Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull Up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let’s Talk Tarot
At the time of this writing (late March 2020), I keep thinking about the Wheel. I wonder where we will be on the Wheel when this is posted. Where was the world in late-March compared to now in early June?
As you ponder, enjoy this excerpt from Kitchen Table Tarot:
The Wheel of Fortune
I am changing.
The Wheel of Fortune card is awkward when it comes up in readings. It’s the beginning and the end. Sometimes you’re riding the wheel, and sometimes you’re ground to dust under the wheel. It’s very subjective.
This card is about the law of returns. It can be about good
Fearless Tarot: How to Give a Positive Reading in Any Situation
As of this writing, which is late March 2020, things are very chaotic and we are living with a lot of unpredictability. In his forthcoming book, Fearless Tarot, Elliot Adam shows us different faces of challenging cards so that we can better understand and work with them. Doing this can also prepare us for life by teaching excellent lessons.
Enjoy this excerpt from the forthcoming Fearless Tarot:
10 The Wheel of Fortune
“Making peace with life’s unpredictability.”
The Wheel of Fortune symbolizes unpredictable events, both considered fortunate and unfortunate. These are the events that
One thing many students of tarot find fascinating is learning what some of the mysterious symbols on the cards mean. During the Renaissance, when the tarot was invented, people were largely illiterate and were therefore very literate in symbol recognition. Their churches told the stories of their faith in stained glass and granite images. These days, we as a culture lack a shared symbol system and even the popular Rider Waite Smith tarot includes many symbols that are meaningless today. Meaningless until we unearth the meaning.
In Rachel Pollack’s brilliant Tarot Wisdom, she casually and conversationally reveals many symbolic meanings. If you are looking for an enjoyable and
This is one of the “cards of change” in the tarot. Life is a cycle and within all our lives there are many cycles all happening simultaneously. When the Wheel comes up, it indicates natural change. Whatever is going on is about to give way to what would logically follow. Whether you think this is a good card or a bad card depends on where you are on the Wheel.
At least sometimes I think of it that way. Sometimes, I think of its association with Jupiter (which is weird since I rarely use astrological associations) and say it is good lucky and beneficial change. Hurray! And sometimes, when I'm feeling more pessimistic, I say it is a time when Fate randomly spins the wheel and where it