Free Tarot Readings – a Good Thing?

Free Tarot Readings – a Good Thing?

Websites offering free tarot readings are all over the internet. They tend to fall into two categories; automated or carried out by a real person. Automated Tarot Readings Automated readings are computer scripts that follow certain algorithms; they are similar to throwing a dice or consulting a Magic-8 ball. Pre-written interpretations are built into the…

Summer Love Tarot Spreads

Summer Love Tarot Spreads

There is nothing sweeter than a fleeting summer romance. Those long hot days spent with someone special are precious memories. Maybe that summer lovin’ turned into a long lasting relationship? Or perhaps it was a brief and delightful encounter during that week spent at the beach when you were seventeen? For those of you looking…

Temperance Tarot Card Meanings: A Deeper Look

Temperance Tarot Card Meanings: A Deeper Look

Increasingly, human beings are living life to extremes. In Western civilization, it is all about more: more work, more money, more stuff, more action. If social media is an accurate reflection of what is happening around us, then people seem to be in a race to see who can party harder, live faster, drive the…

Should You Trust a Fortune-Teller?

Should You Trust a Fortune-Teller?

Seekers who have never had a reading often approach the tarot as an all-knowing oracle in the hope that a rosy future will be revealed. They believe that being assured of a certain outcome will help them in the present. Personally, I can’t think of anything less helpful. Imagine a person being told he’ll win…

6 Qualities to Include in a Balanced Card Reading

6 Qualities to Include in a Balanced Card Reading

Reading cards for others is incredibly rewarding. Seekers grant their trust to the tarot reader, who is ready to listen to their interpretations and wisdom. The reader has the unique opportunity to delve into someone’s life with their permission. The reading must be accurate, honest and stand up well to scrutiny to repay that trust.…

Tarot Reading Spreads for Spring

Tarot Reading Spreads for Spring

Spring is definitely happening now, though we’ve had our doubts that it would ever arrive. To celebrate the temperature uptick in the northern hemisphere, here are three fun tarot reading spreads for you to try. They are designed to be used for reading for yourself, though I am sure you could adapt them to read…

One Card Tarot Readings: Practicing Your Intuition

One Card Tarot Readings: Practicing Your Intuition

Featured image source: The Telegraph Student tarot readers and their potential clients are often inspired by a cinematic image of a glamorous, wise woman laying out her cards in a complex spread that makes sense only to her. In real life, before a reader can get to that stage, he or she must know their…

Why Do We Use Tarot Card Spreads?

Why Do We Use Tarot Card Spreads?

Nearly all tarot readers use particular layouts or ‘spreads’. A spread is a pattern, similar to the way that playing cards are laid out in, say, a game of solitaire. Without the layout, the game wouldn’t work very well. Of course we don’t have to have a spread; the cards can be just turned over…

How to Perform an Online Tarot Reading

How to Perform an Online Tarot Reading

I’ve been doing online tarot readings since 2001 and have seen how this form of divination has really taken off. Nowadays there are many way to perform an online reading, covered in our piece “Online Tarot Readings – How do they Work?” If you are considering carrying out a distance reading, you may be wondering…

Love Tarot Spreads

Love Tarot Spreads

Is this love? What’s wrong with our relationship? How will I recognize my soul mate? These are the three most common questions that a professional tarot reader encounters. Relationships are the best… and sometimes the worst aspects of our lives. We’ve put together three brand new love tarot spreads for when you have a question…

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