Meaning of Wednesday, Odin, The Hanged Man

Happy Wednesday, named after the Anglo-Saxon/Norse God Woden or Odin originating from the Hebrew tribe of Dan and the root word Adonai. Woden is the highest God like Zeus, or Yahweh, and a God of poetry, death and the Wild Hunt. Odin is represented as a grave-looking elderly man with a long beard, carrying in his hand a spear accompanied by two dogs and two ravens. He was the father of poetry, and the inventor of Runic writing.

Wednesday is also named after the planet MERCURY, Mercredi in French. The connection is through the  language/ruins/intuitive symbolism connection. For intellect or for true connection to work one must suspend one’s ego and point of view to receive true wisdom. .

He also appears in the Tarot as Arcana #12 The Hanged Man, a card of emotional initiation and baptism of surrendering the ego to a Higher Power.  Odin was hung upside down on the World Tree or Ygdrassil, suspending his ego and logic and this is how he received the inspiration for the magical language symbols the Ruins were born. The Hanged Man is also related to the scapegoat and the martyr.  Alcoholics Anonymous relates to the Hanged Man in giving it up to God in their 12 steps. 

Odin is the HANGED MAN Arcana #12 in the TAROT 

the hanged man Tarot Tara Greene

Another version of the Hanged Man

Napoleon Brousseau Hanged Candy Man 2012

        The HANGED MAN TAROT #12      by Napoleon Brousseau   oil on                      canvas  2012 

Invocation to Odin:

Odin, Woden,
With one eye turned outward
To the world of form and living breath
The other eye turned inward
To the dreaming trance of the dwale, The shamanic death
Oh Dale I enwrap myself in your nightside cloak of deepest blue
(he spears himself in the side)
Hnikkar, Hakelberg, guide us through
The long dark night
As upon den Geisterwegen und den Wegen des Todes we tread
Irlik Kahn oh mighty lord of the dead, guide us through…
Gwyn ap Nudd, Faery King
Take us beneath the barrow mound
By cloven hoof and raven’s wing

I believe I found this invocation at Orryelle Defenestrate-Bascule’s site  

WEdnesday, Odin, Woden, Tarot Tara Greene

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It’s complicated. Inspirational Card of the day

The energy is feeling more than complicated. It’s convoluted. I am feeling it and all around me people I know  are going through the deepest transformations and working very hard on allowing their soul’s truth out. This can manifest as very trying difficult and hard lessons.  I know you are feeling it too.

Venus in Pisces will Quincunx Jupiter in Leo in the next few days. WTF does that mean?

My alcoholic Aunt Libby, that’s Venus in Pisces for you, used to preface her monologues with the phrase. “May I? With your permission?”

Venus in Pisces is shy, behind the scenes,in the 12th house of endings. She is at her most unconditionally loving, like Mother Mary. Venus is living in everyone’s 12th house collectively now until February 20 when she enters Aries. But for now the tender-hearted, spiritual,healing of our shadows is at odds with our ego’s- which is Jupiter in Leo. 

Jupiter in Leo is the super, Type A big shiny personality that America worships. The superstar, idea of perfect, money, power, beauty. The Kim Kardashian, Paris Hilton, cardboard stereotypes. All fluff and hype.

Venus in Pisces is the real thing. The innermost sensitive lover, the one who whispers you are beautiful and wonderful and perfect just the way you are,no matter who you are.This is beauty on the soul level. 

“You don’t need money honey”  Can’t buy me love etc they sing on the radio. But now its All we want is to be Billionaires so fricking bad. That is Jupiter in LEO.

So this is what that inconjunct feels like. To those who are authentic and tuned in and sensitive to all this. It feels disconnected from source. Jupiter in Leo would not likelysend a life preserver to Venus in Pisces. So we must be cautious, there is a shift. Insidious energies can leak in. Be still and know thy own truth. 

INSPIRATIONAL CARD OF THE DAY 

Tarot Psychic Tara Greene

THE PEN TAROT JUSTICE TRUMP #8 

THE BALANCE – yes! karma, choices, equilibrium,Libra, which Venus rules.

Justice is usually pictured as being blind and impartial. I found this image really intriguing because the scales of Justice are her eyes too. 

How often do we actually see through the eyes of a balanced perspective?

How often is there real give and take in conversation and communications? 

KEY QUESTIONS?

How balanced are you feeling in your life now?

What do you need to feel that equilibrium?

TAP on your sternum lightly, this will help to bring you into balance.

What do you use to help you gain balance?

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Magic, Virgins, Tarot, Astrology, 88 Psychic energies

August 17 is a magical 88 NUMEROLOGY DAY. It’s very good luck  Feng Shui energy

+ great VENUS JUPITER conjunction energy. You can see them in the sky before dawn.

MERCURY the planet is personified as  THE MAGICIAN Tarot Trump # 1

Magician Thoth Tara Tarot  reader

THOTH TAROT # 1 the MAGUS Mercury 

The magical skill we all have is our minds. With our consciousness we can create whatever magic we wish to.

Yes you are a wizard or a witch. We all are. You are what you think.

The Magician usually has a lemniscate or INFINITY symbol above his head. As does the woman in the card of STRENGTH which is LEO energy.  He controls ALL TIME.  

The mind is INFINITE. Mercury is a hermaphrodite, both masculine and feminine. He symbolizes the two-lobed brain, the conscious and unconscious sides of ourselves.

The MAGICIAN is a trickster.

Mercury is now in VIRGO one of the two signs it rules.  

Keywords: grounded thinking, work, service to others, perfectionism, analysis, communications, health, discipline, order, humility.

The Sign of Virgo the Virgin earth is personified as THE HERMIT #9 Trump an initiation card

Hermit Virgo astrology Tara Greene

Guilded Tarot Hermit

THE HERMIT is not necessarily alone or to have totally abandoned all worldly possession. the Hermit is of the earth very much so.

He is usually pictured as a wise old man with a long beard in profile holding up a lamp, a light to guide the way.

He is very  much the Inner GUIDE, the one who is always there inside of you.

Just quiet that busy mind and you will find the Hermit, as your ancestors, an unbroken lineage working for and protecting you. 

You are what you eat in all ramifications. Consuming information, food, energy. Think about how you assimilate.

As Virgo rules the upper intestines, the Hermit could be thought of as your Gut Instincts, {intestines were used for divination}

Use this time with Mercury in VIRGO to tune into that ancient wisdom residing already there.

THE SUN will enter Virgo August 22/23

NEW MOON in Virgo Aug 25 

Venus enters VIRGO September 5 

earth energy is practical and healing. Walk barefoot on the earth while it s warm enough still before autumn comes. It is very healing.

MEDITATIONS

WITH THE MAGICIAN

How many balls, chickens, knives are you currently juggling? Metaphorically speaking

What is your relationship with your inner hermaphrodite?  

How IN TUNE are you? What kind of mind games do you play on yourself?

Dialogue with the HERMIT daily as a meditation.

Ask him questions, he is waiting to guide you. The Hermit can be a female guide as well, the Virgin Goddess, the keeper of the harvest.

Why am I so afraid of being alone? Very important for women to ask this question.

Talk to your body ask each part how it is feeling, You will be amazed at how correct this is.

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enjoy this perfect Magician Hermit video- NATURE BOY -Ella Fitzgerald  

Sun combust Mercury,communications snafus,How did YOU fare?

I want to report about my experiences of the Monday Sept 10

Sun conjunct Mercury- called combust literally means BURN OUT with Mercury- communications burned to a crisp

I wrote about the more positive aspects, but I realise – and I experienced this first hand, it ‘s better to be aware of the negative potential energies as well. More valueable.

Another coincidence was that Jupiter swallowed an asteroid that day- I had used the being swallowed whole symbolism

see http://www.spaceweather.com/

Sun combustion Astrology TAra Greene

The combustion occurred in nit picky VIRGO

where one must always, always, watch one’s P’s & Q’s and pick up after oneself constantly.

People most challenged by Virgo perfection are Sagittarius and Gemini who get squared by it.

I am a Sagittarius and I experienced a total communications breakdown with someone who absolutely misunderstood my intention in an email communication. This was not a client but someone I asked for expertise from in a totally other matter.

Don’t you find emails the most psychologically open fire territory for communication chasms? 

E-mails are fabulous as a vantage point with which to observe peoples’ total projections through.  By that I mean – an email is a communications “on paper” so to speak with, no body language or audio inflection to help us to decipher the communications clearly with  each other. A phone conversation is an actual energy contact exchange. An email is not. That is why I don’t do email readings. I like the real energy of someone’s voice and energy connecting live with me.

Whatever one types in an email is up for total projection on the part of the receiving person. However the person you are communicating with reacts is all their own stuff. And your own stuff , vice versa.

It is also a very spiritual point of view. Good psychological  communications skills always use the owning your responses tool as in  saying “I feel …… when you say/write  X ……” that way people take SATURN like Karmic responsibility for their feelings, responses, actions etc.

A number of people told me it was  a crazy difficult day for communicating. I definitely attest to that.

How was it for you?

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One of the best way for validating that Astrology does work is in hindsight. Hey what happened to me at this time on this date? Oh there is some significance, synchronicity, state of affairs going on..hmmm…

 We all do have free will choice, and the planets do vibrate their energies into the universe. In hindsight which is 20/20 we can see how one’s experience validates this observation. Therefore if I knew in advance I could have valueable knowledge with which to be forewarned and forearmed.

I want that knowledge. Knowledge is power.

Be a good BOY SCOUT or GIRL SCOUT-

BE PREPARED! Use astrology as your best tool.

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