Sacred space is the pliable and expansive place where creative possibility exists. Sacred space, like a crossroads, becomes a threshold where multiple possibilities converge. Tarot cards can easily be used as a gateway to this sacred space, the sacred space within ourselves, to achieve our magical goals. Sasha Graham, author of the new 365 Tarot Spells, explains.
Why should we create our own tarot spreads? Creating spreads makes us a better reader. There are plenty of available spreads that might suit our needs perfectly, but isn't it better to tailor-make one? Sasha Graham, author of Tarot Diva and the new 365 Tarot Spreads discusses five amazing reasons we should create our own tarot spreads.
Cups The watery suit of Cups represents emotional life. Cups are intuitive and receptive. In Cups, we find our true feelings about friends, family, and home life. The water signs of Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces are at home with the Cups.
Ace of Cups: New love, overflowing emotion
Two of Cups: Attraction, commitment
Three of Cups: Friendship, celebration
Four of Cups: Disenchantment,...
We tend to think of the tarot as a timeless icon, passed down to us unaltered through the ages, but historical research shows us that the tarot is fluid, changing with time as human culture changes. We may think of the Fool as a young traveler, fresh-faced, carefree, a friendly dog springing alongside. But early cards show a Fool who is sometimes a miserable wretch, and more often a jester. The...
Many long-time users of the Tarot get set in their ways when it comes to the variety of layouts they favor for readings. Janina Renée, author of Tarot: Your Everyday Guide and Tarot Spells, details the "card tracking technique" that can be used for clarification on a card or cards that come up in a reading, amplifying meanings, and fishing for advice.