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A Pause: The Fours in Tarot

In tarot, Four enables something to come into balance more easily than its predecessors. It is a moment of suspended animation — as if there is a call to gather reserves, because they will be required soon enough as we move on again into the action and increasing complexity of the Fives.

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The Aces: Symbols of Initiation

Each Ace has a different quality, but they all share the same idea: that of initiation, as in ‘the beginning of everything’. Each represents the purest potential that its suit offers to us; each is a blueprint. Each heralds the arrival of a thought, a feeling, a creative spark, a new method.

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Tarot is a Verb, Not a Noun

I believe that when we look at a reading, we are looking at an aspect of the unconscious. And when we become aware of the unconscious, the unconscious becomes aware that we are aware of it.

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Pedestals and Projections: A Tale of Growing Up

I can remember a moment when my style of tarot reading changed significantly. Actually, it was more than that: it was the moment when I started to relate differently to what I once thought was separate from me.

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[YouTube] Tarot and the Unconscious

Did you know I have a YouTube channel? In the first video, called Tarot and the Unconscious, I give a brief introduction to the unconscious, how we can identify when it’s present, and where tarot comes into the picture.

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An Update; A Personal Story

As you may have noticed, there’s been a distinct lack of rhythm to the publishing of The Tarotcast over the past couple of months. This, in part, is why.

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The Tarotcast – August 24, 2017

If you were to devote your creativity, what is burning inside you, to the unique task that is yours, and yours alone, would you know what that was, and, if so, would you follow its call?

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