Joie de Vivre

Featured Card of the Day – 8 of Cups – Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy

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Keywords

Searching, transition, evolution, growth, motion.

Artist Interpretation 

Setting sail into the sky to explore new horizons, Scout is in search of a new place of inspiration. Holding tight to eight balloon cups, he moves with the wind. He isn’t worried about the ‘why’ or ‘how’. He simply trusts it will be as it should be, and that he will experience a positive new direction in life.

Card Meaning 

Trust your inner voice; let it be your guide as you open your eyes to a new perspective. Step boldly into a bright new future by letting go of the past and forging ahead. This is a time of contemplation and soul -searching as you drift onward and upward. When energy feels blocked, it will flow freely again when you open channels.

Reversed

Confusion over options. Fear in beginning a new journey.

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Featured Card of the Day – The Hierophant – Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy

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Keywords

Education, tradition, wisdom, inspiration, philosophical.

Artist Interpretation 

Reading rituals from a bookflower, the hierophant, Mentor, is always in pursuit of knowledge. A spiritual adviser, he’s a wise teacher and keeper of esoteric knowledge. In the summoning of deeper understanding, bells are rung by accomplices on either side of him. Standing tall and confident in his teachings, he lays down the foundation for a belief system, drawing security and comfort from his roots. His experience gives him the wisdom needed to teach others well. His great mission is to spread the word of divine spirit.

Card Meaning 

Gain wisdom by nurturing your spirit, and pass down the wisdom you’ve gained. With your good intentions and discipline, seek trustworthy advice from others who offer great knowledge. Devote yourself to a new life ritual or routine that compliments personal growth.

Reversed

Breaking the rules. Group pressure. Conflict with a figure of authority.

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Featured Card of the Day – The Emperor – Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy

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Keywords

Structure, willpower, authority, practicality, control.

Artist Interpretation 

The confident and structured emperor, Eminence, has earned his wisdom through experience. His ram’s antlers and warrior headgear are a reminder of his great leadership and authority. His dragon companions, Order and Conviction, stand by him in the coordination of systematic plans. In a position of strength, Eminence is clothed in sunlight gold, symbolic of growth and comfort. He’s an ideal source of advice due to his scrutinizing ability to see through the most clever of disguises. He is defender of the vulnerable, and rejector of the lazy.

Card Meaning 

Have confidence in your ability to embrace control and structure in your life. Consider all facts, remain grounded, and be motivated. Discover and make use of your inner-strength, as this is what makes you a leader. Connection with discipline will bring you closer to realizing goals.

Reversed

Irresponsibility. Criticism. Loss of authority.

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Featured Card of the Day – The Star – Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy 

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Keywords

Rejuvenation, harmony, faith, enlightenment, wisdom.

Artist Interpretation 

Filled with glittering faith,Vega meditates on the star of serenity. She’s grateful for her increasing sense of fulfillment as she makes continual progress toward her goals. Vega renews both the subconscious and the material world with her pitchers of water, one holding the sun’s energy and the other holding the moon’s energy. The ladybug, a symbol of trust, whispers messages of happiness in her ear.

Card Meaning 

Hope emerges from the darkness, illuminating your path of enlightenment like a star. Your journey dawns light on the universe within, and your inspired heart increases your intuitive abilities. Follow the light of the star, for it will lead you back to the right path. Have faith in your inner-divinity and in the powers of universal spirit.

Reversed

Discouragement. Dwelling on negativity. Poor choices.

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Featured Card of the Day – 3 of Wands – Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy

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Keywords

Foresight, ventures, confidence. vision, imagination.

Artist Interpretation 

It’s time for Moxie to set out on her exciting journey and make things happen! She hovers in anticipation, bearing the desire to blaze a trail into uncharted territory. Three little sunny companions patiently float around her she formulates a clear plan of action before setting out.

Card Meaning 

The perfect balance of your willpower and action will move you forth with spiritual and intellectual harmony. Recognize all you have to offer as well as all that you need in return. Your creative flame will set things in motion, bringing you closer to your dreams. Remain confident with you ideas, and stay focused on your intentions. Your entrepreneurial spirit will bear new opportunities and new perspectives.

Reversed

A false start. Cancellation of plans. Ulterior motives. Carelessness. Creative blocks.

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Featured Card of the Day – 7 of Cups – Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy

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Keywords

Manifestation, choice, awareness, illusion, temptation.

Artist Interpretation 

Confronted with flowers of opportunity, Wish must only focus on one, but isn’t sure which to choose. The choices presented are manifestations of her hopes and desires. She gazes in wonder and delight at the array of treasures each offers. She’s tempted, yet she believes that she should leave them be until she’s made careful consideration. Wish shall soon recognize which flower holds the greatest power to sustain her.

Card Meaning 

Sometimes, several attractive choices are presented at once, which can be confusing. Give all opportunities heedful thought before jumping forth. Be grateful for what you have, and understand that your intuitive energy will manifest the best resolution.

Reversed

Inaction causing loss of opportunity. Insecurity. Emotional confusion.

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Featured Card of the Day – King of Wands – Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy

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Keywords

Innovation, integrity, vision, strength, charm.

Artist Interpretation 

The dynamic king of wands, King Dynamo, is highly respected for his charismatic and intuitive leadership qualities. With a commanding presence, he theatrically rides upon his equally brave flying lion named Gusto. King Dynamo is confident and dares to be different. Allowing his inspirations to take form, he passionately and courageously moves forth as he pursues his dreams.

Card Meaning 

Let yourself be inspired by this king’s innovation and bold creativity by seizing the day and making the most of opportunities. Go forth with confidence as you command your efforts toward your goals. Be not concerned about what others think; make a splash, and lead the way!

Reversed

Ill-tempered. Overbearing and pushy. Impulsive decisions.

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Featured Card of the Day – 10 of Pentacles – Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy

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Keywords

Achievement, fulfillment, abundance, celebration, health.

Artist Interpretation 

Counting their bountiful blessings, a lively unicorn, Jubilee, soars above ten shining coins that shimmer like the sun. His pixie friends, Glee and Spree, ride upon his back as they celebrate their heart’s joy.

Card Meaning 

Through the balance of material and spiritual abundance, tasks shall become fluent and rewarding. Have faith in yourself and in the achievements in your lifepath. By connecting to your heart’s aspirations, the results will be healing and enriching. The divine power within is always in search of obtaining the highest attunement of joy and inner-peace. Take time to acknowledge the beauty and blessings around and within you.

Reversed

Lack of appreciation. Financial loss.

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Featured Card of the Day – Queen of Pentacles – Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy

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Keywords

Sensitive, nurture, abundance, manifestation, sensuous.

Artist Interpretation 

Sitting beneath an arch of branches, the prosperous queen of coins, Queen Sumptuous, nurtures a coin in her arms. She pets her rabbit named Cherish, a personification of her gentle nature. The clear brook at her feet generates the flow of abundance and life force. Queen Sumptuous takes a simple approach to life, using imagination and logic to provide what’s needed. With a protective and nurturing nature, she’s always willing to help others. She enjoys her material wealth and is able to preserve her financial resources. She communicates well with animals, children, and all of nature.

Card Meaning 

Trusting in your abilities will bring success and financial security. Seek practical solutions to business and family matters. Be protective of your good fortune and that of those you love. Using your sensibilities, you have the power to manifest a life of your own choosing.

Reversed

Being a slave to one’s own generosity. Suspicion and fear.

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Featured Card of the Day – Strength – Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy

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Keywords

Compassion, patience, balance, healing, strength.

Artist Interpretation 

Patience embraces a winged lion, Intrepid, who is the physical manifestation of her inner-beast and inner-strength. Fear and anger are swiftly replaced with compassion and creativity. They’re in a great oak tree which, like Patience and Intrepid, continues to stand strong regardless of the many storms it’s prevailed in life. The stars twinkle in recognition of the strength of love.

Card Meaning 

With patience, you will triumph over challenges that lie ahead, while maintaining calmness. Ride out the storm and face your fears; do not give up when you’re so close to getting through a trying situation. Have faith of your own ability to endure, and come out stronger from the experience. Through it all, you will be where you are supposed to be, and it will be for the best.

Reversed

Dependency. Mistrust. Fear of facing a situation.

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