The Wheel of Fortune


Time, changes, good fortune.

The Wheel of Fortune talks about the changing of times. The wheel turns, what is up, comes down, and that’s how life moves on. The thing about it, though, is that this happens out of our control. We can’t do anything to stop time, or to change its course. The seasons will change, independently of our will, and so will our circumstances.

I read tarot to help people empower themselves, to help them make the changes they want to see in their lives. Then this card shows up, and there is nothing to do about it but go with it.

The Wheel of Fortune is a positive card. It tells us that the change in our life will be for the best. The lesson of this card is to let go. Who turns the Wheel? Is it Karma? God? The Universe? It is certainly something bigger than us. It’s life.

Sometimes, the best route to take is to let go of expectations. To let go of what we want as a result, and to let things happen. It is scary, and yet gives a sense of peace when we can integrate it into our present moment.

Nobody knows what the future holds. The Wheel of Fortune reminds us that it’s okay to not know everything. As my Pépé used to say: “Fais confiance à la Vie”, have faith in life.