The Magi Cards: Learning the Basics Which Are Related to Tarot and Astrology

The ancient Magi cards are similar to the Tarot and other Divination decks of cards as well as the regular playing cards we are so familiar with. This system is also referred to as the Mystic Cards and the Quadrate system. It is also similar to Astrology in that there are elements and planetary energies affecting the Magi Card natal and progressed charts. There are four Suits. Each suit has it’s characteristics that affect those whose primary Magi birth cards are of that suit. In reality, our complete Birthday chart often has all or most all the suits represented, but are defined within certain perimeters. A Venus Heart card functions differently than a Saturn Heart card for example.. In fact, …

A Beginner's Guide to Learning Tarot

Most Tarot enthusiasts start their training by purchasing a pack of cards and reading a Tarot book. Then they buy another book and read that too. Afterwards, when they compare notes, they find that each book has a different approach and probably gives slightly different meanings to the cards. Assuming that both books are based on the same style of cards, such as the Rider-Waite deck, the learner is now confused. They say to themselves, 'Which approach should I take?' So they buy another book to see which way to proceed. And they find that this latest book leads them on a new journey, and looks at Tarot from yet another point of view. Tarot websites can provide another unwelcome …

Should Children Be Learning Tarot Cards?

I came across a post on a blog about a new product for children and it is Tarot cards, accompanied with a coloring book. This just floored me. Upon further investigation I see that children's Tarot cards have been around for the last decade. Little did I know. I am definitely not a person who feels Tarot cards can give you answers from the Great Spirit / God and His Angels. I believe they allow people to open the door to dark and negative forces, energies and spirits. Yet over the past decade there has been an incredible amount of New Tarot and Oracle Cards decks being produced. Most importantly, similar to the Ouija board, you do not know what …

Learning and Growing

Greetings self help readers, I am amazed by the many opportunities that we have to learn on a daily basis. I am speaking of the chances we get every day to learn about ourselves. We can learn from the bad things that happen to us as well as the good things. I believe that everything and everyone can be a teacher. The Bible itself talks about how God works for the good of those who love Him in all things. I believe this. Mr. Kahlil Gibran talks about how we can learn kindness from the unkind and yet how we are ungrateful for this teacher. Yes, mean people can in fact teach us to be nicer. When we see how …