TAROT THOUGHT: Can Decks Have Significators?

There’s this practice that’s common among Tarot readers involving the use of what’s called a “Significator card.” The idea is that a person can be consistently represented within a reading or in a meditation by a given card. These Significator cards are often chosen from the subset of the Court Cards, and people will regularly zoom … More TAROT THOUGHT: Can Decks Have Significators?

The Thoth Tarot Deck

Conceived by Aleister Crowley, and painted by Lady Frieda Harris during WWII, this deck has become a pillar of modern Tarot, second in worldwide use and acclaim only to the Rider-Waite-Smith deck. These two most-beloved decks do share some similarities, and this shouldn’t be surprising: Crowley and A.E. Waite studied many of the same sources, … More The Thoth Tarot Deck

Tarot Deck Shenanigans

Tarot readers are obliged, at some point, to pick a deck. If you don’t, it will obviously be kind of difficult to actually get very Tarot-y. You do your research, you assess a bunch of factors, and ultimately you choose a deck. Except sometimes a deck chooses you. I’ve posted repeatedly here about how when … More Tarot Deck Shenanigans

“Entering A Card”

Today, I thought I might describe this great exercise that actually helped to launch me into my unceasing-since-then love affair with Tarot.  It’s called “Entering A Card.” I first read about this exercise on the internet somewhere, and then found it written up again in Tarot for Your Self, a workbook by Mary K. Greer … More “Entering A Card”

Labor Day labors…

I’d like to start today’s post by wishing everyone the basic foundational sentiments underlying our U.S. holiday of Labor Day: that is, whoever you are, wherever you are, I’d like to celebrate whatever work you’ve done this year, be it toward meeting your own needs, or toward meeting the needs of others and contributing to … More Labor Day labors…