Daily Angel Oracle Card: Queen Of Pentacles, from the Shadowscapes Tarot, by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law, artwork by Barbara Moore
Queen Of Pentacles: “The Queen Of Pentacles yearns to nurture and care for others. She is brimming with generosity and possesses a warmth of spirit that glows from her eyes. The fan of branches arrayed around her figure are reminiscent of the ten armed Hindu Goddess Durga, embodiment of feminine creative energy. She is dedication, a protector, and one who is reliable and trustworthy. She is secure in her material possessions and her position in life.
The Queen Of Pentacles will lend her support to any who ask. She has strength that she draws from the very oak tree that she is a part of (or that is a part of her). She is willing to share the strength that is drawn down from the sustaining golden power of life and warmth of the sun itself into her branches, and transmuted into purest energy.
‘Carry this as a token and a reminder that I am always here,’ she says, taking a leaf from the boughs that whisper a singing susurrus from around her. They sigh in a hundred voices, an eerie harmony of the secrets that they hold for her.”*
~ By Stephanie Pui-Mun Law
There is so much power in the symbolism here. The sun, moon and earth. The power of the mighty oak in the form of the Divine Feminine, mother Earth herself. She is rooted deeply into the ground yet reaches up high into the cosmos, drawing down the power to assist those who are in need of her magic. She is greens and yellows, representing the heart, healing and also confidence, courage and self-worth. She reaches towards us with the oak leaf, significant of her ability to help us if we step into her realm.
Get outside. Even if it is cold; bundle up. Your body needs it, craves it. This is elemental energy and it can only be felt when in the elements. Maybe it is winter where you are, there is snow on the ground here as I type this. Maybe your winter is still sunshine and warm temperatures, lucky you if it is! Whatever the elements have to offer you, take it. There is deep and powerful magic within it that can only be accessed through our physical senses.
We must be in the fresh air to breath it into our lungs. We must be in the wind for it to sweep through our hair. We must stand under the rain to feel it cleanse and clear us. We must reach out and touch the bark of a tree to truly connect with its energies. Go where it resonates to you personally. Where your soul sings. Maybe that is in the forest, amongst the tallest trees. Or maybe it is at the beach, the wind whipping your hair about your face. Maybe there is a park or a lake or a stream you like to visit. Or maybe your own back yard holds as much magic and mystery as you need.
Take a little offering with you, maybe a small tumbled stone. Plant it somewhere special and make a wish, asking for assistance in creating a particular dream, or solving a present issue in your life. Take some time to connect with the natural world around you, appreciating it. Sending gratitude and love.
Then leave only your energy imprint and know that assistance is on its way to you now. A little gift from the Queen of Pentacles.