Need quick (yet deep) insight into a particular Tarot card? Today’s Tarot Messages will give you a sense of the flavor and meaning of the card, plus a message that you can carry with you for your day. This is just a brief snapshot of the card, but it will give you valuable info and prompts for further study and contemplation. Something to add? Feel free to comment below!
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Major Arcana: Number 16 (XVI)
Correspondences: Mars, Fire
Keywords: Revelation, sudden change, upheaval, life turned upside down, pressure building to a violent release, rug pulled out from under you, ego shattered, being humbled, shocking insight, collapse of something that was on shaky foundations, clearing away and rebuilding on a strong foundation, drastic change in circumstances, eyes opened, coming back down to earth, the feeling of being struck by a bolt of lightning.
Today’s Tarot Message: Where in your life is the pressure building? Someone or something may be about ready to BLOW. Be alert for the unexpected, a situation may not be as solid as you think. The Tower often brings a time of turmoil, disruption, regular life turned upside down, egos toppled…but its very good at getting rid of what’s not working. Once the dust settles, it’s a good time to start building something real.
Symbols in the card:
Tower: ego, construct, illusory achievement, unstable foundation
Lightning bolt: sudden realization, revelation, shocking insight, what was hidden is revealed
Falling figures: reversal of fortune or position, being in free fall, unable to control the situation
Falling crowns: shattered ego, loss of position
Black background: darkness, oppression, shadow
Questions to ask yourself:
Where am I feeling pressure in my life?
What information wants to come to light?
What in my life isn’t standing on a strong foundation?
Is there some anger that I need to express? Why aren’t I able to do it?
Is there a way to release some pressure before I have a big blow up?