BEAUTY OF AGE: In many cultures, youth is worshiped and aged ones are hidden, considered to be no longer worthy of respect or valuable. Yet in other cultures, the older a person becomes, the greater not only their wisdom, but their beauty. For Kitsune, the passing of years becomes the gateway to deeper and stronger energies and powers. Like this ancient wisteria vine, its adventures recorded in its woody sinews, twining and curling about, playful and engaging, strong and deeply rooted, and flowering as it grows older, so you, friend, now shall vow to do yourself. For as you grow older, seeker, you will continue to flower. You will further develop. You will thrive and explore, adventure and inspire, and this faery come to you to ask you to become older in beautiful ways. To know that your aging is beautiful, and that spirits all about you respect and honor you, for with every year you have lived, you have grown, and you will continue to do so.
Many people, as they grow older, begin to feel that they must wither – but others dance into the elder years, finding partnerships and beginning new projects, allowing their true selves and eccentricities to become more and more clear, until we are buoyed up by their active daring lives. You too will thrive, grow older, and dance. You too can become more beautiful as you age and defy the stereotypes that would have us wither and decline and become invisible to the world. Speak to people. Venture out. Rebel against those who urge you to behave in ways that are not true to yourself. Make your life a divine shower of sparkling inspiration wherever you go, for as long as you are blessed to live. No – not this fate for you, beautiful one. Grow old – and stay fully alive until the very last breath you take this time around on this planet.
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TRANSCENDENCE: There are times in our lives when we are mired down with problems and issues, and we can feel as if we are swimming through thick, unyielding mud. We feel stuck and bound, completely captured by dilemmas that come with this earthly experience, and we can lose our sense of Spirit, of the Divine, and of the heavenly self. This can be the exact moment at which we receive a visitation from the extraordinary Celestial Fox, this heavenly one who has transcended the earthly realms and become one of the galaxy’s messengers. Kitsune at this time are so powerful they can become planetary bodies, new stars, or even a second moon.
In this card, celestial energies are being delivered to you so you can remember that, while you are in this lifetime human and there is much to learn, there is also the heavenly part of you. This part, which is celestial and unbound and free, can help you at this time to gain perspective and to know you will transcend whatever problems you are working with, and come to a place where your own divinity can come to the fore again. This is a strong message from the realm of the Kitsune to never lose your hope and belief in your own soul – for all of us, there will be times when we feel we have lost that beautiful sense of the Divine, and with it, our joy can slowly dissipate.
But know this – you are more than your job, your role, your bank account, your age. You are a transcendent being, and you are galactic as much as you are earthly – and you will now begin to move through the mundane issues which have blocked your way to feeling the joy that is inherent in your nature. You are celestial. You are one of the heavenly beings. You are a divine one. And with time, and with knowledge, and with the blessing of the visitation of this transcendent fox, you too will transcend the beliefs and the limitations of the physical self and remember once again the cosmic origins of your soul. The result will be that you can live this lifetime knowing you are both star and stone, celestial and terrestrial, and your time on this planet, in this form, is just one of the lifetimes you will experience, not only here, but within the cosmos. Take a higher perspective, dear one – for you are blessed by the very stars, and their energies now pour down upon you.
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THE GIFT OF CONNECTION: When we gather together, our vulnerabilities can be raw and feel exposed. Yet, when we gather under the influence of this card, we know we are safe, and something beautiful will come to our soul’s connections. When this card comes to you, Seeker, you know the Kitsune have blessed you with the ability to create harmony and connections between those who seem too different, too diverse to truly know each other. This card shows you the way to create a connection, to bring about harmony in a situation where several people who seem unable to get along are thrust together by fate and destiny. Through the wisdom and kindness that resides within you, and the fearless way in which you are truthful, you are able to weave people into groups that have a higher purpose and that can together create something greater than they could have achieved as individuals.
When this card comes, the most powerful quality that you possess at this time is that of universality, of being able to see through what we seem to be and understand who we are, on a soul level. This brings about a sense of safety, respect, and affection between people, and in time, this will grow and blossom. This is a time of peacefulness, growth, affection, and harmonious relationships – ones that are truthfully so! These are not forced, nor are emotions or reactions suppressed or denied – these are genuinely affectionate bonds. The group energy created means each person can explore who they are without fear of condemnation or misunderstanding. This is often the card that appears with counselors, therapists, truly gifted teachers, and those who bring people into circle with each other.
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