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30 Day Tarot Challenge - Week Three - June 15-21, 2020 - Rohrig Tarot


Already we are into the third week of the 30 Day Tarot Challenge going on in a Facebook group of the same name. Where does the time go?! I love our Tarot group, full of great people, with a lot of caring and sharing for all Tarot reading levels. If you are interested, definitely check them out. 

My daily Challenge cards and interpretations will be included here on my blog, posted in groups of weeks. The deck I have been using throughout this challenge is the Rohrig TarotCreated in 1995 and beloved by many (including me),  the English-USA version has been out of print for a long time. This deck is based on the Thoth system and gives me very deep readings. The deep readings are why I love it so much and why it is such a treasure to me. 
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WEEK THREE
 June 15-21, 2020
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Day 15 - June 15, 2020
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Give me a message for this rainy day.

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The Magician reversed - Rohrig Tarot

This reversed Magician could be a few things.
1 - It could reference my harsh sinus headache that started yesterday, letting me know a storm was coming. 
2 - It could mean today is a day to do some inner work - inner in terms of getting things done in the office and/or developing some ideas mulling around in my mind. 
3 - It could be referencing someone doing something nefarious against Hubby and me, but that seems unlikely. 

I’m thinking it’s the first two together. 

How it turned out - This has been a really productive day. I had a lot of things I wanted to accomplish and they are all finished. While working, I was also thinking a lot about my ideas and analyzing the pros and cons. In the midst of all that, I was dealing with a sinus headache and earache that sinus pills didn’t take away. Plus it was raining all day, which was the source of the aches. 

My feeling that options 1 and 2 above were going to play into the day were how the day actually went. Glad it was them and not option 3, where somebody might be doing something against Hubby and me! 
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Comments always welcome and appreciated. πŸ’™πŸŒΏ

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Day 16 - June 16, 2020
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Show me a card that will fit today’s Challenge prompt.

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Knight (King) of Cups - Rohrig Tarot

(In the Rohrig Tarot deck, the Kings are called Knights and Knights are called Princes.)

I was experimenting with my card draw today. I don’t normally see the Challenge’s prompt before drawing my daily card and always ask my own question. But today, for some reason, I asked to be shown a card that would fit today’s prompt. When I later saw the prompt - which was to be shown an aspect of my shadow - I was wondering how this card might fit that. 

And then my husband started talking to me about his analysis of something. He has a tendency to be long-winded and also speaks very softly, which makes me strain to hear him. Asking him to speak up only gets me about 4 words louder before he goes back to softly again. He doesn’t realize he does this and my straining to hear him makes me feel antsy, frustrated and quietly annoyed. That happened moments before I started posting about my card. 

How it turned out - So immediately I was shown a shadow side of my King of Cups, who tries to be so caring and patient, even when I’m quietly annoyed. And looking at the card again, I see a look of annoyance on his face that I never noticed before. Hmm...

It’s amazing how quickly today’s prompt became a mirror.
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Comments always welcome and appreciated. πŸ’™πŸŒΏ

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Day 17 - June 17, 2020
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Today’s Challenge prompt - Show me my reflection.

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Princess (Page) of Cups - Rohrig Tarot

(The Rohrig Tarot calls the Page a Princess) 
 
Soaring joy! What a great reflection. I’ll take it.

I just remembered reading some time back that my Myers-Briggs personality type, INFP, corresponds to the Page-Princess of Cups. I found that website again and here is what it says about the INFP type.
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“Much like its ‘mother’ INFJ (Queen of Cups), this personality type is deeply idealistic and devoted to living life in the pursuit of a higher, more noble cause than its own self-enrichment. This type tends to innately see the best in others and, as a rule, relies on feeling and intuition rather than on logic when forming associations in public or at work. At best, this personality type can be a ‘miracle worker’ that can inspire others to great works; ill-dignified, though, it can turn into an irrational control freak when it discovers that its loyalty to others was at times misplaced and is now in need of an emotional compensating mechanism.
Likely careers: Counseling and social work, psychology, clergy, music, writing.”
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On point on everything. Wow.

My thanks to the website, 78 Revelations a Minute  for their post on the correspondences between the Myers-Briggs personality types and the Tarot court cards. It’s a fascinating read and, certainly in my case, very accurate.
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Comments always welcome and appreciated. πŸ’™πŸŒΏ

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Day 18 - June 18, 2020
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Today’s Challenge prompt - How can I manifest my desires?

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The Magician reversed - Rohrig Tarot

Another day of drawing the card before reading the Challenge prompt. I am liking how the cards turn out when I ask to be shown a card for the day’s Challenge prompt before even seeing it. 

The prompt for today was, “How can I manifest my desires?” and the card drawn is the reversed Magician. It definitely fits. For me, reversed cards often indicate something going on in a person’s inner world and I am currently in the process of mulling over how best to implement an important life change. Once I have it all figured out, it will be time to act. 

And therein lies the answer to the prompt about manifesting my desires; 
Plan my work, work my plan, and do it for right reasons.

I love how Tarot speaks.
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Comments always welcome and appreciated. πŸ’™πŸŒΏ

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Day 19 - June 19, 2020
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Question - Show me a message for today.
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Today’s Challenge prompt - 
How am I blocking / resisting manifesting what I want?

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9 of Wands + The Emperor - Rohrig Tarot

I wanted to draw two cards for today; one for a daily message and one for the Challenge prompt, although I had not yet read the prompt when I drew the cards. The meanings of today’s cards spoke to me of a much higher perspective than only myself and they absolutely blew me away. 

Question - Show me a message for today. ... 9 of Wands
While wondering what this card might mean, it came to me in a flash that today is Juneteenth, the date the last enslaved people here in America learned they had been freed 2½ years earlier. What a perfect card and image for this message.

Then I drew the card for the Challenge prompt.

Prompt - How am I blocking / resisting manifesting what I want? ... The Emperor 
Not yet knowing the prompt at the time of the draw, I was curious how this card might apply. When I later read the prompt, I knew immediately how it applied. 

The Emperor is saying the resistance / blocking to the goal of true freedom for the slaves and their descendants is ongoing institutionalized racism. 

Powerful messages.
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This is not at all where I expected the cards to go today. Sometimes Tarot can be so humbling.
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Comments always welcome and appreciated. πŸ’™πŸŒΏ

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Click below to read about the rest of the Challenge cards 
and how they were reflected in my life.
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