ladyofthemoor (ladyofthemoor) wrote,

  • Mood:

Broken Heart: Evaluation

I have pulled all five of the cards of the Broken Heart spread now; a spread of Christine Jette from her book Tarot for the Healing Heart. I did not like the spread. I had thought beforehand that I would not like it, and I did not.

The preposition of the spread is that if universal life force or creativity is experienced in a unobstructed way it creates health and happiness in life. If it is distorted, it creates negative experiences and illness. Because the spread had this vision as fundament, it follows that you had to read almost all the positions in the spread as ‘negative’. I think this underlying vision of the spread, that blocked life force brings illness, is nonsense. It is a one dimensional and flat vision on illness.

Of course disease has effects on all levels of being, and not all of them are easy. And of course no one likes being ill and limited.

But illness does not have to have on all levels a negative effect. It gives one stamina, endurance, challenges one on many levels of being. I think illness can give one and often gives a tremendous life experience because it is so challenging. Besides that, the life force is often very strong in ill people, because being ill means having to cope and live with it all the time. It gets all the negative and positive traits out in one. Furthermore, this vision on the life force that has to flow all the time, sort of surpasses the fact that human life is vulnerable, that we can die. It values the healthy and the strong and disvalues the weak and the old. I do not like that.

I will never do this spread with a group of ill people. Probably other spreads in the book are better. I’ll see.
Tags: christine jette, health

  • Palm Sunday

    It is Palm Sunday today. On this Sunday is remembered that Jesus entered Jerusalem. The people on the street waved with palm branches. He entered…

  • Lent, Saturday, Fifth Week

    Today my question is “What makes that my eyes see, my heart opens, and I heal?” It is inspired by John, who quotes Isaiah. I have…

  • Lent, Wednesday, Fifth Week

    My card for today was inspired by famous words of Jesus in John. He says about himself that he is a door for a cattle of sheep. Jesus leads them…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.