It's gift giving (and receiving) season! What gifts do you want to cultivate this month?
Just in time for Sagittarius season, Siobhan writes about the mutable signs and the questing knights.
From radical readings to spell kits, intuitive tea blends to books, decks, art and apparel, LRT writers share their gift-able suggestions in this open thread post. Jump in and share your own links, too!
Em and I are off to Canada! Here's a short, sweet reading about the spirit of my holiday and what I might be bringing home.
[Guest post] "Like the Empress, Inanna’s story navigates between the boundaries of love and power. "
"The Page of Swords is not going to lie to you about the reality we are facing - however, it does bring a new view."
We're heading into the holiday season! For this month's Sunday Spread we talk about how to give and take up space in ways that feel balanced and nurturing.
Alexis offers herbs to add to our tarot toolkit and how to engage with them.
Siobhan discusses power, poses, and the kings of the tarot court.
This week the Queen of Cups reminded me of the value of surrender... and how hard it can be to 'go with the flow'.
Maranda discusses self-awareness, public meltdowns, and using the cards to reduce harm to themself and others.
[Guest Post] Charmaine offers the basic archetypes of Jungian psychology though the lens of the major arcana.
"You can spend time and energy building yourself back up slowly over time, but it starts with taking off this blindfold..."
The autumn equinox brings the wheel of the year full circle. It's a bridge from one era of our life into another.
Siobhan shows how we can write new origin stories for the tarot's queens, reclaiming them for ourselves.
"I suffered for probably three years ... Until one day someone said to me 'Why don't you just leave?' They weren't being kind, but it was the best thing anyone has ever said to me to this day."
This month, Traci's self-care column is focused on letting go and allowing yourself space to grieve and process loss. There's a personal story, a tarot spread, and a ritual practice if you need it.
There are many different ways to rename the court cards in tarot, and each system teaches us something new about these characters.
Part II of How to Sort the Courts: A guide to sorting and understanding the Tarot's 'people' cards, the court cards.
On shameless sincerity, and allowing ourselves and our fictional characters to be complicated.
These four powerful femmes have 'done the work', and they can help you to do it, too!
These two difficult cards show us different faces of trauma, both personal, and collective.
As the sun wanes, we gather in the fruits of the past six months. What are you harvesting, and what seeds will you save for next year?
Traci Medeiros-Bagan is here with a spread of self-care tips for August.