COMING OF AGE: When a blessed and fortune-gifting Kitsune reaches one hundred, they receive a tail, and the ability to shift into other forms, even that of a human. With each year that passes, they gather to themselves more energy, and with every hundred year period, they receive another tail, and when they reach the stage where they have earned nine tails, they are at a whole different evolutionary level to the other Kitsune. They are so powerful that they can take any shape they wish, and they can move between heaven and earth, into visibility and invisibility, and they can store the energy they have gathered in a pearl, which can be released, and directed and shared with other beings.
This Ninetail Fox has now comes to you to share some of the energy of their many lives, the stored energy which you are able to use at this time. There is no cost to this process, for this is the duty of the Kitsune, when they see someone falling just ever so slightly short of their potential, they can direct and share this stored energy, and it flows into you, and you know you have become more than you once were. You have earned this energy through your actions, and you have deserved this chance for some time now. But it was one particular act of kindness which brought good fortune to another that turned the tide for you and brought you to the attention of the Ninetails. Take a moment now to feel the gathering force within you, flowing into all of your cells, expanding your potential, enlarging your very being until the true potential of your being is reached, and when that point comes, reach for what it is you have dreamt of doing. No more holding back for fear you are not enough. You are more than enough, you are the new version of your own self, and you are beloved of the magical ones.
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WILLING ENTANGLEMENT: When this card comes to you, know that you are being shown the ways in which our promises can bind us, and in time, begin to restrict us, and yet, we have given our word. This is the conundrum of human entanglement, of all relationships. there is the bonding and the beauty of what we can gift each other, and there is the binding that comes with the responsibility of love. For this is a card of a person who takes responsibility seriously, and who has serious responsibilities, as does this elven one, friend to the to Kitsune, who is working her magic in unison with this tree, for as long as it takes to unbind him from the burdens of those who would exploit nature. This beautiful being has given her pledge to be of assistance with the tree beings, and yet, it has brought to her great restrictions and bindings, and even a sense of being imprisoned. This she willingly does, for it is not permanent, and the energy she is offering this tree will lead to its freedom.
So, know in your own life that there are pledges we make when all is well, and when times become difficult, we then willingly continue, for we know we wish to keep our word and honor our commitments. It is not easy, but it is done willingly, and it is our serious task, and we learn a great deal about what we can do for others, so this is a willing sacrifice before you now, and one that is good, which will lead to many blessings. Know that there will be a sense of restriction and frustration, and that there are many wishes and hopes that seem to be on hold for now. Yet, while you weave your own magic, within these strong boundaries, know that you are creating great power and growing stronger within. When the time comes, and it will, dear one, the cords will fall away, and the time will come for you to move and be free and wander where you will once again.
Yet, she is aware that others are also making their pledges, sending their wishes, and tying them to this great old tree, upon which many a charm and a spell has been woven. And she is now weaving her healing with her own bindings, and giving her energy to this tree, fulfilling a responsibility and a charge that she has decided to take up, so that in time, this great tree can be free of all that is asked of him, over and over. While you subordinate yourself and your own desires to this great commitment, know that you are being watched over, and that there is greater fulfillment awaiting you, too, very soon.