9 months living in the most Muslim country in the world

It’s exactly today my 9 months anniversary of living in Indonesia. Time flies by. I felt a bit afraid, afraid and excited, before first stepping foot here. I knew so little about Indonesia. My time was short to do any research on it and when I did have a little time I preferred to keep away form creating any prejudiced or stereotyped impressions from books or any media. Personal experience with an open heart and an open mind is always what I choose. Flying here I had a 6 hour layover in Abu Dhabi. That was actually my first real contact with an Islamic country. Sitting just in the airport, observing the people. Further on, reaching Indonesia, I could just feel that the Muslims of Indonesia are different than the Muslims of the United Arab Emirates. Later I found out that there are some actual formal differences in the Muslim … Continue reading

Tarot reading: what does this person represent in my life?

I received one question in my email from A., who wants to know what does the man whom she met and lost contact with represents in her life. Why did he came in her life so suddenly and beautifuly and then completely withdrew. This is a very good question to put to gain more insight, by using the tarot cards. Once the question was clear in my mind, and after focusing, I drew the cards as follows. The picture is just below. Before drawing the cards I assigned to each one an intention and a role. The first card drawn, the one in the left, represents A., the person who requested the reading. Right now she is represented by the Wheel of Fortune. This suggests that A. is in a situation that is testing her, challenging her to grow, so that it needs serious reflection for eventually making a conscious … Continue reading