As a creative individual, you may feel overwhelmed with sensitive feelings, so you turn to addictions to numb the intensity. This card comes to you as a reminder that those feelings in the raw are the inspiration for your greatest creations. In addi- tion, an addictive habit may be lowering your mood and vibrations by artificially inducing depression or anxiety. You already know in your heart which sub- stances or behaviors are detracting from your health and happiness. It could be consumption of wheat, caffeine, alcohol, nicotine, meat, dairy, or sugar. Call upon Heaven’s loving assistance to release unhealthful cravings so that struggle with your detox. You may be Divinely guided to human help to support your decision to approach life with your heart open, your mind clear, and your body detoxified.
You need some time alone to rest, reflect, and rejuvenate. This isn’t selfish on your part-it’s necessary. Jesus modeled the need for retreat as an act of self-care that strengthened his ability To care for others. And so it is for you as well. Even if you believe you don’t have the time or a ar money to get away, this card the intention, everything else will follow. says that if you set Think of your retreat as an investment that will pay glorious yields of renewed energy, enthusiasm, and inspiration. The retreat will surely pay for itself when you think of it in this way. It’s not the amount of time you spend apart from others; rather, it’s the quality of that time in which you give yourself complete permission to let go and simply be.
Perhaps being discour- aged is part of the roller coaster of creativity. During those times when you feel rejected, remember that over the years millions of artists like you have felt the same way. the years, like you have felt The same way. the ones whose work remains an inspira- tion are those who listened to the inner voice and ignored any criticism or rejection. Perhaps it’s time for you to watch a movie or read a book or an article about artists who ve kept going in the face of criticism to remind yourself that you’re not alone. You received this card as encouragement to continue upon your path. Keep practicing your art, polishing your craft, and expressing your creativity.
Heaven sent you this card remind you that you-like everyone-deserve happiness, in all of its splendid forms. Perhaps you believe that everyone else deserves happi- ness, but not you. That would explain your receiving this card. Allow God and Archangel Gabriel to help you understand that you are one with the Divine and all other creations of God; therefore, it’s impossible to exclude yourself from the gifts God constantly bestows upon every- one. It is possible, however, for you to block your receiving these gifts if you’re struggling with feel- ings of guilt or unworthiness. The solution is for you to call help you forgive yourself for what you’ve done or not done. Healing occurs when you remember that you are God’s innocent child, in spiritual truth. And just as loving parents want the best for their children, so too does God will the best for you.
Your hard work has paid off, and you are receivin acknowledgment and rewards! This card heralds suc- cess coming your way, and asks you to keep the faith and continue upon your path of action steps. The result will exceed your expectations, and will also be an import- ant stepping-stone leading you to your ultimate dreams.
You’re guided to join or start a writers’ group (or a group focused upon your particular art form) for sup- port and motivation. When you join a group of like-minded people, the energy of creativity is magnified. Groups can also give you the incentive to complete proj- ects and meet deadlines because of promises you’ve made to yourself and the members. Studies show that collaborations lead to en- hanced creativity because of the contributions of brainstorming with others. Look for existing groups in your local news- paper or on a website such as meetup.com, and if none exist in your area, volunteer to start one. There are also online support groups for writ- ers and artists that you can find through your Internet search engine.
You are continuously cre- ative, but this card comes to you as a sign that you’re in a cycle of heightened creativity right now. That means that you’re being showered with artistic ideas around the clock. Some of your greatest insights come during your dreams, while the skeptical mind is asleep. For this reason, it’s essential to keep a notebook by your bed to record whatever you can remem- ber about your dreams. Even a little fragment of a memory is enough to open a new pipeline to your imagination.