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Opening The Moon Treasure Chest
The Jewels Of The Moon Tarot Card
Timing: The timing of Moon is within one month except during retrograde periods, the retrograde periods are connected to the planets of Neptune and Jupiter, because the Moon does not travel in retrograde motion. If you leap forward during retrograde, you may have to do something over. I call the retrograde period, “The Do-Over!”
The timing is also based on the Moon dates – depending on whether you are inquiring about a new start, a testing point, wishes coming true or letting go. Example: The Moon is in the phase of last quarter waning, which means to let go.
Life Lessons: Always remember, the Major Arcana represents major life lessons, so if the Moon comes out in the outcome of the reading, the Moon represents that you are acting on something without thinking it through, and you may learn a new lesson.
The Moon also represents your hidden fears and feelings, which you are avoiding. You are not focused on all the lessons that you learned in the past, although you feel something is not right, you are not slamming on the breaks, you are going for it!
The Moon represents that you may feel tempted to do something that you will regret which represents a danger because your mind and intuition are tricking you to believe otherwise.
Reverse: If the Moon comes out in the reversed position, the Moon projects fear and anxiety into the present because of the past experiences you have been through, such as your lover cheating, and lying to you in the past, and your fears re-surface again because you feel that your lover is cheating again.
The Moon also represents that you may have a trust issue because of the disappointments you went through with a group of people or friends in the past.
The Moon represents your fears and that you have trouble stepping outside of your comfort zone because of the past. The Moon represents the subconscious, and sometimes, you will have disturbing dreams that bother you about the pains of your past, and the bad experiences you went through, because the fears of the past keep you stuck, and you want to stay in your comfort zone, to feel safe.
The Moon also represents the ninth and twelfth houses of your natal birth chart. The ninth house represents higher learning, the connection to your soul and the importance of learning your soul’s mission.
The twelfth house represents the secret closet. This house is loaded with your fears, regrets, and phobias because of the hurt you experienced that you were never able to fix, so your pain and fears stayed locked in your secret closet, waiting for the day to escape, the day that you finally forgive yourself for the mistakes you made, or forgive the person that hurt you.
Love And Romance: Since the Moon represents your secret closet, and the twelfth house of your natal birth chart, you may be thinking about a relationship in the past that ended. The Moon seems to project the past ordeals into the future, and is symbolic of illusion and your imagination running wild, and it may induce you to commit an error in judgment. You may contact a lover in the past, even though the relationship ended, because the Moon is tricking you to believe that you can repair the relationship, when in fact, you cannot.
You may have repressed feelings about the past because of the past trauma that has overwhelmed you with pain and anxiety, forcing you to recall the event continually. The Moon may bring out a new haunting awareness of the uncanny attraction that led you to mistakenly take a chance that ended in nightmare. The Moon will try to trick you to relive the past during a time of troubled clarity when your emotions are as changeful as the Moon itself.
The Moon also represents misleading people who will trick you and lie to you. When the Moon appears in your reading, you need to question the motives of the people around you. You may have an uncertainty about a person or group, and feel that you need to make an important decision. If you feel uncertain, this is a sign not to make any decisions because you cannot see things clearly and you may doubt the people around you. Pay attention to how you feel, and stop, think things through.
Reverse: When the Moon comes out in the reversed position it indicates you are experiencing self-deception, illusion, fears and anxiety. You are not able to think clearly or make good decisions, and you are slamming on the breaks. This is a time when your dreams will provide you with important clues to understanding what is really bothering you and the time when the subconscious will guide you.
You might be scared of losing again, fearful of another mistake. The Moon will bring out this fear, evoking the need for courage to provide the clarity you need to make the right decisions. The Moon compels you to face your fears in order to move forward, but this time, you are going to think everything through, before you act on it.
Work, Career And Money: You may be going through the ups and downs with your job, career and money. The Moon will make you feel like you are always going in two different directions, because the phases of the Moon are always changing and represents how you feel on a day to day basis.
Sometimes the Moon makes you feel like you are going through a new beginning, then suddenly an ending. Always remember that the Moon goes through the waxing phase, a time that you feel assertive – rising to the challenges ahead, then the waning phases, a time when you are ready to make sacrifices and start a new plan and new beginning that will grow.
You will go through this cycle every month and it will affect you emotionally about your future with your job, career and the money that you earn. The Moon is also connected to the ninth house of higher learning, the connection to your soul and the importance of learning your soul’s mission.
The Moon may make you feel that everything connected to your job, career, and money is going to work out, and soon you will have the income that you desire, but the Moon maybe tricking you to believe that you have lots of money, coming to you in the future, therefore, you start gambling your money away, and you are out of control.
Reverse: If the Moon comes out in the reversed position, you are finally able to understand the position of your job, career, and money situation, and you are not taking anything for granted. You are not tricking yourself to believe that you have lots of money, therefore, you are not gambling your money away, and over spending, you are in control.
Travel And Moving: You have planned to take a trip or vacation, and moving into the new apartment or a new house that you have been dreaming about. You made a mistake with planning your trip or vacation, thinking that you would get the time off from work, and you bought the plane tickets in advance, and now everything is not falling in place because you cannot get the time off of work.
You did not plan your budget correctly and now you cannot move into the new apartment or new house that you have always dreamed about. You are out of control with your spending habits, and you have to get back on track, or you will fall into financial debt.
Reverse: The timing of your trip and vacation is delayed or not going to happen, because of your spending habits in the past and you are trying to get back on track. You were out of control with your spending habits, and you are correcting your mistakes so you do not fall into financial debt, you are seeing things clearly now.
You wanted to move into the new apartment or new house that you have always wanted and desired, everything is a struggle, and not falling in place, the way you thought.
Reverse: The timing is not the right time to move, it has been delayed and will happen when you are in a better financial position.
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The Moon’s Journey Stopped: My Right Foot Is Stuck In Fear And I Cannot Move Forward. I Feel Like There Is Something After Me. Unable To Think Clearly. I Cannot Make The Decisions I Need To Make
With Love and Joy,
© Safina 2012
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