These are the fiery cards of activism, of turning words into actions, of living your dreams…and of burnout.
The Slow Holler Tarot is the product of 19 months’ work by artists and writers with queer and/or Southern identities.
“The moon is my muse and ruler. I love her many faces. I love being her daughter, her sister, her boyfriend, her girlfriend, her theyfriend, her lover, her handmaiden, her houseboy — you name it and I’ve dreamed such things.”
A tarot spread to encourage you to explore your hopes and your fears, your skills and your role in the fight for social justice.
The best tarot readings begin with clear, genuine intentions and empowered, positive questions. Here are some tips to help you approach your cards with integrity.
Whether you use tarot to predict the future, or love using your cards for planning and decision-making, here are some techniques to answer ‘when…?’ questions.
“I’m entirely lost. Which direction should I be heading in right now? Where is my path leading? What should I be putting most of my energy into to one day become an independent and successful person with a flourishing career?” A tarot reading to explore possibilities.
When I’m looking at new tarot decks, there are a few particular cards I like to check out first, to see how the artist has interpreted them.
“Feminism is about unlocking the bonds of separation. Seeing everyone as equals and raising up those who have been most oppressed by patriarchy. Tarot and oracle decks support this work because they give us a tool to connect to our atomic memory. A memory that knows the equality of all beings.”
Holding a tarot stall at a party or event is a great way to improve your skills and boost your confidence. Here are some preparation tips to make sure it’s safe, smooth and enjoyable for all.
Falling in love (or falling out), opening up your relationship, getting back to what matters, exploring new desires..tarot cards love to talk about what’s happening in our relationships. Here are a few ideas for interpreting the cards in your love readings.
Here’s a simple tarot spread to help you get to know your new cards, or reconnect with an old deck.
There are cards here for falling in love, re/discovering our spirituality, friendship, fulfillment, compassion and soulful creativity. It’s in the suit of cups that we find our roots and identify — if possible — what makes us truly happy.
When tarot decks are filled with images of people, it can sometimes feel hard to relate to your cards. Here are some decks that use animals and other symbols instead!
Tarot is an awesome tool for projects and planning…especially when you have a gazillion ideas flying around in your head. Here’s a guide to how the court cards represent the different stages of a project.
“You are rich (as you know) but in your anxiety, you give away so much of your strength. Right now, it’s okay to hold close to you what you value and what makes you feel strong.”
Butterfly brain? Too many ideas? Here’s a quick tarot spread you can do to figure out what to focus on, what to ditch, and what to put on the back-burner for tomorrow.
Keys and moons, mountains and gateways, lizards and birds… a tarot deck is filled with intriguing images. Here are a few common symbols to help you read between the lines and find the subtler stories hidden in your cards.
“I feel lost. I have the time, but I don’t know if I have the drive anymore to put my whole self into something new. Or even where to find something new at this point. Is finding something new no longer new enough?”
Please enjoy this roundup of tarot bits and bobs on my radar right now. Mostly queer; otherwise, just good stuff you should know about.