tarot spreads

What tarot cards capture where you are right now?

Over in the Tarot Readers Academy facebook group, Headmistress Ethony posted a great tarot card reflection prompt. She asked, “What card represents your current spiritual journey?”

It didn’t take me long to sort out my response: I’m a Queen of Cups in a 10 of Wands situation trying to 2 of Swords my way through it […]

Saturday, July 29, 2017|Categories: Tarot | oracle | cartomancy|Tags: , |

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Tying the cards together: how to interpret tarot spreads (part 2)

In the first post in this series, we talked about looking for common elements in the cards. Repeated numbers or images, a prevalence of one suit, that sort of thing.

If you use decks with people, animals, or some sort of character in each card, another option is to look at the characters in the […]

Monday, May 15, 2017|Categories: Tarot | oracle | cartomancy|Tags: , |

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Tying the cards together: how to interpret tarot spreads (part 1)

Many beginning tarot readers are comfortable learning the meanings of each card… but when it’s time read multi-card spreads? They freeze. Interpreting tarot spreads rather than individual cards is a huge step. It’s the equivalent of learning to speak in sentences as opposed to single words.

So how do you make the transition? Looking for common elements (suits, numbers, […]

Monday, February 20, 2017|Categories: Tarot | oracle | cartomancy|Tags: , |

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A five-card tarot spread to help you reach a goal

So, I don’t always come up with my own spreads, but when I do… they’re at the most random moments. Like when I’m getting into the car and can’t possibly grab a deck to test it out. So I was really pleased when this idea that popped into my head this morning was still […]

Friday, December 9, 2016|Categories: Tarot | oracle | cartomancy|Tags: |

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Dealing with Difficult People Tarot Spread

The last Saturday of every month, Tabitha Dial (@tabithadial) and Steve Seinberg (@arrow.in.flight) host #NewSpreadSaturday over on Instagram. It’s a great example of the things I love about the tarot and divination community–people generously share all kinds of spreads. My inner geek loves going through them all and printing them out and adding them to […]

Saturday, July 30, 2016|Categories: Tarot | oracle | cartomancy|Tags: |

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