Tarot of the Hidden Realm (Llewellyn, 2013).
woman gazes off to the left, her dark hair flowing down around her
shoulders. In her hands she holds three roses, the thorns of which have
bitten into her left hand. Blood drips down, staining her dusky pink
dress, but she seems not to notice it, her gaze locked on something to
Given that the left is often associated with the past,
to me this card speaks of pain caused by our interpretation of what has
happened, our worries and wishes to redo that which cannot be changed.
funny, thinking about things I would like to do over, I'm reminded of a
post a while back, by Carla, I think. She said it's not the big, life-altering
things she feels bad about, but the small, everyday situations. That's
what comes up for me here. I don't regret moving country or leaving a
bad relationship, but I do regret the chocolate chip cookie I ate
yesterday! Yet, focusing on even those small regrets doesn't seem
helpful - I attack myself for not doing what I feel I should have,
rather than focusing on what I can do now.
I am grateful for the reminder to be in the moment.