The Unforeseen Dangers of Renaming Suits in Tarot

When you start collecting Tarot decks, you quickly realize that some deck creators like to get all jazzy with their nomenclature. Some will rename the Majors or the Court Cards. Some rename the Aces. And lots of them will rename the Suits. And this can be totally cool…even if it means that you have to … More The Unforeseen Dangers of Renaming Suits in Tarot

Tarot Cards and the Season Cycle

According to our good friends from the Golden Dawn, you can equate the four Suits with the four seasons. Swords signify Spring, Wands are tied to Summer, Cups ride with Autumn, and Pentacles roll with Winter. You can make use of these associations if you’re looking into questions that revolve around timing: “When will I … More Tarot Cards and the Season Cycle

Tarot in the “Real” World…

I have this geeky habit of trying to spot Tarot manifestations out in consensus-reality. It can be tough to find totally pure examples of a card, a Suit, etc., but you can find hybrids and such. Like how here it occurs to me that a drum is essentially a fusion of a Cup and a … More Tarot in the “Real” World…

I drew this just for you…

Yes, you — the person reading this post right now. See, ever since I launched this blog, I’ve been writing about any occult-related topic that leaps into my fevered brain whenever I sit down to add a new entry.  I don’t want to limit myself to only writing about, say…Runes.  Or Mythology.  Or dreams and … More I drew this just for you…