The Four Elements provide a spiritual framework for many esoteric systems, including tarot and astrology. When we learn about the Four Elements, we learn to connect with them to find balance, healing and support.
The element of Water rules our emotions, our feelings and our intuition. The element of Water helps us to find our emotional balance, and supports us as we learn to heal our hearts and embrace unconditional love.
During the summertime, we often have the ability to connect with water in a physical way; at the beach, kayaking, or swimming, for instance. Whether out in nature or in our own homes, each time we connect with water we are in sacred space. When we wash, we change our emotional energy. When we drink water, we refresh the emotional body as well as the physical body.
Pay attention to the ways in which you connect with water physically, and see how water brings healing, insight and emotional balance. In meditation, ask the element of Water to cleanse your heart, strengthen your intuition and surround you with love in all its forms.
As you go through your daily life, consider all the ways in which you connect with water. In cooking, in cleaning, in nature and in recreation, we are constantly surrounded by water. Our bodies are made of water.
Each time you encounter water, make an effort to recognize it for its metaphysical properties, as well as its physical ones. Welcome the element of Water into your life.
Whenever you interact with water, take a moment to breathe, center and focus.
Ask the element of Water to cleanse and refresh you.
Ask the element of Water to open and heal your heart.
Ask the element of Water to guide your intuition.
Through this simple daily awareness you have the opportunity to bring love, guidance and healing into your life, with the element of Water.
This past week I was a guest on the Jupiter Frequency radio show on LifeScapes Radio. The Jupiter Frequency is the radio show of Jupiter Gardens Press, the publisher of my first two tarot books. I had a great time on the show, discussing my books, tarot, writing and publishing with Mary Caelsto. You can listen to the show in archive if you missed it!
It’s summer, and so we can expect lots of new romance in the air. On my Dark Forest Blog, I shared “The Truth about New Relationships.” You may be surprised by what you read!
On my Tarot Topics Community Blog, I answered another question about tarot, with a written blog and a video. This time the question is from a professional reader, and is about a fairly controversial topic. Check out my answer, and let me know what you think!
From Around the Web
While on-line computer-generated readings can’t replace a reading with a live reader, it’s so much fun to explore the different on-line readings available to us. This week I found Goddess Flight, where you can get a Free Animal Spirits Oracle Reading.
Here is a great, short piece about the chakras, with an emphasis on the Heart Chakra that really resonated for me.
How many yoga mats do you have? Here is a really interesting article from Yoga International, about yoga mats, their purpose and their history. I would what you will think about “Yoga Mats: Are They Really Necessary?”
The suit of Cups is associated with the element of Water. The Cups cards will all refer to feelings and emotions.
There are also five Major Arcana cards that are typically associated with the element of Water. They are The High Priestess, the Chariot, the Hanged Man, Death and the Moon.
By looking at the tarot cards associated with Water we can develop a deeper understand of the cards, and of the element.
Minor Arcana Water Exercise
Look through the pip cards (ace through ten) of the suit of Cups. What feeling or emotion does each card express?
Now look through the four Court cards of the suit of Cups. Each Court rank suggests a particular way to grow in our understanding of the element. At the heart of the element of Water is our ability to understand unconditional love. Each of the four Court cards offers a way to grow in that understanding.
The Page of Cups encourages us to learn and communicate about love.
The Knight of Cups invites us to actively pursue love in all its forms.
The Queen of Cups teaches us to nurture love in our own heart, and in the hearts of others.
The King of Cups tasks us to be a leader and teacher in the spiritual nature of love.
Which of these four cards offers the most appropriate message for you today? Shuffle just the four Cups Court cards and pull one at random to find out!
Major Arcana Water Exercise
Take the five Major Arcana water cards and shuffle them. Pull one card at random. Let the card answer this question.
What do I need to know about my current ability to connect with the element of Water and welcome emotional healing into my life?
At Christiana’s Psychic Café you will enjoy meaningful conversations between interesting people!
This past Sunday, July 13th , we enjoyed a brand new episode featuring Douglas Thornsjo, the artist of the brand-new, yet-to-be-published “Tarot of the Circus Magi.”
We saw some of the card images and learned about the journey of the unique tarot and its artist.
“Tarot of the Circus Magi” is currently being crowd-funding, so check out the video in archive, and be part of making this great new tarot deck a reality!
This coming Sunday, July 20th, we will have another brand-new episode for you, this time featuring a conversation with Brigit Esselmont of Biddy Tarot!
In just a few short years, Biddy has taken the on-line tarot world by storm, offering some great free products and services for tarot students. Find out how she did it, and what’s next for Biddy Tarot!
Watch the show Sunday night, or find it in archive on my YouTube channel beginning Monday morning.
Christiana’s Psychic Café is my weekly webcast. It airs on the Para Encounters Network, each Sunday at 9 pm Eastern.
I am excited to announce another brand new episode of Christiana’s Psychic Café featuring a conversation with Brigit Esselmont of Biddy Tarot.
In just a few short years, Biddy has built a phenomenal website chock full of free and valuable tarot information, and has quickly positioned herself as a leading teacher of tarot worldwide.
In this no-holds-barred interview, we’ll learn more about Brigit Esselmont and Biddy Tarot, and learn about some of her great offerings for tarot students.
Thursday, July 24, 7 pm
Personal Tarot – Reading for Yourself
This class is designed for serious tarot students who want to develop their tarot skills. Self-reading is the best way to learn to understand the cards. It is also an important practice for personal and spiritual growth.
Christiana’s virtual classroom is accessible using your computer or your telephone.
This online presentation will teach you good practices for self reading. You will be able to identify and interpret your specific personal cards. You will be able to use self-reading to enhance your tarot studies. Christiana will help you explore specific techniques for self-reading that will help you derive all the information you need.
Christiana has been a full-time tarot professional for more than twenty years, and is the author of two books about tarot. In 2008, Christiana was granted the title of Tarot Grandmaster by the Tarot Certification Board of America. Christiana provides readings by phone, Skype, and in her office in Lutz, Florida.