Spiritual Cleansing of the Tarot: Tips and Tricks for You

2017-10-25T11:53:24+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Divination, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Spiritual Cleansing of the Tarot: Tips and Tricks for You  Introduction Have you noticed that something feels "off" or not quite right with your tarot cards lately, and have you wondered how to fix it? Maybe a recent reading has failed to bring clarity, or maybe you just feel "stuck" when it comes to divining what the cards are trying to communicate. If this sounds familiar, spiritually cleansing your cards might be just the thing you need to get out of a rut. A thorough cleansing of the tarot deck can work wonders in breaking free of any unforeseen energy blocks that could be hindering your tarot experience. To keep your tarot deck in good condition, it may be useful to mark your calendar and set up a schedule to regularly cleanse the deck. Personally, I find that cleansing my tarot cards on a weekly or monthly basis ensures that any negativity is kept at bay. Above all, clarity in readings, no matter what the outcome, is important to maintain. Cleansing your deck can help with that. To help you through the process, I've put together some steps that can help you in this rewarding and important ritual. Hopefully [...]

The High Priestess – Revealing The Secrets You Always Wanted To Know

2017-10-09T07:10:08+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Divination, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

The High Priestess - Revealing The Secrets You Always Wanted To Know ​The High Priestess is the third card in the tarot deck and an important part of the Major Arcana. This is a lovely card depicting mystery, faith, and knowledge gained through a quiet understanding of the universe. The High Priestess Tarot Card is the embodiment of spiritual power. Dressed in blue, she stands before the veil and guards the door of the unknown. ​Story and evolution of the card The High Priestess Tarot Card is a relatively new addition to the Major Arcana. The first deck of Tarot cards, the Visconti-Sforza from 1450, depicts a seated woman enveloped in rich robes. Her attire resembles the clothing that would have been worn by an abbess. The woman holds a book and the triple crown of the papacy rests on her head. The card was called La Papessa, or female pope. It was under the influence of ideas articulated by the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn in the late 19th century that La Papesse began her transformation. The change occurred with the creation of the Rider-Waite deck of Tarot cards in 1909. The Tarot of Marseilles still depicts [...]

The Best Angel Decks You Will Love Using

2017-10-16T11:59:50+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Divination, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

The Best Angel Decks You Will Love Using The art of reading fortunes, predicting chances and altering fate takes many forms. Tarot cards combine artistic visions of mystic forces with spiritual messages for guidance. Angel Tarot decks bring new focus elements into readings and are as popular for their beauty as they are for being effective spiritual tools. So here are the best angel decks you'll love using. Angels And Tarot - Their Mystery And History Since the 18th century, what is now known as the tarot major or minor arcana were used as playing cards as well as spiritual tools to manifest the future. Throughout history, their interpretations have evolved to provide a wide range of personal reflection. While many styles of oracle decks simply rework traditional tarot imagery through a new artist’s vision, Angel decks focus more on epic figures from biblical, historical, and mythical legends. The inspiration for these decks can come from many different spiritual traditions as there are angelic stories represented in many faiths. As messengers for God, angels are believed to impart wisdom, comfort, hope and healing from the heavenly realm. Even if you’re using the cards for mindfulness practices instead of spiritual [...]

The Fool: Revealing the secrets that you always wanted to know

2017-10-10T08:53:07+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Categories: Divination, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

The Fool: Revealing the secrets that you always wanted to know ​Walking into a new situation with unknown outcomes can be intimidating. We often begin to ask ourselves questions such as: Am I prepared to make a major change in my life? Should I move forward with this new opportunity? Why should I risk changing the status quo? Life presents a number of uncertainties; doors open for us and we often have to close others behind us. Only by taking the time to evaluate our actions are we able to learn how to productively direct ourselves toward our goals.Recently I have experienced quite a bit of change in my life, which has caused a significant amount of anxiety. I constantly have to remind myself that life throws challenges our way and it is our job to decide whether or not to accept them. The Fool tarot card teaches us not to go into new situations blindly, because we may lose sight of the future. History The Fool is often illustrated as a beggar, wearing tattered clothing and bare feet, which has persisted through the centuries. His first known appearance is in the Visconti Sforza deck, circa 1454, as a [...]

The 9 most common Tarot symbols in art

2017-10-04T13:58:38+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Divination, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , |

The 9 most common Tarot symbols in art For many people, a tarot symbol can be a powerful and mystical force that guides their daily activities and lifetime destinies. For others, they are simply a fascinating belief system, but ultimately they do not ascribe a great deal of power to them. Finally, there are others who fear these symbols and believe they deal with dark powers. Whatever group you happen to fall into, it's worth examining how common the mystical symbols are in our everyday lives. Whether it's portrayed on the TV, movies, the Internet, or traditional forms of art, the symbols are ubiquitous. One of the most visible examples of tarot in art is the Rider-Waite-Smith deck.  This deck is one of the most popularly portrayed decks of tarot symbol in modern popular culture, and has been featured very prominently in the artwork associated with 60's and 70's era rock bands.To view a full example of all the different tarot symbols in the Ride-Waite-Smith deck, we recommend that you visit the following Wikipedia link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rider-Waite_tarot_deckThis deck dates back to the 19th century, and was developed by the renowned occultist Eliphas Levi. One of the most controversial changes that [...]

The Empress – Revealing the secrets you always wanted to know

2017-09-27T13:55:54+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Categories: Spirituality, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

The Empress - Revealing the secrets you always wanted to know Certain tarot cards hog a lot of the spotlight because of their frightening meanings. It seems like every other horror movie features “death” or “the devil” as a shocking point of foreshadowing in the story just before things take a turn for the worst.Some tarot cards have comforting meanings, however. When they show up in a spread, they invoke peace, calm, and good news. One of these cards is the Empress. The Empress tarot card is the third card in the Major Arcana, and she is the proverbial earth mother. Her archetype is the mother and caregiver, bringing feelings of creativity and blessing when the card is revealed. Story and evolution of the card ​The Empress tarot card has gone through only a few changes in the history of the tarot. Her archetype is an ancient one, the mother. She rules the kingdom with kindness and love. Her grace and composure are comforting, and as the Fool continues on his journey, he meets her and is encouraged to rediscover his intuition and self-care.It’s commonly thought that the inspiration for the card is Empress Adelaide, who was beatified by [...]

21 Wicca and Pagan Symbols in Everyday Life

2017-09-20T07:33:00+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

21 Wicca & Pagan Symbols in Everyday Life As a proud practicing Wicca, I am often faced with misconceptions about my religion and its symbols. The truth is that Wicca and Pagan symbols are already heavily integrated into modern society, but many people are unaware of their deeper meaning. I've compiled this list to give anyone that's curious about Wicca symbols or Pagan symbols a comprehensive guide. Read on for examples of common symbol usage followed by their greater significance. A Peaceful History of Wicca and Pagan Traditions Some people hear "Wicca" or "Pagan" and automatically think "Satanic." Pop culture has long perpetuated this misunderstanding of the peaceable religion of Wicca. While Wicca is a relatively new religion, it is based on a belief system that dates back to the Stone Ages. At the heart of the religion is a pair of gods, commonly called the Moon Goddess or Great Goddess and the Horned God or Great Horned God. 1. The Horned God Is Not Satan The Horned God has spurred many comparisons between Wicca and Satanism. Horned gods predate Christianity, and the vilification of them likely started with that religion as it sought to separate early followers from [...]

Why Indigo Children are Important and How to Identify Them

2017-09-15T12:35:12+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Categories: Lifestyle, Spirituality|Tags: , , |

Why Indigo Children are Important and How to Identify Them The world is full of all kinds of myths and legends of humans with supernatural powers who walk the earth. So it can be hard for some people to imagine that any of them could possibly be real, especially those about indigo children. But this type of people does, in fact, exist. Starting in the 1970's, the children became the center of attention of those who studied the paranormal. It took the next few decades to make more of the population aware of them though. And since the fascination with them has only grown over time, many people have now been wondering if they too are one of them. So the following is a compilation of some of the basic facts that are known about the children. Who are Indigo Children? These children are a special group of people who are more evolved than other members of humanity. No one knows how or why they were born differently than others though. But most of them feel like they are much needed outsiders that are here for a purpose. They get their name from the indigo color of their aura, [...]