berthevansoest (berthevansoest) wrote,
berthevansoest
berthevansoest

Surrender

Originally posted by ladyofthemoor at Surrender

For the course on Psalm 119 and the tarot (second row of seven cards and seven stanza’s) I thought ‘surrender’ was an good theme (... a difficult one too…). The work on this theme will be a home work assignment. It is a spread that consists of two questions. I decorated the cards to make them my own; I have put them in my faith box.

1.What does surrender mean to me and what feelings does it evoke?
2.What does surrendering to the divine (God, goddess, spirit, Inner Flame, Spirit) mean to me, and what does it bring me?

1. I pulled Ten of Swords from the Robin Wood Tarot as an answer to what surrendering means to me and what feelings it evokes. Surrendering means feeling powerlessn to me. I decorated the card wit a huge black border: I also feel boxed in; there is no escape, only surrender is possible. But there is hope in surrendering for me. The yellow on the card is the hope and the color is really strong. 

                      

2.The second card was the Knight of Cups and gave an answer to what surrendering to the divine means to me and what it brings me. 

                           

It brings me many emotions, lots of tears and relaxation. That makes me active again and powerful. That process makes me feel that I have a valuable cup in my hand.

I felt that the first and the second question belonged to each other. The black colors of the Ten of Swords flow into the water of this card (the other card is actually pasted on the back of this one). The yellow of the hope of the Ten of Swords flows into the cup of the knight. 
Tags: la verna, psalm 119
Subscribe

Recent Posts from This Journal

  • The Deeper the Love

    Ik hoorde deze dagen een lied van Billie Holiday met een toespraak van James Cone, Founding Father van de zwarte bevrijdingstheologie. Billie…

  • Five Points for a Safe Group

    Content waarschuwing: seksueel geweld CW: Sexual assault/violence This blog is an adaptation of a piece I wrote for the circle Regenerative Culture…

  • Contact met mensen die heel anders denken over de pandemie

    Het hoeft niet Hoe ga je om met mensen uit jouw context of vrienden die het gevaar van het virus bagatelliseren of in complottheorieën geloven?…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments