Monday, 11 July 2011

Illumination

For this third day with the charming Hezicos Tarot (get one while you still can!), I drew the Wheel of Fortune.

Lots of different symbolism is shown here.  For one thing, I notice that the Wheel looks like a roulette wheel.  For another, piles of money grow as they reach the top of the Wheel, only to be spilled from it as it continues to turn - apt metaphors for changing monetary fortunes and the cycles these go through.  Looking, though, to the big picture, the Wheel seems to be turned and buoyed on a churning river, like a mill wheel.  And the rocks and boulders on one side, mainly brown but with a few brighter colours thrown in, are transformed into candles of different shapes and sizes, but all glowing golden and burning brightly.  The message seems to be one of transforming our life's experiences into wisdom, bringing us closer to enlightenment.

I am grateful for the learning opportunities offered by both the ups and downs of life.

2 comments:

  1. It is a shame today's world teaches us that the wheel is ruled by dollars.

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  2. Hi Sharyn,

    Well, we may hope that the current troubles at least have a silver lining in that they help people to see that there are things beyond money...

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