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The French Rider-Waite Tarot

The Marseille Tarot Deck: The French Connection: While visiting Paris, I was given a Rider-Waite deck with French titles on the cards. And from a Tarot point of view, this was fascinating because the manufacturers hadn’t just translated the English … Continue reading

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The Soul Activation Spread for Spiritual Growth

Spiritual Growth Tarot Spread: I have been studying the Tarot for over three decades, and with each passing year, my interest in Tarot deepens, but I seem to be moving further away from doing readings about the future, and I am … Continue reading

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My Book ‘Real Tarot’ is Now Available!

‘Real Tarot’ by Don McLeod It’s been a long-term project, but you can finally get my book ‘Real Tarot’ as a hard copy printed version. Until now this book has only been available as an e-book. But I’ve had such … Continue reading

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Invocation to The Empress

The Empress of the Tarot   I was recently invited to give a talk about The Women of the Tarot. At the end of this event, I put together a small ritual to help participants connect with Goddess energies. Here’s … Continue reading

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Tarot and Fate and Free Will

Can Tarot cards tell you what is going to happen in the future? Does a Tarot reading show an unalterable fate? Tarot can definitely give you an indication of possible outcomes, but you are not stuck with those predictions. You … Continue reading

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How to Shuffle Tarot Cards

Be mindful when shuffling Tarot cards During the shuffle of the cards, your subconscious is using your hands to place the cards in a sequence that shows appropriate images as an answer to your query, so give yourself plenty of … Continue reading

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Tarot Basics # 4

The Suits of the Tarot What does it mean when your Tarot spread is dominated by cards from one suit? Is it significant if a spread is covered in Cup cards? Is it more potent if there’s a profusion of … Continue reading

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Are You Scared of the Tarot?

Overcoming a Fear of Tarot Most of the pictures on Tarot cards are colourful and joyful. They show empowering qualities such as confidence, spiritual wisdom, serenity, and love. However, there are a few images that seem frightening to some people. … Continue reading

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Can You Do Tarot Readings For Yourself?

Can You Interpret Your Own Future? Many people will tell you that you cannot do Tarot readings for yourself. Their argument is that your interpretation of the cards will be coloured by your desires. They say that despite your intuition, you … Continue reading

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A Random Thought About Tarot, Music and Dance

If the Tarot was a song, what tune would it have? Would it be pop, reggae, rock, metal, folk, medieval, New-Age, or psychedelic? Regardless of the style of music, I initially thought that if the Tarot was a song, then … Continue reading

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Intuition & Tarot

Using Your Intuition I was reading Paul Fenton-Smiths new book ‘Intuition—keys to unlocking your inner wisdom’, and by coincidence John Lennon’s song ‘Intuition’ came on the radio. I thought I’d share some of the lyrics with you… ‘Intuition takes me … Continue reading

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Setting a Goal for Learning Tarot

Become a Better Tarot Reader in One Week! Always wanted to make your Tarot reading skills a little bit better? Well, in this article I’m going to tell you how to make your Tarot readings a WHOLE LOT better. And … Continue reading

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Tarot Basics # 2

The Major Arcana of the Tarot Not many people realise that the term ‘Major Arcana’ is relatively new. Most think that Tarot always had a Major & Minor Arcana, and that the images have been the same for eternity—but this … Continue reading

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Tarot Card Readings for Motivation and Guidance

Tarot readings for stressful situations Tarot cards show how circumstances have accumulated and brought you to a certain point. They can also reveal if a particular pattern of thought or behaviour led you into the difficulties you face. With this … Continue reading

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Tarot Conference 1997

Reminiscing About Tarot It’s been over ten years since I was at Australia’s first International Tarot Conference, which was held in Victoria, Australia, and I’ve just found some notes that I wrote about the experience. They brought back great memories … Continue reading

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