Posts tagged holly simple tarot
Shine Your Light: The Sun

Here comes the sun, little darling. Whether I'm reading Lenormand or Tarot, whenever this card comes up, I feel a little better. Like the ray of sunshine it symbolizes, and like the Beatles say, the Sun is a sign that "it's all right." And really—when you're pulling cards for yourself or are asking someone to read for you, all you really want to know is that everything's going to be alright… right?

Read More
OG Tarot: The Standards & Their Modern Counterparts

If you want to get serious and scholarly with your Tarot studies and history, you'll ultimately run into the three decks that pretty much form the backbone of tarot as we know it today. Historically, the Tarot de Marseille reflects the beginnings of tarot with its non-scenic pips and archaic visual interpretations of the Major Arcana. The Rider Waite Smith (RWS), on the other hand, infuses the "original" Marseille cards with a scenic Minor Arcana that, along with the Majors, incorporates esoteric messages and the occult leanings of the Golden Dawn (an organization from the late 19th century to early 20th century). 

Read More