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Voix_de_la_Mer
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posted May 24, 2017 12:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Voix_de_la_Mer     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Calling all readers!
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Let's share our knowledge and personal insights of the tarot. Our journeys to proficiency are diverse, which means we have a wealth of information to share with budding readers.

Calling all budding readers!
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Do you need help understanding a card?
A spread?
Wondering how one card relates to another?
Baffled as to what a card means in a spread position?

Ask away!

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posted May 27, 2017 09:15 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Great idea.

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posted May 28, 2017 02:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
It sums up this Forum quite well.

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Voix_de_la_Mer
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posted May 29, 2017 02:15 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Voix_de_la_Mer     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
That is what I was thinking!

Exchanges are great for applied practice, but discussion is invaluable for understanding!

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posted June 15, 2017 09:03 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Voix_de_la_Mer     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
TIP: Read the cards, not the book!

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posted June 19, 2017 02:26 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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Originally posted by Voix_de_la_Mer:
TIP: Read the cards, not the book!


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posted June 20, 2017 11:34 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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Originally posted by Voix_de_la_Mer:
That is what I was thinking!

Exchanges are great for applied practice, but discussion is invaluable for understanding!


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posted July 28, 2017 08:33 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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posted August 03, 2017 12:57 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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posted August 17, 2017 02:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Randall     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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posted August 19, 2017 05:50 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Magikaal     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hi!
Read the cards, not the book = EXCELLENT advice. Wish I had applied it earlier in my tarot practice...

I have a question which I would love to have discussion on and hear everyone's views on. Third party readings. So we have heard that it's not ethical to read for someone who's not present, but when the umpteenth querent asks, "How does X feel about me," what's a good way to rephrase/address the issue without being overly patronising, as in, I know what's best blah blah so we'll just change your question for you...

I hope that makes sense. From what I've been reading, people say to address the third party from the point of view of the querent but I'm struggling to frame the spread, if that makes sense. Could we say, well this is how it affects you, this is how it makes you feel...as opposed to saying well this is how they think.

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posted August 28, 2017 05:14 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Voix_de_la_Mer     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Magikaal,

excuse my tardy reply.
Yes that is a very common question. I have found that if you ask it, the tarot usually paints a picture of the energy between two people or gives information about what may be going on around the 3rd party. They may also give information about the querant's behaviour and its effect on the 3rd party. From this, you piece together your answer. So, technically, you are not directly reading anyone without consent per se. In fact, the tarot simply will not directly give that type of information, for reasons I have yet to understand. There is so much about how tarot operates that we do not know yet. Carl Jung's theory of synchronicity is the best explanation I have come across thus far.

It can also depend on how you interpret tarot information given. I have a psychology background, so I tend to piece together fragments of information given and formulate an interpretation based on those pieces, so it isn't just about intuition with tarot, for me anyway. It's good to have a solid knowledge of human behaviour, thought processes and emotions. The cards are the tool designed to trigger your innate knowledge of the energies and archetypes inherent in the human experience.

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posted August 29, 2017 05:26 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Magikaal     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Voix, that was very thoughtful, thank you.

I'm quite envious you have a psychology background. For non-psych people, can you recommend something similar? I've actually been thinking about further study in psych/counselling but am not sure what would actually be best.

Edit: I have often wondered how the tarot works. It really is a puzzle to me. It has been amazingly accurate in the past. Quite mystifying really.

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posted August 29, 2017 04:44 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Voix_de_la_Mer     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Magikaal,

I believe, as Jung did, that we all have an innate understanding of the forces and concepts that characterise and drive the human experience. I would recommend reading Jung, you can get much of his literature on the net - although, don't start with The Red Book - it's best to ease into that one.

To understand how synchronicity may underpin tarot, you could read his book called Synchronicity.

You do not need a working background in psychology to understand tarot in a psychological way. Through studying or reading about psychology you will begin to think about yourself and the world psychologically - this can be enough to assist you with interpretations.

It is also helpful to have an elementary understanding of the old myths - those that are common across the early people's. How they thought about the sun, gods, earth, spirits, maladies, natural forces, seen and unseen.
I have found Celtic, Norse and Tibetan Buddhist mythology very helpful over the years in expanding how I think about the human experience.

All this, with a healthy dose of honest self-reflection, should help you hone your skills.

However, bear in mind that your path is yours. if you find yourself drawn to a particular philosophy, way of life, or thinking, explore it. Chances are an epiphany awaits. Trust your instincts. My path is not necessarily what is best for you.

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posted August 29, 2017 06:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Magikaal     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thank you Voix! I will start with Jung.

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posted August 30, 2017 04:38 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for AwakenSky16     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Really very interesting, this answers my questions about some readings for which I may wonder if I don't pick up only the feelings and emotions of the Querent or his/her way of feeling things, emotions, feelings and events about other person...

Thanks Voice. I will think about other questions that I need to ask here.

This threat is a very good idea!

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Originally posted by AwakenSky16:
Really very interesting, this answers my questions about some readings for which I may wonder if I don't pick up only the feelings and emotions of the Querent or his/her way of feeling things, emotions, feelings and events about other person...

Thanks Voice. I will think about other questions that I need to ask here.

This threat is a very good idea!


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posted October 01, 2017 06:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for PhoenixFire     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Great idea!!!

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posted October 03, 2017 03:32 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for poochycat     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hi voix

I just saw your thread. I hope you can give me your interpretation of these two cards. I was asking about the progression of a relationship with a male. I keep getting death then lovers. It has really picked up so I don't see an ending. Hope you can help🙂

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posted October 04, 2017 11:57 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for poochycat     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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posted October 14, 2017 12:01 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Debby4     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
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Hi voix

I just saw your thread. I hope you can give me your interpretation of these two cards. I was asking about the progression of a relationship with a male. I keep getting death then lovers. It has really picked up so I don't see an ending. Hope you can help🙂


Could be the end of one phase. Then you guys would have to choose which path to take.
Lovers can be about choosing between two things. Death isn't always an ending. It could be a transformation as well.

Sorry, I know you as Voix. I was just giving some food for thought.

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posted October 14, 2017 01:52 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for poochycat     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thank you so much Debby

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posted October 14, 2017 11:26 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for aquagembaby     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
I need help interpreting as well

My question: Should I accept this job at E if I do get an offer from them?

I pulled The Tower in reverse

Thank you!

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posted October 21, 2017 06:25 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Voix_de_la_Mer     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Hi Guys,

sorry I haven't responded to your queries, been off the site for a bit.
I meant for all readers to chip in here and for us to all help each other - which I see has happened in my absence (thanks Debby!).

Poochycat, Death is rarely an ending as we usually perceive 'ends'. As Debby has rightly pointed out, it is about moving from one phase to another. To understand Death in the tarot, we have to understand how the earlier peoples regarded death. The death of the physical body was simply a transformation into another state of being (and this may well be true!).

In your reading about the progression of a relationship, Death could refer to a clear milestone, where an aspect of the relationship moves into a new era. If the Lovers was cast after the Death card, or cast in the most future position, it could refer to a clear commitment being made, with the 'honeymoon period' ending (Death).

As always though, this is not my reading, so this is just one possible interpretation. Use your own instincts as a reader over and above secondhand advices

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