It’s the last Saturday of the month, and that means it’s time once again for New Spread Saturday, a monthly photo challenge I co-host over on Instagram with Tabitha Dial. Please enjoy this brand new, original spread, and feel free to contribute your own spread to the event! DECADE DANCE Every decade has its own personality, … More The Decade Dance Tarot Spread
My day was devoted to the first leg of one long-ass drive today. Day 2 tomorrow will see me tackling the back stretch of it. Before I left home, I decided to sit and stare at a version of the Chariot card, just to try to coax in some good travel vibes. As you may … More Tarot Tip: Conjure Card Energies!
FREE eBook! Tarot Tips is the first eBook that I’ll be publishing under the Arrow In Flight Metaphysics imprint. I ask you to pay special attention to that qualifying word “first,” because there should be plenty more such offerings following this one in the days ahead… Meanwhile, this inaugural work is a short but helpful … More Tarot Tips: Free eBook!
TAROT TIP It’s pretty common knowledge that if you want to, you can mix Astrology into your Tarot practice. They’re two very different systems, but if you settle on some linkages to connect the symbols of one with the symbols of the other, then using them together can actually enrich your practices with both. The … More Kabbalah and Tarot
This latest massacre has been on my mind. For one thing, just think about the fact that we live in a reality in which I have to use the phrase, “this latest massacre”… A lot needs to be done, and on multiple levels, from the individual to the societal. And like most of us, I … More A Tarot Prayer for Orlando
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
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
Probably every Tarot person has wished at some point that they could carry a particular card around with them out in the world like a talisman, to have its presence on hand to help them conquer the day. I know I have, anyway… But Tarot cards are not exactly as impervious to physical wear and … More Portable Tarot
In many ways, it’s great practice in Tarot at all levels of skill and experience to establish some steady routines. Practice makes perfect, and all. Then again, you can’t spell “routine” without “rut,” and ruts are not the most helpful of phenomena. The danger in maintaining routines is that things can get stale and stagnant, … More Tarot Tip: Routines, Yes…Ruts, No.
People who make use of Tarot as a form of divination are referred to as Tarot “readers”…and using the cards in this way is known as doing a “reading.” Given these terms, isn’t it possible to make a case for Tarot being essentially a sort of alphabet with 78 letters? Letters assembled into sequences are … More Tarot as an Alphabet