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Weight Loss Tarot Journal - Light Seer’s Tarot - Judgement - 10 of Swords

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November 17, 2019

What weight loss challenge will I face today?

Card drawn  -  Judgement
Foundation Card  -  10 of Swords reversed
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For a while, now, I have been feeling that something emotional and hidden was behind my repeated weight loss failures, but I couldn’t figure out what it might be. I thought if I used Tarot on my journey this time, I might find out what it is. What an important decision that has turned out to be. Finding remnants of a dysfunctional family upbringing has been a big surprise. I thought I had risen above those issues and moved on, but it seems the negative influences planted in a child take deep roots and grow in hidden ways.

Judgement  -  Today, I am being told it is time to let go of the Judgements…  judgements of myself and of my father. I have internalized my father’s demanding voice. “Let it go” is what I am hearing, seeing and feeling in this card. While I suspect this is going to be harder than I would like, at least I now have some understanding of what has been going on internally and can approach it with the heart and mind of a caring adult. I know what I need to do. My inner child needs a hug and an ‘atta-girl’ and a safe place to grow. She needs to have the toxic messages and cobwebs cleared out of the dark corners. It is time to bring in the light, see the darkness for what it is, and wash it clean. Tall order.

My dad was emotionally abused as a child and I am seeing how that was handed down to me. So insidious are the long-lasting tendrils of a toxic mother, able to reach down to the grandchild. Although my dad passed many years ago, I think his inner child needs a hug and an ‘atta-boy,’ too. And forgiveness.

I need to find a way to love and help both these children.

Foundation Card  -  10 of Swords reversed  -  The Foundation Card, for me, describes the environment within which the question was asked. This 10 of Swords image is so incredibly poignant. We see a woman who has survived terrible wounding, yet she still stands in quiet dignity. Being reversed tells me she has internalized every one of those sword thrusts. The crows flying in the distance, shown near her head, tell us the dark memories are always around her, even if she doesn’t consciously think of them. How apropos that this card comes in a pairing with the Judgement card today.
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These cards bring such a powerful message… love, forgiveness, protection, clearing, dignity. My heart is feeling this truth.
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Comments always welcome and appreciated. 💚🌿 


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