Tarot: My Most Recent “Stalker Cards”…

I’ve posted before about “stalker cards” – the ones that seem to pop up out of almost every reading that you do for a while, because apparently, they have a lot to say to you during a given phase of your life, and you’re not getting the message. For me lately, it’s these two, from … More Tarot: My Most Recent “Stalker Cards”…

Tarot: Gateway Cards, Part 2

A few days ago, I posted about this notion of The High Priestess serving as a sort of “Gatekeeper” who can allow passage through her pomegranate curtains to worthy seekers, where they will then suddenly find themselves in the landscape of the Moon card.  We talked about this in the Tarot Toolkit course, and one … More Tarot: Gateway Cards, Part 2

Music in Tarot…

Where’s the music in Tarot? For all that the RWS deck looks like somebody’s scrapbook from that time they went to Middle Ages Role-Playing Camp, there’s a total lack of minstrel-types in it. In fact, the Archangel’s horn in the Judgement card is about the only musical instrument of any kind that you’ll find in … More Music in Tarot…

Planetary Cards

This is a more Astro-advanced follow-up to the Zodiac Cards exercise. It requires that you know a bit about your birthchart. The idea is to explore the cards that correspond to the Planets that have the greatest influence in your chart. For me, those Planets would be Neptune, Pluto, and Mercury…and the cards that correspond … More Planetary Cards

Astrology in Tarot: Golden Dawn Correspondences

More than a century ago, a group of brilliant occultists came together in the British Isles to generate a body of work that still informs modern metaphysics today. This small secret society called themselves The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn (often referred to today as simply, “The Golden Dawn,” or abbreviated as “GD”). Nowhere … More Astrology in Tarot: Golden Dawn Correspondences

5 Reasons to Love the Judgment Card

The Judgment card can certainly indicate positive developments…but it still speaks with such serious overtones that even on its best days, it’s difficult to view it as anything remotely approaching “sunny” or “happy.” The card evokes thoughts of Judgment Day, and that’s not a concept that can ever be taken lightly, not with its legions … More 5 Reasons to Love the Judgment Card