Hola, ATS! I have a favors to ask and favors to give. I have given plenty of readings to people face-to-face and I feel much of the actual reading
is the reading of the querients themselves. The problem is that I have just recently been hired to read Tarot for people that I will not be
face-to-face with. At least not most of the time.
What I would like to know is how much of a difference it will make for me and for the accuracy of my readings. I offer you a reading on a specific
issue in your life and, in return, I'd like feedback. Tarot reading requires active input by both parties so doing a one-way reading will be the
challenge I'm looking for. If I can do that, I can do my job (which will have two-way interaction, just not face-to-face).
If you are game, here's what I'd like you to do and what will happen -
Step One -
Respond to this post with your full birth date. If you do not feel comfortable with that, just send it to me and then respond to
this post saying that you have messaged me. I will give you your Tarot personality number, essence number, and what I like to call your "Fool's
Journey" number. While I'm doing that, you can proceed to step two.
Step Two -
At the bottom of this post, I am listing the five decks I have downstairs with me tonight. I would like you to choose the one you
identify the most with and then write down the name of it.
Step Three -
Think of a specific problem that is on your mind. Nothing is too serious or trivial. Please write this down.
Step Four -
There are four classic elements that are used throughout nearly every iteration of magick, witchcraft, and divination methods.
These are Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. To help you understand the principles behind them, here are some basic (REALLY basic) associations -
- Earth is represented by pentacles, is a female energy, and represents a person who is pragmatic, practical, and likes to grow things whether they be
gardens or empires. This can represent the good and the ugly with physical rewards and health.
- Air is represented by swords. It is a male energy and it is for sharp mental skills and truth. In the positive sense, it can mean a razor wit and
ability to judge fairly and truthfully. On the negative side, it can represent nightmares and gossipers.
- Fire is represented by wands. It's mostly a male energy. It is for passion and creativity. When focused, a fire person can be insanely competent
and an enigma among people. When not focused, they can be out of control and their passionate fire may lead them to fight instead of talk.
- Water is shown as cups. Water is a female energy and is mostly about emotions and feelings, usually towards each other. A water person could be a
hopeless romantic, a philanthropist, or even a severely depressed and sad person. Again, it has its ups and downs.
Please choose these four in the order you identify with them from most to least. Write that down. You may feel conflicted if one of the elements
does not fit your personality but you happen to personally love it. I want you to choose whatever you would have chosen if you had not read the
descriptions if that's the case. If you love to surf in the water but you are a cold fish with no feelings, choose water anyway. The descriptions
are there for the undecided, not to confuse the decided.
Step Five -
By now, I should have replied to your post about your birth date. Please respond to that one with the rest of the info (deck
choice, issue, and elements). After that, please keep your issue in the back of your mind until you see my response.
Step Six -
I will post my five card spread reading and also the scanned cards you drew. Read the reading. Give me feedback. Also, if you
need further clarity on one of the subjects, let me know.
Sample art from the decks I have. Choose what speaks to you -
Book of Shadows Tarot:
Legacy of the Divine Tarot:
Rider Waite Tarot:
Steam Punk Tarot:
Okay, folks. Let me Tarot you a new one! I'm going to be gone for a few minutes after first posting this so I may not respond right away but I'm
going to be doing this for most of the night, I think.