Every now and then, as a coach and the owner of a heart-based business, it's important for me to look at why I'm doing this.

What I want to communicate. What my message is. Because Tarot is the way I tap into the Bigger Picture in order to tell it, and coaching is the way I want to lend my gifts to the world - but it's important to remember the why.

The one big thing I'd share with everyone if I could, and that something is this:

Remember who you are.

You may not feel you know that. Or you may think it changed a long time ago. You may think you're not allowed to be the person you'd love to be, in the best of all worlds. 

Everyone has those moments, those times knowing the answer feels too painful. Maybe you're too afraid of finding the wrong answer, so you never even ask the question.

But it's there. It's deep in the core of you. When you envision yourself at your most powerful, on-fire, truth-telling, the height of your potential, that's you. That's the height of your power.

And when you're at your most afraid, when you want to give up and hide, and there's that small voice that reaches out in the frightened silence. That voice that tells you to get up, keep moving, that instinctively reaches towards the sun - that's you too. And in a way, that's also one of the most powerful things you can do.

It doesn't matter how you look or what you weigh. It doesn't matter what mistakes you've made, or what fears you have. 

It doesn't matter how far you step from the 'mainstream' path, because the secret is? In some way, we all do. We just think it's only us.

You are who you are, and nobody can take that away from you. The day you start to own it is the day you choose to make it yours. It's okay. You're okay.

The Moon is a card about the things we find in the dark. It's all the irrational fears and scared secrets. It's the stuff we're afraid to dig up because we think we can't handle it. It's the fears that, sometimes, are completely irrational and made to hold us back. And it's the intuition we find when we dig deep enough, the secrets and strengths that help us finally claim our real, authentic selves.

I call my practice 'Mirror Moon' because I think by providing a glimpse into a possible future, and a look at the archetypes and ideas that can help empower us, Tarot and coaching can help us do as the moon does. 

We can reflect light - our own inner light, the truest part of ourselves. 

And we can illuminate our paths. Avoid the potholes and tree roots, see ahead to where we want to go...and how to get there.

What do you want to reflect to the world? And what would you like illuminated? Let me know in the comments!

9/9/2012 08:56:24 am

" When you envision yourself at your most powerful, on-fire, truth-telling, the height of your potential, that's you."

Why is that so hard for some of us to accept? And yet, it's a message I've been getting over and over, should I choose to believe it. Could it be as simple as just believing?

Thanks for a great post!

9/9/2012 12:10:36 pm

Remembering that is a struggle we all have, for sure. Sometimes it's a matter of faith and moving forward. And having the right coaches and mentors to help you see the road ahead certainly helps.

Thank you for replying, and stopping by!

9/9/2012 09:56:23 pm

Such a lovely post and so in tune with what I offer to my clients. It is so important to reflect on who we are and who we wish to be. Do the two match or do we want to move from one to the other. What do I want to reflect to the world? That everything you need or want in life is within you, all that is needed is to see it. PS. I love that card! Which deck is that?

9/10/2012 04:54:20 am

Beautiful. Helpful. Prayerful. Grateful.

9/11/2012 03:18:40 am

Hi Kim,
I love the idea of reminding ourselves of who we are - a poweful idea indeed!

Cheers, Gordon

9/11/2012 05:10:44 am

Hi Kim,
Loved your post, it's truly inspiring. "Remember who you are" it's a powerful phrase!
Thanks so much,
xo, Lena

9/14/2012 11:17:33 am

Thanks for a great post, Kim. I've been working a little more closely with my tarot deck this year - my best friend gave me the Gaian Tarot as a birthday present in January (after I specifically asked her for it), so I've been enjoying using it to help me explore who I am :-)




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