Wps40le1rr
Tarot

Two Easy-Tarot Card Spreads for Beginners



by Fern Feto Spring November 23, 2009 07:27 PM EST
Two Easy-Tarot Card Spreads for Beginners
Reading Tarot cards is a lot like telling a story. Though it can be helpful to familiarize yourself with the basic meaning of each card in the deck, you can actually start reading the cards without having first memorized the “traditional” meanings.
 
First, simply look at the images on each card and imagine what the people in the cards are doing, saying, thinking or feeling. Then make up a story about what is happening in the cards, what are the peoples’ relationships to the animals or objects in each card? For cards that have no people, what might the symbols on the cards represent?

As you draw on the well of your imagination, you might be surprised at how accurate you are in interpreting the meanings of the cards. Below are two simple spreads that will get you started on the path to becoming an intuitive and skilled Tarot reader.

 

Share a free sample Relocation Reading. Discover the best locations to live your best life with a free sample of this reading!

One-Card Draw
Mix and shuffle your deck of Tarot cards, and as you do, focus on one person, situation or issue that you would appreciate insight on. Write down a question based on this focus. You may even want to start a special Tarot journal for exercises such as these, or you can just write it down on a piece of paper. Then randomly pick one card in the deck. Spend some time looking at the card you have picked, taking in the colors, shapes, people and other details of the card. Write down everything you see, describing what is happening in the card as if you were telling a story. Then re-read your question and also read your interpretation of the card. What does the story you told about the card have to tell you about your own situation?

Two-Card Relationship Reading
This spread is ideal when you have particular questions about a relationship with another person in your life. Mix the cards and focus on this person, yourself and what you want to know about both of you and how you interact. Then choose two cards, facedown. One will represent you, and one the other person. Without thinking too much, write down what you see in the card that represents the other person. First you may just want to jot down random impressions, but then describe the card as if it were a scene in a movie or a chapter in a book.
 
The more details you can relate the better. Think about color, shape, animals and how all of these things interact within the boundaries of the card. Then do the same for the card representing you. When you have finished with both cards individually, take a look at the cards together. What might be a way of describing the relationship between these two cards? Record these impressions as well. When you have completed your written meditations on both cards, re-read what you have written and notice what kind of insight it offers on your relationship with the person in question.  
 
Find your path to fulfillment with a Free Psychic Reading. Call 1-800-749-5790 right now!
 
Can't get enough astrology? Icon fb Like us on Facebook!
 
you may also be interested in...
The Stars This Week: November 17-23, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 10-16, 2014
The Stars This Week: November 3-9, 2014
The Stars This Week: October 27 - November 2, 2014
Monthly Summary for October 2014
Monthly Summary for September 2014
Monthly Summary for August 2014
Monthly Summary for July 2014

Astrology On the Go

ASTROLOGY NEWSLETTERS

Wake Up to Your Horoscope
in Your Inbox

Start your day with a dose of the cosmos -- get your daily horoscope delivered straight to your email!

related articles
 
3 Tips for Dating and Relationships with Venus in Sagittarius
3 Tips for Dating and Relationships with Venus in Sagittarius

Love Goddess Venus is at her free-spirited best in Sagittarius from November 16 through December 10.... read more »

 
Full Moon in Taurus: Sensuality Rules
Full Moon in Taurus: Sensuality Rules

On Thursday, November 6, you have only one mission: listen to your body talk! The full Moon in... read more »

 
Sexy Dreaming! Venus in Scorpio trines Neptune in Pisces
Sexy Dreaming! Venus in Scorpio trines Neptune in Pisces

Halloween is almost here and the stars are getting seriously mystical and mysterious. When Venus,... read more »

 
New astro forecast sheep 300x250

featured bloggers


Susan Kelly


Susan Kelly
With the dual sign of Gemini Rising, Susan Kelly is quite comfortable wearing two chapeaus: stylish writer and astrologer! For close to two decades, she has commented on trends in fashion, beauty and home décor. Her past fashion and beauty... read more

Astrology.com videos
3891523082001
3891519358001
3891517360001
3891519365001
3891534496001
3891537853001
3891537863001
3891538461001
3891534510001
3891534517001
3891534499001
3891618746001
3891618746001
ast:div-chinese:vid:asdhlovescope
Today's Cosmic Calendar
 
Today's Planetary Forecast

Stop, look and listen! A shock to the system can easily occur as the Sun forms a potent, 135-degree contact with... read more »

 
The Stars This Week!
 
The Stars This Week

A New Journey! This is a week marked by endings and beginnings. First, a powerful conjunction of the Sun and Saturn in... read more »