Even those of you not overly familiar with the Tarot are guaranteed to have seen the Death card on the big screen or TV at one point or another, as it’s a popular ‘spooky’ choice among film makers of all genres – It even makes an appearance in an episode of the Simpsons. The fact that it’s the 13th Arcana and is almost always turned over by either a half crazed crone or mysterious gypsy with darts for eyes helps too, of course.
This is a simple and easy-to-remember spread you can use any time you need insights into your relationship dynamics.
It can be used at the start of a new relationship, when you are working through issues in the relationship or when you have just broken up with someone that you have hopes of getting back together with.
Are you stuck in your relationship? Do you fail to understand where the other is coming from? Do you feel misunderstood? Do your styles of communication vary too much for you to bridge the misunderstandings?
The Cup of Life Tarot Spread is ideal for understanding the underlying motivation, higher meaning, healing dynamic as well projections of both parties in a relationship. Working through this with your partner could seriously alter the dynamic you have as it digs deep, so be warned that this is not a spread to be trifled with.
There is an ancient Japanese tradition of mending broken pottery with gold-enriched resin, which is said to render the object more beautiful than before it was broken.
This is such a beautiful thought when we consider all the broken hearts on this planet that have been healed by the power of love. Continue reading