Happy May Day, Beltane, Feast Day everyone! I find it very interesting that on this day, I pull the Hierophant
(hee-roe-fant) for today's card. The Hierophant describes a religious leader traditionally in a benevolent act of bestowing a blessing upon a couple. The Hierophant represents religious tradition, authority, a human who helps you connect to the Divine as well as act as a symbol for your own cultural tradition and identity.
For many reasons, especially of late, people are having growing suspicion, doubt and questions about the humans who take on the mantle of being religious leaders, and religious authority on the whole. That being said there are many religious leaders who do act in a place of Love and Compassion and call for Peace because whatever the religion is; the message is pretty much the same: love, love, love.
1. I have the following reservations about the religion I was brought up with. Or, I was brought up with no religious tradition and I have always wondered about...
2. I feel the following about the religion I grew up with... it affects me by... Or, I have always been curious about a certain religion... I am going to do the following about it...
3. I have the following conflict regarding the religion I grew up with... it affects my relationship with the Divine in the following ways... I am going to take steps to create inner peace by... Or, growing up without a religious identity has affected my adulthood such as... and I feel the following about it...
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