As we head into the holidays and end of the year madness, I selected our latest card . . . the Page of Cups.
The reason I chose this card is partially because (if you read my last blog http://www.dinaberrin.com/2014/11/12/show-your-true-colors/) I promised I would, and partially because I felt it is a great way to start this season.
So often, the end of the year is looked at as the end of a cycle. A new opportunity for us to start again. New Year’s resolutions and goals are created, intentions are set, and so it goes.
So, what happens right before we get ready to set our goals?
As we move towards this auspicious time, let’s get the juices flowing and get you thinking about what is possible.
As we come upon the Page of Cups, we find a young man dressed somewhat flamboyantly in a blue tunic with a floral print. He is sporting a free spirited type of beret with a long, flowing scarf attached to it, blue again. He stands alone with the flowing sea behind him, a reference to our subconscious mind. He is looking intently at a golden cup which he carries in his hand. To his surprise, a fish pops it head out of the cup (and appears to be speaking to him). Crazy, right? This scene sums up the essence of the Page of Cups . . .the unexpected and surprising nature of inspiration, creativity and intuition.
The spark of illumination comes upon us at the most unexpected times and very often in a way which we do not understand. Sometimes you just have to trust the process.
Pages have a playful spirit and childlike quality about them The Page of Cups has a free imagination, is ready to dream and create the life s/he chooses. With this energy you can find the part of yourself that is now ready for full expression.
If an event, the Page of Cups can be pregnancy, the birth of a child, a sign of a new relationship or friendship, a new level of happiness in a current relationship, or anything relating to emotional beginnings. This may appear “out of the blue”. The color blue, which stands for expression and communication is one of the main colors seen in this card . Another preeminent color in this card is pink, which appears in the flowers, shirt sleeves and tights. Pink adds to and enhances the idea of fertility and romance, also showing this page is sensitive and has a fertile imagination.
Personified, the Page of Cups is a true romantic. This person would be gentle and compassionate, imaginative and artistic. He stresses the importance of peace and tranquility and may have a hard time dealing with conflict. He may be dreamy and somewhat detached, moody and impractical but he is also very rooted and comes from a very solid place.
This page shows a side of your self that needs to be strengthened and built up. As a society we risk becoming detached from our imaginative side as we become more and more dependent on technology.
The page tells you to never stop listening to your intuition and believing in your dreams.
As we begin thinking about what goals we are willing and able to commit to this coming year, here are a few questions for you to consider: What is your creative outlet? What does your intuition tell you? Where can you be a little more tender or emotional? Do you have your own personal style? Is it time to shop for something bold and outrageous to wear to the big holiday party? What is your dream?
If you are looking for guidance, are getting together with a few friends or just want someone fun to come and entertain your guests while you cook/drink/socialize at your own event, reach out and we can talk about how I can make your 2015 a year to remember.
Until the next time . . .