Inspiration: This makes a lot of sense

October 3, 2010

Being realistic is the most common road to mediocrity — Will Smith I stumbled upon this video quite randomly. I don’t even know why I decided to watch it, but I’m glad I did. This video is about life. This video is about the power of “decision” and Will Smith makes a lot of sense. […]

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Let the Tarot do all the Work?

February 23, 2010

I was watching a YouTube video by Paul Hughes-Barlow of SuperTarot, when I heard him say, “you let the Tarot do all the work!” Should this be the guiding principle of a robust Tarot reading? Although I think the overall content of this video is awesome – it discusses Significators in a Tarot reading (I’ve […]

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How Long Does It Take to Become a Great Tarot Reader?

December 5, 2009

Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.” – Albert Einstein Have you ever wondered how long it takes to become a truly great Tarot reader? I know I have! Back when I first started […]

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The Fool Goes To China Town

August 23, 2009

“If the Fool would continue his folly, he would become wise.” Proverbs of Hell, William Blake I’ve always found inspiration in the Tarot from sources not directly connected to the 78 Tarot cards. In many ways, this is due, in part, to one of the theoretical functions of Tarot; the ability to represent all phenomena. […]

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Through The Looking Glass

June 16, 2009

“You’re far beyond reality…or is this the real world”? by Funker Vogt Lewis Carroll’s Through The Looking Glass, is a great book. My favourite character, as a Tarot reader; and as a guy trying to find his own way in this crazy reflection of a Universe, is the Red Queen. The Red Queen is a […]

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The Fool Card In Poetry

June 15, 2009

Piping down the valleys wild, Piping songs of pleasant glee, On a cloud I saw a child, And he laughing said to me: “Pipe a song about a Lamb!” So I piped with merry chear. “Piper, pipe that song again;” So I piped, he wept to hear. “Drop thy pipe, thy happy pipe; Sing thy […]

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Tarot Garden

May 26, 2009

A talented artist called Niki de Saint Phalle, in 1979 started work on what was later to be named the Tarot Garden or Giardino dei Tarocchi. The garden features 22 giant mosaic sculptures of the Trump cards. These are truly massive in scale; some even large enough to be lived in (some were designed to […]

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