Showing posts with label South Carolina. Show all posts
Showing posts with label South Carolina. Show all posts

Friday, December 21, 2012

Gabrielle Swainson

Fifteen year old Gabrielle Swainson disappeared from her home in South Carolina on August 18 of this year. It happened during the early morning hours, while her mother was at work. Some time ago, someone asked me to do a reading for her, but I have been holding off, hoping that Gabrielle would be found. A man named Freddie Grant has been in custody for several months in connection to Gabrielle's disappearance. This reading starts with the Knight of Pentacles, reversed, crossed by the ten of cups. This seems like a rather clear message already: an adult, but not yet middle aged or old, male who is discontent over the fact that the familial harmony symbolized by the ten of cups has eluded him. Founding this, we have the two of pentacles, which tells us that attempts on this man's part to communicate were either not received well, or not received at all. The Page of Pentacles appears next, and this card also heralds a messenger, but messages conveyed by pentacles are not always spoken or written words; sometimes they are favors or gifts. In any event, these "messages" were not properly understood by their recipient. As a location, all of these pentacles would point north, but ever so slightly, as the Knight is reversed, and we get a value of two on the two of pentacles, and a value of eleven on the Page. It could either be eleven, or possibly one plus one.

AS the best possible outcome, we have the Knight of Pentacles. This card is often law enforcement in readings such as this, and he is already involved to some degree. He falls upright, so I believe that his inquiry concerning the Knight of Pentacles is warrented. The next card is the card that makes my heart sink.....the Tower, reversed. This speaks of overthrowing perceived "obstacles" that somehow stood in the way of the Knight of Pentacles acheiving his goals. Had Gabbiee only vanished a day or two ago, I might wonder if she had just ben held against her will somewhere, but sadly, I think she has been hostage in one place for too long.

In the place of fears, we have the four of wands, reversed. This would be a place with a garden or a trellis.......a manicured place to enjoy the outdoors.....but not too far outdoors, and close to houses. In the place of environment, we have the ten of pentacles, reversed, which speaks to poor risks, monetary losses, and perhaps robbery. The King of Wands appears in the place of hopes; this is a man who is trying to find Gabrielle. He is a bit more stable in lifestyle and career than the Knight of Swords, and a bit more inclined to answer to science, rather than instinct. The last card here is the two of wands, which is a card of endeavors that require more than one person. It can also represent scientific method, which in Gabrielle's case, would be forensic evidence. I am sorry to say that I do not think I see Gabrielle coming home on her own, (I sincerely hope that I am wrong) but I think forensic evidence plays a significant role in solving this case. 

Friday, January 6, 2012

What Happened To Amir Jennings?

I did a reading for eighteen month old Amir Jennings, whose grandmother reported him missing from South Carolina before Christmas. She also reported Amir's mom, Zinah Jennings missing; however, Zinah turned up on Christmas Eve in a minor fender bender, but without her son. She has not been helpful at all in the search for him, and has given about four different stories concerning his whereabouts.

The first card is the High Priestess, telling us that we definately have a mystery on our hands. And it's a mystery involving the feminine influence. This is crossed by Temperance. I think that this tells us that the root of the problem was that being a mature woman, and blending, or tempering, all aspects of her life, with education, work demands, and motherhood was simply too challenging for Zinah. This is based by the eight of pentacles reversed. Eight of Pentacles is the card of the apprentice, and symbolizes a job that one has trained for. But the card is reversed, so it means the exact opposite in this reading. At some point, Zinah lost an opportunity because she could not balence the responsibilities of parenting against the demands of the work world. Energies flowing into the past are the Sun, also reversed. This tells me that the lost opprtunity should only have been a minor setback. The best we can expect now is the two of pentacles, telling us that communication is going to be a real problem. And enter the Knight of Wands, reversed, into the picture, right about now. Usually, this card upside down is a jealous, vindictive man, but knights often fortell the coming or going of a matter, too, so in this case, I think it means that little Amir is not going anywhere. I think he is somewhere close to where his mother was on the last day he and she were seen together. I do not think he travelled far, at all.

In the place of feelings, we have the eight of cups, reversed. In the environment, there is the Knight of Swords, reversed. That combination sends a disturbing message. The Knight of Swords reversed is a violent card, and sometimes warns of violent death, and in such a case, I should not see the reversed eight of pentacles, heralding happiness, in the place of feelings. This is a bit mixed up, but this is where the cards fell. Next, in the place of hopes and fears, the seven of pentacles came up, reversed. Once again, this is a clear message of a conflict between motherhood and working for a living. I really think this baby is missing because his mother was frustrated by lack of childcare at times when she had to study or work. How sad. The final card is the ace of wands, reversed. This does not make me feel very hopeful for little Amir. Also, I think getting the truth out of Amir's mom is going to be a big challenge.

One more note about the presence of the High Priestess here: the truth lies in the feminine influence. Also, I do not think there were any accomplices.