Choosing your first tarot deck can be a minefield! Here's my advice for what to look out for, what to consider, and a few decks that might inspire you.
It is a poet's time. And a witch's time. I begin to feel like myself once more. Though I have changed, I recognise myself.
May I express this wholeness through connection, not through isolation. May I show up for the people I love. May I show up for my community. May we coexist and co create. May we co-heal.
It's what late summer light is for, I believe. Lammas. Mugwort cigarettes. And meadowsweet incense, rose tea, taking time to knead bread, to make a fire... to sit in whatever silence we can find and claim for ourselves, and let it all settle in.
I'm still struggling with disentangling my *self* from my work, but this tarot reading and visualisation helped a lot!
What is the most progressive, most healing, most honest, most accountable thing we can do right now, to tackle white supremacy within our own community?
Y'know, we have some seriously brilliant columns running on Little Red Tarot at the moment. Here's a roundup of all our current series!
The Numinous Tarot places hope at the heart of the revolution. "We may have to build this place ourselves, but we are worth the effort, the space, and the care of doing so." - Noel Heimpel
It is possible to hold multiple realities at once. At the apex of the year, this Gemini new moon helps us to explore, embrace and integrate our many contradictions.
These are the values that guide me in making decisions about Little Red Tarot, what we do, how we do it, and the bigger picture; our mission and aims.
Because it's not about soapboxes or knowing the One Right Way. Leadership is an ongoing practice of humility. Of service.
Can abundance be its own economy?
May I be myself.
May I be fully myself.
May I let myself be enough, exactly as I am.
I used the Bridge tarot spread to gain perspective on my current journey towards stepping up and showing up.
Two shared altars, Em and I exploring fear, vulnerability, and stepping into our own power.
Where in your life are you bringing together opposing energies? What magic lies in the tension between these things? Where can we turn friction into electricity?
""I'm going to begin
Sian said. And she did
Six of us murmured
"She weaves individual strands into a tapestry, creating common ground and common cause."
"I want to work myself out of a job." Photographer Fonna Seidu is breaking barriers and changing the visual landscape of health and wellness online.
It's time for a new iteration of the Alternative Tarot Network ...and to deal with the much-neglected original.
On this night / a decade ends. A new one begins. / Breathe in - / Hold - / Breathe out.
(A birthday poem for Em)
The water-loving willow tree is associated closely with the moon, intuition, spirituality, emotion, dreams ...all that belongs to the intangible realm of the water element.
What is coming forth for you as spring takes hold? What is emerging with the growing light? What is piercing the surface of your consciousness and taking up space in your life?
As I work though my own process of reclaiming my own Empressness, I turned to three queer tarot decks for new perspectives.