Tarot & Love: A Changing Perspective

It’s shit – that moment when you realise that not only is the tarot never going to deal you the cards you want to hold; life isn’t going to either. You know too much. You see too much. Interpretations are no longer one-dimensional, straightforward.

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A Reader’s Accounting

A Reader’s Accounting Tarot, Psyche, & the Matter of Self-Activism Originally published in Tarosophist International Magazine, II.12 (34), with thanks. Taken on the island of Jersey, UK, at Devil’s Hole, St. Mary. In 2019, I decided to discontinue one-to-one tarot readings*. Once again I had reached the crossroads that I’d been to several times as…

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Tarot: Dreaming While You’re Awake

Tarot: Dreaming While You're Awake

As with dreams, tarot prefers to communicate using symbol and metaphor. Often, it is a language that on the surface appears nonsensical, but which we find we can understand once we become willing and able translators. Elements that would make strange dance partners in our everyday life move together with harmony and fluidity; and we take it all in. There is a part of us that is adept at moving in the same rhythm, and it is this part that takes over when we work with tarot.

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No Guru, No Method, No Teacher, Pt. II

“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” ~ Joseph Campbell.   The entrance to the Hell Fire Caves in West Wycombe, Bucks. Consider this a quasi-Part-II to the “No Guru, No Method, No Teacher” post I did earlier this month about forging one’s own path. Up until a year ago, I…

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