Oracle of the Day: Page of Swords

You have a friend! Photo credit: Meli Halstead

You have a friend!
Photo credit: Meli Halstead

Positive Affirmation of the Day:

 I have the capability to pay attention to events around me.

Central theme of your writing piece for the day:

The page holds his sword with both hands, and he is surrounded by black and white swans.  The message he brings will good or bad, but it will be one filled with facts to help you make your decision.  Also, any message that needs to come your way will do so in a swift way.  Sometimes it’s better to have all the facts so you know what you’re getting into rather than swimming in a pool of misery and regret.  No one likes that feeling.

The Page of Words is a friend who is young at heart that is here to help you out.  Heck, anyone that comes into my life with the intention of being a friend and that has my best interest in mind — come on in.  Life is one big party and the more, the merrier!  The message the Page of Swords brings will encourage you to look deeper because it’s not just a simple message, but one filled with additional information.

Sometimes it’s hard to make a decision, but you have all of the information you need.  You have all the benefits and all the consequences of your actions in front of you.  Even with facts, it can be hard to make a decision for the fear of being wrong.  However, The Page encourages you to pull your courage together so you can handle anything that comes your way.

Writing Focus:

The Page comes into your life because you want to write a book or you want to write a scene, but you’re not sure what to write about.  This can be problematic for some folks because the longer they stay in this rut, the more they will get discouraged.  Then the book that needs to be shared with the world ends up getting shuttered.  THIS IS NOT COOL!  So, have no fear my friends, the Page is here to help you out.

Folks who remain indecisive about what to write usually follow in one of the following categories:

  1. They want to write a book, but are afraid that they are not going to be famous.
  2. They want to write a book, but are afraid that no one will like their work.
  3. They want to write a scene, but are afraid of what other people will think.
  4. They want to write a book, but remain stuck because they do not have enough information to write the book.
  5. They have all the information needed to write the book, but lack the COURAGE to do so.

There are many more scenarios, but I only mentioned five of the most common issues that folks face.

Photo source: Pixabay

Photo source: Pixabay

So how does one combat this issue before it becomes a necrotic wound that festers and brings nothing but misery and pain?   Yes, you gut it and treat it with the proper medicine in the form of COURAGE!  The Page is here to help you put away the inner critic and help you bring forth the message you were meant to share with the world.

But how in the world does one do that?

I Dare You To Take Action Prompt:

Rather than staying stuck in the land of indecisiveness, you are going to be taking a trip to the library.  Yes, you’re going to spend some time around other books rather than cruising the internet.  Sometimes it’s better to visit a new medium.  Plus, the internet is something that can cause overwhelm at times — who really wants that kind of drama in their lives at the moment?

You’ve got a book to write!  You’ve got a scene to write!

Photo source: Pixabay

Photo source: Pixabay

Absorb the energy of the card and everything that it encompasses.  The Page holds a sword in his hand which empowers him to deliver the news in a swift way.  Take in a deep breath and know that the cosmos will deliver information to you in one way or another — good or bad.  Remember, The Page is a friend that wants to help you!

When you’re in the library, share your concerns with the librarian and allow her to find the information for you.  Allow your librarian to be The Page.  Your librarian will guide you to the information that you seek.  This takes away the stress of “looking for something” and you can “look” at the material that was brought to you.  As you go through the content of the material before you, write down anything that stands out at you.  You might want to use this for your material when you get home.

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Meli Halstead is a kickass teacher who helps writers get their stories written using a variety of oracles.  She has held several workshops to help writers get their thoughts into book form.  Her goal for the 2014 – 2015 year is to help 1300 writers write their book.  She has written and published several short stories in her life time.  She also gives a voice to those who are trapped in the cruel world of human trafficking.

Wondering where in the world I got this amazing card? It is part of the wonderful deck Shadowscapes Tarot by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law and Barbara Moore. *I am not an affiliate in any way. I bought the card deck because they were AWESOME!*

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