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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From April 9, 2020, I did a Facebook live about how the Hermit Archetype can support us through Shelter-in-Place.
10 months later, it’s still relevant.
The Tarot gets it. And that’s why the theme of Balance is one of the most predominant in the Major Arcana. The cards attempt to touch on all the different ways we try.
Philip Pullman clearly loves divination and plays with classic archetypes in his fabulous trilogies of His Dark Materials and the Book of Dust. Zoë and Jenna discuss his characters in these through the lens of Tarot Archetypes. Please post in the comments your own thoughts and opinions, even if you disagree with us!
We call Judges, “Your Honor”, or “The Honorable”. Ginsburg owned that title with the core of her being. She listened to her opponents, and spoke carefully to capture the key points that would unlock their differences to help them see the wisdom in her perspective.
The earthly background presented in each card is relevant to it’s overall message. As you learn to read the cards, it’s important to consider both the traditional symbolic meanings of the landscape