While reading online things I came across yet another self-styled tarot guru. I’m not quite sure why some unpleasant people rant and rave and argue and get political on blogs but they do. I found myself getting that hot feeling in the chest, which usually indicates some self-righteous repartee wanting to escape on my part. Oh-oh.
Hoping to nip it in the bud I drew a couple of cards from the Osho Transformation Tarot.
35 – MASTERY OF MOODS
24 – MISUSE OF POWER
How apt the first one is. When we are unaware, things like anger and greed can overtake us: we become the anger and blind rage, but the other way of using that is to watch, see this anger yet remain untouched. It’s momentary, it comes and goes, and you remain unaffected, calm.
Everything passes away, “This too shall pass,” including all the wonderful things and days, and all the bad things and days. You are the reality, everything else is a dream. You remain.
The second card is about power, wealth, prestige, Internet fame, all corrupting unless you use love as an antidote. Otherwise you become a calamity to others, a curse, because power blinds you. Just a little power, immediately used to ridicule, to destroy, not to benefit but to harm. In this way power becomes ephemeral, dissipates. You might have charisma, a following, but your power wanes because you use it to destroy.
There is the answer to this situation and the way it made me feel. I journaled about it and let it go, happy to pass on peacefully.