I made some bad decisions recently. I got in a fight and said some things I had no right to say. I spoke out of anger and spite, and even though I was right in that moment I was an ugly version of myself that I’m not proud to have been. I like to think […]Read more "The Three of Pentacles and the Three of Wands, or, The People We Choose To Be"
I made a Tarot card! No, I am not in the process of designing a whole deck. That’s nowhere on my radar. But I did draw (draw as in “produce by making lines or marks”, not as in “select randomly from a deck”) the Strength card this morning. Scroll down if you want to skip […]Read more "Gay Pride and the Strength Card (And Coloring!)"
At long last, we have reached the final stage of my walkthrough of the Opening of the Key reading I did for myself at the 2018 vernal equinox. If you’re not caught up, feel free to read the First Operation, Second Operation, Third Operation, and Fourth Operation. I do an OOTK eight times per year […]Read more "My Equinox Reading: The Fifth Operation"
Today we continue the analysis of the Opening of the Key reading I performed for myself at this year’s spring equinox. If you missed the First, Second, and Third Operations, you should probably go read through them for context. If you don’t want to read through three other posts, or if you’d simply like a […]Read more "My Equinox Reading: The Fourth Operation"
This is Part 3 of my walkthrough of the Opening of the Key reading I did for myself at this year’s vernal equinox. If you missed Part 1 and Part 2, you may want to read up on them before diving into this post. The Third Operation of the Opening of the Key spread looks […]Read more "My Equinox Reading: The Third Operation"
This is Part 2 of a five-part post where I walk through the Opening of the Key reading I did for myself at this year’s vernal equinox. For Part 1, which outlines the First Operation of the Opening of the Key, click here. Where the First Operation was elemental, the Second Operation is zodiacal. You […]Read more "My Equinox Reading: The Second Operation"
Eight times per year, at each of the holidays of the Neopagan Wheel of the Year, I perform a Tarot reading for myself. Not just any Tarot reading, but a massive, full-throated Opening of the Key spread. It’s something I’ve been doing for several years now, a way to check in with myself throughout each year […]Read more "My Equinox Reading: The First Operation"
It seems there are two big schools of thought in the Tarot world when it comes to reading with spreads. In one camp, there are readers who use spreads religiously, and who hate to perform a reading without first fixing the meaning of each card’s position. (This doesn’t necessarily mean that these readers are uninventive […]Read more "Card Counting Techniques in Tarot"