The Knights’ Crossing: A Lenormand Experiment

One of the challenges with small Lenormand spreads when using a subject-matter "topic" card - Tree for health, Fish for money, Heart for romance, House for domestic affairs, Ship for travel, etc. - is that the assigned card may not appear in the layout at all if it isn't pre-positioned. This isn't a problem with … Continue reading The Knights’ Crossing: A Lenormand Experiment

“Hear All About It” – Lenormand “News” Cards

I have always understood that the Rider is the primary "news-bearer" among the Lenormand cards. However, in reading back through some of my published material, I came across a couple of distinctions. The Rider often represents news that is delivered in person, while the Letter indicates receipt of a written missive, whether through the post … Continue reading “Hear All About It” – Lenormand “News” Cards

Lenormand Crossovers: Breaking the Chain

For the tarot enthusiast aspiring to master Lenormand reading, there are several cards common to both systems that stubbornly resist shedding their tarot trappings during the transition. Interestingly, they all appear in sequence in the tarot: the Tower (XVI), the Star (XVII), the Moon (XVIII) and the Sun. (XIX).  Since their Lenormand counterparts, at least by title, … Continue reading Lenormand Crossovers: Breaking the Chain