This is how you’ll glow up in 2023
If you haven’t already read my explanation of how to calculate your Tarot card for the year, check that out here.
The following could be expanded into a full-length book — on my to do list for years now — so take this as a starter kit for puzzling out what each card might mean for your year ahead!
And please, please, please do not rush to the doom-and-gloom side of some of these cards: going through difficult life transits does not preclude having incredibly wonderful experiences at the same time.
Take these insights as you might a dream: a series of concepts to meditate on, be curious about, and unpack over time. Have no intention of pinning down an exact meaning. Leave the butterfly off your wall.
ONE: THE MAGICIAN
Thanks to Mercury, you have all the tools at your disposal to make magic: sudden, mysterious, and powerful. USE WHAT YOU HAVE. This is not a year to sit around and wait for someone else to rescue you.
There’s a possibility you might get pulled into some kind of deception; which is to say you might start spitting lies to get what you want. Let’s not. What did I say about those tools?
TWO: THE HIGH PRIESTESS
Girl, you know what’s up. You really do. You literally hold the scrolls of truth in your hands.
She’s a nun, she’s a silent leader, she’s full of integrity. Let your actions speak louder than your words. Trust your gut.
THREE: THE EMPRESS
Venus incarnate — the mother, the lover, the nurturer, the fourth chakra, the heart of the home. Wanna get smitten, pregnant, or dolled up? Turn on the oven and start that meal prep.
The upside is that this all could not be more fantastic; the downside is that you probably still have to go do your job.
FOUR: THE EMPEROR
Mister Mars builds the structure we need — the supporting beams of a house, the daily regimen. He makes the big tough choices.
Take action. 100%. But don’t forget that you are not a monolith and as Herman Hesse’s Steppenwolf…