Happy Tarot Tuesday! Here is your Tarot reading for the week according to your Zodiac sign. As we all have been potentially discussing – Mars is in Retrograde from September 9 until November 13. This period is nothing short of exhausting, potentially draining, and very intense. However – that’s not to discourage you! There is plenty of positives that come with this period – depending on your sign and what’s already going on in your life. Read on!
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All cards below are from the Rider Waite card deck.
The Tower card. Aries, as mentioned we’re currently experiencing Mars in Retrograde. As your sign is ruled by Mars, this could be quite an intense time for you. Intense in the fact that during this time you need to slow down. Just like the Tower card – you may be forced to sit and watch from outside your tower for a bit. The Tower represents chaos, and turmoil. So aligning with Mars being in retrograde, this may be a good time to pause, and really focus on your internal needs – something you can control. As opposed to focusing too much on outside circumstances.
Four of Cups card. Taurus, additionally you are feeling a bit off during this specific retrograde. What’s more, you may feel like you can’t quite hit the mark with your feelings or trusting your intuition this period. With all you can do, focus on taking care of your health and creating a good routine you can stick to. With the Four of Cups, this represents new opportunities potentially being near you but you’re so focused on your feelings or inability to get in touch with your intuition this period. Stay still, and going through these feelings – work through them and listen to yourself.
Four of Pentacles card. Gemini, this card represents your need to hold onto finances this week. The card has an individual holding one pentacle representing money, another on their head representing their connection to their spirit, and another two on their feet. However, because the individual is holding so strongly onto the money pentacle, they can’t move. Many of us sometimes find ourselves stuck or focused on finances and get so anxiety ridden by it. Likewise Gemini with Mars in Retrograde you’re quite affected in the realm of having to be right. When you’re confronted with arguments this week, really listen – and avoid having to have the last word always.
Ten of Wands card. Cancer, this week you’ll also be quite affected by the retrograde. With a lot on your mind professionally and personally, you’re innately charged and motivated to get going. However this week you might feel a tad restless and helpless. Nevertheless, you’ll prevail through and will eventually get back to your motivated feelings. The Ten of Wands represent a very large burden or bundle you might be carrying. The end is near and you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, however it still is heavy nonetheless. Remind yourself you’re almost there, and though the week has only started, you’re on the right path.
Death card. The past weeks, Leo, have been full of energy, plans, and great achievements. However, this coming week, along with the retrograde, you may feel a tad lost. This is normal and likewise a good moment to pause. With the Death card it resembles the need to perhaps change drastically something in your life, or cut ties with something small or large that is not serving your positively. While you’re at a stand still this week, the Death card is notifying you that a major change is coming. A beautiful moment is coming, as with any death, a beginning will arise.
Page of Pentacles card. Virgo, this retrograde will have you exploring your boundaries and your vulnerability. This isn’t really a time to make huge jumps however it’s a great time for you to slowly explore more options in your life, perhaps in dating or professions. The Page of Pentacles represents new potential harvests and the new possibilities that you could grow for yourself. The individual is slow and studies their pentacle intensely, which is what you should be doing this period. Allow yourself to slowly move through new opportunities, not making huge changes, but definitely exploring new small possibilities you could embark on.
Three of Cups card. Libra, the Three of Cups card represents great coming togethers for you. A period of time to enjoy your friendships and relationships. However along with this, the retrograde does warn you of potential spouts with your relations. Be wary of petty arguments, and don’t let them get too intense. Be grateful and conscious of the good and enjoy what is present.
Temperance XIV card. A great card to receive especially during the retrograde, Scorpio. With Temperance the card is reminding you to stay grounded, and level headed. Likewise, the individual exudes and reminds of the balance of life and going with the flow – as such their pouring water from one cup to the other. Don’t over exert yourself during the retrograde period, make plans for the end of November so you can be as productive then as you want. For now, take it easy, and look how far you’ve come with all areas of your life.
Nine of Cups card. On this card the individual is sitting presently on a wooden bench, representing comfort but not for too long. This aligns with the retrograde and yourself, Sagittarius. Sit presently for a while, but also get up and do things that bring your pleasure. Nothing that exerts too much of you, but just enjoy what you can during this intense period. Focus on fulfilling your emotions during a period that could potentially drain you.
Two of Wands card. Capricorn, this card resembles the abundance that is your world. Review all that you have and find comfort in the present. Be mindful and conscious that this path is not one to be rushed, especially in the retrograde. This is a good time to contemplate plans and thoughts.
Ten of Swords card. Though this card, Aquarius, is a signifier of death by ten swords, the sun is rising in the background, representing new births and opportunities. Perhaps this retrograde and week are looking very draining and overwhelming for you. However by the time this all passes, you may find that a new dawn is amongst you and all will feel doable again. Be patient, be grateful for this slower time.
Eight of Pentacles card. Both this card and the retrograde, Pisces, are asking you to be conscious and careful with your money during this period. The individual in the card is carefully counting their pentacles / coins and not getting distracted by background noise. Be intentional and work on your inner happiness – something money can never buy.