You know what it's like, your spiritual side perks up and you start to realise that there's so much more to life, the universe and everything than you ever thought possible. You start to explore and then discover that spiritual stuff comes with a whole load of 'stuff'. Who'd have thunk it? Crystals by the … Continue reading Spiritual Stuff Without All Of That ‘Stuff’
Fewer tarot decks. Less space. Careful purchasing. Ecologically mindful. In depth awareness of the messages of the cards. A raise of the rude finger to the materialism machine. I'm not talking about one deck forever. I'm talking about a carefully created clutch of divination loveliness put together not on a tide of want, but in … Continue reading Tarot Cards – Making the Case For Less
Ungrounded opinions don't matter much. They're just thoughts and often loudly professed interjections on any given subject. I hope that my experience in reading and teaching Tarot, learning and using Lenormand and more lately playing cards gives my opinion a sturdy structure to be based upon. Lots of people claim that they know the one … Continue reading The ‘Secrets’ & ‘Truth’ of Tarot & Other Card Divination Systems
This morning, I gave myself a good shake and decided that it's time to choose to make some changes in my life. It's been a long time coming. Because it's Sunday afternoon, and Sunday afternoons are made for clarting (North East of England slang for messing about in a most enjoyable fashion), I conducted an … Continue reading Experiment – One Question, Four Tools – Tarot, Playing Cards, Oracle Cards, Lenormand
Saying that a person can intuitively read the Tarot, or any other divination system such as playing cards or lenormand without learning that system is akin to someone saying that they can intuitively bake a cake without understanding ingredients, methods and cooking times. Learn the system, and allow for, rather than expect, intuition to play … Continue reading Intuitive Tarot?
Or, who or what, if anything, do you call in when you read cards, runes, scry, or work with your pendulum? Is it even important to consider this? Does it make a difference? What do you intend a reading to be/do/serve? Over the years my calls and covenants have changed. At times I've done nothing … Continue reading Tarot Influencers
My own personal divination toolkit looks rather different to the toolkit I use when reading professionally. When I read professionally my kit consists of a tarot deck and a couple of oracle decks. I use decks that hold the darker truths, but don't hit the sitter in the eye so that they freeze, and … Continue reading Divination Toolkits