Yesterday, I did myself the solid of heading over to a local nature preserve so I could be out of the house, off-line, unplugged, and out in the same forces that have been washing over humankind since we crawled up out of the primordial muck. I hiked around with the sun and the wind on … More Mother Nature in Tarot
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
I had breakfast with The Empress this morning. Does anyone else in the deck say “abundance” to you quite as vigorously? Maybe the people in the happier 9’s and 10’s? Mostly, when I think about growth, fertility, and especially abundance…I think Empress. Therefore…TAROT TIP: if you want to encourage The Empress to hang out with … More Tarot Tip: Work with The Empress to Invite Abundance
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!
Today is a big day, metaphysically-speaking. It’s a Monday, which means for a great many people, it’s the start of a new work week. It’s also the day of the Full Moon…which feels appropriate for a day that actually derives its very name from the Moon. Finally…it’s the Solstice! Depending on which hemisphere you’re in, … More Solstice/Full Moon Tarot Reading
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
Here we see the two most popular Tarot decks in the world: the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot and the Thoth Tarot. I always liked the Thoth, despite lamenting its creators’ decision to steer clear of scenic Minors, but it took me a long time to warm up to the RWS. For one thing, I don’t love the … More Tarot Deck Popularity
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