The “Damned If I Know” Vague Answer Remedy

Things have been getting rather technical around here lately, so I thought I would indulge in a little useful fun. I'm not one to anthropomorphize my tarot decks (c'mon people, they're cardboard and ink!) but I sometimes think they act all too human, saying in essence: "Just give 'em the short answer and maybe they'll … Continue reading The “Damned If I Know” Vague Answer Remedy

A List Of My Tarot and Lenormand Spreads

Below is a list of all the tarot and Lenormand spreads and other layouts I've created and posted on this blog. They are offered both for your private, non-professional use and as spreads that I will (with a few exceptions) perform professionally upon request. The idea behind the quirky titles is to pique your interest … Continue reading A List Of My Tarot and Lenormand Spreads

One Is The Loneliest Number . . .

. . . until it becomes a catalyst for change. In the song of the title, Harry Nilsson was talking about the stifling torment of emotional rejection, but French tarot writer Joseph Maxwell had a different idea. Maxwell considered the number One to be the primal unity, perfect in its indivisibility and needing no amplification. … Continue reading One Is The Loneliest Number . . .

The “Fountain of Truth” Alternate Trending Option

Even those of us who have spent decades reading the cards are sometimes compelled to come up with creative stopgap measures to "skin the proverbial cat" when our usual approach falters. Here I'm tackling what I perceive to be an inherent weakness in the traditional Celtic Cross spread: the interpretation of the "crowning" card as … Continue reading The “Fountain of Truth” Alternate Trending Option

The Repurposed Significator: A Comprehensive Overview

In previous posts I've mentioned the idea of reinstating the Significator card in my Celtic Cross readings (something I did away with as unnecessary a while ago) for the sole purpose of identifying through its facing whether the querent is consciously focused (or unconsciously fixated) on the past, the present or the future of the … Continue reading The Repurposed Significator: A Comprehensive Overview

Time’s Up! Further Thoughts on Tarot Timing

A logical follow-up to my post on "timing cards" (https://parsifalswheeldivination.com/2019/07/10/rare-medium-or-well-done-a-timing-card-experiment/) is to find a consistent way to bring them to bear in any spread. The most obvious solution would be to simply apply my table to the "outcome" card, but not all of my spreads have outcome cards as such. A better approach may be … Continue reading Time’s Up! Further Thoughts on Tarot Timing