As you know, I’m in the process of ‘enjoying’ a week off during half term. Of course, in reality, this means getting lots of jobs done that I’ve managed to put off for the last 7 weeks! Luckily enough, I have another fabulous writer friend who is willing to fill in for me again today so that I can continue doing all my chores around the house. In honour of Halloween and to bring a touch of spirituality to the blog I’ve asked Heather Jackson to write a piece for me because she is fascinated with all things Tarot. While I know next to nothing about this subject, she enjoys writing about what she has learned in an effort to help others discover the magic of Tarot, just like she has. You can find her fascinating articles mainly on Tarot and psychic websites and here are the insights that she has shared with us today:
If you study tarot long enough, you begin to think that you live in an isolated world. But, the tarot, and its suits, share some commonality with ancient Indian practices – Native Americans that is. The North American Medicine Wheel is something that comes from the Sioux Indians and contains four quadrants that sort of resemble the four suits of the tarot.
The Yellow : Wands : Fire Suit
This colour/suit is a real tribute to the east. It represents the warmth of the sun and fire. It also represents your own divine spark, creativity, and passion. It informs you of the potential in life that you never knew you had. In this spiritually-driven quadrant, your intangible self lives on and calls to you with ancient wisdom. For example, it may tell you about the passions in life you have that are undiscovered. That hobby of yours might be a distraction or it might be something you need to spend more time focusing on. Maybe your love life needs some tweaking.
The Black : Pentacles : Earth Suit
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