Are you thinking about 2015? Me, too. This is the time of year where I reflect on the closing year and the one to come. What lessons did I learn? What do I want to learn? What do I want to practice?
Part of my reflecting on the coming year is a medicine card reading. Twelve cards - one for each month - that give me something to think about. What energy might the new year bring? How will I be able to use that energy or learn from it?
Medicine cards are my choice for this type of reading because the animals help me feel connected to the earth and the energies they represent help me look at things in a new light.
I note my cards and their meanings in my planning journal (I use Susannah Conway's Unravelling the Year Ahead workbook and I highly recommend it. It's free, so go print yours!). I think about what kind of flow might happen if I took advantage of these energies throughout the year.
Then at the beginning of each month I study the message of that month's card. I think about how it applies in my own life, how I might use the message to better myself or a situation I'm in. It's a beautiful way to bring myself back to mindfulness and to think about things from a different perspective.
This is a practice I have enjoyed for years as a way to welcome the new year and the fresh start it represents.
For the first time ever, I am offering personal year-ahead medicine card readings. Twelve cards pulled just for you to use however you wish in dreaming about 2015.
When you purchase a reading, within 2 days (or possibly 3 if it spans a weekend) I will send you an email with a photograph of your personal cards and an explanation of each month's card. You may wish to print the email and tuck it in your own planning journal or fill them in on the oracle pages of your planning workbook if you are using something like Susannah Conway's workbook.
Sound interesting? Buy your 2015 medicine card reading here. You may also want to give one as a gift. Just a thought.