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Writing Prompt #139 “The Magician”

The Magician

Mark Stavish

I have decided to proceed with the tarot prompt and this week we have The Magician. For a more thorough description of the card’s meaning click here. Pay careful attention to the imagery in the cards as it can offer you further avenues for exploration. As you know there are many tarot packs available and thus many different renderings of The Magician card that you are welcome to use instead. You can focus on the upright or reversed meaning or incorporate both.

Some themes to consider

Success and what that means to you, stories of success and empowerment

Creative Ventures

Your brand/what do you stand for? What do you represent?

What are your resources? (a list of external and internal resources)

Commitment/Goals/Dedication

Reversed

Fraud/Manipulation

Miscommunication

Lack of self belief

No one takes me seriously!

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About mindlovemisery

Music: PJ Harvey, Radio Head, Fleetwood Mac, David Usher/Moist, Johnny Cash, Portishead, Damien Rice (basically I am a 90s kid I like alternative, grunge, Industrial and other types of metal, oldies, punk, rock etc.) Authors: Sylvia Plath, James Baldwin, Edmund White, Arthur Rimbaud, Jim Carrol, Jeff Noon, etc. Movies: A Clock Work Orange, Fight Club, House of Flying Daggers (I like a lot of cult movies, horror, comedy, drama, I don't like action and fantasy is terrifying lol) Philosophical Beliefs: Buddhism, Daoism, Shintoism (before it changed under Nationalism), The Transcendent Order Favorite Video Game: Planescape Torment What I do: read, write, yoga, pilates, weight-lift, walk, study philosophy and psychology, dance like a crazy person, paint, dream etc. Qualities: stubborn, sarcastic, teasing, playful, open, flirtatious, eccentric, passionate, forgetful, open-minded I am 32 and married (almost 13 years) with a beautiful 5 year old daughter. Everyone thinks I'm a hippie.

12 comments on “Writing Prompt #139 “The Magician”

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  3. julespaige
    December 27, 2015

    Tapped on a few suggestions for this BeeBee addtion:
    ‘Made’ Marion

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  8. writersdream9
    December 28, 2015

    I like learning about the different cards! Thank you, Yves!

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  12. Chèvrefeuille
    January 3, 2016

    I love these tarot prompts. I have linked my response, a divine look at the magician and haiku.

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