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Why Keep a Tarot Journal and What to Put in it

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Why Keep a Tarot Journal and What to Put in it

  As a beginner, I used to keep a “Tarot Journal.” I put that in quotes because, honestly, you’d have to be pretty generous with your definition of a Tarot Journal to count it as one. I’d had enough of relying solely on the “little white books” that came with my decks to interpret the cards’ meanings and wanted to memorize them for myself. Well, when we want to learn something in school, we are taught to take notes, so that’s what I did. I was just obligatorily doing what I thought beginners should do, but I didn’t get nearly...

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The Tarot Fool Card...of Folly or Courage?

The Tarot Fool Card...of Folly or Courage?

What does the Fool card in Tarot represent?  The Fool tarot card is an interesting one, and one that routinely goes overlooked by beginners. When the fool turns up in a reading, it is true that it can signify foolishness...or just as likely... a leap of faith (depending on its upright or reversed placements) Shown above: The Fool card in my Nameless One Tarot and Oracle deck, coming soon to Kickstarter! The tarot Fool is an archetype The Fool card embodies so much more than it's name implies. To really appreciate its energy when it shows up in our readings and in our lives,...

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Tarot Yes or No Spread

Yes or no tarot spread

Tarot Yes or No Spread

Tarot Yes or No Spread Can the tarot answer “yes or no” questions? Short answer: yes. Longer answer? Let me explain. Some readers choose not to indulge in tarot yes or no readings for a few reasons. 1) tarot tends to work best when used as a tool for introspection, meditation, and other self-oriented goals. It is an amazing portal for looking inward into the universe of the subconscious mind. So some would argue using the tarot to predict external situations may yield murky results. 2) You really should avoid asking the tarot questions you might not want to know the answers...

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The Tarot, the Elements, and the Seasons (according to The Children of Litha Tarot)

The Tarot, the Elements, and the Seasons (according to The Children of Litha Tarot)

In my Children of Litha deck, pentacles represents winter, cups represent spring, wands represent summer, and swords represent fall. So, if there is no hard and fast rule...how did I get there? Well I’m so glad you asked! 

 

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Three card tarot spread - Question-less

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Three card tarot spread - Question-less

The three card tarot spread is one of the most fundamental and versatile tarot spreads around. Used by professional readers and baby witches alike- if you’re feeling lost, it is always a great place to start.

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