into the night, the world, and into and throughout the day.

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Ace of Pentacles     2 of Pentacles    3 of Pentacles

What is something you’ve done that you are full-on proud of?

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Sunday Tarot Services. Ace and Queen and Major

Sunday Services . . .

Short thoughts and visual arias on synchromeshed Tarot cards.

The Ace of Cups and The Queen of Pentacles and Judgment

May you perennially well up with clean emotion, and may brand new things always be waiting in your wings to enhance your natural self-leadership.

Notice the Queen of Pentacles’ throne unfurling as Judgment’s wing.

Or, does the Mystereum Judgment’s wing furl into The Queen of Pentacles’ throne as a nod to her perennial and naturalized personality?  Or, yes both?

Enjoy last week’s Sunday Tarot Service

with The Moon and Temperance

Best to your own alchemical team 

magically mixing where there are no cheap-seats in your game of life.  Play well.  Play with the vibrant motions and emotions informing your intuition from The Moon and Temperance as teammates. Play with the vibrant strength of their inner motion YOUR WAY!

Play with the Tarot Dog Tags of Birth Cards (Shiny copper, too)

May the magical space between day and night that is twilight

also be a magical, continual space between above and below like the magical mixing enhancing strong identities that is Temperance.  May twilight remind you of the unseen and unmoved mover, and resonate through and through like the invigorating experience of a field of sunflowers.

Have a great rest of the weekend and a great week!

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