This is my first post in my new tarot educational series. In each of these posts, we’ll examine the stories of the major and minor Arcana. I’ll be providing an over view of the suits, then the court cards, then the major arcana, then I’ll examine the numbers. I hope to eventually examine each card … More Wands: the suit of inspiration
You’re a star! And in true star-like fashion your existence, the very essence of your life’s story, revolves around you. At least, it should. In the vast expanse of the cosmos, far flung stars weave a breathtaking sight across our night sky. Like the stars above, the star that is you is not alone. Nor … More Heal thyself & be the STAR of your life’s story
It’s important for us as sentient beings to set our intentions, and make them known to the universe. Tarot is a great tool that can be used for just that. I love The Fountain Tarot’s take of the Two of Cups. I feel in its imagery the couple embodies intention setting in a truly beautiful … More Intention Setting with Tarot: how and why you should do it.
The narratives we create for our lives shape who we are and who we become. If where you’re at is not where you want to be, you can use the power of the narrative to shift that paradigm and create a future aligned with your desires. Remember that tarot can tell us a story, suggest … More Personal Narratives: using tarot to write your life’s story and its destiny.
The Hemit (IX) and The Empress (III)–perhaps an unlikely pairing–may hold the keys to our heart centers. Channeling the introspective energies of The Hermit–the great soul searching sage–can teach us a lot about ourselves. We need only to follow his lantern as we journey within our inner realms–therein lies our inner wisdom. Channeling the nurturing … More Open your heart with The Empress & The Hermit
In 2011 I officially deconverted from Christianity to atheism. Also in 2011, I bought my first tarot deck (DruidCraft). For a long while, I felt I upheld duplicitous beliefs, ripe with cognitive dissonance. I didn’t know how to reconcile my spiritual side with my atheistic side. I knew in my heart that I didn’t believe … More Atheism & rediscovering spirituality through tarot
Mindfulness is the art of being present. Adopting a mindful practice allows us to be centered, and is the key to tapping into our inner wisdom when reading tarot. Let’s examine the elements of a mindful tarot reading. Being present. Mindful tarot readings begins with the act of being present. This means checking out from … More Mindful Tarot Practice: tapping into inner wisdom