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Dealing with Hurt Feelings and Emotional Stress - 3 of Wheels (Pentacles) - Tarot of the Golden Wheel

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August 20, 2020

Personal Card Draw with an insight for my Weight Loss Tarot Journal

3 of Wheels (Pentacles)

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I did not set out to pull this card for my Weight Loss Tarot Journal, but I did notice last night that my hurt feelings in this situation were making me want to have a glass of wine to settle myself down. Knowing that wine is a trigger food for me, I did not indulge, but it was something I noticed. Noticing was obviously an important part of my weight loss journey.
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I pulled this card today because I am feeling deeply hurt by something that happened yesterday and don’t know where to go with these feelings or how to ease them quickly. I asked the cards to help me see a way to move past this.

When this 3 of Wheels (Pentacles)  showed up, I first thought it meant I will need to take some time alone to deal with my feelings so I can let them go. Being a Gemini, that is my normal way of dealing with hurts. Once I’ve analyzed and understand them, I can find a way to release. But there is always a need to analyze. I am in the analyzing phase today. 

I often see reversed cards as indicating the card’s upright energies are happening in private, in a person’s inner world. But I can also see them as energies coming into or moving out of a situation. Both interpretations could be appropriate here. Traditionally, this is a card of working with others and it was from working with others that this issue has arisen. That it is reversed shows the hurt I am feeling, a possible need to withdraw internally, maybe physically, and my concern that what we are trying to build together might not be as easy or as productive as we all hope. Hopefully this concern will not prove be true. 

The large, ornate, green alabaster urn seems really important here. White alabaster is a stone of purity and protection, especially for children and those with innocent hearts. It can bring peace and healing and, being known for its soaking quality, it can absorb the energies of other stones nearby. I can certainly see that happening here. I absorb energies of those around me and sometimes cannot disconnect my feelings from theirs. Although I do feel that most of what I am feeling is my hurt from what others said and the implications I took from that.

Green is important here, too. It is the color of the heart chakra and, as it is reversed, I see again the private hurt in my heart. Green stones bring growth, balance, harmony, and renewal. Known to be excellent balancers of the emotions and the heart, they can also strengthen the connection between the heart and mind.

Alabaster is a stone of purity and protection in its whitest form and, being green, it is also a very Gemini-like stone in its ability to heighten the connection between heart and mind, the twins of Gemini. This is so apropos of where I find myself today. 

So how do I deal with my hurt feelings? 

I use my green-alabaster-like capabilities of a heart and mind connection to help me see this in a way that will allow me to shake it off. As much as possible, I should follow my usual pattern of withdrawal to process things internally first. The rest will take care of itself once I have come to mental terms with it. 
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