Goddess Guidance ~ Bast

IMG_1898Most Mondays, I love to pull a card, just for YOU!  Todays Goddess Guidance card is from Doreen Virtue’s Goddess Guidance Oracle Card deck.  They are simply amazing and I love them so much!

This morning, BAST is calling to you…INDEPENDENT ~ “YOUR INDEPENDENCE IS A FOUNDATION FOR YOUR STRENGTH AND SUCCESS.”

Message from Bast:  “Like the cat, you’re fiercely independent, yet you also need affection and playful companions.  Now is the time to balance your social interactions with solitude.  While you may ask others for their opinions ultimately you must make your own decisions.   Your freedom and independence are top priorities, so ensure that these characteristics are nurtured.”

  • Spend time alone
  • Give yourself permission to play
  • Ask for your needs to be met
  • Make your own decisions

Bast’s Archetypes

The Warrior:

  • Represents physical strength, and the ability to protect and fight for your rights and those of of others.
  • Whilst the shadow side of the Warrior reflects the need to win at all costs, abandoning ethical principals to prove your supremacy.
  • Bast is a Warrior protecting her father and the Pharaoh. As a mother cat figure she is fierce in the protection of her young.

The Lover:

  • Represents passion and selfless devotion to another person. It also extends to the things that make our hearts sing, like music art or nature.
  • The shadow aspect is obsessive passion that completely takes over and negatively impacts on your health and self esteem.
  • This Egyptian Goddess had many lovers. She is also associated the pleasures of music, dancing and perfumery.

 

 

 

 

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