29 Tarot Spreads in 29 Days

Over on my YouTube channel, I participated in Ethony’s #31DaysofTarot2020 challenge, somewhat successfully, and now in February I’m going to participate as much as possible with DeeVination’s #29TarotSpreadsin29Days hashtag. I won’t call this one a “challenge.” It’s more low-key than that. But it’s a good way to hone your reading skills, and a good excuse…

78 Tarot Elemental – Deck Interview

A deck I backed on Kickstarter arrived the other day. The next entry from the 78Tarot collective, produced and coordinated by Kayti Welsh-Stewart with assistance from Joanna Nelson, book by Trish Sullivan, and created by 81 artists. I did a walkthrough video on my YouTube channel, which you can see here: I have to admit…

Playing with a Full Deck?

Consider this a PSA for Tarot readers and the Tarot-curious, especially those new to Tarot. I’ve got an Amazon cart full of Tarot decks and books, but as usual I’ve been waiting a few days before hitting the “checkout” button just in case I change my mind on something or think of something to add,…

A Fistful of Decks

I suddenly find myself with so many new Tarot decks that I’ve barely had time to look at most of them. Some are still in the envelopes they arrived in, I haven’t even had time to open them. I’m going to try to get some reviews up here for those who prefer to just read…

Literal (or not) Meanings of Tarot Cards

A few quick thoughts on reading, and the Death card. I was watching a video by Vincent Pitisci this morning, and he gives a little take on the Death card. If you’re not familiar with him, please go check out his video, it’s short and you’ll get a great feel for his style. I only…

Darker Moods Tarot

So many decks, so little time! I know there are people out there who do not care for the original RWS coloring, however inexplicable that may be (tongue firmly in cheek, everyone’s entitled to like what they like for whatever reason!) and there have been many recolored versions of the deck: Carol Herzer’s Illuminated Tarot…

New Deck Interview – Naked Heart Tarot

I have never done one of these, but with this deck I really wanted to. This is the Naked Heart Tarot by Jillian C. Wilde. I used the layout and position meanings from Katey Flowers, it hits all the points I’m interested in. What are you here to teach me? Hilariously I got the same…

Tarot and Authenticity

I started reading Tarot back in the early 1970s when I was a young teen, back in the day when there were hardly any decks available apart from the Waite-Smith, and the Thoth (although that was much harder to come by), but it wasn’t long before many more decks began to appear. Tarot of the…

More Decks to Come

I’ve been immersing myself in Tarot and seeking out new decks lately. It soothes my soul and keeps me sane. With any luck at all, I hope to be posting more regularly here this year. I’ve acquired some new decks and have several more coming from Kickstarter campaigns that I backed. I’ve also recently discovered…

Replenish

A good reminder that we all need to take time to refill the stores of our own mind, body and heart. People are stressed to the max these days; it’s imperative that we remember we need to take a break once in awhile, too. Don’t feel guilty if you need some time away from whatever…