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.
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
Having had the pleasure (or should that be ‘learning experience’) of two long term relationships, I know all too well how quickly the mystery can fade. That is why I have vowed this will not happen a third time (should I be so lucky!) and that is why I decided to create the Keeping the Mystery Alive Tarot Spread.
This spread doesn’t deal with the obvious issue brought up by the picture above so much (I will keep my private stuff private, thank you very much) but with the things you can do to keep things from getting stagnant and boring. Nobody likes to be taken for granted… Well, then consider this: What if you get taken for granted because you have forgotten how to treat yourself as special? Continue reading
It almost goes without saying that the Hermit often prefers his own company over the company of others but this card still has a rather interesting role to play when it shows up in love and romance readings.
If it describes the one you desire, you may find that they are either too happy on their own or too self-involved to be open to your flirtatious invites. Or it could describe someone who has chosen to withdraw in order to heal past hurts. If the latter is true, they may well come back out to play eventually – surrounding cards will tell you more. Continue reading