Tarot

The tarot is a deck of 78 cards used for inspiration, divination, and communication.

Body Language

The body language of the figures in your tarot deck can be an important key to the meanings of the ...
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Get a Reading from Corrine

Book Your Appointment Now. I've written a lot of books about tarot and astrology, but they all came about because ...
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Pregnant Pauses

“Am I pregnant?” “Will I have children?” “Should I have another baby?” During their twenties and thirties, most women think ...
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The Horseshoe Spread

The horseshoe spread is a dramatic way to explore the details of any question or situation—all in a mystical seven-card reading. Past. The ...
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Take Note: The Structure of a Tarot Journal

I don't read books in order. In fact, I almost never read a book from front to back. Instead, I ...
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The Oregon Trail: A Real-Life Tarot Reading

Should I move to Oregon? A note from Corrine: This real-life reading highlights some of the techniques I incorporate in ...
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Reunited, and It Feels So Good: A Real-Life Tarot Reading

When will we get back together? A note from Corrine: This real-life reading highlights some of the techniques I incorporate ...
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Your Life’s Calling: A Real-Life Tarot Reading

I need career advice. A note from Corrine: This real-life reading highlights some of the techniques I incorporate in my tarot ...
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Work from Home: A Real-Life Tarot Reading

Should I become a virtual assistant? A note from Corrine: This real-life reading highlights some of the techniques I incorporate ...
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Why can’t we get along? A Real-Life Tarot Reading

Why can't I get along with my boss? A note from Corrine: This real-life reading highlights some of the techniques ...
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Trouble on the Job: A Real-Life Tarot Reading

My co-workers are causing trouble for me. A note from Corrine: This real-life reading highlights some of the techniques I ...
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Lighten Up: A Real-Life Tarot Reading

Are we more than friends? A note from Corrine: This real-life reading highlights some of the techniques I incorporate in ...
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The Emperor’s House: A Real-Life Tarot Reading

Is my wife cheating on me? A note from Corrine: This real-life reading highlights some of the techniques I incorporate ...
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The Meaningful Coincidence of Synchronicity

Some tarot readers believe that synchronicity, a term that means “meaningful coincidence,” guides their readings. Carl Jung, the same psychotherapist ...
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Modern Tarot: 1909-Present

Modern tarot was born in 1909, when a scholar named Arthur Edward Waite designed a new tarot deck—and when he ...
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Madame Lenormand’s Cards of Fortune

In Paris, a fortuneteller named Marie-Anne Adelaide Lenormand was renowned for her card-reading skills. Though her deck wasn’t a tarot ...
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The Casanova Cards

In Russia, a teenage peasant girl named Zaira learned the art of card-reading from travelling fortune tellers. In 1765, when ...
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Bianca Maria Visconti’s Tarot

Above: Bianca Maria Visconti as the Virgin with her eldest son, Galeazzo Maria, as the Child Jesus Christ and her ...
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The Six of Cups: A Real-Life Tarot Reading

Will my business succeed? A note from Corrine: This real-life reading highlights some of the techniques I incorporate in my tarot ...
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There’s this Guy I Like: A Real-Life Tarot Reading

Is he the one? A note from Corrine: This real-life reading highlights some of the techniques I incorporate in my tarot ...
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Start Packing: A Real-Life Tarot Reading

What will happen when my lease expires? A note from Corrine: This real-life reading highlights some of the techniques I incorporate ...
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The Archetypes of the Major Arcana

The figures on the major arcana cards are archetypes — cosmic stereotypes that transcend the limits of time and place. They ...
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A Tarot Reader’s Code of Ethics

The best tarot readers practice their art within a clear set of ethical boundaries. This is my code of ethics ...
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Tarot vs. Fortune-Telling Cards

QUESTION: My grandmother used to tell fortunes with playing cards. How is that different than tarot? ANSWER: The two systems ...
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Symbols and Stories

Symbols are everywhere. We're so used to seeing symbols that most of us hardly give them a second thought during ...
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The Earthy Suit of Pentacles

Pentacle cards show physical and material concerns, and correspond to the element of earth. Pentacle cards also illustrate the treasures ...
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The Airy Suit of Swords

Sword cards illustrate intellectual concepts and correspond to the element of air. Sword cards also describe the way we think ...
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The Watery Suit of Cups

The cards in the suit of cups portray emotional affairs and correspond to the element of water. Cups can hold ...
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The Fiery Suit of Wands

Wands cards depict spiritual life, energy, and drive, and correspond to the element of fire. In most tarot decks, Wands ...
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The Duality of the Tarot Deck

Throughout the tarot deck, you will find that the world of the tarot is a world divided by two. Aristotle ...
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Elements of Attraction

Each one of the tarot’s four suits corresponds to one of the four ancient elements: fire, water, air, and earth ...
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Astrology and the Tarot’s Minor Arcana

In the minor arcana, each of the four suits corresponds to fire, water, air, or earth signs. Aries, Leo, and ...
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Tarot’s Language of Love

Tarot cards were first developed in Italy, and then spread to France. Given the fact that those are two of ...
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Get to Know Your Tarot Deck

A new tarot deck represents untapped possibility — but the cards themselves are powerless until you imbue them with your ...
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How to Choose a Tarot Deck

When it comes to finding a tarot deck, there are cases of love at first sight. You may be wandering ...
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Collaborative Tarot Readings

When you read tarot cards for someone else, the process is collaborative. Your querent's insights and analysis can be a ...
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What Makes a Tarot Deck a Tarot Deck?

What makes a tarot deck a tarot deck? While you could say that all tarot cards are oracle cards, not ...
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Madame Sosostris

Madame Sosostris, famous clairvoyante, Had a bad cold, nevertheless Is known to be the wisest woman in Europe, With a ...
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