Athena: Inner Wisdom
Card Meaning: “You know what to do. Trust your inner wisdom, and take appropriate action without delay.”
Message from Athena: “I’m happy to assist you; however, you’ll be most thrilled when you first consult your own inner bank of knowledge. For I assure you that this situation is already resolved and that you have access to all the wisdom that the universe supplies. To access this wisdom, you must quiet your mind. Surrender all worries and other concerns to the loving and almighty power of the universe. Close your eyes, and note the thoughts and feelings that come streaming into your consciousness. If you like, you can ask me to give you a signal that you’ve heard your inner wisdom correctly. But have faith. I assure you that you have heard, and that the guidance brings you and your loved ones very good news indeed.”
Various Meanings of This Card: Stop procrastinating • Stop giving away your power to others • Trust your gut • Don’t second-guess yourself • You are correct • Notice recurring ideas, and take action on them.
About Athena (pronounced Uh-THEEN-uh): Athena is a powerful and wise Grecian goddess who oversees and protects those who call upon her. She’s the daughter of Zeus, and her power animals are white owls and black pigeons. Although Athena is a warrior goddess, she does battle with wits instead of weapons. You can call upon her for resolving disputes, and also for protection. In addition, Athena helps with creative projects such as writing, arts, and crafts.
This card is from Doreen Virtue’s Goddess Guidance Oracle Cards.