Cartomancy - How to Read Cards
Cartomancy is divination using a deck of cards for seeking guidance about the past, present, or future. Playing cards were once used as a form of divination, and some use these cards in modern times as well. The first report of using cards for divination was in Europe in the 1300’s by the gypsies.

There are literally hundreds of oracle decks on the market, including Tarot cards. Themes range from angels, gemstones, faeries, goddesses, mythology, sacred geometry, Native American, baseball, cats, and more.

There are many ways to learn card meanings. Some people go "by the book", memorizing correlations. Others read more intuitively, getting a feel for card images, symbols, and concepts and drawing from those impressions.

Both Oracle cards and the Tarot can give you important clues in a reading. In fact, you can weave your impressions together to tell a story—allowing intuitive flow to connect the cards to the situation that is being asked about.

Here are some things to look for and consider when reading cards:







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