Gawain comes to us this week, sword held high, encouraging us to come out, have an adventure and play in the mid-day sun.
Gawain is Gareth’s oldest brother and the most successful of the four brothers until Lancelot arrived in the Arthurian Court. It is said that Gawain grows in power towards noon and fades as the day progresses: The sign, says the book, that he was at one time, a solar hero.
He became the bitterest foe of Lancelot when Lancelot killed his brothers in rescuing Guinevere from the stake. However he later died from injuries sustained in a battle he never wished for.
This week, if you call upon this adventurer and he chooses to grace your side, there he will stay. His skills of impulsiveness, adaptation, loyalty, wildness and power will be deployed to aid you.
Gawain is a restless soul by nature, but he’s determined and he is a great one for watching what’s going on to get the measure of people before. He’s a great listener, determined and impulsive. However, his wisdom taps into a very deep level of the roots of vision and tradition. Some of this knowledge is lost to us these days, tradition has been left behind because we’re disconnected from the past. There’s an adventure waiting for us there, if we’re willing to go back in time and learn the lessons that were taught to the children as soon as they could crawl.
What do you need to go and do this week? What adventure awaits you? Do you want to go on this adventure? What are the limits of your trust? What have you not yet considered? When will you be ready to move forward and what is your true purpose in this matter?
These are just some of the questions that Gawain (and I!) can help you find the answers to, if you’re brave enough to go on the adventure and ask the question(s) you have within.Deck used was the Camelot Oracle by John Matthews, illustrated by (c) Will Worthington