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Sleeping with Swords

I was awake at 2:30 a.m. with several ideas careening through my mind.  Needless to say, I wanted to get back to sleep.  Tarot to the rescue in two steps!

In order to fend off extraneous thoughts, I called upon the Princess of Swords from the Thoth Tarot — often known as the mood-fighter, the one who can fend off storms of thought — to surround my bed and protect my mind from what it didn’t need.

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My second step was to envision the 2 of Swords, subtitled peace, and to slowly repeat the words “mental peace” over and over again, keeping my attention on the lotus in the centre.

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Within minutes, I drifted off and entered a deep, deep sleep filled with rich dreams.  Don’t you love how practical the tarot can be?!

 

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