Metaphors, Regulars and Shorts

Metaphors for the Month

By Suzanne Wagner

There’s no longer a need to push the wave—just ride it!
by Suzanne Wagner

Osho Zen Tarot: Friendliness, The Dream, The Miser
Medicine Cards: Badger, Weasel, Hummingbird
Mayan Oracle: Manik, Universal Movement, Mystical Power
Ancient Egyptian Tarot: The Star, Two of Wands, Eigth of Cups
Aleister Crowley Deck: Valour, Knight of Wands, The Lovers
Healing Earth Tarot: Grandfather of Pipes, Man of Crystals, Six of Feathers
Words of Truth: Delusion, Discrimination, Responsibility

Things are picking up. This month you want to cut loose and go for it. But the cards are indicating that too much, too fast can create more problems if you are not careful. Do not let yourself fall into delusion. Keep a discriminating eye on your goal and take responsible steps in consistent fashion. As the energy is finally moving there is a deep desire to run. But just like trying to run up the South Rim of the Grand Canyon is a bad idea, so is the idea that because you feel this long-awaited surge of energy that you should leap into action without remembering to pace yourself.

It is wonderful when you feel as if you can begin to see the doorway you have been seeking and the goal is almost within your grasp. Just remember to follow the wave. You have put so much energy into the situation and that energy has been building so that now you can see the wave moving. There is no longer a need to push the wave—just ride it!

There is always more work but for a minute enjoy the shift and feel the love that is expanding. Look at things with objective eyes and remember that correct structures and strategies is the way to keep things moving smoothly. Congratulate yourself for getting this far and remind yourself that all the struggle was worth it. It is important to appreciate the journey because it was very difficult and you know there was a lot of complaining that happened, whether that was just in your own head or even if it did manage to get out your mouth.

The dream is taking shape and manifesting in a beautiful and unexpected way. Do not allow your mind to make that positive energy contract. Remain centered in a place of abundance. Meditate in nature. Breathe in appreciation for yourself and those who have walked some or all of this path with you. Notice that every encounter gave you something that you critically needed. That did not mean that those lessons were fun or easy but they were essential.

From that feeling of arriving at your particular destination, feel the power that you have generated. Acknowledge the skills that you have integrated. Feel your soul’s depth and the intuitive abilities that guided you here even when you were resisting. Appreciate who you have become.

You have worked hard and even though there is always more work to do, this moment is extremely helpful to remind you that you have done well. So, the next time you have to gather up your courage, perhaps you will relax and flow more easily because you have learned how to trust the core of your being and that great power that is beyond your mind.

This article was originally published on July 1, 2014.