Let’s all sum ourselves up as cards from the tarot and find out what that says about us.
We’re all striving for something — and that’s actually totally okay.
Picking your own personal style can be hard enough when you’ve got years of practice, so what’s a woman supposed to do when she’s jumping right in?
“I guess I’m still sort of coming out. I’m learning to embrace my sexuality as a primary part of my identity rather than an afterthought. It feels really good.”
“I cried on the plane. I realized, stark as night, clear as day, that the silence was killing me. Instead of moving through a moment, I was trapped inside of purgatory.”
“It’s important to remember that nothing you did caused your harassment. You are worthy of walking around in a world that loves and appreciates you in ways you want to be loved and appreciated.”
I’m gonna take a punt before I’ve even shuffled my cards and tell you that no – you’re not unlovable. No way. I think we can all agree, I don’t need a deck of cards to tell you that. You are 100% lovable, just like ALL Autostraddle readers.
Doing your hair yourself is fun, much cheaper than going to the salon, and probably only moderately hazardous to your health.
“When you unearth one thing you didn’t know about yourself, it can be an opportunity to dive in and know all the things you were afraid to. It’s the scariest thing you’ll ever do and the most valuable.”
So your dream is to compete in the Miss America pageant but you’re afraid your state isn’t ready for a “gay celebrity” to represent them. Former Miss Kentucky has all the answers.
One way to develop your understanding of the tarot is to look at how the four elements — earth, air, fire and water — play out in the cards.
A reader asks what to do next now that coming out as trans has gone poorly with their family.
How to stay chill when it’s hot hot hot.
I was doing tarot readings at an event a few weeks ago, and, as always happens, someone came up to me saying ‘I hope you’ve taken all the bad ones out!’ I don’t buy this good cards/bad cards idea — it’s not compatible with my belief that there is a tarot card or combination of cards for every human experience.
Crafting spreads builds confidence and helps you to remember that you’re learning tarot your way, nobody else’s. Plus it means you can always come up with your own special approach to all those crazy-ass questions your friends bring you.
Unless you have the memory of an elephant and/or for some reason Don’t Like Journals (methinks you might be on the wrong website) then you’re gonna want to be recording your adventures as you learn and develop as a tarot reader.
The dilemma: ‘I’m anxious about starting my dream job!’
Get yourself a deck of cards and be ready for the next Tarot School lesson!
Wherever you’re at, let’s make some cool tarot shit happen.
So you fell in love with a girl and it upended your life with family, kids and religion. What now?