Tag Archives: Tarot

How many major arcana to expect in a Tarot reading?

For the last topic in my series on mathematical investigations of Tarot, I want to discuss how many major arcana cards should be expected in a typical spread of ten cards. The answer to this is a little difficult to … Continue reading

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Daily Tarot Practice

I’ve discovered that a daily Tarot practice is a great way to get better insight into the meanings of the cards as they relate to everyday life. I’ve been working on my daily practice lately – and I’ll be writing … Continue reading

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Ostara – Element of Air

For the next year, I’m going to concentrate on the four Elements on the equinoxes and solstices and on four concepts that I see as fundamental to Wicca on the other Sabbats. For Ostara we’ll start with the Element of Air. Continue reading

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Ritual for understanding inheritance using the Ten of Pentacles

The Ten of Pentacles represents inheritance; in this ritual we work with acknowledging what we have received from those gone before – ideas, blessings, and gifts as well as possessions – and choosing how we want to shape the world for those who will come after us. Continue reading

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Ritual for committing to daily practice using the Eight of Pentacles

The 8 of Pentacles is an image of an apprentice practicing a craft. The message of this card emphasizes that progress and rewards come from repeated, enduring practice. In this ritual you will commit to practicing a single action every … Continue reading

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Ritual for creating stability using the Four of Pentacles

The 4 of Pentacles is traditionally seen as depicting a miser, someone who clings to possessions and physical objects at the expense of all else. For the purposes of this ritual, I would like to propose an alternate interpretation: someone … Continue reading

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How many Tarot spreads are there?

Ever wondered how many different three-card spreads were possible? Or Celtic Cross spreads? Read on to find out – it’s probably more than you think! Continue reading

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