TAROT TIP: The Aces

I feel like the Aces in Tarot are special in their own way, somewhat like the Court Cards are, but maybe even more so, because they’re like a sub-subset hiding within the larger subset of “Numbered Cards.” They’re essentially the 1’s of the deck, but they have a special name, and even in the otherwise … More TAROT TIP: The Aces

Visualization Meditation

This shot captures a bit of my meditation session last night… It was all about the Egyptian God, Anubis, and the crystal Carnelian, both of which are associated with psychopomp functions (i.e., ushering newly deceased souls into the Land of the Dead). I tried doing this visualization exercise of descending into the Earth to have … More Visualization Meditation

Solstice/Full Moon Tarot Reading

Today is a big day, metaphysically-speaking. It’s a Monday, which means for a great many people, it’s the start of a new work week. It’s also the day of the Full Moon…which feels appropriate for a day that actually derives its very name from the Moon. Finally…it’s the Solstice! Depending on which hemisphere you’re in, … More Solstice/Full Moon Tarot Reading

Tarot Tip: Negative Space

Analyze what isn’t there in a Tarot reading In a Tarot reading, the primary focus is generally on interpreting the cards that appear while the reading is underway. And that makes perfect sense: we humans have to look at what’s right there in front of us. Sometimes, though, it’s also possible to get a lot … More Tarot Tip: Negative Space

Combining Tarot with Meditation

Tarot Tip: combine it with meditation! Meditation Tip: combine it with Tarot! These are definitely two great tastes that taste great together. On the Tarot end, just pick a card that you want to consult with, or that has energy you want to coax into your life in greater quantities. Set the card up in … More Combining Tarot with Meditation

Tarot: Which Suit Goes with Which Element?

Tarot people have a long tradition of associating each of the four Suits with one of the classic Four Elements. No one really seems to question the wisdom of doing this in general. Where the discord does creep in is at that point where you have to settle on specific attributions. Like, should Cups be … More Tarot: Which Suit Goes with Which Element?

The Death Card: Like a Snake Sheds Its Skin…

The Death card is one of a very small handful that seems to provoke immediate, visible unease for a lot of querents.  And that’s not too surprising: Death comes suddenly, and without warning, often with a lot of attendant suffering, and it steals away people and things whose departures we hadn’t necessarily signed off on … More The Death Card: Like a Snake Sheds Its Skin…

Another Reason to Love The High Priestess

LIMINAL!!! I’ve been even more into The High Priestess lately than I usually am…and that’s saying something, because along with The Star and The Hanged Man, The High Priestess is a longstanding member of my own personal pool of Top 3 Favorite Cards (bonus question: which ones make up your Top 3?). One of the … More Another Reason to Love The High Priestess