Tarot can be used to gain perspectives on any situation.
The holiday season is perhaps the best time to approach tarot for answers -- as well as entertainment. The symbolism of winter's many obligations, festivities, and traditions compliments tarot nicely.
Tarot spread focused on the spirit of giving
Here is one way to approach laying down your tarot cards with a mindfulness for generosity.
1 The Giver/Recipient
2 The Gift
3 The Recipient/Giver
(You can throw out bonus cards:)
4 The Result of the Gift
5 The Overall Outcome
Engaging the employer:
Tarot readings around work
When reading about work relations, take an honest and objective look at the Receiver and the Giver cards.
It is possible that you are the one in the Giver position, as an employee.
The employer could well identify with the Receiver, especially when asking for a promotion or when hoping for a bonus: Think of the employee as someone receiving your request.
Will I get that bonus?
The reading depicted above, where The World is the Gift represented in the middle, indicates the woman getting the tarot reading will receive her bonus this year.
Her employer is interpreted here to be the Ten of Wands (burdened with tasks), while she is the Nine of Swords (not getting enough rest).
She has been working 15-20 hours of overtime each week.
How will my gift be received?
This example reading shows the spirit of giving in a very straight forward fashion.
The seeker having her cards read asked about a donation to charity. She and her parents have a tradition of caring for the homeless for Christmas.
This year, she also wants to give a monetary donation to The Homeless Voice Newspapers.
The Six of Swords revealed that one of the homeless gentlemen she regularly bought The Voice newspaper from has likely been able to improve his life, because she has not seen him in some time.
The Wheel of Fortune (The Gift) beautifully blends with the concept that one's fate is never guaranteed. Her gift works to end the difficulties of many who may have once been a paycheck away from hardship.
The Two of Swords Inverted intuitively suits the Receiver, the nonprofit itself. This card represents choice and the difficulty of committing to a clear decision.
Helpful variation: Artists, writers, any person submitting proposals or other work
Try this reading when considering submitting your work! Artists, writers, choreographers, people with designs, drafts, grants, etc may find this insightful.
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