Embrace Practice

  • Environment: Eight of Pentacles
  • Unknown: Wheel of Fortune
  • Known: Four of Pentacles
  • Action: Three of Cups
Interpretation Summary

Today is a day to practice the skills you need to reach your goals. What you do may seem like busy work, but it’s in service of learning. It may be difficult to remember that today’s mundane work is all part of a larger plan. You’re intent on doing what you need to do to avoid losing what you’ve already gained, but remember that you don’t have to do it all alone. Seek help and companionship from colleagues, and celebrate small victories with them.

In the Environment position, the Eight of Pentacles is the card of the journeyman. Its position here suggests that today, you’ll be immersed in mundane tasks, the bread-and-butter work that keeps the money flowing in or lays the groundwork for more creative endeavors. You can see it as grunt work, or you can make it a part of your practice and choose to fully live in each moment.

In the Unknown position, the Wheel of Fortune suggests that the unexpected may be brewing. While the mundane nature of your work today may feel common and boring, try to remember that it’s all part of the cycle. It’s easy to get caught up and frustrated by the daily grind and forget that there’s a larger plan at work. Keep plodding away. The Wheel will turn soon enough and you’ll be able to enjoy the fruits of your labor.
In the Known position, the Four of Pentacles is yet another reminder that you’re working hard just to hold onto the gains you’ve already made. Don’t forget that sometimes you have to take a little risk to expand your opportunities. Do what you must to maintain your place, but don’t hold on so tightly that you can’t reach for opportunity when it presents itself.

Quick Recap: You’re so absorbed in just getting by day by day that you may miss opportunity when it comes knocking. It helps to remember that all your practice work is actually preparing you to accept bigger challenges and successes. Do what you have to do to pay the bills, but keep your eye out for opportunities to move forward with your overall plan.

In the Action Position, the Three of Cups is a reminder that you’re not in this alone. Turn to colleagues and friends for help and support, and don’t forget to celebrate small victories along the way.

*** Correspondence Notes ***

Power Tarot is about using the Tarot as an empowerment tool to help you build the life you want to live. When used this way, the cards can help you gain insight into your own motivations and point you in the direction that will help you achieve your goals.