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Wednesday, May 24th

 

Ace of Pentacles. Today marks the start of a new cycle that will be particularly supportive of material prosperity in all its forms. Whether you've been thinking about starting a business, looking for a new home, or beyond, this is the perfect time to get cracking. Embrace the bounty of the world.
 

Wheel of Fortune. Sometimes we're in the driver's seat. Other times ... not so much. Today, the Wheel of Fortune suggests that the forces of Chance are guiding your car, not you. This loss of control can lead to feelings of anxiety and fear. Your challenge: trust in the ultimate generosity of the universe. In the long run, it's all meant to be—even it seems capricious right now.
 

Judgement. Change can be frightening. But it can also be good: after puttering along on the local road, your life is about to move onto the express lane. Today, keep your eyes open for important news that may lead to big decisions. Whatever it is, it's necessary.
 

Strength. Get ready for an unexpected message to cut through the confusion. Whatever you learn today will will enable to you make things a bit better all around, most especially for yourself. No news coming your way? Keep your eyes open: someone you might have considered out of the loop may surprise you by knowing more than you'd expect.
 
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King of Swords. Can't decide about an Important Life Issue? In the ongoing struggle between head and heart, the King of Swords says it's best to let the head win—for now. Take a step back to gain some distance. If you honestly don't know what to do, seek out an authority who won't sugarcoat their words to protect your feelings. What you need now is the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
 

Ten of Wands. "So close, yet so far away!" is your message for the day. The good news: a much labored over project is just about ready to be shared with the world. The bad news: the amount of work remaining feels plain overwhelming. At this stage of the game, when you're so plumb tired, it's easy to throw up one's hands and walk away. However, that's no solution. Buckle down and get it done.
 

Six of Pentacles. As the saying goes, sharing is caring. Today, find a way to share your goodness with the world. Whether this means donating resources to your favorite non-profit, or offering your talents to others, it's all the same: the cycle of life demands we give just as we've received. If you're concerned about having your generosity appreciated, rest assured. Whatever you put out will be gratefully received.
 

The High Priestess. Hungering for spiritual knowledge? Good news! Today is the perfect time to seek wisdom from deep sources. Take a course, read a book, find a teacher. Time to retreat and go deep.
 
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Eight of Wands. If life has felt sluggish lately, all that's going to change tout de suite. Important communications will be shooting your way like a bolt out of the blue: unexpected telephone calls, surprise letters, and e-mails. All these will serve to release you from the uncertainties dogging you. Alternately, if your phone isn't ringing as you'd like, perhaps it's time to let your fingers do the walking. Shift from the local road to the express lane.
 

Death. If you've been clinging onto something in your life that has outlived its usefulness, this is the perfect day to bid adieu to the old, bon jour to the new. The changes before you may feel painful to contemplate, but they're necessary. Your challenge is to allow the old to fertilize the new without fear.
 

Eight of Pentacles. Hi ho! Hi ho! It's off to work you go. Today, your focus is on nose to the grindstone stuff. Go forth, meet those deadlines. Just make sure you get paid your fair worth for all your labor. If you're not getting the material recognition you'd like, time to finetune your skill set for the marketplace.
 

The Lovers. Ooooh la la! The Lovers invites you to look for a renewed awareness of the nature of passionate love. How can you best experience it? You may find love in another person. Or you may find it through contemplating the world's bounty. Better yet, find it in yourself: take the time to be your own best friend. After all, if you don't love yourself, who will?