Are You Letting Your Past Dictate Your Future?

“What day is it?” It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. My favorite day,” said Pooh.” ~ A.A. Milne The 4 of Cups shows us that we have fallen for the temptation to shut down because of negative past experiences. This is natural and the ego’s way of protecting itself against more of the same. However, shutting down is not the answer: the answer is to learn the lesson and move on with renewed faith and optimism.

Are You Suffering from a Yearning to Return?

“The Greek word for “return” is nostos. Algos means “suffering.” So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.” ~ Milan Kundera, Ignorance The 6 of Cups is traditionally seen as a card of nostalgia and often foretells of the Seeker being reunited with someone from their past. Reminiscing about the past and being reunited with a past friend, lost family member or a lover gone AWOL can be a wonderful thing but being lost in memories about the …