How to Read the Same Tarot Card in Different Decks

Do Tarot card meanings differ depending on what deck you’re using?

Does The High Priestess in the Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot deck have the same meaning in The Druidcraft Tarot or the Shadowscapes Tarot?

Yes AND No!

Let me break it down for you and show you how to read Tarot like a pro – regardless of what Tarot deck you’re using…

When reading Tarot with different Tarot decks, keep these things in mind:

1) Each Tarot card has a basic meaning, which typically will not vary much from deck to deck. Think of this as the underlying structure of the card, like a blueprint for a building.

2) Each Tarot deck will depict the cards a bit differently. The underlying structure of the card remains the same, but the artistic differences are like interior decorating – they add a different twist to the basic structure/meaning.

3) Your initial interpretation of a Tarot card will remain very similar, regardless of what deck you’re using – but how you elaborate on that meaning will differ, depending on what images and symbols appear on the card.

Good luck & happy Tarot reading!

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Tarot Reading for March 2 – 8

I’ve decided to try something a little different for my weekly readings and read just one card for the week (instead of three). Let me know what you think!!!

Have a great week :)
Kate

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Planning for the future? Don’t!

fridays with veronicaVeronica is my evil, Tarot reading twin and she’s one sick puppy. She abhors the idea of saving for retirement, thinks university is for suckers and goes braless to Jazzercise class. Good God, we are such opposites! But I love her so much…

king of swords

Anna K Tarot

Are you planning for the future?

WELL STOP!

It’s not good for you. Seriously. Leave that kind of stuff to people who are dead on the inside.

Possibly the stupidest question I’ve ever been asked is “where do you see yourself in five years?”

I’m still trying to think of the most offensive way to answer that one!

If you’ve ever found yourself worrying about RSPs, your health 20 years from now, dying alone, your career trajectory or pumping out spawn, take heart. You are not alone.

And this is the only thing that sets us apart from wild animals! Rwawar!

But don’t put a bunch of importance on your future.

Plan for it in the same way you might plan to make a little extra stir-fry for dinner tonight so you can have the leftovers for lunch tomorrow. Or how you might wax your crack before a hot date….just in case!

In other words, don’t make “planning for the future” your life’s work, but consider how it could make your life a bit easier.

Now tell me….what is your stupidest answer to the stupidest question: “where you do see yourself in five years?”

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Your Biggest Tarot Questions….Answered!

In this month’s episode of the Menage A Tarot podcast, three Tarot readers – myself, David Dear and Rhonda Snow – have gathered to answer your most frequently asked questions about Tarot card reading.

Questions like:

Can I read tarot for myself + how do I stay objective?

How can I better understand the Court Cards?

How do I interpret a reversed Tarot card?

How should I handle “negative” outcome cards?

Can I make a healthy living reading Tarot?

And many more!!!!

Listen to or download this episode RIGHT HERE

Enjoy! :)
xoxo
Kate

 

 

 

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Tarot Forecast for Feb 23 – March 1

For this week’s reading I’m using my Dame Darcy Mermaid Tarot again…

Have a great week :)
xoxo
Kate

 

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Positive thinking? How about NOT.

fridays with veronicaVeronica is my evil alter ego/badass Tarot reading twin. She’s sassy, self-centered and ruthless….and somehow always gets away with it! When she’s not turning down charities and using the pages of self help books as toilet paper, she’s reading Tarot on this blog…

five of cups

Housewives Tarot

“You just need to think positively”

“Look on the bright side”

“Kick negative thinking to the curb!”

Have you ever heard the above phrases? Of course you have! You live in a time where “positive thinking” is shoved down your throat 24/7.

Well, my dear, today I will not say those awful things to you.

Today, I want to let you know that it is totally okay with me if you think…..NEGATIVELY!

Everything is going to shit for the woman in this Five of Cups card. Most of her drinks are spilled, her dress is wet, her hair is totally fucked. What on Earth does she have to be happy about? The two full glasses? Big deal.

If things aren’t working out for you today, you can always look on the bright side and stop yourself from spiraling down into the abyss of negativity. But why would you?

When a perfectly good opportunity for self-pity and whining presents itself, take advantage!

Everyone’s so tired and bored of chipper, positive people anyway. Your cranky bitching will feel like a fresh Spring breeze on a balmy Summer’s day.

In the comments below, tell me……what will you bitch & complain about this weekend?

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Tarot Reading for Feb 16 – 22

For this Tarot reading, I’m using my newest Tarot deck – the Dame Darcy Mermaid Tarot. I LOVE this deck so much!!!!! Reading with it feels like coming home. I’ll be doing a review of this deck very soon!

Have a good week :)
xoxo
Kate

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Veronica’s naughty ideas for Valentine’s Day!

fridays with veronicaVeronica is my Tarot reading twin. She’s just like me except she’s bad, slutty and has way more fun! When she’s in between spa appointments and sex cruises, she’s kind enough to devote her spare time to writing these Friday readings. Enjoy!….

the empress

The Intuitive Tarot by Cilla Conway

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and The Empress is here to tell you how to make the most of it.

As you can see, The Empress is all about nurturing…and having great knockers.

And that is what Valentine’s Day is all about!

Nurture yourself today. Secretly send yourself flowers and smutty Valentines at work and read them aloud to co-workers!

If you’re in a relationship, secretly send yourself flowers and smutty Valentines and read then aloud to your partner. His/her loins will be aflame with jealousy!

Valentines is all about heart shaped caramels, deceit and overpriced roses that don’t actually smell like roses for some reason.

You don’t want to miss out on this.

In the comments below, tell me how you plan to celebrate Valentine’s Day this weekend….

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Let’s talk Tea Leaf Reading & Tarot with Tabitha Dial

I have always been fascinated by Tea Leaf reading, so I jumped at the opportunity to talk with the lovely and amazing Tarot and Tea Leaf reader Tabitha Dial.

We talk about all kinds of fascinating issues, such as:

  • How to read your own tea leaves
  • Love symbols in your teacup
  • The challenge of reading for people you know
  • What if your intuition is wrong?

Tabitha’s website: tarotandtealeafreadings.com

Tabitha’s Etsy shop: https://www.etsy.com/shop/TarotandTeaReadings
February special: 10% off, discount code: LOVE10

Recommended Books:

Tea Leaf Reading for Beginners by Caroline Dow

Tea Leaf Fortune Cards by Rae Hepburn

 

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Tarot Reading for Feb 9 – 15

For this Tarot reading I have dusted off my Paulina Tarot, which I haven’t used for ages but I’m falling in love with it all over again!

Have a beautiful week and feel free to add your own interpretation of these cards in the comments below :)

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