Daily Draw January 17th, 2013
TYCHE – FORTUNE
I didn’t realize that the Greek god goddess of chance or luck was called Tyche (pronounced tie-key with the stress on the first syllable.) Fortuna is the Roman goddess and usually I would know the Greek precursor, but not in this case.
Fortuna and her wheel again, turning, turning. I find the cornucopia over her shoulder interesting. It is filled with all the riches and resources we need. I like that “resources” implies that you use what she makes available to you, as a necessary action on your part rather than a passive receiving.
The changing seasons of chance, perhaps without your choosing, which is the main point in the booklet. Can you remain centred and integral, together, as you embrace change? Ceaseless change in the outer world makes us insecure, but the inner life remains stable if we choose and that can lead to good fortune.
I really see a huge shift in the world lately. Part of it could be a generational shift, part of it is technology changing the daily routines of banking and paying bills and reading and mail. Part of it is simply our own ageing, the death of friends and family, the death of beloved pets.
I do get anxious, it seems out of control, but Tyche reminds me that destiny might test me, but whether advantageous of adverse, if I embrace it, accept it, I will move and change too.
The stillness inside is not affected, it is always available.