One of the great frustrations of Tarot is that the Swords get short shrift. Tarot decks contain unpleasant cards—they have to, in order to accurately represent the wide range of human experiences and emotions. A deck that has good vibes only is not actually terribly useful for divination, because it can never give you warning […]Read more "In Defense of the Swords"
One of the trickiest aspects of Tarot reading is learning how to predict exactly when something will happen–not just that it will. Here are a handful of different techniques that I use (with varying degrees of success) to predict the “when” of the events that come up in Tarot readings.Read more "Video: Predicting Timing With Tarot"
My brain is a bit stress-addled, but I wanted to sit down and share some thoughts about the way my Tarot reading style has started to adapt since I started working with Crowley’s Thoth Tarot as my primary deck. In particular, I’ve become a much more concrete, literal Tarot reader, and I think that’s a […]Read more "Video: Adapting to the Thoth Tarot"
Some people are inveterate seekers. You know the type; they’re often found sniffing around New Age forums or events. “I was a High Priestess in the Kansas-Missouri American Tradition of Witchcraft, but then I left that because it just wasn’t right for me, you know? Since then I’ve been involved with Voodoo, Zen Buddhism, Blue […]Read more "The Myth of the Perfect Divination System"
I’m coming to you today with a review of a deck I’ve been anticipating for ages: Robin Scott’s Urban Tarot, published by US Games. This deck, much like Courtney Weber’s Tarot of the Boroughs, is a love letter to New York City. Its cards are replete with images of famous New York landmarks and attractions, […]Read more "A Review of the Urban Tarot"