The Court of the Tarot, their Personality. Suit and Element Continued

The court cards are the personalities of the Tarot. All of us contain a bit of each in our own personalities to a greater or lesser degree. It's not too difficult to spot this in ourselves or others closest to us, but perhaps more difficult to see in others. When we look at others we … Continue reading The Court of the Tarot, their Personality. Suit and Element Continued

Suit and Element in the Numbered Cards of the Tarot

The Tarot deck is a deck of seventy eight (at least seventy eight, sometimes more, but any less and the cards aren't Tarot). The seventy eight cards are split into two, the twenty two cards of the Major Arcana and the fifty six of the Minor Arcana. The fifty six cards of the Minor Arcana … Continue reading Suit and Element in the Numbered Cards of the Tarot

Tarot Cards – Making the Case For Less

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

The ‘Secrets’ & ‘Truth’ of Tarot & Other Card Divination Systems

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

Temperance to The Left of Me, The Devil to the Right, Here I am Stuck In the Middle Like a Fool

  My morning cards today reminded me of those cartoons where there's a delightfully naughty little demon on one shoulder and a sickly sweet, nicey nice angel sitting on the other, whispering into Sylvester's ears. Aaaand my brain went into overdrive I really, really dislike this materialistic culture we live in where people want more … Continue reading Temperance to The Left of Me, The Devil to the Right, Here I am Stuck In the Middle Like a Fool

Experiment – One Question, Four Tools – Tarot, Playing Cards, Oracle Cards, Lenormand

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