The wrangler for this hop is Ania Marczyk asked this of us: “Wishing on a Star. As we approach the final festival of the calendar year, we prepare for a time of feasting and drinking. Whether you are observing Yule, the winter solstice, Christmas, any other holiday, or just being able to down tools for a few days, it is a time for celebration and also for anticipation and wishes. With this in mind and before you fling yourself headlong into the spirit of seasonal over-indulgence, take a moment to reflect on what this year has brought you and what you wish for the next year to bring.
Which card(s) best represent or celebrate your past year and which best represent your wishes for the year ahead. You can either select the cards you think fit bestor draw them randomly and see what the Tarot thinks.”
I decided to show you what cards I think suit the approaching festival of the year. Though, by the time this blog post goes live to match the others, the height of Yule will have passed. So, to celebrate here’s what I think the Wildwood has to offer.
The Hooded Man; the darker nights give way to wintery conditions. Though, the worst of it has passed us now, this scene was pretty much all I could see for miles around for a few days. I just missed an actual person wearing a holly covered dark cloak with a big walking stick in the snow-covered nature reserve! Maybe I should have been wishing harder for this!! *grin*
The 4 of bows is what most of us hope to encounter over the Christmas / Yuletide period. There are moments though when it’s more like the 5 of Swords/Arrows, but hey, that’s family for you! I’m going to be avoiding most of the conflicts this year, we’re staying home with the kids: just us, the cat, the dog, the dozen chickens & the fish that need tending to.
So this Yuletide, what is it you WANT to have happen around you? The 4 of Bows or the 5 of Arrows? What is it you are wishing for this Yuletide / Christmas Time?
After the presents are opened, it’s going to be more Hermit mode for everyone!
I wonder what others have thought up for the blog hop? Let’s go & see what Asali has in her blog hop. Follow the links!