|Eight of Cups - You have emotionally over-extended
yourself. Go deep within yourself now and regenerate your energy - search
for a deeper meaning in life. Allow your Higher Self to search and find
your "inner" need as you seek spiritual fulfillment. Your
passionate nature and lust for life has lead to overindulgence to the
point of burn-out. You are tired, feeling drained, depleted and
emotionally ripped off as a result of filling other peoples needs and
wants to the exclusion of your own. Dissatisfied and disappointed, you
want something entirely different, but you don't know what. Look for other
alternatives - find the courage now to retreat and heal yourself. Take
time out for yourself and search for meaning - a purpose that is worthy of
your total commitment and dedication. Allow yourself to feel the
"blahs". Rest and you will regenerate as new ideas begin to
Your basic fortitude and hope for the future are strengths that other people depend on - some people are too needy, making you feel manipulated and used without a return of energy. Avoid this psychic drain and take time out to care for your own needs. The time has come to move on - put the ordinary things of life behind you and move forward. Withdraw from outer activity and seek a greater self-awareness. Prepare to leave this stable situation and journey into the unknown. Your ego is being broken down in order to free your spirit. Rest now, restore your energy in quiet solitude.
Mature emotions, secured with the lessons of love without improper attachment and capable of seeing beyond immediate surroundings. Your heart is opening wider, getting larger as you love expands beyond the immediate circle of mate, family and close friends into a more universal love. This is the heart's parallel growth to the ego, which has begun to integrate with universal mind at this level. Emotional drive here, comes not from dissatisfaction with what you already have, but because your emotional world is growing, your emotional pie is actually getting bigger. Magically, everyone already in your life will still get the same size piece of pie, even as your time is prorated for others. Much of the biblical parable of the prodigal son is here. Emotional quests/crusades. Creative productivity/expansion. A blending of the masculine and feminine energy. Emotional efficiency creates and abundance of reliable interactivity - emotional stockpiling. The emotional foundation, the package itself is on the move. Two's, lessons learned in accommodating both, that set the stage for the highest emotional lesson - love of self and love of others must balance as they move toward becoming one and the same. Extroversion and inclusion, enrichment and enhancement, emotional focus, involvement, exuberance, incentive, altruism, bounty.
Questions to Answer: What do you feel weary of or dissatisfied with? What relationships or values are no longer relevant in your life? What or who is drawing on your energy and leaving you feeling emotionally drained? How can you withdraw or take time to renew yourself?