September brings the autumn equinox and finds us preparing for a season of magic and rest.
The leaves dance and float their way down to the cool earth. They adorn her in a patchwork quilt of golden velvets, warm sepias, and crinkled russets. The land subsumes the foliage when the bright hues convert themselves into an umber wither.
What does it mean when a tarot card is dealt upside-down? It depends who you ask. One reader — or tarot book — might tell you that a flipped card (also known as a Reversal) means the exact opposite of its upright counterpart. Another might insist that it means nothing at all, and that the… Continue reading Reading Reversals in a Tarot Spread
Tarot is an ever unfolding journey. It isn't a study that you become expert at after so much time, tests, classes or structured “learning” (or should I say memorizing?). Tarot is not stagnant, it is not linear, it is not universally fixed in its meanings. Symbols are not easily defined, intuition and personal interpretation hold… Continue reading Reading Tarot is a Practice not a Skill
Female artists like Frida Kahlo, Vali Myers, Hilma af Klint, Belkis Ayon, Remedios Varo, and others tapped into esoteric mysteries to create their art.
"When you light a candle it also casts a shadow." -Ursula le Guin What is the shadow? The shadow is the hidden parts of yourself that lie deep in your subconscious. The shadow is compiled of all the things we repress. The shadow holds the old internalized traumas, wounds and pains that still fester inside… Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark: Finding Our Shadow with the Tarot
Use Moon Energy to manifest your dreams. Learn how to make a moon journal, and use the moon cycle to focus intent on the New Moon and Full Moon
Drawing Tarot with the moon is a beautiful practice. When we strive to cycle our internal seasons with the earth and the moon we become more aligned with the energies that surround us.
Self care can be an often neglected, yet important aspect of our spiritual lives. Caring for ourselves is a way for us to tend to ourselves, to give a little love where we need it. A little ritual can go along with our self love quite nicely.
Making a custom deck was such a creative way to dive deeper into my understanding of the tarot. In making your own deck, you spend a lot of time meditating on the images, symbols, and meaning of each card. You have the option to choose or create images that represent you, or put in things… Continue reading Make Your Own Deck to Help Learn the Tarot