Minor and Major Arcana

There are two parts to a Tarot deck. One part is called the ‘Minor Arcana’ and the other part is called the ‘Major Arcana’. But what do these labels mean? Continue reading

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The Fool: Hello Again

The Fool

Just when you thought I might have given up on this blog altogether – Hello! I’ve been to hell but I’m back again. I’m thinking that this year I’d like to retrace our steps through Everyday Tarot (aka the Minor Arcana) one card at a time. Recap all the things we’ve discussed about theses cards. Circumstances permitting of course.

Does that sound like a good plan? Let me know what you think.

Everyday & Lifelessons Tarot

ArcanaI’ve never liked the phrases ‘Minor Arcana’ and ‘Major Arcana’ which are used to refer to the two types of card you find in Tarot. These terms are meaningless to a modern audience. As a writer I believe strongly that it is important for words to conjure up the things of which they speak. So I’ve been raking my brain to come up with more contemporary titles.

The Minor Arcana consists of Continue reading

The Big Secret

The Tarot card deck is divided into two parts called the Minor Arcana and the Major Arcana which literally means the Little Secret and the Big Secret. In other words: hidden knowledge. But why was it hidden?┬áThis is just one of many unanswered questions about Tarot. We don’t know where it came from or who invented it but if you study the cards what you discover is this: Tarot is one of the most profound and beautiful books you will ever read.

I hope you’ll let me share it with you.