Thursday, December 29, 2016

Thinking

A different perspective on the Hanged Man

My first thought when I looked at this card is well there is the light that was missing in the Hermit's card on Monday.
Are ghosts really spirits with unfinished business?
I am not sure I get this card. The LWB postulates that in ancient China being treated badly with no recourse for justice was a reason for suicide.  Pretty drastic to prove a point that you were right and another wrong.
I have been contemplating this card for a half hour or so and really have nothing.  Maybe that is the point.  The Hanged Man in suspension releases cognitive thoughts and gains enlightenment.  All I need to do is let go of my need to have some meaning to this card and somewhere along clarity will be gained.





The Chinese Tarot Deck - Jui Guoliang



6 comments:

  1. I think you're right, there are some things we can't think ourselves out of, we just have to be patient and attentive to what comes without force.

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  2. Ah. That was the grinding noise that woke me up...

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  3. Often it is not about the answer but about asking the right question. :)

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    1. I just have to re-member that Mercury is still retrograde and all is not as it seems.

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