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Keywords: bondage, materialism, negativity, slavery, addiction, stuck, jealousy, deviance, excess
Attributes: Capricorn (Earth)
General meaning: When this card pops up in a reading, you can be assured that things are taking a turn towards the dark and obsessive. The Devil is about being “stuck” and limited by a situation. The energy is oppressive and heavy. This card can represent addiction in the absolute worse sense. Notice that the chains are loose on the figures – a sign that the situation can change if you want to (or find the courage muscles to let go). It is also a reminder to check yourself before you wreck yourself – are you allowing envy, greed or negativity to taint your worldview? Where can you let go a little more?
Reversed: A big ole release! Bondage, schmondage – now you’re free and able to move about. The addiction no longer has a hold on you. Recovery from a bad situation. Leaving an abusive relationship. This is the big shift in consciousness from victim to victor. Liberation, baby!
Affirmation: I find the courage to release my limitations.
Theme song: “Sympathy For the Devil” by The Rolling Stones
Journaling prompt: Journal about what it means to be “stuck”.
© Theresa Reed | The Tarot Lady 2013
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