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The Tarot Quickly Explained

Tarot is the system through which a reading of the cards in a tarot deck helps you through disturbed times by offering to give a reflection on your past, present and future.

Tarot is closely linked with astrology as each card is linked to a planet, part, or astrological sign. Tarot cards are utilized for divination, frequently known as fortune telling. However many therapists have used them too, feeling the cards regularly make patients dig in to how they feel about themselves. This is done through the subconscious. As an example, let’s assume you are aware that at work things aren’t going well, but you don’t let yourself accept it. Continue reading…


Get a free reading, help me get my mojo back.


I’ve got a confession to make. After many years reading I had lost my passion for The Tarot. In fact I had even decided to close this website. Don’t ask me why this happened, I don’t know why but all I know is that after a very busy season in Spain where I felt like I was just going through the motions I began to feel a distinct hatred for reading….yes i know…hatred.
I would look at my queue of eager customers and wonder how I was going to get through them all.
My cards were so tatty that I could tell what card was coming even before I saw it…I recognized the rips and bent corners but I had no inclination to break in another set of cards so I carried on and on reading getting lower and lower.

Well guys, I have, at last, got my mojo back.
So I have bought myself a brand new set of cards. I have always used The Tarot of The Golden Dawn but have decided to go back to my early days and use The Grimaud Ancient Tarot Of Marseille.

So for a little while, to get back into the swing of things I am giving free email readings. If you are interested then click on my cow picture above and send me an email with your first name, your star sign and your favourite number and I will draw three cards from the pack and read them for you. x

Incidentally, the cow above is from my Friends Not Food website where I sell my limited edition T Shirts. Go to


My Favourite Tarot Card – The Sun

I’m going to go through some card meanings.
So my first one is The Sun. It is my favourite card. It signifies happiness.
It also signifies long life, I love this as I am passionate about eating the right foods and doing the right things to prolong one’s life.
I love my art and The Sun card represents people with an artistic gift or a great love of all things creative.

Here are 6 more traits that I would link to the Sun card:
1. This person loves to travel.
2. They may have slight OCD, as in, things have to be checked and then double checked.
3. When they start something they need to finish it.
4. Morality is important to this person.
5. This card would often be linked to someone with strength and a lot of vitality. Maybe an athlete or sports person.
6. The Sun card can signify failure of a sure thing, in other words one should not look at everything through rose coloured glasses, they should try to be practical and not be shocked when a sure thing fails.

I see The Sun card coming up many times for Cancer and Leos and also Aquarius.
I know I am describing myself here, (a Cancerian, into healthy living, art and a little OCD), but I chose this card as my favourite many years ago way before I knew it’s meaning. Strange eh!

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The Lovers Tarot Card Meaning

The Lovers Tarot card is known to mean more than you see when looking at the card.
The Lovers Tarot card is, obviously about love and love interests but it goes a lot deeper than that.

It can relate to people who are capable of establishing strong bonds, not afraid to tie the knot. Therefore the card has an obvious connection with that of getting marriage or that of forming a union.

The Lovers Tarot Card is also linked to people who are openly sexual, not afraid to show their love in an active way and are very touchy feely.

When you come across The Lovers Card it is important to look closely at the neighboring cards. If the neighboring card is a strong negative card like the 10 of Swords then I would interpret the lovers card as a warning of either dishonesty or adultery.


The Devil Tarot Card Meaning

In a tarot card deck, the Devil card is one which talks about a number of things, one of which would be the emphasis on materialism, as well as being in an unwanted situation in life. The feeling of hopelessness, as well as the feeling of being in bondage is also symbolized by the Devil Tarot Card.

The Devil card is one of the three most famous cards in a tarot card deck. 


The Hanged Man Tarot Card

Another famous card in a tarot card deck would be the Hanged Man Tarot Card, which is basically known to entail not a man hanged by the noose, but rather a man who is hanging, generally, upside down, one foot tied to a tree.

The hanged man tarot card in a tarot card deck is known to symbolize “letting go”, symbolizing acceptance. Also, the card could also mean reversal, which the act of overturning one’s former priorities could take shape in.


The Death Tarot Card

In the many types of cards in a tarot card deck, the Death tarot card is one which is quite famous, and quite understandably considering the nature of death and what it is supposed to say with regards its role in a tarot card deck.


Generally, the death card is one which signifies endings, pertaining to the commencement of a chapter in one’s life, or entailing the act of putting one’s past behind, choosing a brighter one over the other.
The death card also signifies a transition point in life, and could talk about a change in one’s status in one’s life, either for the bad or for the worse. Cutting off one’s excesses, as well as realizing just one had wasted in his or her life would be another symbolism of the death card in a tarot card deck.


7 steps on the road to psychic intuition

The Road to Intuition
Have you had that experience when all of a sudden you just had this huge hunch that something is about to happen, and to your surprise, that intuition was eventually translated to reality?

When you feel strongly about something without logical basis to it, that’s called intuition. It comes in three impressions: clairvoyance or “the third eye”, sensing clearly and feeling through listening. Continue reading…


Sometimes life’s just too serious! You must read this!

Six married men will be dropped on an island with one car and 3 kids each for six weeks.
Each kid will play two sports and either take music or dance classes. They will also attend cubs, brownies, sea cadets or similar.
There is no fast food.
Each man must:
take care of his 3 children, keep his assigned house clean, correct all homework, and complete science projects, also, cook, do laundry, and pay a list of ‘pretend’ bills with not enough money.
In addition, each man will have to budget in money for groceries each week. Continue reading…


Tarot Can Help!

I started reading Tarot professionally this year after a life long love affair with the cards. I do email tarot readings and I am determined not to be too ‘woo woo’ about it. It’s taken me a long time to understand that everyone reads the Tarot cards in their own way and I don’t have to put a tea towel on my head and become Gypsy Rose Lee, start chanting or howling at the moon. I can read the cards and still be myself – a trainer, writer and internet marketer. That’s helped me a lot. While it’s fine for some, I’ve never been comfortable using words like ‘joy’ and ‘blessings’ and so they don’t feature in my readings. I use ordinary language and pass on what I see in as ‘normal’ a way as possible, like I’m talking to a friend.

I think there is a huge market for using the Tarot to give insight into business, career and life path decisions as well as the more traditional areas of relationships and money. My heart soars (oops – bit woo woo there!) when I am asked a question about someone’s small business – the Tarot can be such a help there, especially (but not only) when the business is a creative one.

It’s a shame if you are missing out on a very helpful, practical tool because you think the Tarot is too ‘out there’. It isn’t. In the hands of a good reader, it’s like having your own private business consultant who helps you really examine what lies at the root of many of your tough decisions. It’s an extra string to yourt bow, and nothing to be ashamed about or scared of!

So next time you start thinking outside the box, make sure the box has some Tarot cards in it!



They are always with you!

I am privileged to have known a lovely lady by the name of Hilary Fortune. She has passed over now but she was, to me, a truly gifted clairvoyant.
She was the neighbour of Pauline, a friend of mine and she would often sit with us both and chat about her life.MPj04443610000[1]

Please allow me to tell you a truly uplifting tale.
It is a true story about my friend Pauline and a terrible tragedy that devastated her life and how Hilary’s clairvoyant powers helped her.

Pauline’s 19 year old son was killed in a motor bike accident. He was survived by his sister and parents…well I say survived but something died in that house that day.

A couple of years had passed and Pauline was still not coping very well. It was her son’s birthday and the ritual was that, on his birthday, Pauline would meet her daughter at the crematorium to find his name in the memorial book and they would have a little cry together.
Pauline hated that place and on this occasion she arrived a little before her daughter. She waited and waited but her daughter didn’t come. She was lost! Her daughter always had the book ready for her, page open in the right place.

How would she find his name…Pauline searched and searched with tears running down her face but she couldn’t find him. When her daughter finally came she quickly flipped the pages and there he was….. Paul, dearly Beloved of ….

They had a cuddle and cry then they silently made their way home.

As Pauline arrived at her house she saw Hilary sitting on her doorstep waiting for her.

“Pauline, I have seen your son”, she said, “I don’t understand it but this is his message.
He said, The book…couldn’t find my name. Why did you cry? That cold place don’t go any more. Always with you – love you!

Clairvoyance as a term has its origins from the French word claire, which means “clear”, and voyance, “seeing”. It literally means ‘clear seeing’.
Mary clearly saw Paul that day and Pauline could, finally, go on with her life knowing that her son was safe.

When you need comfort in the sadness, when you need to understand the madness, listen for the signs around you and know that love and light surround you!

Pat Sutton is founder of and The and a professional blogger – see her personal blog “Internet Marketing and Personal Development” at


Tarot and the Client’s Mindset

There is an uncanny link between mindset and the success of intuition.

Dr. Judith Orloff and others point out that it is very difficult to tap into your intuition when you are tense or highly stressed. And if you the kind of person that is reluctant to trust impressions that are difficult to confirm on the spot, you will have little success getting useful information from your intuition.

A relaxed open mind is the first step to accessing intuition. It is also the first step in tuning in to your spirit guides and working with the Tarot.

Even the most highly skilled psychics and mediums will tell you that they cannot access a person who chooses to block himself.

So it is highly ironic that the very people who try so hard to ‘test’ the reader, or who flaunt their skepticism find it so easy to find evidence to back to support their skepticism. And those who come to a reader with an open, relaxed attitude enjoy a rich and valuable experience.

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Limbo, Transformation and the Four of Swords

Tarot cards speak in the language of pictures rather than words.

The meaning of any image in a Tarot reading is influenced by an interplay between the physical objects depicted, the history and traditions behind them, and the meanings you impose on them.

These elements work together differently from reading to reading. But the one constant is that the card’s image always tells a story that is directly relevant to your situation. And that story will differ for each person and even for the same person under different circumstances.

These thoughts were on my mind when I sat down to read an article describing an exhibit of medieval stone figurines created in Dijon, France about to be exhibited in the US.
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Reiki healing is always there for you. I invite you to experience Reiki.

Hi, everyone Reiki is a simple and safe method of spirtual healing that benefits everyone.  It has many benefits here are some of them:

Back pain

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Headaches including migraines

General well being

Stress reduction

Blood pressure


Reiki is a natural therapy that gently balances life energies and brings health and wellbeing to the recipent.

Checkout my website for more info.

love and light



The Tower Card – Who Rules?

Going back to the days of Aleister Crowley, the individual Major Arcana cards have been assigned to specific planets.

As a student of astrology and the Tarot, I do not always subscribe to the traditional correspondences. For example, to me, the energy of Uranus is a much better fit to The Tower than Mars.
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