Let the 30 day Tarot Challenge begin


Let the 30 day Tarot Challenge bein

Today is National Tarot Day ! Let us celebrate by taking the 30 day Tarot Challenge ! Please click the link for details. I hope that you find it fun, challenging, and intuitive. There will be a drawing for my vibrant visions oracle deck to conclude the challenge. So participants can gain an abundance of knowledge and a new deck !! One name, drawn randomly to win, plus hidden surprises waiting inside a couple of the lessons. x Bridgett

Any question? ask here or on my blog.

A Healing Message – 3 of swords


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Legacy of the Divine Tarot by Circo Marchetti

When one sees the three of swords come up in a reading, their first reaction is usually, “yikes,” or “yep, I knew that already.” This card is not to be taken lightly. Of course you knew that already!

Look at the image in this card. This sort of pain doesn’t just happen over night.

It is usually a good indication that one has been hurting for quite a while, and that they are probably in denial.

Even if it’s not what one wants to hear, they need to. You are actually doing them a favor by helping them prepare for what they already know is inevitable. Just keep your heart in hand, because your compassion as a reader will make all the difference in the world to them.

  • Legacy of the Divine Tarot, By Ciro Marchetti is a fascinating deck. It’s image in the three of swords is of a woman who is already very aware that she is hurting. She’s already gone through the majority of the grieving process, and for her, this card in the deck is sort of a card that says, “I understand. I see what you are going through. You will be ok. You’re not alone.” The good news is, after all the tears and all the pain, comes acceptance. This card is showing your client that it wasn’t all in their head, what they feel is very real, and a normal part of life.

If you turn the three of swords upside down for a moment, you will begin to almost “feel” the heart starting to heal.

The swords are heavy, and so is the grief. Soon gravity is going to release these swords from the heart, and from that moment on it can begin to recover.

It will not be easy, but if you accept that the pain is real, and that it’s going to take time to heal, you will be that much closer to feeling whole again. You have survived your own personal tragedy. No matter how big or small it is to someone else, it is your victory. See how strong you are? :D

I usually do a follow up with my client to make sure that they are doing fairly well. I don’t know about you, but I do what I do because I believe in the power of light, and love.
I take others feelings very seriously. I like to help point them to the light at the end of the tunnel. I know all too well the agonies of life.

Remember what I said before; the power of a smile is awesome! If you don’t believe me, walk into a room and smile at someone. I bet they smile back! Smiles are contagious and they somehow lift the heaviness from ones heart. Even if one can not see your face, they can hear your smile in your voice!
x- Bridgett 

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Fie…! Fie…! Oh, wait a minute… I meant, Five!


The number Five in the Minor Arcana….

Of course, it is a struggle with the fives…!

(And the fives would be happy I said that!)

But then, again, it is the fives that are something, if anything is anything at all…

(Now the fives are happier you have agreed!)

You see, the universe is always moving towards balancing, and so it is imperative that there be chaos, else the universe would have to retire itself. Yet, perpetrating disbalance is not a portfolio that anybody would pick up willingly. So, smack bang in the middle of everything, there is Five.

When you have worked and learnt and gathered and made everything just so, along comes a time which is upsetting in nature, challenging in appearance, and calling itself an opportunity. These are your number cards Five in a Tarot Deck. And if you want to regain your equilibrium, and enjoy happy, stress-free days again, you must pass through this portal.
Indeed, the number Five in the Tarot Deck, especially in the Minor Arcana, represents a portal.

FIVE of SWORDS: Complete disruption in all the ways you have engaged your intellect, up until now. You can argue and be clever all you want, but you have just now alienated your whole friend-list.

FIVE of WANDS: Complete disruption at play, where you engage your patterned reactions… and it is not even evident at first.

FIVE of CUPS: Complete disruption of emotional stability…. The immediate pangs of “Why me?” And, it is also debilitating… you can’t move…

FIVE of PENTACLES: Complete disruption of material stability. Not a penny left, robbed clean of even your hope… Penury at its worst.

Here, I spy, is the key!

FIVE is Mercury, the trickster… the fox who rampages through traps set in the forest so that all animals can become alert to their vulnerability, and empower themselves. Thus, the Fives crash through precisely that trait in us which is causing us to lose our grip on the bigger picture.
Thus, Five of Swords really occurs when you have had a spate of being proved right, and you are creeping up on the idea that you are infallible. Five of Wands happens upon you when you become so steeped in your importance that you get mixed up between playing at competing, and warfare. Five of Cups throws your expectations right back at your face, asking you what gave you the right to put your loved ones to test, when you don’t come up to scratch, yourself. And Five of Pentacles robs you of what you hold most dear, and forces you to face living without it.
Yet, we need to turn the key another notch….
Mercury is also the divine messenger, and the number five is the fulcrum in the march of numbers….

So, we need to look at the enemy to solve our enmity with ourselves… poke out the thorn with a needle, so to speak…

FIVE of SWORDS… bring in earth. Look at what stabilizes the frightened man, as fright exists in the head. Hand him that. Show him the way home, where he can eat a full meal, and sleep on a peaceful bed.
It certainly follows that FIVE of PENTACLES can thus be calmed by air… by reasoning and analyzing the situation. Show the querent where in his circumstances are his resources still available.
For FIVE of WANDS, a cool draught to calm down the striving arms by giving them something to hug. Invariably, it is something within the querent that he would find loving/lovable… thus, justifying his stepping back from the fray.
And for the FIVE of CUPS, summon fire. Stir up passion. Dig out the creative spark and stoke it into a bonfire.

It behooves us to remember at this point that Mercury is a neutral planet… with neither a masculine, nor a feminine disposition. This makes it uniquely placed to show us a mirror of what we are missing….

When at a reading, a Five shows up, I have learnt to identify potential greatness. It has entered the picture to show us the possibility of a seed in the fruit, the promise of a whole orchard! Your querent may not be a willing party to disruption.. in fact, he may view it as a downright threat… but that is why you are here, grinning at your loopy high-fives!

Tarotelic series: 6 of Cups


This week I examine the Six of Cups in my current Tarotelic series; focussing on the playful element of the card as well as the slightly more sinister aspect of the card, namely issues from the past.

True to the Tarotelic style of weaving relevant tales from history and myth into the card of the week, today’s offering is no exception. If you’d like to read my approach to the Six of Cups presented in this particular style, I invite you to visit the Tarotelic blog on the following link: Tarotelic with Rootweaver


Tarot & phobias


In the shower this morning I was accosted by a large huntsman (spider) who decided to cling to my toe in an attempt to escape the water and soap suds! Crikey! I jumped about as high as the horse in the Knight of Wands and undoubtedly had a similar expression on my face! Eeeooow! [shudder] Which prompted me to find a card that would accurately reflect my experience.

Admittedly, I had not associated the Knight of Wands with phobias before this, but a closer examination of the beast’s facial expression and body posture leads me to conclude that (in light of my own experience) from this day forth it will represent phobias, for me!

Australia has spiders, lots and lots of spiders. Soon after we first moved here my youngest son (who is an arachnophobe) had his first encounter with a huntsman too. I recorded his reaction in the video attached, it is absolutely hysterical! But be warned, his *colourful* language is for a mature audience only!


Health Issue Indicators – Part 5


*Please note: These indicators were intuited using the ‘Voice in the Card’ method in which I ignored all other (relevant) interpretations and card-meanings. I am more than happy to share what I received, but I strongly suggest that readers who find this list helpful rather intuit their own list of health indicators before attempting to use them in readings. 

Minor Arcana – Pentacles

Ace of Pentacles– Carpal tunnel syndrome

2 of Pentacles– Testicular issues

3 of Pentacles– Fear of heights

4 of Pentacles– Stress

5 of Pentacles– Winter colds & flu, limp, difficulty walking

6 of Pentacles– Eating disorders

7 of Pentacles– Lethargy

8 of Pentacles– Sport or workplace injury

9 of Pentacles– Detoxification required, issues relating to overindulgence of food, wine etc

10 of Pentacles– Diabetes

Page of Pentacles– Stroke

Knight of Pentacles– Meningitis

Queen of Pentacles– Dementia, Senility, Alzheimer

King of Pentacles– Gout

*Disclaimer. I am not a health professional, and this is not meant to be a diagnostic exercise, merely clues to possible underlying conditions that querents should consult their medical professionals about rather than ‘taking my word’ for it.

Health Issue Indicators – Part 4


*Please note: These indicators were intuited using the ‘Voice in the Card’ method in which I ignored all other (relevant) interpretations and card-meanings. I am more than happy to share what I received, but I strongly suggest that readers who find this list helpful rather intuit their own list of health indicators before attempting to use them in readings. 

Minor Arcana – Swords

Ace of Swords– Rectal pain (eg: hemorrhoids, anal fissure, proctalgia fugax)

2 of Swords– Eyesight

3 of Swords– Heart, chest pains

4 of Swords– Sleep disorders, fatigue

5 of Swords– Limp (any other condition that requires the use of a walking stick)

6 of Swords– Left arm

7 of Swords– Sleep-walking

8 of Swords– Mental disorder that requires restraining (eg: straight-jacket)

9 of Swords– Night terrors, nightmares, phobias

10 of Swords– Back-ache, spinal issues

Page of Swords– Tennis elbow

Knight of Swords– Rage issues, over-active, bi-polar, mood-swings, fever

Queen of Swords– Surgery (female patient)

King of Swords– Surgery (male patient)

*Disclaimer. I am not a health professional, and this is not meant to be a diagnostic exercise, merely clues to possible underlying conditions that querents should consult their medical professionals about rather than ‘taking my word’ for it.

Health Issue Indicators – Part 3


*Please note: These indicators were intuited using the ‘Voice in the Card’ method in which I ignored all other (relevant) interpretations and card-meanings. I am more than happy to share what I received, but I strongly suggest that readers who find this list helpful rather intuit their own list of health indicators before attempting to use them in readings. 

Minor Arcana – Wands

Ace of Wands– Male circumcision, erectile dysfunction

2 of Wands– Near-sighted

3 of Wands– Right arm

4 of Wands– Indigestion, choking

5 of Wands– Infection (viral or bacterial)

6 of Wands– Sexual health issues

7 of Wands– Vertigo

8 of Wands– splinter/thorn (foreign objects in the body), tape worm

9 of Wands– Head injury

10 of Wands– Back-ache, tension, poor posture

Page of Wands– Sexual/gender identity crisis

Knight of Wands– Left leg, stiff leg

Queen of Wands– Menopausal symptoms, hot-flushes etc

King of Wands– Hemorrhoids

*Disclaimer. I am not a health professional, and this is not meant to be a diagnostic exercise, merely clues to possible underlying conditions that querents should consult their medical professionals about rather than ‘taking my word’ for it.

Health Issue Indicators – Part 2


*Please note: These indicators were intuited using the ‘Voice in the Card’ method in which I ignored all other (relevant) interpretations and card-meanings. I am more than happy to share what I received, but I strongly suggest that readers who find this list helpful rather intuit their own list of health indicators before attempting to use them in readings.

Minor Arcana – Cups

Ace of Cups – Incontinence, weepy

2 of Cups– 2nd medical opinion needed

3 of Cups– Foot issues, eg athletes foot, flat-foot, etc

4 of Cups– Incorrect medication/dosage administered, body rejects transplant

5 of Cups– Underactive thyroid, low body temperature

6 of Cups– Ear-nose-throat

7 of Cups– Lack of concentration, day-dreaming, autism

8 of Cups– Limp (any other condition that requires the use of a walking stick)

9 of Cups– Overweight, alcoholism

10 of Cups– Pleurisy

Page of Cups– Halitosis

Knight of Cups– Stiff back & neck, light-headed

Queen of Cups– Headache, tight shoulder muscles

King of Cups– Chesty, bronchial

*Disclaimer. I am not a health professional, and this is not meant to be a diagnostic exercise, merely clues to possible underlying conditions that querents should consult their medical professionals about rather than ‘taking my word’ for it.

Health Issue Indicators – part 1


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*Please note: These indicators were intuited using the ‘Voice in the Card’ method in which I ignored all other (relevant) interpretations and card-meanings. I am more than happy to share what I received, but I strongly suggest that readers who find this list helpful rather intuit their own list of health indicators before attempting to use them in readings. 

Major Arcana

Fool– High blood pressure

Magician– Intestinal issues eg: hernia

High Priestess– Anti-social personality disorders

Empress– Ovaries & female reproductive system. Pregnancy.

Emperor– Teeth, gums & jaw

Hierophant– Constipation

Lovers– Sexually transmitted disease

Chariot– Immobility, leg paralysis

Strength– Allergies

Hermit– Depression

Wheel of Fortune– Chiropractic issues eg: spinal disks

Justice– Sinusitis, phlegm on the chest

Hanged Man– Poor blood circulation, thrombosis

Death– Death

Temperance– Acne, boils

Devil– Addictions, heartburn, issues arising from poor personal hygiene

Tower– Memory loss

Star–  Plantar warts (ingrown foot warts)

Moon– Moontime/menses (period pains)

Sun– Hamstring, pulled ligaments

Judgement– Throat, oesophagus,  voice-box

World– Cholesterol

*Disclaimer. I am not a health professional, and this is not meant to be a diagnostic exercise, merely clues to possible underlying conditions that querents should consult their medical professionals about rather than ‘taking my word’ for it.