Understanding Tarot: Seeing Beyond the Myths

Written by Christin Snyder

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Legitimate Tarot Readers, Psychics and other such advisors believe in building people up as we show them allrepparttar options and potential choices surrounding present conditions, and help them to come to terms with issues fromrepparttar 122327 past that may be shaping their current perceptions. A genuine Tarot reader does not present Tarot as something that onlyrepparttar 122328 elite can master. Many of your more reputable Tarot readers teach and are usually happy to share Tarot knowledge and personal insights with those who are learning. The mark of a genuine psychic is empowerment, not dependency. A truly gifted healing practitioner does not seek to enslave a querrent to their guidance, but to show them how to findrepparttar 122329 connection with their own inner guidance.

Another common misconception isrepparttar 122330 tendency to link Tarot Readers and Psychics together into one category. One does not have to be a practicing psychic to userepparttar 122331 Tarot, however many psychics, myself included, started out on our paths reading Tarot. Tarot can be a tool to help enhance and aidrepparttar 122332 intuition, and that often opens people up to further abilities. Once I developed psychically, i never gave up my love for Tarot. I still use it often, in combination with my other abilities, to read for myself and others. Tarot serves as a validation to my other senses, and frankly is very old-habit to me so it is easier. I guess it's almost like that old security blanket one reaches for because its comfortable, out of habit and not necessity.

I userepparttar 122333 cards for many purposes, inspiration for writing, meditation, reflection, asking Spirit for guidance when I feel confused, etc. The possibilities are limitless, as arerepparttar 122334 many different types of decks available. There are decks that represent many different spiritual paths, styles of art, languages etc. making it easy to find one that fits right withrepparttar 122335 individual. They are not restricted to any one faith system, there are Christian decks, Kabbala decks, Angel decks and many more. There are decks for different levels of reading ability as well. Beginners may find that extremely intricate decks filled with tons of symbology or a lot of intense artwork distracts fromrepparttar 122336 learning process. I recommend starting out with a more standard deck such asrepparttar 122337 Rider-Waite or Universal-Waite decks, or ones based on these. Different decks can be acquired once a feel forrepparttar 122338 Tarot has been developed. Many ofrepparttar 122339 learning guides and courses for beginners that are available are developed around these decks.

When inrepparttar 122340 market to find a Tarot deck, there are numerous resources available to review them, see what others have to say and to view samples ofrepparttar 122341 images. One of my personal favorites is http://www.aeclectic.net arot/ which features images and reviews of hundreds of decks. The key is finding what one is naturally drawn to, and I explain more about this in my other articles, and also provide free Tarot readings as well as other great resources through my own website: http://www.SpiritualGuidanceTarot.com

Christin is an Ordained Minister and Spiritual Guidance Coach who loves to empower others. Visit her site today for unique resources such as free readings, articles, forums, and her Free eBook “Psychic Skills Exploration & Development”. http://www.spiritualguidancetarot.com

The Chi of New Homes ... Feng Shui-ness and Destiny

Written by Edward B. Toupin

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This all seemed interesting in thatrepparttar type of home built seemed to fit within a particular need or desire for a given societal class. It also seems to be that people purchase a home that supportsrepparttar 122326 issues and lessons on which they are embarking. This approach is a hidden, and ingenious, psychological "marketing gimmick" for builders. Indeed, most people will always go toward that which isrepparttar 122327 most comfortable.

Of course, one cannot specifically reference outcome by class regardingrepparttar 122328 selection ofrepparttar 122329 home structure. However, it seems thatrepparttar 122330 architecture of today reflectsrepparttar 122331 mind set ofrepparttar 122332 country as a whole. While, inrepparttar 122333 long run, many chooserepparttar 122334 best house they can afford for their family, comfort, and lifestyle; however, most are unconscious ofrepparttar 122335 effects ofrepparttar 122336 space while focusing onrepparttar 122337 structural illusion.

--- Aboutrepparttar 122338 Author ---

Edward B. Toupin is an author, life-strategy coach, counselor, Reiki Master, technical writer, and PhD Candidate living in Las Vegas, NV. Among other things, he authors books, articles, and screenplays on topics ranging from career success through life organization and fulfillment. Check out some of his recent print and electronic books as well as his articles covering various life-changing topics!

For more information, e-mail Edward at etoupin@toupin.com or visit his site at http://www.make-life-great.com or http://www.toupin.com!

Copyright (c) 2004 Edward B. Toupin

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