The tarot has been a part of Barbara Moore’s personal and professional lives for over a decade. In college, the tarot intrigued her with its marvelous blending of mythology, psychology, art, and history. Later, she served as the tarot specialist for Llewellyn Publications. Over the years, she has been active in the American Tarot Association and has spoken at tarot conferences around the United States. Barbara’s articles on the tarot have appeared in several tarot publications and in Llewellyn Publications New Worlds of Mind and Spirit magazine. She has also sat on the Tarot Journal editorial board. Barbara’s own education in the tarot has been and continues to be broad and enlightening. She has studied under renowned tarot scholars Mary K. Greer and Rachel Pollack, and she has taught the tarot to all manner of would-be tarot readers.
Barbara enjoys the challenge of giving a voice to tarot cards and oracle decks. She has had the good fortune to write books for several decks, including A Guide to Mystic Faerie Tarot, The Gilded Tarot Companion, The Hip Witch Tarot, Enchanted Oracle and The Mystic Dreamer Tarot.
Tarot Healer: Using the Cards to Deepen Your Chakra Healing Work
At the time of this writing (late-March), the world was in a shaky place. Maybe we still are in June. In any case, having a strong foundation makes getting through daily life easier and is essential for surviving the larger challenges we face. One way to achieve that is to have a healthy root chakra.
In her forthcoming book, Tarot Healer, Roberston gives us a complete system for assessing and nurturing your chakra system with tarot. In this excerpt we have an exercise that is just one of a series of exercises working with the Root chakra. Even this part, though, provides plenty of food for
Kitchen Table Tarot: Pull Up a Chair, Shuffle the Cards, and Let’s Talk Tarot
At the time of this writing (late March 2020), I keep thinking about the Wheel. I wonder where we will be on the Wheel when this is posted. Where was the world in late-March compared to now in early June?
As you ponder, enjoy this excerpt from Kitchen Table Tarot:
The Wheel of Fortune
I am changing.
The Wheel of Fortune card is awkward when it comes up in readings. It’s the beginning and the end. Sometimes you’re riding the wheel, and sometimes you’re ground to dust under the wheel. It’s very subjective.
This card is about the law of returns. It can be about good
Fearless Tarot: How to Give a Positive Reading in Any Situation
As of this writing, which is late March 2020, things are very chaotic and we are living with a lot of unpredictability. In his forthcoming book, Fearless Tarot, Elliot Adam shows us different faces of challenging cards so that we can better understand and work with them. Doing this can also prepare us for life by teaching excellent lessons.
Enjoy this excerpt from the forthcoming Fearless Tarot:
10 The Wheel of Fortune
“Making peace with life’s unpredictability.”
The Wheel of Fortune symbolizes unpredictable events, both considered fortunate and unfortunate. These are the events that
Who doesn't love a mini deck? Okay, some might not...but if you do, we've released four of our wonderful decks in a mini format. Here's a picture comparing the regular edition to the mini edition (Everyday Witch Tarot):
Here are the minis:
Everyday Witch Mini
Llewellyn’s Classic Tarot