The Lenormand system of divination based on playing cards keeps gaining popularity so it seems timely to introduce these cards here, with meanings that are specific to love & relationships. If you are completely new to the these cards, you’ll be pleased to know that I’m introducing the Lenormand oracle on my Facebook page with daily 3 card practice draws and tips on how to learn to read with the ‘Lennies’ as they are affectionately known. Continue reading
After last week’s post about Givers, Takers and Matchers in Love and in the Tarot, it was suggested on my FB page that I write a post about signs that the person you are dating is a giver. The problem for me as a natural giver is that I tend to look for the positive first in everyone and that makes me believe everyone has good intentions. I’ve had to think long and hard about what separates us from the Takers and how they view us. I’ve also talked to friends about it to get a more detached perspective. The result is the following 10 signs: Continue reading
In all forms of relating, people can be divided into three main categories: Givers, Takers and Matchers. Apparently, according to Adam Grant, the ones who have the highest success rates in terms of establishing happy long-term relationships are also the ones with the highest number of failed relationships. Continue reading
It’s in the air… the buzzwords ‘be true to yourself,’ authenticity, vulnerability, courage… Whether or not you are interested in Astrology, you’re under the influence of the current Venus retrograde and you’re forced to dig a bit deeper if you long for intimacy. Any romantic relationships that are less than authentic are dissolved. It’s as if the projections that usually glue us together with people with matching issues and compatible projection patterns simply aren’t strong enough.
What Venus, that indomitable Love Goddess, wants us to do in Her retrograde Shadow is to discern and dissolve any blocks to love, to have the courage to be honest with ourselves so that we can release the negative patterns and to start relating more deeply – from the heart. Continue reading
This advanced Tarot spread is inspired by years of reading the 9 Square intuitively, observing patterns and listening to the whispers of the cards themselves. In the past few months, I have felt a need to add two cards to the square when doing love Tarot readings… and then one day the penny dropped: each of the card positions correspond to Major Arcana 1-11, with the Hierophant as the central card and Justice as the outcome. In other words – perfection in terms of looking at long term potential with the Hierophant and Justice being two of the main marriage cards.
Roughly then you get the following positional meanings: Continue reading