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Connecting Tarot with Music: Death

Historically one of the most feared cards in the tarot deck, many would say Death is simply misunderstood. Death in a tarot reading rarely means a literal death, usually it's some sort of transformation and moving on. This is true, but I think it's worth taking a deeper look than that.  It's easy to see… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: Death

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Connecting Tarot with Music: The High Priestess 

I absolutely adore the High Priestess card, especially as she is depicted in the Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy. The High Priestess is mystery. She is the gatekeeper to hidden truths. She is the ultimate oracle, speaking in riddles. She is the great sphinx.  Her mystery is alluring. She contains universal knowledge and understanding, which… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The High Priestess 

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Connecting Tarot with Music: The Devil

Oh, the infamous Devil card, illiciting fear that is second perhaps only to the Death card. That fear alone is telling, isn't it? Do you ever stop and witness your fears and what they say about you and your beliefs? Mine usually say, "hey, you're really neurotic and your mind is a Pandora's box of… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The Devil

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Tarot Reading at Foster Fest 2017

This Saturday (September 2nd) I'll be at Foster Fest giving tarot readings ($40 for 30 minutes) from 11AM-3PM. I'm extremely excited for this event (which goes until 9PM) for many reasons, one of which is the bean bag tournament I hope to partake in after I'm done offering readings. The main reason I'm excited though, is… Continue reading Tarot Reading at Foster Fest 2017

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Connecting Tarot with Music: The Sun

I wish I had a story about The Sun card, but truth is it's always seemed to good to be true. There is something of a temporary happiness to it, that I never can quite take it seriously. It never feels real. This may be my projections, or the transient nature of happiness itself. Maybe… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The Sun

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Connecting Tarot with Music: The Wheel

Admittedly, when I decided to write about this card and assign it a song, I didn't feel enthused. This is one of my least favorite majors despite the rich symbolism it contains.  It's easy to look at this card and think "seasons, changes, rhythms of life, wheel of the year, blah blah blah" as if… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The Wheel

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Connecting Tarot with Music: The Moon

I'd never looked out the window while flying into the sunset and evening time until last night while we flew into Minneapolis from California. I watched as the city of Minneapolis first appeared like gold glitter scattered across a sea of black in a man-made constellation of beauty. As the plane descended colors became clearer,… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The Moon

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Connecting Tarot with Music: The Hanged Man

When I first discovered The Hanged Man (card 12), I was delighted immediately and enthralled with his mystery. I wanted to know him, to learn his wisdom. He's so silent, peaceful. And he's so strange!  My first thought was that the card was upside down, and I wanted to turn the card around so that… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The Hanged Man

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Connecting Tarot with Music: The Hermit

I see The Hermit as the ultimate introvert. I don't associate this card with loneliness at all, instead I associate it with the joy of being totally comfortable with yourself in solitude, therefore present to the moment and able to perceive the messages from the Divine.  Many years ago I worked a stressful job with… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The Hermit

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Connecting Tarot with Music: Justice 

Justice is a term I'm not sure many of us understand fully. Many people think of karma in the sense of what goes around comes around (which isn't actually karma by the way, karma is a state of being) and "getting what you deserve." These concepts of justice are actually closer to vengeance. Justice rights… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: Justice