The “Light-and-Shadow” Decision-Making Spread

The "Holy Grail" of decision-making advice is the simple, straightforward "yes-or-no" answer: "Should I or shouldn't I? Will she or won't she? Is it or isn't it?" There are numerous short spreads that strive for this goal; this isn't one of them. It recognizes that every sunny street has a shady side, and a ray … Continue reading The “Light-and-Shadow” Decision-Making Spread

The “Speed-Bump and Pothole” Decision-Making Spread

In New England, one of the "Rites of Spring" when driving is the emergence of frost-heaves and potholes in the roadways, forcing us to slow down and steer a devious course around them. Here is a simple (at least for me) decision-making spread that acknowledges the fact that any course of action can be fraught … Continue reading The “Speed-Bump and Pothole” Decision-Making Spread

Sacred Geometry Cards for the Visionary Path: A Deck Review

First off, I want to say that I bought this deck by accident. I thought I was getting Francene Hart's original Sacred Geometry Oracle deck, which has a "Frieda-Harris-synthetic-projective-geometry" vibe to it, and which I hoped to use in combination with the Thoth deck. That said, my first impression is that this deck has charms … Continue reading Sacred Geometry Cards for the Visionary Path: A Deck Review

The “Flashing Colors” Tarot/Oracle Lemniscate Spread

I haven't created many spreads for use with oracle decks (to be honest, except for Lenormand, exactly none). But I know people love their oracle cards, so here is a spread that is intended to blend your favorite tarot and oracle decks into a single comprehensive overview of any situation. It displayed "flashing colors" on … Continue reading The “Flashing Colors” Tarot/Oracle Lemniscate Spread

2019 Summer Solstice GT: A Tarot Perspective

The Storks card in my annual Summer Solstice GT (see previous post) implied positive changes in the romantic picture (perhaps involving the "Other Woman," although I'm not currently seeking one.) But, since the thrust of the reading pointed in a direction that I won't be actively pursuing, I decided to do a tarot reading to … Continue reading 2019 Summer Solstice GT: A Tarot Perspective

The “Hot-and-Cold Running Commentary” Problem-Solving Spread

Here is an intricate 12-card spread that uses elemental temperaments to determine which course of action will produce the best solution to a problem. The moderate traits of "warm" and "cool" are applied to suggest an integrated approach rather than the absolute qualities of Fire, Water, Air and Earth (which are considered background forces here … Continue reading The “Hot-and-Cold Running Commentary” Problem-Solving Spread