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is an exploration and study of tarot. It shares personal experience and wisdom on using tarot cards for
self-discovery, spiritual growth, transformation, and divination. Created to help others find the most fulfilling way to incorporate
tarot into a practice of mindful living, Illumination Tarot
advice, information, and tools, as well as musings into more mystical considerations. The tarot tradition is treated with respect, as are
the unique paths we all choose in our quest for understanding.
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I have been away from here for a while, working much in the background. Like for so many, my life is still generally turned upside down in ways. Winter was long, and just as I felt my own family was making it safely through the pandemic, my dad got Covid(!). He is doing well now, thankfully, but it was a trying few months, and honestly, I'm currently pretty exhausted. I'm just getting back to a good place, but have begun blogging
again. I hope everyone visiting here is well, and finding peace and joy in life. As always, I thank you for your continued readership and support. It means the world to me. xoxo
My first remembered experience with "the dead," to put it very simply, was when I was seven years old and had just moved with my family into a new apartment. It was the first move I had ever made - the first of seven
There are plenty of decks that hope to create a creepy, eerie, dark, disturbing feeling. In many ways they accomplish this, at least initially, in appearance and first impressions. And I love many of these darker... Continue Reading
Photo at top: a selection of cards from the Visconti Tarots, a reproduction by A.A. Atanassov, Lo Scarabeo; 2000
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