1. The History Of Tarot Cards – Continued

    It’s been a while since the last post, but let’s pick up with our examination of the tarot card deck. Justice Our modern symbol of justice is a woman (sometimes referred to as “lady justice”), blindfolded (so she’s fair) holding the scales of justice. Tip one way, guilty. Tip the other way, not guilty. This is similar to the typical depiction of the justice card in a tarot card deck. A f…Read More

  2. The History Of Tarot Cards – Continued

    Today we will continue our examination of the tarot card deck by talking about The Empress and The Emperor. The Empress When The Empress appears in your tarot card reading, you should understand she represents a mother figure. This should not be interpreted literally as your mother. The Empress in a tarot card spread is often interpreted as the beginning of something. In many decks, The Empress is…Read More

  3. The History Of Tarot Cards – Continued

    Continuing our examination of the tarot deck, let’s look at three more cards: the sun, the moon, and the star tarot cards. Each of these things seems related based on their obvious symbols on the card. A look underneath shows us not only how different these cards are, but they have a similar theme running through them. The Sun Bright and happy, the sun card during a tarot reading usually means g…Read More

  4. The History Of Tarot Cards – Continued

    Now that we know what a deck of tarot cards is and where it came from, let’s start looking at some of the symbolism of the cards and try to figure out what they might be trying to tell us. The Death Card Many people assume that if this card turns up in their tarot card reading, it means death. Literally. They think they are destined to die soon. It is a scary looking card, usually with a skeleto…Read More

  5. The History Of Tarot Cards – Continued

    In the last post we talked about a standard tarot card deck. To recap, it has 78 cards with a major arcana (22 cards) and a minor arcana (4 suits of 14 cards). Each card has a different picture on it. We also learned that the tarot deck was originally designed for a game similar to modern day bridge. Let’s start with the cards of the major arcana. (An interesting side note: the cards of the majo…Read More

  6. The History Of Tarot Cards

    A common and familiar method of looking into the future is through tarot card reading. Many people are probably somewhat familiar with the deck of funky looking cards, and some people might even know what some of the symbols mean. However, many people don’t know where tarot cards came from or why people consult psychics to read their tarot cards. What follows is a brief review of the history of …Read More

  7. Tea Leaf Readings: Fact Or Fiction – Continued

    You’ve finished the cup of tea and you’re looking at a clump of tea leaves in the bottom of your cup. What does it all mean? What are they trying to tell you? Believe it or not, even an experienced tea leaf reader might have some trouble figuring out what the tea leaves are trying to say – at first. An experienced tea leaf reader knows it is important to study the cup from as many angles as …Read More

  8. Tea Leaf Readings: Fact Or Fiction

    Since we just finished our examination of dream analysis, let’s look at another form of symbol analysis: tea leaf readings. These next few posts will explore the ancient art of reading tea leave and help us understand how it works. Tea leaf reading is the ability to look at the unique patterns left behind at the bottom of a tea cup and interpret what they are trying to say. These patterns are sy…Read More

  9. Common Dream Symbols – Continued

    And now, we analyze the last two dreams: falling and flying. Falling Down Yet another very common dream is the dream of falling. You could be falling off the top of a slide or from the middle of the sky and you wake up before you hit the ground. Contrary to popular belief, you will not die if you hit the ground in your dream, but you are more likely than not to wake before you hit the ground. In f…Read More