Each week, I pull a card from a random Tarot deck to bring us a message or piece of wisdom that we can think about or use in our lives on some level – if not now, we can refer back to it when it seems to be more fitting for us. This is food for thought, and not drawn for any one particular person or situation.
For this week’s message, I have drawn from the Tarot of Transformation deck.
This Week’s Wisdom Message . . .
Reversed 7 of Cups (Drama Queen) In this deck, the upright 7 of Cups is featured as the “Drama Queen” – perhaps more specifically, this card could be compared to the story of “Snow White” where the queen became murderously jealous when she wasn’t getting to hear what she wanted and expected to hear from her mirror.
But here the card has come up in reverse, so this is an indication that anyone in your life who has been playing the role of a drama queen may settle down and come to reality . . . or you may be making new choices which mean that such a person becomes far less troublesome to you.
And if you’ve been feeling like the drama queen lately, you yourself may finally come to terms with things, become more accepting, or make new choices that change the picture of your reality.
We often associate this particular card in traditional Tarot with choices. When reversed, the 7 of Cups signifies that choices start becoming more manageable. We are able to make the choices that are right for us without falling into temptation to pick what seems to glitter and shine the most. We know that “all that glitters is not gold,” and we tend to choose more wisely with the reversal of this energy. Your practical sense is coming forth to help you make the best decisions, so you have reason to be more confident about the choices you’re making at this time.
If you’ve recently felt like you were drifting around in a fog, without any real sense of direction, you may now be entering an emotional breakthrough that allows for clearer thinking. This energy can set the pace for some new, exciting, and creative destinations. In any case, you may find yourself feeling a lot better now – at the very least, being able to make up your mind about some things is a lot nicer place to be than feeling so confused or uncertain.
Although dreams, fantasies, and wishful thinking do serve an important purpose, especially for creative ideas, the Reversed 7 of Cups indicates that now is the time to stop dreaming and start DOING. Take action toward a goal that you’ve decided is worth your effort. After going through a time of considering your options — or maybe a time where you’ve been stalled involuntarily — the energy in your world is now shifting toward real progress. Certainly you’ll still have to make some choices about things and select some possibilities from a variety of visions you’ve been toying with recently . . . but that is how progress happens.
Replace visions with action by considering what will contribute to a good sense of fulfillment in your life . . . and then get started with the next step that awaits. Positive visions, daydreams, wishes, and hopes are a means of visualizing and affirming that you are ready to claim something wonderful out there on the horizon — whether it’s a matter of work, love, finances, health, or anything else you’ve been considering. If you have tended to be a procrastinator on issues or in making decisions, now you may find that you’re more willing to take the necessary action to accomplish the things you want to get done.
Because you are beginning to see things in a clearer light, you are able to also get your priorities in perspective. This allows you not to let emotions cloud your better judgment as they may have done recently. It’s a lot easier now to make up your mind about choices that may have previously been confusing to you. You are choosing to live in reality instead of in the dreams and wishful imaginings of your mind. This paves the way for turning thoughts into reality . . . and sometimes making dreams come true through your own hard work, determination, and persistence. For that is the only way to make something real and tangible — you have to work to make it happen. And with the Reversed Seven of Cups, it seems you are realizing and appreciating that fact more than you may have in past times.