The “Squaring the Circle” Relationship Development Spread

This spread takes its inspiration from the "Squaring the Circle" exercise I posted yesterday. In working with it, I found that there may be repetition of cards between the main spread and its "mirrored" counterpart, as well as among the various quintessence cards, so use of a second deck for those auxiliary operations is strongly … Continue reading The “Squaring the Circle” Relationship Development Spread

“It’s Good to Be the King!*” – A “Match Game” Example Reading

This is a hypothetical reading using my "Match Game" Relationship Dynamic Spread. It portrays an old-fashioned patriarchal (that is, "male-dominant") marital relationship; at my age I've seen plenty of those going back to the 1950s. Essentially, the man calls all the shots and the woman pretty much sucks up whatever he deals out. (I might … Continue reading “It’s Good to Be the King!*” – A “Match Game” Example Reading

A Kipper Experiment: Neighborly Relations

Because the Kipperkarten are perfect for situations involving a number of people, I decided to do a reading that examines our burgeoning (or not) relationship with our new next-door neighbors. In this spread I'm mostly using the columns at this time since they permit lateral comparisons between three different entities. We are obviously in the … Continue reading A Kipper Experiment: Neighborly Relations

The “Marriage of Convenience” Joint Dynamic Spread

Occasionally I'm inspired to attempt a business relationship spread. This one shows the joint dynamic between two entities that share common interests and are seeking ways to cooperate to their mutual benefit. Thus, there are no "negative" positions in the spread, and the individual cards will tell the tale "for good or ill." Reversals may … Continue reading The “Marriage of Convenience” Joint Dynamic Spread