Writing is hard enough without having to pay attention to things like well-rounded characters, right? If you are working on the NaNoWriMo project, you may agree with that right off the bat. Just getting fifty thousand words down in thirty days is a daunting task. But anyone can do it, right? I mean even a monkey with a keyboard could write a tale! Continue reading “Tarot & Writing: Loves/Hates Spread”
Often I am asked how to cleanse the cards. I make a difference between cleaning and cleansing. For me, cleaning is the physical removal of dirt. Cleansing is the non-physical removal of energetic detritus. I use detritus instead of dirt because of the meaning. Continue reading “Tarot Tip: Cleansing The Cards”
“What would you suggest to a beginner who wants to learn to read the tarot?”
And my first answer would be to PUT THE BOOK DOWN. Yes, you read me. You don’t need the book. In fact, I think that the book is a hindrance rather than a help to a beginner. You begin to rely on someone else’s insights and don’t look and listen for your own. For me, Tarot reading is a very intuitive divination system. In fact, I think Continue reading “Learn Tarot: The Morning Lesson”
Often I am asked about meditation. I do try to meditate with the Tarot sometimes, but my best method of meditation is a walking one. However, here are some tips for you to try out in order to attempt a more traditional method of meditation.
I suppose I’d be remiss if I failed to mention what I very selfishly think is a great tarot organization. I am very proud to be the president of the American Tarot Association. This group was started in 2002 (or the first board meeting was then.) As I understand it, this was the brainchild of John Gilbert and several others.
How do you memorize the cards? It’s a common question with a simple surface issue. However, if you dip below that surface, you will find a darkness lurking there in the waters. What are we really asking when we say, “How do I memorize the cards”? Is that truly the question or is the actual thought “How do I trust myself”?