Gentleness is the strength behind true power, and it comes from feeding yourself with nourishing words, thoughts, deeds, intentions and all forms of food. Shield yourself from harshness by placing an intention to attract only kind and gentle life lessons and relationships. Transform harshness into gentleness by refusing to see anything but the shining light that’s within each person and situation. This intention begins with your relationship with yourself. Be very gentle with yourself in all ways. Be happy, be kind, be sweet, but most of all, be true to you.
Various Meanings of this Card: Release guilt and shame to Heaven for healing and transmutation • Keep your thoughts about yourself and others positive • Avoid gossip or bad-mouthing of yourself or others • Forgive yourself or others • Release perfectionistic tendencies.
About Kuan Yin: The Eastern goddess Kuan Yin hears all prayers and is the essence of purity, nurturing love, and gentle power. Kuan Yin is a bodhisattva, meaning that she is eligible for Buddhahood. Yet, she has vowed to stay near Earth until all beings are enlightened. This youthful and beautiful goddess helps us feel compassion and mercy toward ourselves and others. She’s also a protectress of women and children, and she awakens musical interests and abilities as well as psychic clairvoyance.