I wrote this prayer to use with the 4 elements rosary. The intended use is to say each section while rotating a bead representing that element. Say it for each bead, then move onto the next section and element. Once you get to the tail, say thanks to each element with the corresponding bead, and finally to remember we’re a part of the tree of life. The order is significant: Earth is an emergency emotional stabilizer; Water washes you clean; Fire reinvigorates you; and Air sets you free. I c...
When I started creating my tarot journal, I thought I could have a cute little book I could stick in my purse! Nope! Tarot journaling quickly balloons in information, so I ended up with FOUR tarot journals. I have pages for both the RWS deck and my primary deck, as well as copious notes for each card for each deck. Just, basically, this is a lot of information. I have one journal for the pips, one for the courts, and one for the major arcana. Since the other three became so large, I added one...
Alison Cross noted that the arrows in the Wildwood's Seven of Arrows represent communication, which opened the flood gates of my mind about how others' communication to us about ourselves effect our self worth so significantly. To start with, insecurity is basically feeling unsafe. Anything that can threaten our basic needs for survival -- food and shelter -- will make us feel insecure. We can help soothe these fears by trusting in ourselves, those around us, and that those closest to us wil...
Grab the printable black and white tarot images I provided in a prior blog post. Choose the size you want to work with (8.5"x11" vs 5.5"x8.5") and print out the pages. I recommend using a nicer, thicker paper than your regular printing paper. I've been using this matte brochure paper optimized for laser printers and have been quite happy with it. The price is quite good for being crafty with it! The paper curls in the printer, but it can be uncurled with some work on your part. It's...
Here is the ultimate collection of black and white RWS tarot images in PDF format all for free. The RWS deck is so old that it is now in the public domain both under the old system and new system (life+70 years), so I am offering my collection for free. These are in PDF format to make it easier to download them in bulk and print them straight from the files. RWS Tarot Images in Black and White Each image is 1780x3180 pixels. The PDF files have bookmarks to make it easier to jump to a speci...
I am studying tarot, and this is actually my second reading ever. I decided that today, Trump's inauguration, it would be a great practice exercise to see what is the best way to approach Trump's presidency. Full disclosure: I voted for Hillary Clinton. The vast majority of my friends are Democrats and liberals, so I hear of their pain. I also have friends who are Republicans and conservatives, some who voted for Trump and some who did not. I also hear their pain. I hear the distress from bot...