Confessions of a Tarot Reader: Practical Advice From This


Confessions of a Tarot Reader: Practical Advice From This Realm and Beyond Okafter viewing the reviews and criticisms of the historical, social, and occult roles of the Tarot, I need to rectify the record Before basing a final opinion what is and is not the cultural role use of the Tarot, one should provide arobust, scholarly list of sources, rather than a single source Secondly, one should provide a legitimate analysis of the various understandings of the historical and cultural uses of the Tarot In terms of the Tarot being only a deck of playing cards Okafter viewing the reviews and criticisms of the historical, social, and occult roles of the Tarot, I need to rectify the record Before basing a final opinion what is and is not the cultural role use of the Tarot, one should provide arobust, scholarly list of sources, rather than a single source Secondly, one should provide a legitimate analysis of the various understandings of the historical and cultural uses of the Tarot In terms of the Tarot being only a deck of playing cards, this is not actually accurate The Tarot has been historically validated as BOTH a deck of playing cards and a tool for self reflection divination by a number of respected studies, start with Robert Place s The Tarot History, Symbolism and Divination Then using his analysis compare, contrast with other books on the topic of the historical social cultural uses of the Tarot deck s Use the hypothesis that Place s perspective may or may not be accurate, then move forward and provide a robust, scholarly analysis Based on this research, THEN, provide a tentative conclusion that the Tarot is ONLY a deck of playing cards and was appropriated by occultists Now in terms of this book, I enjoyed it In terms of transparency, I am a student of the Tarot, following the Jungian phenomenological synchronicity paths of analysis No one book is every the definitive, final, full story of any topic The quality of the book, the paper, and the illustrations, the book as an object is impressive For me, the book will be an important contributor to my base of knowledge about the Tarot On the positive side because I don t want to be totally negative, I did like the fact that she chose this newer atmospheric deck to illustrate the pages instead of the typical Rider Waite cards The book is reallyabout human drama than about the Tarot and it s good for that reason but I wish it was a better tarot book.I ve seen a thread about it on Aeclectic Tarot forum and to tell the truth I don t think a lot of Tarot people will embrace it too much For one thing, she appears misinforme On the positive side because I don t want to be totally negative, I did like the fact that she chose this newer atmospheric deck to illustrate the pages instead of the typical Rider Waite cards The book is reallyabout human drama than about the Tarot and it s good for that reason but I wish it was a better tarot book.I ve seen a thread about it on Aeclectic Tarot forum and to tell the truth I don t think a lot of Tarot people will embrace it too much For one thing, she appears misinformed about the history of Tarot cards Tarot and playing card historians know about how tarot cards were initially used in games in the 15th century and the symbolism comes from a Catholic background As a result of her bad history the description of some of the cards in this book like the High Priestess, the Hierophant and the Magician suffer from a superficial treatment of them I hope she does ainformative book about Tarot in the future A fascinating sort of memoir manual about Jane Stern s previously unknown life as a tarot card reader, she is a fourth generation tarot card reader, though she s most known as a food writer with Michael Stern and is often heard on NPR s Splendid Tabel talking about road food In this book she explains each of the cards, and their symbolic meanings, as well as their influence in her readings with clients Sometimes sad or tragic, but mostly funny, it s both a great introduction to Tarot, and a u A fascinating sort of memoir manual about Jane Stern s previously unknown life as a tarot card reader, she is a fourth generation tarot card reader, though she s most known as a food writer with Michael Stern and is often heard on NPR s Splendid Tabel talking about road food In this book she explains each of the cards, and their symbolic meanings, as well as their influence in her readings with clients Sometimes sad or tragic, but mostly funny, it s both a great introduction to Tarot, and a useful interpretation by a reader for those already in the know As a Newbie , I have tried to use my Tarot cards togive me knowledge of the present and future and its accompanying problems I can now tell I was a bit offin my own interpretations compared to Ms Stern s Perhaps I have tried to put too much of a personal spin on each card I overturned The author gives the readermuchthan just practical advise she gives youinsight into the psychic world and how it applies toyou as well as a treasure trove of client s stories that willmake you laugh, cry As a Newbie , I have tried to use my Tarot cards togive me knowledge of the present and future and its accompanying problems I can now tell I was a bit offin my own interpretations compared to Ms Stern s Perhaps I have tried to put too much of a personal spin on each card I overturned The author gives the readermuchthan just practical advise she gives youinsight into the psychic world and how it applies toyou as well as a treasure trove of client s stories that willmake you laugh, cry, sigh, and want to shake the individualinto realization of the information being given to them combedfrom years of experience, knowledge, but above all..gifted.I am extremely intrigued by the Bohemian Gothic Tarot Card illustrations Each one tells a story within itself just by looking at them Until such time as I can be the fortunate client seated across from Ms Stern cup of tea decaf, please and tissues at the ready,I will continue to refer to her valuable wealth of knowledge between book covers Do not fear the unknown, embrace it you may be pleasantly surprised or sufficiently warned.Nancy Narma Ever since my husband got me divorced for the past 2 years, i v e not been my self I was reviewing some post of how i could get back my husband then, i saw a testimony shared by Marina Choas from SWEDEN about a spell caster named Dr tunde I contacted Marina Chaos to confirm about how Dr tunde helped her and she clarified everything to me of how he helped her and that gave me the courage to get in touch with Dr tunde for help Dr tunde assured me that my days of sorrows will be over within Ever since my husband got me divorced for the past 2 years, i v e not been my self I was reviewing some post of how i could get back my husband then, i saw a testimony shared by Marina Choas from SWEDEN about a spell caster named Dr tunde I contacted Marina Chaos to confirm about how Dr tunde helped her and she clarified everything to me of how he helped her and that gave me the courage to get in touch with Dr tunde for help Dr tunde assured me that my days of sorrows will be over within 48hours after he has finished with his work I followed his instructions he gave to me because i had the believe, faith, hope and trust in him Verily i say to you today that i and my husband are back together and i can proudly say and testify to the world of what Dr tunde did for me Contact him today via E mail babatundesolutioncentre1 gmail.com OR call him or whatsapp him 2348143581382 if you seek his help Also specialize in treating all kinds of illness, HERPES VIRUS, HEPATITIS B, CANCER, BRAIN DISEASE, INFERTILITY, DIABETES AND MORE Based on inaccurate history which is kind of bad for a nonfiction book But it presents the false information comprehensibly, and the illustrations are nice, so I won t be chucking it out the window.I received this book as a Goodreads giveaway. Lessons learned from the cards, and the incomparable Jane Stern ❰PDF / Epub❯ ☀ Poltergeist (Greywalker, Author Kat Richardson – Ralphslaurensoutlet.co.uk and the incomparable Jane Stern Provides a decent perspective on most of the cards Some of the linkages are poorly developed Her privileged life colors her opinions of things she has the typical things in my childhood were so much simpler and better, ignoring that many outside her social circle would have been suffering then, as well She also has a bizarre opinion that everything of the occult is dangerous and evil, a view many hold of Tarot itself Be prepared to disagree with many of her prognostications. For those of you who know me, you are probably thinking What the Heck This book got five stars It s about Tarot Card Reading And, yes, that is exactly what it is about but I loved it Let me elaborateThis author did a very good job at teaching me of her conviction of tarot card reading through telling a story of each card She took cards 1 22 of a typical deck of 78 tarot cards, and told a story about each one and what they represent Not only what they represent, but how they can be For those of you who know me, you are probably thinking What the Heck This book got five stars It s about Tarot Card Reading And, yes, that is exactly what it is about but I loved it Let me elaborateThis author did a very good job at teaching me of her conviction of tarot card reading through telling a story of each card She took cards 1 22 of a typical deck of 78 tarot cards, and told a story about each one and what they represent Not only what they represent, but how they can be interpreted And the way this author gave information pertaining to each card was fascinating I almost felt like I was reading a Bible , but for Tarot cards Weird I know right I m not doing a good enough job of convincing you that this book was great Well, each card was related to the reader, and by placing the reader in the midst of the book, it felt like things were connected directly to you and your journey throughout life Jane Stern talks about how each card means something along our journey, not necessarily everyone s journey, but society as a collective whole and by learning, making mistakes, trying new things, picking ourselves up again, loving, losing, and enduring to the end we make it through this life as hopefully better people from what we have experienced But those who have a hard time becoming better people is because they don t realize their own pitfalls, weaknesses, and blind spots but those who do become better people take advantage of their strengths and are willing to change.It is really hard to summarize and pin point the classic job Stern does with this memoir esque book but I think that it made me look at things from a different perspective and appreciate the beauty in others beliefs Based on the title I expected this book to be full of stories of a tarot card reader and her readings and clients When I started reading this book it became apparent that the author wanted to teach about the deck, but I was still expecting a good amount of anecdotes Unfortunately this is really just a how to book with very little emphasis on her past experiences In my opinion this book really falls short of what it could have been and will only be of interest to a limited audience people wh Based on the title I expected this book to be full of stories of a tarot card reader and her readings and clients When I started reading this book it became apparent that the author wanted to teach about the deck, but I was still expecting a good amount of anecdotes Unfortunately this is really just a how to book with very little emphasis on her past experiences In my opinion this book really falls short of what it could have been and will only be of interest to a limited audience people who really want to learn how to use tarot cards I got to chapter five and gave up, realizing it just wasn t for me disclaimer I won this book through the Goodreads First Reads Giveaway, but my review is 100% honest


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