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Connecting Tarot with Music: Death

Historically one of the most feared cards in the tarot deck, many would say Death is simply misunderstood. Death in a tarot reading rarely means a literal death, usually it's some sort of transformation and moving on. This is true, but I think it's worth taking a deeper look than that.  It's easy to see… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: Death

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Connecting Tarot with Music: The High Priestess 

I absolutely adore the High Priestess card, especially as she is depicted in the Joie de Vivre Tarot by Paulina Cassidy. The High Priestess is mystery. She is the gatekeeper to hidden truths. She is the ultimate oracle, speaking in riddles. She is the great sphinx.  Her mystery is alluring. She contains universal knowledge and understanding, which… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The High Priestess¬†

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Connecting Tarot with Music: The Sun

I wish I had a story about The Sun card, but truth is it's always seemed to good to be true. There is something of a temporary happiness to it, that I never can quite take it seriously. It never feels real. This may be my projections, or the transient nature of happiness itself. Maybe… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The Sun

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Connecting Tarot with Music: The Wheel

Admittedly, when I decided to write about this card and assign it a song, I didn't feel enthused. This is one of my least favorite majors despite the rich symbolism it contains.  It's easy to look at this card and think "seasons, changes, rhythms of life, wheel of the year, blah blah blah" as if… Continue reading Connecting Tarot with Music: The Wheel