Monday Morning Tarot Reading

If you’re visiting this post, then this Tarot reading is meant for you. It’s all about the new week ahead, and what you can expect from it. King of Vessels/Heron (= King of Cups) * 3 of Stones/Creativity (=3 of Pentacles/Disks) * The Ancestor (=The Hierophant) Wow, authority figures abound! Will they stand in your … More Monday Morning Tarot Reading

Tarot Spread: “How Does Your Garden Grow?”

Welcome to another installment of New Spread Saturday! On the final Saturday of each month, Tabitha Dial and I host this Tarot-centric photo challenge in which participants are invited to create an all-new Tarot spread and then share it with the world. If you’d like to play, there’s still time! Just take a picture of your … More Tarot Spread: “How Does Your Garden Grow?”

Dreams…and Dreams in Tarot

I’m back in the saddle here after a week away on the opposite coast.  It was a truly great trip, but now that it’s done, I’m returning to our regularly scheduled posting and updating.  A dream I had in the early morning hours today seemed like a great starting point for launching that return… Dreams… How do … More Dreams…and Dreams in Tarot

TAROT TIP: Seek Card Concepts in the “Real” World

If you’re seeking additional ways by which you can firm up your grasp on Tarot card meanings beyond rote memorization, I often preach the value of looking for real world manifestations of card concepts. Here’s an example… I went to a family member’s wedding yesterday, and the reception was held at this old building with all … More TAROT TIP: Seek Card Concepts in the “Real” World

TAROT TIP: Consider Kabbalah

Even though Tarot is a rich, deep system that’s absolutely chock-full of multilayered symbolism, this doesn’t stop Tarot fans from trying to map additional systems onto it in an effort to wring even more meaning from its sublime framework. You can find decks and books in which Tarot people have done their best to weave Astrology into … More TAROT TIP: Consider Kabbalah

TAROT TIP: Explore Multiple Decks

I have a bit of a deck-collecting habit. I also have this one friend who feels the need to question this habit of mine. Now, to be clear, my overall deck-buying impulse flares up much less often and much less intensely than it did when I was first bitten by the Tarot bug. To large … More TAROT TIP: Explore Multiple Decks

TAROT SPREAD: The Story Of My Life Spread

On the last Saturday of each month, I co-host a Tarot-based photo challenge over on Instagram with Tabitha Dial (she’s @tabithadial there).  The challenge is called New Spread Saturday (see #newspreadsaturday posts over on IG for entries), and the idea is to cook up an all-new, original Tarot spread and then share it with the masses. … More TAROT SPREAD: The Story Of My Life Spread

ASTROLOGY TIP: A Clue for Reading Charts, Part II

In my last post, I drew an analogy between the mechanics of the well-known board game, Clue, and what goes in a birth-chart in Astrology. Just as Clue hinges on the intersections of three individual symbols drawn from three different sets of them, so, too, does Astrology. In Clue, we need to connect a suspect, … More ASTROLOGY TIP: A Clue for Reading Charts, Part II

ASTROLOGY TIP: A Clue for Reading Charts

In the last days of WWII, a British couple named Anthony and Elva Pratt conceived of a new board game designed as a murder mystery. It was published a few years later in England as “Cluedo,” and in North America as “Clue.” The game asked players to deduce the three main components of a murder: … More ASTROLOGY TIP: A Clue for Reading Charts

Tarot: The High Priestess and Hypnagogia

I’ve posted before about how The High Priestess occupies liminal spaces: those transitional areas that are neither here nor there, but have elements of both. Liminal spaces include things like thresholds, corridors, bridges, and stairways. 🌓 Times can also be liminal. Think dusk and dawn. 🌓 Transformations also have liminal phases. When does a caterpillar … More Tarot: The High Priestess and Hypnagogia