In an earlier post I interviewed Everyday Witch Tarot. The reason was to get to know my new Tarot deck. It was an interesting concept . . . One I didn’t truly appreciate or understand until now.
Vincent Pitisci has a section in each of his three books where he has a conversation with various card personalities . . . It is amusing yet informative. I know I’ve been singing of praises of Vincent’s books lately — It is wonderful when you find a concept of learning Tarot that works. Yes, you still have to put in the work of learning the keywords — You can use the ones Vincent supplies or choose one of your own. His goal is to teach you to be a Tarot Reader — not like him, but like you . . .
There Is Definitely Something To Be Said About Giving The Tarot A Personality — Or Allowing It To Come Forward
When we think about the Four Suits, there are several ways to view them . . . As the suits of playing cards — Spades, Diamonds, Clubs, Hearts. As the various signs — Air, Fire, Water, Earth. As the characters in The Wizard of Oz — Dorothy, The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, The Lion. And how Vincent Pitisci describes them as their essence — Spirit, Thought, Emotion, Physical.
This has helped me considerably in having the Suits become more real and relatable to me: