Tag: archetypes

Cleanse Your Deck and Yourself

You are sovereign ruler over your aura or spiritual body, and giving it attention supports the physical and mental immensely. If you read cards casually or professionally, caring for yourself as a channel includes clearing the tendrils that attach to your oracle and tarot decks.

Halloween Costume Idea Generator

Halloween can be an opportunity to wear your own inner monster on the outside, or hang a mirror up to the monsters of society that need mocked. When we draw our shadows to the surface, we weaken their power over our subconscious.

How Archetypes Teach Us

When we listen to a tale, we observe a situation while imagining what we might do in that experience.
Each of the characters become a part of us that we can relate to.
The Tyrant within us is overthrown by the Higher Self.
The Foolish Adventurer faces the consequences of ignoring wisdom of the Sage, but is redeemed in their long-term choices to persist in facing their demons.

Tarot of the Holy Light

In honor of  the glories of antiquity, I share with you this week a continental-based modern deck, Tarot of the Holy Light. With meanings older than the widely known Waite-Smith deck, this was designed by scholars who collaged alchemical and astrological symbols into a vibrant work of art.

Tarot Reading Class: Early Bird Special

Good Morrow! I am off to the Renaissance Faire tarot booth for the first time in two years. I am prepared with battery operated fans to circulate air, a wide table for social distancing, and masks. It may not be a the same, but… Continue Reading “Tarot Reading Class: Early Bird Special”

Remove the Monster From Tarot

So much about Tarot is misunderstood. It is up to those of us who love it to demonstrate the truths of it. If you know someone who has the wrong idea  around what Tarot is about, please share my most recent YouTube on What to Expect from a Tarot Reading with them.

Celebrating the Heart’s Absurdity

According to this belief system, if nothing really matters, why not relish what you relish without a care for how others judge you. Absurdity celebrates each of us living for what we personally adore, however outlandish, and without regard for how we are looked upon by others.

How the Cards Helped Me on a Bad Day

Last week, I shared another Caturday reading for all, inspired by Dexter Murdermittens (see below) that reminded me just how the cards can support a bad day.

Card Art is Awesome

Did you know that modern playing cards derive from the Tarot deck? Yup. Hearts are Cups, Spades are Swords, Clubs are Wands, and Diamonds are Pentacles. Take out the Major Arcana and the Pages, and . . . voila . . . we can play gin rummy instead of divining the future.

Improve in tarot with Improv

Learning the Tarot can be daunting.

78 cards with layered meanings. Reversals for each of those. Archetypes. Then the cards intermingling in a spread to create a meaningful story. Where to begin?

As a teacher by trade, I have decoded the cards so you can smoothly tap into this life skill. In my upcoming 9-hour Art of Tarot Reading Course, we will go over all of these areas and many more. It’s a fun exploration into your own inner wisdom with solid tools to enhance your approach.