Photo of a reading using the Blood Blessings Moon Spread

Blood Blessing Reading – A Conversation with My Tarot Deck

First off, let me just say this is my own deck, my creation, and damned if it isn’t calling me out all over the place! For real, it’s worse than my kids! No respect!

I’ve made it a practice to share my own readings for two reasons – first, as a way of journaling them for myself, and second – more importantly – to serve as an example of how to interpret the Tarot as an introspective, transformational tool. If you’re used to looking at Tarot as an all-knowing oracle for divination, it can require a bit of a mind reset to use it in other ways. Sometimes, examples help!

July 28, 2018 1

Blood Blessing Moon Spread

This month’s full moon – with a full lunar eclipse – invites us to examine what is working and not working in our lives, and to question how our emotions both make us vulnerable and give us life. The questions in this spread push you to examine the passions and emotions that move you, how they make you vulnerable, as well as how they empower you. I hope that it helps you examine what’s working for you and what’s not, as well as giving you concrete steps and advice on how to transform each of those areas for the better.

July 28, 2018 1

Dot Your I’s and Cross Your T’s

  • Environment: Profitable beginnings – Ace of Coins
  • Unknown: Legal judgment or advice – King of Swords
  • Known: Taking chances – Wheel of Fortune
  • Action: Use your strengths – Strength

Interpretation Summary:
You have begun on a course that has the potential to be profitable, but be sure to explore all the legalities before you take the plunge.  You’re taking a chance, and believe that fate is with you or the time is right, but there may be legal challenges or contractual issues of which you aren’t aware. Reach into yourself and play to your strengths today. You’ve got this as long as you pull yourself together and use all of your talents.

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January 2, 2016 0

Enjoy Your Competence

  • Environment: Groundwork – Two of Wands
  • Unknown: Homecoming – Four of Wands
  • Known: Inspiration – The Magician
  • Action: Contest – Five of Wands

Interpretation Summary
Your recent successes have given you a sense of accomplishment and competence that feels surprisingly comfortable. You’ve been driving yourself hard, and you’re at the point where you’re ready to actually manifest that project or idea you’ve been working on. Today, be prepared to argue for your ideas and make your case.

March 9, 2014 0

Explore Partnerships

Environment: Decision – Two of Swords Unknown: Chance – Wheel of Fortune Known: Leadership – King of Wands Action: Partnership – Two of Cups Interpretation SummaryYou find yourself on the horns of a dilemma, facing two choices that are neither ideal. While you’re managing to keep things in balance without making a choice, you may…
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March 8, 2014 0

Dare to Share Responsibility

Environment: Self-Interest – Five of Swords Unknown: Responsibility – Ten of Wands Known: Leadership – King of Wands Action: Creativity – Page of Wands Interpretation SummaryYou’ve experienced betrayal in the past and your current position is one of wary self-interest. You have a bold new idea or project and you fear losing control over it.…
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March 7, 2014 0

Practice Patience

Environment: Hasty Actions – The Knight of Wands Unknown: Decisions – The Two of Swords Known: Mastery – The Three of Pentacles Action: Patience – The Eight of Pentacles Interpretation SummaryYou’re excited and ready to forge ahead, but the time may not be right. Consider all the consequences carefully before making a move and let…
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March 6, 2014 0

Seek a Mentor

Environment: Inspiration – The Magician Unknown:  Perspective – The Five of Cups Known: Nurture – The Empress Action: Initiation – The Heirophant Interpretation SummaryWhile your original inspiration may not be completely practical, all is not lost. With the proper perspective and careful nurturing, you have a project that’s ready for a limited introduction. Talk to…
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March 5, 2014 0

Immerse Yourself in Practice

Environment: Strength – Integration Unknown: The Hermit – Internalization Known: The Moon – Illumination Action: Eight of Pentacles – Practice Interpretation Summary You’ve reached the point where you understand that your body, mind and heart must work together, but you’ve yet to internalize the process to make it instinctive. You’ve been letting your fears and…
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March 4, 2014 0

Talk It Out

Environment: The Hanged Man Unknown: Death Known: Ace of Cups Action: Page of Cups Interpretation Summary On tap today: lots of hard work. You may have to forego something you enjoy in order to reach your goals. You may find yourself unexpectedly saying goodbye to something or someone as you discover new emotions and friendships/partnerships…
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March 3, 2014 0