The Many Faces Of Tarot

Sean BeanI am a story teller not a fortune teller. Not that there’s anything wrong with that (as Seinfeld would say.) It’s just there’s so much more to Tarot cards.

Personally, I believe they’re a relic from the prehistoric era. This epoch’s contribution to the formation of Western Civilisation has been vastly underestimated IMHO. Before we wrote down our wisdom in words we drew it in pictures. They were our holy books. Our teachers. Our counsellors. But when the written word took over this aspect of pictography was forgotten. Only the fortune telling element remained. As a stain. A slur on the achievements of our ancestors. Which has stopped the vast majority (but not the curious few) from exploring Tarot cards in depth.

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The Storyteller’s Tarot

StorytellerYou’ve probably worked out by now that I’m waay more interested in Tarot cards for the stories they tell than their psychic powers. I feel like we focus too much on the latter at the expense of the former. Tarot is an incredibly beautiful and profound gift from some unknown group of ancestors. Full of wisdom and wit like my literary hero Shakespeare.

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