Tarot Enlightenment

in-depth readings by Heather-Rose Ryan

Today's card for you, Monday, July 29

Nine of Wands

This card is from the Rider-Waite deck, borderless edition.

This card is from the Rider-Waite deck, borderless edition.

If you’ve been facing discouraging setbacks and enduring harsh criticism from others, the Nine of Wands assures you not to give up - you’re on the right track! You have the strength and stamina to withstand this onslaught and eventually succeed. Rest assured that you have support behind you, perhaps from unexpected sources. Your battle is a worthy one. But work hard to avoid being distracted by negativity, both from others and from yourself. We can often be our own most severe critics and worst enemies. Block out all tendencies to fall into destructive thought patterns. Keep your eyes on your goal, no matter what. “Stick-to-it-iveness” is required now. In many ways this experience is a test of your mental, spiritual, and even physical strength. You’ll emerge from this difficult period with a sense of triumph, bloody but unbowed. “I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.”